One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Because of.‘power-driven hedge trimmers tend to get a bad press on the score of danger’
grounds, reason, basis, countView synonyms
- ‘Jefferson was himself sensitive on the score of religion: some of his enemies in the Federalist Party had accused him of secret atheism.’
- ‘But he was lucky on the score of dysentery, which plagued the troops.’
- ‘To God, and not to man, are all men accountable on the score of religion.’
- ‘There is another possibility on the score of fresh evidence.’
- ‘Meanwhile, we must at least refuse to justify such methods, even on the score of efficacy.’
- ‘Three and a half months later, she wrote: ‘Harry and I don't need sympathy on the score of Butte's grimness’.’
- ‘I received a number of polite objections to this admittedly ingenious line of argument - on the score of all three anomalies.’
- ‘He did not therefore recur to his difficulties on the score of morals.’
- ‘First, on the score of canonicity, it demonstrates how the work of canon-making is a volatile venture explicitly committed to the business of national culture.’
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