One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Used to concede that a proposition or statement is surprising.‘believe it or not, the speaker was none other than Horace’
- ‘And believe it or not, these traditions were carried on in Australia by the early settlers.’
- ‘This animal is still used, believe it or not, for a source of meat for people that live in that part of the world.’
- ‘They took it four times a day, and they actually applied it to their nose, believe it or not.’
- ‘Despite the dry title, this was, believe it or not, another impulse buy at the bookstore.’
- ‘This, believe it or not, is the award winning height of pub fashion in ‘cool’ Manchester today.’
- ‘It sounds glamorous - and it is - but, believe it or not, it's also hard work.’
- ‘There was even dispute whether or not they were even illegal, believe it or not.’
- ‘But, believe it or not, I was actually in Italy to soak up the art and the history.’
- ‘The chef looks after us so a bit of junk food one day of the year we're actually looking forward to believe it or not.’
- ‘I decided to get an early night, so I actually started reading a book, believe it or not.’
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