One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘As this issue of TIME closed, our editorial staff discovered it had some lovely reasons for an impromptu party: three orchid-decked researchers ablush and abeam with plans for marriage.’
- ‘Start with careful examination of a baby's gums: it's quite possible that they look swelled and ablush.’
- ‘Presently Rowena returned, all ablush with joyous excitement, and begged for a rereading of the letter.’
- ‘There doesn't seem to be a blushing smiley on this forum, but trust me, I am all ablush!’
- ‘Mademoiselle was all ablush with delight at the discovery that she was not an old woman after all, but on occasion could still look as girlish as she felt.’
Top tips for CV writingRead more
In this article we explore how to impress employers with a spot-on CV.