One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
As a digression or afterthought.
- ‘Except for the part in parenthesis, yes, I agree.’
- ‘The Donaldson ruling appears just fleetingly in parenthesis in Peters' chapter and little direct attention is paid to the important work of scholars such as Mark Rose on this topic.’
- ‘Well, as is the case for just about everything that does well on home video, the makers of Friday have concocted yet another adventure with weed in parenthesis.’
- ‘We observe in parenthesis that the transcript of the evidence at trial is not available; however, it is not suggested that its absence is material to the broad ground of appeal as we have summarised it.’
- ‘He lists the other travelers on the Cuba excursion as if they are all simply types, with whispered attacks in parenthesis.’
- ‘As we say in that part in parenthesis there, a development control plan, which is discretion guiding, could not have an adverse effect on as of right use because you are entitled to do it.’
- ‘We note in parenthesis that, when a Customs officer stated in interview that ‘I understand that it's not for your personal use’, Mr Taylor replied ‘Not all of it no’.’
- ‘I should add in parenthesis that the sixth reason there stated, that Mr Atkins has agreed to give evidence in New York but not elsewhere, is wrong.’
- ‘This was a throwaway observation, in parenthesis, so that we might forgive Wrightson for overlooking it.’
- ‘(I observe in parenthesis that the St Catherine's site was site 8).’
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