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Unformatted text preview: ell). • Used interchangeably with damn. • Often lightened into weaker word-darn, darned. Both are common. • Other meanings of damn(ed): • Not worth a damn (darn) —of no value. • Don’t give a damn (darn) —don’t care. Superlative—damnedest, darnedest. • To try your damnedest (darnedest) —hardest. • Whispered loudly---How caould? • Oxymoron. 矛矛矛矛矛 • 1.The millionaire’s wife lives in laborious idleness daily. • 矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛 • is the sweat torture • 3.deliberate carelessness • 4.Artfully artless • It has the poorest millionaires, the littlest great men, the plainest beauties , the haughtiest beggars, the lowest skyscrapers, the dolefulest pleasures of any town I ever saw. • 矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛 矛矛———矛 · 矛矛 • 矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛 矛 • 矛矛矛矛矛矛矛 • • • • • • PARADOX If you love him, send him to New York ’cause it is heaven If you hate him Send him to New York ’cause it is hell • It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair, we had everything before us, we had nothing before us, we were all going direct to Heaven, we were all going direct the other way-in short, the period was so far like the present period, that some of its noisiest authorities insisted on its being received, for good and evil, in the superlative degree of comparison only. • Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities, 1859. • grin shyly: showing embarrassment; shy means not bold, not putting oneself forw...
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