cant be

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  • Well, I cant be much worse off than I am at present. Cited from The Irrational Knot, by George Bernard Shaw
  • But if they cant be divorced, then this will be worse than marriage. Cited from Getting Married, by George Bernard Shaw
  • Cant is something that you don't believe in yourself. Cited from Paul Kelver by Jerome K. Jerome
  • Or men do it too sometimes if they are rather old and weak and cant be soldiers, but it is mostly wimmen. Cited from Punch, Vol. 153, July 11, 1917, ed. by Sir Owen Seaman
  • Cant is first mentioned in the book Only In Death.
  • Then the whole ministerial cant is quickly got by heart. Cited from Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. I. (of 12), by Burke
  • You may try the copy question, but you'll lose it: the cry is up, and cant is up. Cited from Life of Lord Byron, With His Letters and Journals, Vol. 4, ed. by Moore
  • I have some business with you which cant be settled in Mrs Tarleton's presence or in her house. Cited from Misalliance, by George Bernard Shaw
  • Every fool can get ill; but every fool cant be a good doctor: there are not enough good ones to go round. Cited from The Doctor's Dilemma, by George Bernard Shaw
  • But the "liberal education" cant is an obsession of too many of them. Cited from Thomas Henry Huxley Vol. 3, by Leonard Huxley
  • You may try the copy question, but you'll lose it; the cry is up, and the cant is up. Cited from Lady Byron Vindicated, by Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • Oh, I cant be bothered looking after things like that. Cited from Getting Married, by George Bernard Shaw
  • The common cant is no justification for taking this party. Cited from Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. II. (of 12), by Burke
  • In civil engineering, cant is often referred to as cross slope or camber.
  • But even then, a constructive cant is better than a destructive one. Cited from An Englishman Looks at the World, by H. G. Wells
  • Sometime the cant is measured in term of angle instead of height difference.
  • "He cant be so very thin-skinned as you fancy, considering the time you have been on the stage." Cited from The Irrational Knot, by George Bernard Shaw
  • The rate of change of cant is used to determine the suitable cant gradient for a given design speed.
  • Well, I cant be poor: we're rolling in money: it's no use pretending we're not. Cited from Misalliance, by George Bernard Shaw
  • Im sorry this letter cant be longer but as a man rises in the army he gets less an less time to hisself. Cited from Dere Mable, by Edward Streeter
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