- v. Simple past tense and past participle of sap.
“But I think all the years of camping in Girl Guides, with my parents, and then with some super granola boyfriends have kind of sapped me of my camping spirit.”
“I’d studied the report, memorized its key phrases, enjoying the way the legalistic terms sapped the color from what had happened.”
“I was his elder by half a year, and "sapped" very hard, while he laboured little; so that it will be plain at a glance, although he never acknowledged it, that he was the better endowed of the two with natural ability.”
“10-Qs that rising material costs have kind of sapped the project per dollar of available funding support.”
“We sapped our emotional strength with divisive feuds.”
“That struggle divided the party, wasted weeks of staff time, sapped our fund-raising efforts, and introduced poison into what should have been a triumphant season.”
“The idea that we tricked the Soviets into invading Afghanistan sounds clever in retrospect, now that we know the invasion proved to be a catastrophe that sapped Soviet military strength for nearly a decade.”
“At least I'm in control of the situation, when I see my hard earned money being involuntarily sapped away by CEO's, corporations, the government, et al. I can't get too excited about a few low level con people trying to scam a few buck with a routine that I can ignore.”
“Video Bernanke: Fed Can't Do Much About Gasoline Prices Rising gasoline prices, economists say, have sapped consumer confidence and altered spending patterns.”
“Amid a deepening financial crisis that has sapped college endowments, college and university officials are grappling with the growing fear that the Wall Street turmoil could cast a shadow over nearly all their operations.”
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words of what happens when one is left behind.
reference to Joyce's Book of the Dark (a dissecting of Finnegan's Wake)
most vocab in the textbook Page till end chapter 2.
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