(in combination) about to be; futurea mother-to-be; the bride-to-be
What Does It Mean To Be Electable?The word electable seems self-explanatory. Technically, it means "capable of, or having a reasonable chance of being elected." But, what are we really talking about when we say that someone is electable?
These Words Can Be VERY Awkward To Explain To KidsKids are like sponges. They soak in the words they hear and see around them, and slowly their vocabularies build. But, sometimes, the words kids see and hear are not exactly PG.
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