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damned sight

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damned sight

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Very much: a damn sight saner than other people (1928+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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  • She talks like a lady, and, what's a damned sight harder, she acts like a lady.

    Within the Law Marvin Dana
  • That would be a damned sight better than riding with the Germans!

    Outwitting the Hun Pat O'Brien
  • My throat can be cut as quick as yours, and maybe a damned sight quicker.

    Blindfolded Earle Ashley Walcott
  • She'll come out of that a damned sight quicker than she went in!

    The Exploits of Juve

    Pierre Souvestre and Marcel Allain
  • After all, so he had—a damned sight more trouble than any one there suspected.

    Poor Relations Compton Mackenzie
  • She was always a damned sight too good for the Boss, but she believed in him.

  • A finer thing by a damned sight than I'd do, or any of this town.

    The Breaking Point Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • If they thought less about their feelings, and more about their work, it would be a damned sight better for all concerned.

    Lady Cassandra Mrs George de Horne Vaizey
  • damned sight more satisfactory work looking after a nursery, than gambling in bridge clubs every afternoon.

    Lady Cassandra Mrs George de Horne Vaizey
  • I never set up for being a charitable man; but that seems I was a damned sight too charitable towards you.

    Peccavi E. W. Hornung

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