What is hurt in a phrase?
The phrase "... in pain" means "hurt".
"You're hurting me" is one English equivalent of the French phrase Tu me blesses. Specifically, the subject pronoun tu means "(informal singular) you." The personal pronoun me means "me." The verb blesses means "(you) are hurting/wounding, do hurt/wound, hurt/wound." The pronunciation will be "tyoo muh blehss" in French.
Sorry, I am not a member but I think the phrase you are looking for is actually "fit to be tied". It's an old saying, probably originating from the South. It means madder than heck. lol That's the only way I can think of to phrase it.....( I'm from Texas.) meaning you are so angry that you need to be tied down before you hurt someone. Debi
Never heard the phrase before, but I do grow rhubarb. It is a very hardy perrenial and continues to live and grow despite many factors present, including splitting the plant, moving the plant, dry spells, wet spells, different spots in the yard, etc... Maybe the statement is about how hardy rhubarb is - if the (amount of) rain will 'hurt the rhubarb', it probably means the amount of rain is excessive and would potentially cause…
How might you phrase an opening question in order to learn whether or not a woman is the victim of abuse?
I do not want to get hurt again! Or other words... When someone gets hurt or does something wrong they learn from their mistakes and try not to do the same mistake next time. It means how much you can learn from a bad experience in the past, so that if the same situation takes place, you can prevent and avoid that pain or frustration by not incurring in the same mistake.
The term was first uttered by slaves during the time of slavery in the US. The idea was that if the "Overseer" only cursed you and called you humiliating names that was much better than receiving brutal lashes from his whip. Hence, the words "sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me."
A popular story about the origin of this phrase is that in Las Vegas you could get a nice chicken dinner for less than $2.00. Since winning an average bet would make you over $2.00, the two were equated as being approximately the same value. If you won, you could buy a chicken dinner, and I'm sure that the rhyming factor didn't hurt for people who were rubbing in their win. Thus the phrase "Winner…
Adding insult to injury means to make a bad situation worse. It can be where circumstances further hurt the feelings of someone who has been hurt already, or where an already bad situation has even further unfortunate consequences. Example : "My garage was burned up in a fire, and to add insult to injury, a fire truck sideswiped my new car in the driveway.
Phrase is not a sentence as it does not have subject and verb. It is a group of related words. Depending on the presence of different parts of speech with associated modifiers the phrase can be of different types such as noun phrase, adjectival phrase, adverbial phrase, prepositional phrase, appositive phrase and absolute phrase. An example of an absolute phrase in sentence: Having travelled widely, John is aware of geography of many countries in Europe.
A simple comon-sense think-through of this question gives me this answer: When hit by, say a .38 caliber pistol bullet, your body is being struck by a hard object that weighs about half an ounce, moving at approximately 750 miles per hour. That object will penetrate a certain distance, destroying and displacing bone and tissue in front of it. That gives profound meaning to the phrase: "That's gotta hurt".