from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To be fixed or set; to stay.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- intransitive v. To be fixed or set; to stay.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To stand still; become stalled or mired, as a cart; be fixed or set.
- To put to a standstill.
- To clog; glut; surfeit; disgust.
- A preterit of steal.
I know this sounds like a staw man argument but really I would just like this debate to be a little less disingenuous.
In the last staw polling he was ahead of everybody.
Sure, the Senate Republicans ran out of ways to say that raising taxes are bad, often straying from talking to their own amendments, with the final staw being Pam Roach calling the bill (not speaking to the amendment) "predatory".
This latest remark of hers to USA today was the last staw.
But, after setting up that staw man, I have to say your application of logic was impeccable.
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You seem articulate - try putting some thought behind your words and look beyond simplistic political staw men arguments.
An average 37 years old New Yorker, presumbaly a prefessional, has, somehow, less political influence than "an average" american described - there are better things in life to spend your time than participate in staw polls.
The relationship between Cobbett and the minister has been strained for some time, and the final staw was when Cobbett asked the Auditor-General to investigate the Motheo project.
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