Dot all the i's and cross all the t's - If you dot all the i's and cross all the t's, you do something very carefully and thoroughly.
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I hereby give notice of my intention - Hereby is used sometimes in formal, official declarations and statements to give greater force to the speaker' or the writer's affirmation. People will say it sometimes to emphasise their sincerity and correctness.
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I may be daft, but I'm not stupid - I might do or say silly things occasionally, but in this instance I know what I am doing (Usually used when someone questions your application of common-sense).
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I should cocoa - (UK) This idiom comes from 'I should think so', but is normally used sarcastically to mean the opposite.
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I'll be a monkey's uncle - I'll be a monkey's uncle is used as an expression of surprise.
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I'll cross that road when I come to it - I'll think about something just when it happens, not in advance.
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I'll eat my hat - You can say this when you are absolutely sure that you are right to let the other person know that there is no chance of your being wrong.
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I've got a bone to pick with you - If somebody says this, they mean that they have some complaint to make against the person they are addressing.
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I've got your number - You have made a mistake and I am going to call you on it. You are in trouble (a threat). I have a disagreement with you. I understand your true nature.
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If I had a nickel for every time - (USA) When someone uses this expression, they mean that the specific thing happens a lot. It is an abbreviation of the statement 'If I had a nickel for every time that happened, I would be rich'
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Now I ask you - Used at the end of a story to express disbelief, or in answer to a question to express a mild indignation.
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You scratch my back and I'll scratch yours - This idiom means that if you do something for me, I'll return the favour.
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In literature:
I gazed into her eyes; I was happy in her smiles; I fancied I was beloved.
"The War Trail" by Mayne Reid
But as I could not do that, I kept her with me while I stayed in C, and there I sent her to school.
"Janet's Love and Service" by Margaret M Robertson
I kept up it till I was fairly "in the dark"; and then groping against one side, I found a recess, in which I ensconced myself.
"The Scalp Hunters" by Mayne Reid
As I was thus walking on, I felt my foot sink into the earth, and before I could recover myself I fell flat on my face.
"In the Wilds of Africa" by W.H.G. Kingston
I did not speak, but I looked into her eyes, and then, as I pressed her hands, I kissed her cheek.
"The King's Mirror" by Anthony Hope
I do not believe I ever thought about the matter before: I wish I could forget it now.
"Deerbrook" by Harriet Martineau
I hurried as much as I could, but there were one or two things I had to do before I started.
"Gossamer" by George A. Birmingham
I took her by the hand, and when I looked down on it, I felt as if I was.
"Japhet in Search of a Father" by Frederick Marryat
I shall vote against this motion, because, while I feel I do no injustice to others, I must necessarily exercise my own opinions.
"A Report of the Debates and Proceedings in the Secret Sessions of the Conference Convention" by Lucius Eugene Chittenden
I covered her face with kisses, and as I did so I forgot everything, forgot all I had done, forgot where I was.
"Roger Trewinion" by Joseph Hocking
I would hate the dull round of this little place; I prefer solitude where I can do as I please without being observed.
"A Confederate Girl's Diary" by Sarah Margan Dawson
I told him I had never tried it, but I knew I would.
"Twenty Years of Hus'ling" by J. P. Johnston
As I passed the church I saw a little boy leaning against the wall, and I thought I recognized him.
"Nobody's Boy" by Hector Malot
You see, Boss, I is a little nigger and I really is more smaller now dan I used to be when I was young 'cause I so old and stooped over.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States from Interviews with Former Slaves, Arkansas Narratives, Part 4" by Work Projects Administration
I have been wondering lately if I should meet you, and I was afraid once or twice lest I had seen you.
"The Day of Judgment" by Joseph Hocking
I can do nothing that I want to do, go nowhere where I want to go, and see nothing that I want to see.
"The Life of Charles Dickens, Vol. I-III, Complete" by John Forster
You know how hard I work for what I get, and I think you know that I never had money help from any human creature after I was a child.
"The Letters of Charles Dickens" by Charles Dickens
I was sure I was wrong, because I could not tell him that I had done so.
"The Bertrams" by Anthony Trollope
I thought I had had my pleasure in silence, but I was wrong, I was heard, I had given a slight sigh.
