Worn out, ruined, as in This carpet is shot to hell, or My privacy’s been shot to hell, what with all these reporters. This term alludes to being shot by gunfire. [ ; late 1800s ]
noun 1. a tower from the top of which finely divided streams of molten lead are dropped down a central well, breaking up into spherical drops during their fall to be quenched and hardened in a tank of water at the bottom. noun 1. a building formerly used in the production of shot, in which […]
noun 1. James Thomson, 1874–1965, U.S. diplomat, historian, and educator.
auxiliary verb 1. simple past tense of shall. 2. (used to express condition): Were he to arrive, I should be pleased. 3. must; ought (used to indicate duty, propriety, or expediency): You should not do that. 4. would (used to make a statement less direct or blunt): I should think you would apologize. auxiliary verb, […]
- Shoulda coulda woulda
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