The father was speaking as someone who had been raised in India by very strict parents.
If Romney loses Ohio and its 18 electoral votes, it is very difficult to win the White House.
Pity this didn't take place in the Senate post filibuster reform, because it would make a very compelling speech.
Same with appointments, on which Frum has a very fair point.
In this case, Hillary Clinton is one person, and Mitt Romney is a different person, with very different interests and motives.
There are very many things which I cannot do, but there are also one or two which I have the trick of.
So very reasonable, so unmoved, As never yet to love, or to be loved.
"It's very hard for a man to talk to his son in the way that a stranger can," he said.
They have a very tempting proposition to make to the farmers.
Mrs. Armstrong's air of excitement was very much in evidence.
mid-13c., verray "true, real, genuine," later "actual, sheer" (late 14c.), from Anglo-French verrai, Old French verai "true," from Vulgar Latin *veracus, from Latin verax (genitive veracis) "truthful," from verus "true," from PIE *weros- (cf. Old English wær "a compact," Old Dutch, Old High German war, Dutch waar, German wahr "true;" Welsh gwyr, Old Irish fir "true;" Old Church Slavonic vera "faith"). Meaning "greatly, extremely" is first recorded mid-15c. Used as a pure intensive since Middle English.