And not, please note, in the hideous “sore thumb” building that mars the Manhattan skyline still.
"You've got the reason you're on suicide watch to begin with on top of the fact that you stick out like a sore thumb," he says.
It's always been the same: Tim Stoddard has a sore arm and they believe him.
Rick Santorum calls Obama ‘a sore winner,’ Chris Wallace grills David Plouffe on gun control, and more in our Sunday talk roundup.
sore loser John Kerry blamed his 2004 loss to George W. Bush on the release of a bin Laden tape just days before the election.
I have sore feels in my heart and sore feels on the back part of me.
After two hours' work, however, his back was aching and his hands were sore.
Allardyce was having tea with Drummond, who had been stopping in with a sore throat.
sore would his fall have been if it had been on any other place but a soft bog.
It was a sore spot with many of them and he pressed hard upon it.
Old English sar "painful, grievous, aching, sad, wounding," influenced in meaning by Old Norse sarr "sore, wounded," from Proto-Germanic *saira- "suffering, sick, ill" (cf. Old Frisian sar "painful," Middle Dutch seer, Dutch zeer "sore, ache," Old High German ser "painful," Gothic sair "pain, sorrow, travail"), from PIE root *sai- (1) "suffering" (cf. Old Irish saeth "pain, sickness").
Adverbial use (e.g. sore afraid) is from Old English sare but has mostly died out (replaced by sorely), but remains the main meaning of German cognate sehr "very." Slang meaning "angry, irritated" is first recorded 1738.
Old English sar "bodily pain or injury, wound; sickness, disease; state of pain or suffering," from root of sore (adj.). Now restricted to ulcers, boils, blisters. Cf. Old Saxon ser "pain, wound," Middle Dutch seer, Dutch zeer, Old High German ser, Old Norse sar, Gothic sair.
An open skin lesion, wound, or ulcer. adj.
Painful to the touch; tender.
Angry; irritated; pissed off: I was sore (1738+)