semi-imaginary love


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  • The cost of the bad mortgages multiplied because Wall St. did what it always does: shuffled around semi-imaginary properties in an endless quest to sell them for a profit.

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  • Kirk and Spock were inching along the semi-imaginary ledge, and there was no answer from them in words, but Sola spoke without turning.


  • And you got out to a beautiful place with real trees, and a real friend as opposed to all of us semi-imaginary ones?

    Olympics, amateur athletes, disability and getting OUT THERE

  • I already have a name for my semi-imaginary jam company.

    Saints Preserve Us

  • Both Xenophon and Plato wrote Socratic dialogues – imaginary or semi-imaginary conversations between Socrates and other real people, on philosophical topics.

    'The Death of Socrates'

  • If you have payed off less than 1/10th based on my semi-imaginary 5% real-estate agent commission of your mortgage at moving time, buying a house is losing you more money than you would have lost by paying rent.

    House for Rent « Whatever

  • Kirk set his teeth and climbed, using the semi-imaginary hand and footholds he had seen the giant find.

    The Fate of the Phoenix

  • I used to think that they looked fabulous in period pictures of the international jet set snaps from the 1960s and 1970s of Bianca Jagger, Jackie O, Lauren Hutton, Faye Dunaway and Anjelica Huston; and before then, in the semi-imaginary Riviera landscape inhabited by Chanel, Picasso and Zelda Fitzgerald. - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • But who knows, maybe a cantalope is similar to a jackalope, a semi-imaginary animal described as a jackrabbit with antelope horns.

    Ohmynews International

  • Over the course of the novel, Vladimir makes several attempts to reinvent himself--as the boyfriend of a beautiful, neurotic Upper East Side sophisticate; as the henchman of a Russian mobster in the fictional Eastern European country Stolovaya, just coming out from under soviet rule; as the ringleader and financier for a group of bohemian American ex-pats in Stolovaya's capital Prava; and finally, as a responsible, middle-class suburban husband and father--which have the increasing ring of desperation, and ultimately form the image of a personality so consumed with getting away from a semi-imaginary menace that it forgets to consider where that heedless escape might take it.

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  • I don't half imagine that I'd ever use this term in a sentence.

    November 8, 2011