Meaning of this sentence
Her mother is English, but her father was Polish through and through.
Mrs. Smith could talk the hind leg off a donkey.
He thinks he is a little tin god.
Could you get this prescription made up for me?
His wife is optimistic, because the doctors say he's over the worst.
My father is a real martyr to Rheumatism.
I am going to put the screw on those lazy devils.
Life was hard, but we set our teeth and waited for a change.
I agree with most of the above - so I won't be redundant.
I will add to set our teeth: A long ime ago - before anesthesia - people who had operations had to endure the pain during the surgery; hence phrases like bite the bullet or set our teeth. It means to bite down hard and keepe your mouth shut.
made up: to make up is to invent or concoct something. hence, mixing chemicals for a prescription would appear to be invented to the recipient.
|link comment||answered May 04 '12 at 15:47 Barry Jackson New member|
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