The Top English Grammar Tips From A–Z
- I remember when I first arrived here, seeing two drivers - whose automobiles had just collided - bowing deeply to each other at the roadside over the unpardonable offence each had just committed against the other.
- The crunch came in 1956 when, having committed the almost unpardonable offence of supporting a Labour private member's Bill to abolish hanging, he then abstained in the vote of confidence in the government over Suez.
- Her unpardonable fault being that alas… She was born as a She.
- Except that during a hurdle race they committed an unpardonable breach of etiquette - a French word, though you would not have believed it from their performance.
- If the ‘now me’ ever bumped into the ‘then me’, I'd have no choice but to shoot me for unpardonable sins against civilised dress codes and trousers calculated to frighten children and livestock.
- It was understandable that Montgomerie should have been happy with that, given how his golfing status had fallen last year and the major problems he encountered with the rules for a silly but unpardonable error in Indonesia.
- The objective was to create a situation of extreme violence and polarise people in such a way that those who protested would be terrorised or dubbed anti-national, thus legitimising this unpardonable crime.
- The newspaper welcomes his statement that the killing was an unpardonable crime.
- Set at an elite New England prep school, this is a bittersweet portrait of youthful arcadia, in which a schoolboy commits an unpardonable crime in order to win a prestigious competition.
- The Perth Saints seemed on their way to their first back-to-back victories of this league campaign when their defence committed an unpardonable error.
- Franzen, however, committed an unpardonable crime: He said so out loud.
- In slagging off the hacks in general, and Nicholas Witchell of the BBC in particular, His Royal Highness has committed an unpardonable sin.
- Wind farms commit the unpardonable sin of being built on land that has ‘remained undisturbed for a thousand years’.
- Overall they were guilty of incredible ignorance or unpardonable crimes.
- The Oxford elite, it appeared, had closed ranks and snubbed him for committing the unpardonable sin of pandering to a popular audience.
- He arrives just as a pub landlord is removing a customer for the unpardonable sin of having smiled at his gorgeous young wife.
- She flew over it like a bird; but at the same instant Vronsky, to his horror, felt that he had failed to keep up with the mare's pace, that he had, he did not know how, made a fearful, unpardonable mistake, in recovering his seat in the saddle.
- Roosevelt's successful effort to prevent that was his unpardonable crime; but in the eyes of the country at large, his greatest achievement.
- This is considered an almost unpardonable breach of parliamentary etiquette, according to which the actions of the Whips are not subject to any public scrutiny.
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