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WHO SAID IT: A QUIZ ON PRESIDENTIAL WIT AND WISDOM

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“I do believe that the buck stops here, that I cannot rely upon public opinion polls to tell me what is right. I do believe that right makes might and that if I am wrong, 10 angels swearing I was right would make no difference.”

Idioms for spread

    spread oneself thin, to carry on so many projects simultaneously that none is done adequately, or that one's health suffers: Many college students spread themselves thin by taking on too many activities during the semester.

Origin of spread

First recorded in 1150–1200; Middle English spreden (verb), Old English sprǣdan; cognate with Middle Dutch spreden, German spreiten

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British Dictionary definitions for spread

spread
/ (sprɛd) /

verb spreads, spreading or spread

noun

adjective

Derived forms of spread

spreadability, nounspreadable, adjective

Word Origin for spread

Old English sprǣdan; related to Old High German spreiten to spread, Old Lithuanian sprainas stiff
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