One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘Carol's accusations are paranoid, exaggerated and ruinously unfair; but the play's genius is that her analysis of the smug patriarchy that frustrates her is unsettlingly acute.’
- ‘These places are ruinously expensive to keep going.’
- ‘He plans to visit the Hadhramaut but everyone tells him the people there will expect ruinously expensive presents.’
- ‘Within an integrated labour market it is impossible for one region to offer much better benefits than others without generating a ruinously costly inflow of benefit seekers.’
- ‘Trials are ruinously expensive and without being able to guarantee that the jury would understand the proceedings, the outcome may not necessarily reflect the facts.’
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