Indeed, I know it will soon become known so I choose to release this brief notice that I am now filing for divorce.
He was particularly opposed to Soltani, who once had the audacity of filing a complaint against him.
“We do not give out specifics on fundraising except at filing time,” Katie Hogan, a campaign spokesperson, told the Daily Beast.
The jury finds Hatch guilty of tax evasion and filing a false tax return; the jury deliberated for six hours.
I was unstable, moody, craving confrontation, drinking heavily to keep my demons at bay—and filing for separation and divorce.
He glanced up at the clock—regulated electrically from the observatory—and scribbled the "filing time" at the bottom of the sheet.
filing of working papers is required of girls under sixteen.
When she reached the barn 62 people were filing up the broad stairs, and the room was already half full.
Now there was a shoving and a crush—the jurymen were filing out.
The next thing Bob noticed, Tully was on the other side of the room, pulling open one of the filing cases.
"to place (papers) in consecutive order for future reference," mid-15c., from Middle French filer "string documents on a wire for preservation or reference," from fil "thread, string" (12c.), from Latin filum "a thread, string," from PIE *gwhis-lom (cf. Armenian jil "sinew, string, line," Lithuanian gysla "vein, sinew," Old Church Slavonic zila "vein"), from root *gwhi- "thread, tendon." The notion is of documents hung up on a line.
File (filacium) is a threed or wyer, whereon writs, or other exhibits in courts, are fastened for the better keeping of them. [Cowel, "The Interpreter," 1607]Methods have become more sophisticated, but the word has stuck. Related: Filed; filing.
1520s, "string or wire on which documents are strung," from French file "row," from Middle French filer (see file (v.)). The meaning "arranged collection of papers" is from 1620s; computer sense is from 1954. The military sense "line or row of men" (1590s) is from the French verb in the sense of "spin out (thread); march in file."
metal tool, Old English feol (Mercian fil), from Proto-Germanic *finkhlo (cf. Old Saxon and Old High German fila, Middle Dutch vile, Dutch vijl, German Feile), probably from PIE *peig- "to cut, mark by incision" (see paint (v.)). The verb in this sense is from early 13c., from Old English filian. Related: Filed; filing.
[first sense perhaps fr the tool; perhaps related to French filou, ''pickpocket'']