Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(in the UK) a period during parliamentary proceedings in the House of Commons when MPs may question ministers.‘the issue arose several times at question time’[as modifier] ‘rowdy question-time exchanges’
- ‘Control of the question time was passed on to his deputy, John Fuller, and the heated debate ensued.’
- ‘He became a redoubtable Commons performer, quite capable of inflicting bruises on the Prime Minister at question time.’
- ‘The Prime Minister also defended the military campaign at question time.’
- ‘One of the reasons we have ministerial question time is to ensure that there is no corruption in this country.’
- ‘That is not appropriate behaviour during question time when questions are being asked.’
- ‘It is an important issue, because question time in this Parliament is a very important time.’
- ‘But she was tossed out of parliament during her first question time on Tuesday.’
- ‘They might argue with each other at prime minister's question time.’
- ‘Parliamentary question time is not just for our benefit but for the benefit of the public, as well.’
- ‘After question time I invite you, as you often do, to look at the Hansard record of what has just occurred.’
- ‘She was also critical of the Prime Minister's response when she questioned him over the issue at question time on Wednesday.’
- ‘The Prime Minister paid tribute to the York mother of four during his weekly question time for helping to make her street a better place.’
- ‘The President's men wanted to control the entire question time and they got their way.’
- ‘In question time today the Minister acknowledged the issue, but did he pick up the challenge?’
- ‘With respect, question time is when questions are asked, and one would expect them to be answered.’
- ‘In September, Aucamp raised the matter in parliament with Mbeki during question time.’
- ‘If we cannot get answers to questions in the House, quite frankly what is the point of Parliament or question time?’
- ‘I want to pick up on two things the Prime Minister said at question time today, as a start to this speech.’
- ‘These are the questions the Prime Minister would not answer in question time today.’
- ‘It's a big issue and I have brought it up many times, and had it raised in question time in the Dáil.’
Are you looking for a word for a foolish person? We explore twelve interesting words to describe the dunderheads in your life.
Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.