But I think a lot of Americans will hear what he said as common sense, delivered in an inclusive way.
But he delivered his remarks in the same low-affect, wobbly-voiced delivery to which Fed watchers have become accustomed.
The president praised his former CIA director and delivered a tongue lashing to Republicans who have ripped Ambassador Susan Rice.
She once even had them delivered to her while she was in the hospital during a recovery program.
Koon: At that time I did not realize 56 blows had been delivered.
Sir,—Mr. Clymer delivered me your letter of the 12th instant.
And he walked away, as was his wont when he had delivered his sentence.
The truth is, I am big with the secret, and long to be delivered.
And as they have delivered us formerly, why should they not continue to do so.
He delivered it to me as if it were the most princely donation in the world.
c.1200, "save, rescue, set free, liberate," from Old French delivrer "to set free; remove; save, preserve; hand over (goods)," also used of childbirth, from Late Latin deliberare, from de- "away" (see de-) + Latin liberare "to free" (see liberal (adj.)).
Childbirth sense in English, "to bring (a woman) to childbirth," is from c.1300. Sense of "hand over, give, give up, yield" is c.1300. in English, which brings it in opposition to its root. Meaning "project, throw" is 1590s. Related: Delivered; delivering.
deliver de·liv·er (dĭ-lĭv'ər)
v. de·liv·ered, de·liv·er·ing, de·liv·ers
To assist a woman in giving birth to a baby.
To extract something from an enclosed place, as a foreign body or a tumor.
To perform successfully, esp after promising; come through: It's a very tough assignment, but he thinks he can deliver/ He talks big, but can he deliver the goods? (1909+)