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• 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.
• To try your damnedest (darnedest) —hardest. • Whispered loudly---How caould?
• Oxymoron. 矛矛矛矛矛
• 1.The millionaire’s wife lives in laborious
• 2.love 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 •
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
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