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Chris -- 2018-04-11
In general, there’s a lot of confusion about ‘faint’ vs ‘feint,’ even though ‘faint’ is primarily an adjective and ‘feint ’ isn’t. There’s some semantic overlap here- ‘faint-hearted’ means lacking in courage, while a feint is a deceptive stratagem, often bearing a connotation of sneakiness or cowardice. ‘Feint-hearted’ gets 40,000 ghits vs 2 million for ‘faint-hearted.’ Examples:
Surgery : Not for the feint-hearted
This pair is not for the feint hearted, they are typical fun loving terriers who love to play and they would make a great addition to anyone’s home.
Minibikes. With a top speed of 60+ MPH they are not for the feint hearted.
Hot pepper sauce – God, it was hot!! It’s not for the feint hearted!
This session is not for the feint-hearted. Michael s confronting and unique style will certainly challenge the way you think about your business.
Sudan – not for the feint hearted.
Here’s a variation that I just encountered:
This has never been (and still isn’t) music for the feint of heart, but it is sonic artistry nonetheless.
King Crimson concert review
задолженность по квартплате жилищник железногорск
единый гос реестр судебных решений судов общей юрисдикции