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Used to express reluctance, especially to do something that one thinks may be resented.‘far be it from me to speculate on his reasons’
- ‘Well, they've done their security assessment and they've come to their judgments and far be it for me to second guess them.’
- ‘Ok well I'm not the biggest Eminem fan so far be it for me to defend him.’
- ‘And if the bosses - far be it for me to make a decision on behalf of the bosses - found it in their heart to actually donate all of the advertising revenue, I reckon that'd be sensational.’
- ‘Now far be it for me to advise people with huge reputations in fitness and team preparation, but proper man management and different training methods must come into play for different players and players of varied ages.’
- ‘Now, far be it for me to tempt fate, but these names have a certain ring to them.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.