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- ‘His stage plays, however, have all been placed in a contemporary setting, in which the myth-making is not nearly so straightforward, and the tone characteristically hovers ambivalently between celebration and satire.’
- ‘The first of these is aesthetic, the second political, but both inform her ambivalently negative attitudes towards still photography.’
- ‘Harry's relationship with his mother was classified as ambivalently attached.’
- ‘Both were deeply but ambivalently bonded with their male sidekicks and, to both, women were simultaneously a lure and a threat.’
- ‘Clifford looks forward ambivalently to the day when such concerns will not be his.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.