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• The man is paying money.
• Money is used as payment for goods and services. -
- 1 acquitrino m., palude f., pantano m.
- 2 (fig) (state of entanglement) pantano m., imbroglio m., intrigo m.
• The forest and morasses of Germany were filled with a hard race of barbarian, who despised life when it was separated from freedom (I,24).
• The concealed ambuscades of the Caledonians, who hung unseen on the rear and flanks of his army, the coldness of the climate and the severity of a winter march across the hill and morasses of Scotland, are reported to have cost the Romans above fifty thousand men (I,199).
• The morasses have been drained, and, in proportion as the soil has been cultivated, the air has become more temperate (I, 316).
• The Gothic army was drawn up in three lines, and either from choice or accident, the front of the third line was covered by a morass (I,364).
• The present circle of Westphalia, the Landgraviate of Hesse, and the duchies of Brunswick and Luneburgm were the of the Chauci, who, un their inaccessible morasses, defied the Roman arms (I,371).
• He drove back the Franks into their morasses (I,459).
• From the neighborhood of Newstadt and Ratisbon on the Danube, it stretched across hills, valleys, rivers, and morasses, as far as Wimpfen on the Necker, and at length terminated on the banks of the Rhine, after a winding course of near two hundred miles (I,463).
• The fortifications of Ravenna were able to resist the attempts, and the morasses that surrounded the town, were sufficient to prevent the approach, of the Italian army (I,555).
• Constantine had taken post in a defile about half a mile in breadth, between a steep hill and a deep morass, and in that situation he steadily expected and repulsed the first attack of the enemy (I,586).
• Can I see the menu please?
• The costumer is looking at the menu.
• dinner menu -
• Check the map to find your way to your destination.
• read the map. -
• The people are watching a movie at a movie theater.
• watch a movie on a big screen tv -
- The main course is beef and vegetables.
- Tonight’s main couse is grilled fish.
- beef for the main course -
Word of the Day/IL: 01-01-2014
• The man and woman are meeting for the first time.
• The real estate agent is meeting the client.
• The real estate agent meets the client.
• The real estate agent met the client.
• The real estate agent meets a client.
• meet for the first time
• meet at a coffee shop
• meet a client
me-too, n. and adj.
colloq. orig. U.S.
1. A person who imitates others; a copycat.
1886 Marion (Ohio) Weekly Star 13 Mar. 3/2 The father is a drunken weakling, who trembles at the commands of his drunken and brutal wife... Yesterday the old bear and her ‘me-too’ got drunk and drove the little children out of doors.
1950 Wisconsin Eng. Lang. Survey Suppl. in Dict. Amer. Regional Eng. (1996) III. 578/1 (Someone who always imitates other people) 2 Infs,..A me-too.
Designating or relating to the adoption or imitation of another's views, policies, etc., often (freq. depreciative) for political or other advantage. Also: designating or relating to a product (esp. a pharmaceutical) designed to emulate or rival another which has already been commercially successful.The early quots. refer to the ‘“Me-Too” episode of 1881’, in which Thomas Platt, a protégé of New York political boss Roscoe Conkling, dutifully followed his mentor by resigning from the Senate over a dispute with President Garfield. When Platt and Conkling were not re-elected to the Senate as they had expected, Platt was derided with the nickname ‘Me Too Platt’.
[1881 Evening Gaz. (Port Jervis, N.Y.) 8 June 1 Result of the balloting at Albany to-day noon—Depew scores 51, while ‘Me Too’ Platt remains at the regular 29.]
1886 Rev. (Decatur, Illiniois) 27 Apr. 2 Some of the New York papers are giving considerable space to Senator Cullom, stating that he is no ‘me-too’ senator, but an independent force within himself.
1923 Polit. Sci. Q. 38 445 Following the famous ‘Me-Too’ episode of 1881..he put in sixteen years of hard, gruelling work in order to secure a reelection to the United States Senate.
1951 Economist 10 Nov. 1109/1 He is against any ‘Me Too’ procedures, by which he means opposition acceptance of Administration policy at home or abroad.
1967 Rep. Comm. Enq. Pharmaceut. Industry vi. 58 in Parl. Papers 1966–7 (Cmnd. 3410) XLV. 687 The imitation of existing products by the minimum of molecular manipulation required to circumvent patents has clearly proved profitable and the number of ‘me-too’ products that follow a new therapeutic fashion shows that it is widely used.
1976 S9 (N.Y.) May–June 109 (advt.) Radio Shack is not a ‘me too’ company with the same line carried by other shops in town.
1984 Austral. Microcomputer Mag. Jan. 60/3 We will introduce new products..and not just take a ‘me too’ approach.
1993 Canad. Business Mar. 66/2 MDS hasn't won its reputation by playing it safe. ‘We don't do anything that's me-too,’ says Rygiel. ‘We're looking for major changes in the way things are done in health care.’