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Word of the Day – Exactor

Word of the Day – Exactor

Word of the Day – Exactor

Today’s Do-English word of the day is, Exactor. [ɪɡˈzæktɚ-or]
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Origin

The origin of the word Exactor is from the word exact, which is a middle English word from 1400.

Part of speech

The word Exactor is a noun.

Meaning

The word Exactor is used to describe a person who makes illegal or unreasonable demands.

Examples

My boss is an exactor, yesterday he insisted I stay in the office until midnight and work with no pay.

The accused is clearly an exactor of the worst kind, demanding a ransom of £20 million for a dog.

I hate paying taxes, this government is such an exactor.

Palabra del día – Expediency

La palabra de hoy de Do-English es, Exactor. [ɪɡˈzæktɚ-or]

Origen

Exactor es una derivación de la palabra ‘exact’, que viene del inglés del año 1400.

Tipo de palabra

La palabra Exactor es un sustantivo.

Significado

La palabra Exactor se usa para describir una persona que hace algo illegal o realiza una demanda irracional.

Ejemplos

My boss is an exactor, yesterday he insisted I stay in the office until midnight and work with no pay.

The accused is clearly an exactor of the worst kind, demanding a ransom of £20million for a dog.

I hate paying taxes, this governments is such an exactor.

Texto: Feargal Coffey – feargal@do-english.com
Meme: Feargal Coffey – feargal@do-english.com
Traducción: Juan Luis Ramon Cervera – juan@do-english.com
Photos: Pixabay
(c) 2017 Do-English

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Word of the Day – Expediency

Word of the Day – Expediency

Word of the Day – Expediency

Today’s Do-English word of the day is, expediency. [ik-spee-dee-uh n-see]

Origin

The origin of the word expediency is late Latin.

Part of speech

The word expediency is a adjective.

Meaning

The word expediency is used to suggest an entity who does something in their own self-interest or convenience rather than for what is proper or moral.

Examples

“A new history of the British Empire elevates expediency to principle.” – The Atlantic dot com

“Capital punishment is expedient.” – “Public Speaking” by Clarence Stratton.

“The lawyer’s truth is not truth, but consistency or a consistent expediency.” – Henry David Thorea.

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Text: Feargal Coffey – feargal@do-english.com
Meme: Feargal Coffey – feargal@do-english.com
Translation: Juan Luis Ramon Cervera – juan@do-english.com
Photos: Pixabay
(c) 2017 Do-English
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