Down East (it's two words, per Webster) came into usage in the late 1700s and early 1800s in the Age of Sail. Ships sailing from Boston to Maine in the late spring through early fall, the prime sailing season, when the prevailing winds were from the southwest, would sail down wind and east to reach Maine. Thus Down East.
See also, the explanation at Down East, the magazine of Maine.
The saying "Beware the ides of March came from William Shakespeare's famous play, "Julius Caesar."
"with the play" is the prepositional phrase.
Romeo and Juliet act 2
Henry IV part 1
The verb is "play" and the verb phrase is "can play."
This quotation is from Hamlet Act 3 scene 1
The phrase is "Play it by ear".
This phrase is usually used when there is an unknown future in an endeavor. To "play it by ear" means to take things as they come, and plan things along the way, as opposed to having a set plan from start to finish.
Merry Wives of Windsor. It's the same play that gave us "the world's my oyster".
The quotation is actually "all that glisters is not gold" and it comes from The Merchant of Venice.
Henry IV Part 2. Mistress Quickly says it about Falstaff.
The sport baseball typically uses the phrase 'play ball'. The phrase 'play ball' is widely used in anything from little league baseball to major league baseball.
The phrase is used to explain an understanding of something, if what you're supposed to do is clear. A person would respond saying "Crystal clear" which is a play on words because crystals are clear as in transparent.
It is one of the most well known lines that Shakespeare has written. It is from the well known play Richard the Third which was written in the year 1594.
It is from Shakespeare's play Othello. Iago uses this phrase to describe Othello's inability to conceal or restrain his emotions.
Shakespeare did not use the phrase "a boiling idiot". You are probably thinking of "a blinking idiot", which comes from The Merchant of Venice.
No, they don't. The New England Patriots play for Massachusetts.
This phrase is literal, no symbology. In opposition to action by plan, script, text or even agreement, image is musical activity without adherance to composition, intuitive.It deals with playing the piano.
Yes. The prepositional phrase can be an adverbial phrase. Example: We do not play in the office.
The Maine is a band that plays music for those who like rock or punk. Mostly, The Maine plays punk style of music and has a certain rebellious air of confidence.
The phrase "you play for" is "vous jouez pour" in french.