Save This Word!
actions or remarks that are treacherous and likely to cause harm to a person, esp a friend or colleague
CAN YOU ANSWER THESE COMMON GRAMMAR DEBATES?
There are grammar debates that never die; and the ones highlighted in the questions in this quiz are sure to rile everyone up once again. Do you know how to answer the questions that cause some of the greatest grammar debates?
Question 1 of 7
Which sentence is correct?
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
How to use back-stabbing in a sentence
Their relationship was messy and sordid and full of lies and jealousy and betrayal and backstabbing.How to Get Away With Gayness: Shonda Rhimes Kills TV’s Sex Stereotypes|Kevin Fallon|September 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This kind of backstabbing should have gone to its grave with Hoover 40 years ago.Tim Weiner: Shadows of J. Edgar Hoover in the Petraeus Affair|Tim Weiner|November 16, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The ones that survive are those who are ruthless, backstabbing businessmen—Goldman Sachs with guns.Yakuza Goes Hollywood|Jake Adelstein|September 23, 2011|DAILY BEAST
The text, however, was just the beginning of his backstabbing.The Bachelorette’s 6 Most Humiliating Moments||July 31, 2011|DAILY BEAST
A climatic narrative that encompasses the backstabbing politics of Washington, D.C., with the thrill of international espionage.This Week's Hot Reads|The Daily Beast|November 22, 2010|DAILY BEAST
The result was a sense of betrayal and backstabbing exploited by the corporal-Fuhrer Hitler.After the Rain|Sam Vaknin