Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F., fr. L. phrasis, diction, phraseology, Gr. , fr. to speak
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—L.,—Gr. phrasis—phrazein, to speak.
He entered into the game, but, in his own phrase, he always knew what he was about.
"The Squirrel-Cage" by Dorothy Canfield
However, it is not safe to conclude that feelings are not sincere because they are expressed in conventional phrases.
"The King's Mirror" by Anthony Hope
Phrases.+ The educated classes are victims of the phrase.
"Folkways" by William Graham Sumner
Not one utters this phrase without producing a laugh from all within hearing.
"Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds" by Charles Mackay
Paul laughed at the phrase.
"The Opal Serpent" by Fergus Hume
To make them hard to forget, we translate them into words or phrases.
"Assimilative Memory" by Marcus Dwight Larrowe (AKA Prof. A. Loisette)
He searched back, trying to piece together phrases which would indicate the correct answer.
"The Kingdom Round the Corner" by Coningsby Dawson
Macaulay had paid no attention to one highly important phrase.
"The English Utilitarians, Volume II (of 3)" by Leslie Stephen
The repetition of the phrase made him sit straighter.
"The Place of Honeymoons" by Harold MacGrath
Indeed the phrase fits Partenopeus precisely.
"A History of the French Novel, Vol. 1" by George Saintsbury
But though she had for every one
The phrase of comfort and the smile,
This shining daughter of the sun
Was dying all the while.
"In Memoriam~ -- Alice Fane Gunn Stenhouse" by Henry Kendall
On your sealed lip, the unfinished phrase
With trembling agony we trace,
And shudder, as with stony gaze
Ye shut us from your fond embrace.
"Sudden Death" by Lydia Howard Huntley Sigourney
I wadna bid ye welcome here
In Southern phrase; I wadna speir
What was the erran' brocht ye here;
But soul, and heart, and tongue shall cheer,
And welcome Garibaldi!
"Auld Scotland's Welcome To Garibaldi" by Janet Hamilton
These things were mine, and they were real for me
As lips and darling eyes and a warm breast:
For I could love a phrase, a melody,
Like a fair woman, worshipped and possessed.
"Poem" by Aldous Huxley
Nay, let not fancies, born of old beliefs,
Play with the heart-beats that are throbbing still,
And waste their outworn phrases on the griefs,
The silent griefs that words can only chill.
"In Memory Of John Greenleaf Whittier" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
O Fame!—if I e'er took delight in thy praises,
'Twas less for the sake of thy high-sounding phrases,
Than to see the bright eyes of the dear one discover
She thought that I was not unworthy to love her.
"Stanzas Written On The Road Between Florence And Pisa" by Lord George Gordon Byron
Some phrases are indelibly linked with certain characters.
Ever heard the phrase, "What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas".
The Top Five Holiday Phrases from Made-Up Languages.
I keep getting common phrases wrong.
P erhaps one of the most over-used and abused phrases we've been hearing in the past 2 years is, "the new economy".
There are two likely sources as to how this phrase got started.
New catch phrase conveys a sense of self-righteousness and specificity.
It is a cliche, yet sometimes an unlikely combination of war and a witness illustrates the hallowed truth that lurks behind a hollow phrase.
You know, fathers are always full of sage advice and catchy phrases.
If you think the phrase "Empirical Labs EL8X Distressor with British Mod Single Channel Rackmount Compressor/Limiter" sounds like a foreign language, you are not alone.
Just hearing the phrase "holiday home," made Decathlon V visitors smile.
One clunky phrasing that is understandable but not standard: "How do we call it in English".
2009 brought us new catch phrases — and many cautionary tales.
Tiger Woods' tally of known mistresses entered the double digits in December, including one who said they enjoyed "crazy Ambien sex," causing the phrase to become a top search term.
Here are some phrases that leave people with a bad taste in their mouths.
Schaper’s argument is a translation of the Jantzen sum formula for the Weyl modules of the general linear group (phrased in terms of the dot action of the symmetric group upon the weight lattice of GLn ), into the combinatorial language of the symmetric group.
The representation theory of the Ariki-Koike and cyclotomic q-Schur algebras
Learning User Information Interests Through Extraction of Semantically Signiﬁcant Phrases.
A Connection-Centric Survey of Recommender Systems Research
The hypothesis can be re-phrased as ∀g ∈ A, φ(g) ≤ δ |A|.
Towards a practical, theoretically sound algorithm for random generation in finite groups
Clearly, W is a very valuable module! This can be phrased quite well in terms of tilting and cotilting theory.
Infinite dimensional representations of canonical algebras
Or phrased another way, the cluster abundance is a sensitive probe of the normalization of the M–T relation.
Weak Lensing as a Calibrator of the Cluster Mass-Temperature Relation