Jul 19, 2013

Same and Opposite

Clip can mean "to bind together" or "to separate." You clip sheets of paper to together or separate part of a page by clipping something out.

Continue usually means to persist in doing something, but as a legal term it means stop a proceeding temporarily.

Fight with can be interpreted three ways. “He fought with his mother-in-law” could mean "They argued," "They served together in the war," or "He used her as a weapon."

Hold up can mean "to support" or "to hinder."

Out can mean "visible" or "invisible." For example, “It’s a good thing the full moon was out when the lights went out.”