"My Secret Life, Volumes I. to III." by Anonymous
I would be his wife if I could; as I cannot, I must go where I shall never see him.
"Shirley" by Charlotte Brontë
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In poetry:
When I was young, I slept like stone,
When I was young, I grew like tree.
Now I lie, abed, alone,
And I wonder if 'tis me.
"Old Man Hoppergrass" by Stephen Vincent Benet
Only a Dream!
I calmly slept.
Meseems I called a name;
I woke; and, waking, I think I wept
And called -- and called the same.
"Only A Dream" by Abram Joseph Ryan
As I see the crown they weave her,
And I know that I must leave her,
And I feel that I could grieve her
Sad and sore for evermore.
"The German Legion" by Sydney Thompson Dobell
Oh! cruel monster, I'm thy slave—
The more I have, the more I crave; I envy ev'ry one I see—
This—this is surely "jealousy."
"On Jealousy" by Benjamin Cutler Clark
And I have meat and drink at will,
And rooms of treasures, not a few,
But I am sick, nor heed I these;
And what I would, I cannot do.
"Stanzas In Memory Of The Author Of 'Obermann'" by Matthew Arnold
"'I cannot come; I must not come;
I dare not come to thee;
On the eve of St. John I must wander alone:
In thy bower I may not be.'—
"The Eve of St. John" by Sir Walter Scott
In news:
While I can't say that I don't like SOJA 's latest effort, Strength to Survive (due for release Jan 31), I can't say that I do either.
I'll have to admit, I'm not much of a basketball fan(unless I'm playing) and I've never heard of Spud Webb from the NBA(my husband is rolling his eyes).
I don't recall which grade I was in since I've slept since then, but the way I remember it worked was the boys and girls lined up on opposite sides of the gym and then it was a scramble to "find a partner".
AUSTIN, Texas — I can remember clearly I can't see clearly, but I remember clearly the day I realized my vision was impaired.
I needed another female dog and when i was looking through adds i came across maya which i later renamed graffiti.
"I'm interested in sundials because it's the way I see the world, it's something I look for when I travel," he said.
I tend to talk to my newspaper as I read it -- an old, odd habit -- and when I read the story a few days ago about the suspension of the Flint Southwestern Academy players and their coach, that's what I said -- not good enough.
I'm not really a movie buff (I never watch them at home) but for the sake of patronizing our iconic Rex Theater, I do try to go every week if it is a movie in which I'm interested.
As I said, this is my first tailor-made suit, so I have nothing to compare it to, but having had people with more experience than I take a look, I am confident of the quality of workmanship.
One of the reasons I began blogging is because I had a story to tell , one I intended to live out loud, on a public stage, recording along the way the journey of how I had lost my mojo and how I would get it back.
I admit there was I time when I agreed with those who think it's boring, but over the last three to four years I've really gotten in to watching.
I can tell you who I am by saying where I went to school, were I have worked, and even where I get my car repaired.
As I travel around spring training here's what I see and hear and what I think I know.
I was looking through old columns, trying to figure out what topics I have not covered in a while, and it struck me that there are things I don't write about anymore because I no longer do them.
Thank God I found something I can do Thanks mom for always saying how smart I was, I think it helped.
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In science:
I (z ) and es− I (z ) respectively which are bosonized as I (z ) ∼= e+i(−1+νI )H I (z) , I (z ) ∼= e−i(−1+νI )H I (z) .
Worldsheet and Spacetime Properties of p-p' System with B Field and Noncommutative Geometry
Let XA = {ai |i ∈ Iα}, XA+ = {a+ i |i ∈ Iα}, N = {Ni |i ∈ Iα} be 3 sets indexed by Iα , with the ai ’s and a+ i ’s in B , and Ni ’s in B /Z (B ).
Number Operator Algebras
It is in fact a cocompact subgroup of NI : the center Z (ΓI ) of ΓI is inﬁnite cyclic (a subgroup of √−1(I ⊗ I )(R)), and ΓI /Z (ΓI ) is an abelian group that naturally lies as a lattice in the vector group I ⊗ I ⊥/I . 4.3.
