A man asked for a meal in a restaurant. The waiter brought the food and put it on the table. After a moment, the man called the waiter and said:
"Waiter! Waiter! There"s a fly in my soup!"
"Please don"t speak so loudly, sir," said the waiter, "or everyone will want one."
v. (-ling) (often absol.) Breathe in (air, gas, smoke, etc.). inhalation n. [latin halo breathe]
v. (-ring) be inherent. [latin haereo haes- stick]
v. - a (usu. Foll. By into) drive (a solution, medicine, etc.) By or as if by a syringe. B (usu. Foll. By with) fill (a cavity etc.) By injecting. C administer medicine etc. To (a person) by injection.
- place (a quality, money, etc.) Into something. injection n. Injector n. [latin injicere -ject- from jacio throw]
v. (-ring) 1 harm or damage.
- do wrong to. [back-formation from *injury]
n. (pl. -ies) 1 physical harm or damage.
- offence to feelings etc.
- esp. Law wrongful action or treatment. [latin injuria]
- time n. Extra playing-time at a football etc. Match to compensate for time lost in dealing with injuries.
revenue n. Government department assessing and collecting taxes.
- —adj. - in the interior of a country.
- carried on within a country. —adv. In or towards the interior of a country.
n. Occupant of a hospital, prison, institution, etc. [probably from *inn, *mate1]
adj. Most inward. [old english]
adj. Inborn; natural. innately adv. [latin natus born]