Obama is inheriting a $1.2 trillion dollar deficit, largely Republican-made, even as he looks to almost double it.
Speaking from his home in Tryon, N.C., Reid, 63, discussed the challenges that came with inheriting such a huge project.
He also is inheriting a shrinking staff hurt by layoffs and furloughs.
Obama, similarly, is inheriting a country at crisis and a constituency torn over controversial issues.
He could not have foreseen that he would be inheriting an economy in tatters.
When he came into her room he had no thoughts of inheriting anything from her.
Nobody ever heard of inheriting anything but money when I was a girl.
inheriting Frieda's exquisite blonde coloring, Peace had a spirituality her mother never possessed.
"And which doubtless some other had calculated on inheriting," said the youth.
Then the colt will stand some chance of inheriting a portion of it.
c.1300, "to make (someone) an heir," from Old French enheriter "make heir, appoint as heir," from Late Latin inhereditare "to appoint as heir," from Latin in- "in" (see in- (2)) + hereditare "to inherit," from heres (genitive heredis) "heir" (see heredity). Sense of "receive inheritance" arose mid-14c.; original sense is retained in disinherit. Related: Inherited; inheriting.
inherit in·her·it (ĭn-hěr'ĭt)
v. in·her·it·ed, in·her·it·ing, in·her·its
To receive a trait from one's parents by genetic transmission.