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Chris -- 2015-05-30

#1 2005-11-23 09:41:05

From: Winchester Massachusetts
Registered: 2005-10-25
Posts: 674

'missed emotions' for 'mixed emotions'

‘Mixed emotions’ is a colloquialism for emotional conflict, doubt or uncertainty. ‘Missed emotions’ captures part of the meaning. About 200 ghits:

Being a single parent not receiving child support, I have missed emotions about putting someone in jail for failure to pay… 11_listens_e-mails_full.asp?storyid=13349

... that it is awesome! Sure your first day is full of missed emotions and you
are scared to death, but you will do fine.

I was subdued, watching with missed emotions as the children came in and sang for us.

Bale left her in a state of missed emotions trying to discern his words, trying to understand the meaning behind them.

We have each taught in the same district for about 15 years. I have missed emotions as does My wife. does anyone teach with their spouse and how is it? webbbs_files/chalktalk/secondary/



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