Compactifications defined by arrangements I: the ball quotient case
For i ∈ ¯I ′ let Let ¯I ′ be the set of orbits of the bijection I ′ −→ I ′ , i′ βi = αi′ |t where i′ is any element of the orbit i.
Classification of unipotent representations of simple p-adic groups,II
For ω ∈ An (X ) or Dn(X ) and for an integer i satisfying 1 ≤ i ≤ n, we set ω (−i,−n+i−1) = Xp ω (p−i,p−n+i−1), where ω (p−i,p−n+i−1) is the (p − i, p − n + i − 1)-component of the differential form ω .
Higher arithmetic K-theory
Since (µ + αi + sδ | µ + αi + sδ) = (µ | µ) + 2(µ | αi ) + (αi | αi ) > (µ | µ) and µ is a maximal weight, we conclude that µ + αi + sδ is not It follows that x+ a weight of V for all i ∈ I and s ∈ Z. i,sVµ = 0 for all i ∈ I and s ∈ Z.
Quantum loop modules
Bi := {(x)i |x ∈ Z}, ˜ei (x)i = (x + 1)i , ˜fi (x)i = (x − 1)i , ˜ej (x)i = ˜fj (x)i = 0 (i 6= j ) wt(x)i = xαi , εi (x)i = −x, ϕi (x)i = x, εj (x)i = ϕj (x)i = −∞ (i 6= j ).
Geometric Crystals on Schubert Varieties
Then formulae (7.5), (7.8) simplify to E gn (θi )gn (θj ) = cosn (θi − θj ) , E gn (θi )hn (θj ) = √n tan(θi − θj ) cosn (θi − θj ) , E hn (θi )hn (θj ) = (cid:20) cos2 (θi − θj ) − n tan2 (θi − θj )(cid:21) cosn (θi − θj ) .
Correlations between zeros of non-Gaussian random polynomials
The main result is that Syz(X σi , i ∈ I ) is semistable if for every subset J ⊆ I the corresponding subsheaf Syz(X σi , i ∈ J ) ⊆ Syz(X σi , i ∈ I ) does not contradict the semistability.
Looking out for stable syzygy bundles
Let A = limn→∞ (An , φn,m ), where An = ⊕s(n) i=1 Pn,iM(n,i) (C (Xn,i ))Pn,i , Xn,i is a ﬁnite dimensional compact metric space and Pn,i ∈ M(n,i) (C (Xn,i )) is a pro jection for all n and i.
Simple nuclear $C^*$-algebras of tracial topological rank one
The interval I is assumed to be Dδ∗ –measurable and we set ∂+ I ≡ {x ∈ IR: i+ < x ≤ i+ + 1}, ∂− I ≡ {x ∈ IR: i− − 1 < x ≤ i−}, and ∂ I = ∂+ I ∪ ∂− I .
One-dimensional random field Kac's model: localization of the phases
It is interesting to note that the failure of the standard measurement to distinguish the four quasi-Bell states, (|αi |−αi ∓ |−αi |αi) and (|αi |αi ∓ |−αi |−αi), in case of maximal entanglement is also sub ject to the same condition, i.e., the two detectors DE and DF registering no photon[11, 12].
Generalized Measurement and Conclusive Teleportation with Nonmaximal Entanglement
We say that the sequence ¯f = hfi : i ∈ I i is free, if we can ﬁnd a sequence ¯n = hni : i ∈ I i of natural numbers such that: (i, j ∈ I ) ∧ (i < j ) ∧ (ni , nj ≤ n < ω ) ⇒ fi(n) < fj (n).
Reflection implies the SCH
A = ∪{ai : i < ω1} with ai countable increasing with i and |A| = ℵ1 , clearly for some club E of ω1 the sequence hotp(ai) : i ∈ E i is strictly increasing, hence i ∈ E ⇒ otp(i ∩ E ) ≤ otp(ai ) so without loss of generality i ∈ E ⇒ i ≤ otp(ai ) and without loss of generality i < j ∈ E ⇒ εi < j ≤ otp(aj ).
Reflection implies the SCH
E0 ⇒ βi < δj ≤ βj ; as we can replace hδi : i < θi by hδi : i ∈ E0 i without loss of generality βi < δi+1 hence hβi : i < θi is strictly increasing.
Reflection implies the SCH
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