Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Believe mistakenly that.‘the world is under the illusion that the original painting still hangs in the Winter Palace’
- ‘None of the audiences that came to John Bentley's School Hall for the four nights last week were under the illusion that the show was anything but amateur.’
- ‘The Popular Unity's supporters were under the illusion that once in power it would fulfil the promise of profound political and socio-economic change.’
- ‘Postulating that state leads you to surmise that because this disavowal operation swings into place, the spectator must be under the illusion that what she sees at a fiction film is the real thing.’
- ‘We were under the illusion that you could open the floodgates just as much as we wanted and no more.’
- ‘But nobody, including the minister, was under the illusion that this was anything other than pathetic.’
- ‘I was under the illusion that things were getting better.’
- ‘‘No one should be under the illusion that because a plan exists in one form today that it will be that way forever,’ he said.’
- ‘Many farmers were under the illusion that an accident can not and will not happen on their farm.’
- ‘If this woman is under the illusion that telling truth to power comes without costs, she doesn't deserve to represent any one.’
- ‘Progressives have been under the illusion that if only people understood the facts, we'd be fine.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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