- v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of imply.
“The term implies that when times get tough, non-Japanese simply run away.”
“The term implies something less than the ideal outcome of a war: reservation, equivocation, ambiguity, limitation—substitutes for victory.”
“Women who work in Japanese companies are called, with few exceptions, office ladies and the term implies that even though many of them have degrees from reputable universities, their roles are limited: they make copies, they clean the kitchen, they pour tea.”
“From time to time, this book will use the word “surrogate” in quotes, because the term implies that the woman who carries the baby is not its mother.”
“The term implies sacrifice or taking less than what could be earned in the private sector or in an entrepreneurial position.”
“Such a title implies that ideas, intentions, memories, and feelings exist in a concretely physical way.”
“They're home movies, with all the cheerfulness and awkwardness the term implies, except that the home is Obersalzberg, Hitler's Bavarian mountain retreat, where Hitler is seen giving a persuasive—unless you pay close attention—impression of a full human being.”
“What Mr. Merwin implies is that fly lines are consistent in their diamter, and I think, while that might have been true at one time, fly lines are quite variable in their tapers, so a manual check of stiffness is my choice.”
“The word implies that injuries are simply happenstance -- rare and without pattern.”
“As the title implies, it takes one of the most intimate and vulnerable moments in a woman's life - that of losing her virginity, and brings into the living rooms of Japanese homes via the wonder - and the horror - of modern TV.”
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