Also, that is to say. To explain more clearly, in other words, as in It's on the first floor, that is, at street level, or We're coming next month, that is to say, in November. [Early 1600s] Also see under that's.
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At least for now, Modern Family is taking the less-is-more approach, and resisting turning it into The Lily Show.Stop Hating on ‘Modern Family’ (But Also Stop Giving It Emmys)|Jason Lynch|October 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But instead of a witty pop song, we have yet more woe-is-me-feel-my-pain from an overpaid, over-cosseted celebrity.
Others, such as Redemption Rye, present their MGP whiskey as-is.Your ‘Craft’ Rye Whiskey Is Probably From a Factory Distillery in Indiana|Eric Felten|July 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The book provides a no-detail-is-too-small approach to the scandal and its players.Speed Read: The Juiciest Bits From a New Book on the Duke Lacrosse Scandal|William O’Connor|April 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Despite such enforced breaks, Cruz wowed with his the-end-is-nigh message.Ted’s Excellent Adventure: How Cruz Rocked the Value Voters Summit|Michelle Cottle|October 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
"Buy something for your wife that-is-to-be," he said to his grand-nephew, as he handed him the folded paper.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
And whilst I was stretched out that-a-way, Mace come clost and give me her hand.Alec Lloyd, Cowpuncher|Eleanor Gates
"T-that's why," stuttered Cordelia, smiling through tear-wet eyes.The Sunbridge Girls at Six Star Ranch|Eleanor H. (Eleanor Hodgman) Porter
She was very angry with Crozier, for it was absurd, that look of deprecating homage, that "Hush-she-is-coming" in his eyes.You Never Know Your Luck, Complete|Gilbert Parker
This has not been the case; our soldiers have been received as enemies, our military honor is-engaged.Rule of the Monk|Giuseppe Garibaldi