One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘Houllier lamented, somewhat churlishly: ‘Referees get you the sack in this game, not players.’’
- ‘In one of those games, against Boston in '04, he churlishly knocked the ball out of an opponent's grasp.’
- ‘We had got so used to cheerful faces that it was quite a shock when a guide at the Grand Palace replied churlishly when we asked him a question.’
- ‘With a few heartwarming exceptions, these workers are churlishly protective of their narrow self-interest.’
- ‘The King, although granting Chardin a pension, churlishly bundled Chardin's pictures, which now grace the walls of the Louvre, into a cupboard at Versailles.’
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