“Most borrowed author James Patterson photographed by Rankin for RandomHouse writes today, Catherine Cookson, for years the most borrowed writer, has been comprehensively overshadowed by the giants of American popular fiction.”
“So pervasive is shampoo that even Hindi has taken it as a term borrowed from English to refer to the hair-cleaning product, while the older Hindi word champi continues to mean “a massage,” including a massage of the head.”
“No net loss" is a term borrowed from the vocabulary of wetland conservation, and allows for replacement of lost assets with equivalent resources.”
“When board discussion gets bogged down rehashing issues, he says, he tries to prod things along with an expression borrowed from a Chinese associate: "We're frying the same rice.”
“Like Charles Manson, the criminal he admired, Pell exuded a dark charisma and attracted a group of devoted and fanatical followers, whom he called his “Family”—a term borrowed from the Manson clan—and over whom he exercised absolute control.”
“The Writings, more generally known by a title borrowed from the Greek Fathers,”
“The Greek protesters called themselves "Indignant Citizens" - a label borrowed from their Madrid counterparts, known as "los indignados" the indignant.”
“His argument revolves around the OSC's practice of issuing defendants what lawyers call a "Wells notice," which is a term borrowed from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's procedures.”
“The conical nose of the Pelamis, a name borrowed from the yellow-bellied sea snake, looks menacingly like a missile on land.”
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Listening to this as an audio book for the second time. Tim O'Brien uses simple words and phrases to great effect. Very few unfamilar and big words . The writing style reminds me of words from Joh...
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