One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘But one cannot please all of the people all of the time: occasionally someone would step up onto the stage and ask deferentially, ‘Gentlemen, could you play something less modern?’’
- ‘A uniformed retainer interrupts us deferentially to say that ‘His Highness’ is ready to receive us.’
- ‘In a narrow street, three smaller cars pull over, deferentially, almost in formation, to let our huge, silvery barque glide past.’
- ‘‘I won't attempt to sing it to you,’ she says deferentially.’
- ‘Locals deferentially call it the Atomium, a vast silver sculpture of an atomic structure which overlooks the King Baudouin Stadium.’
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