Thursday, March 24, 2016

impertinent & box sb's ears

Quotations:

Complete Works of Virginia Woolf: The Voyage Out

"I long to ask questions," she continued. "You interest me so much. If I'm Impertinent, you must just box my ears."

Definitions: 

Impertinent:
rude and not showing respect for sb who is older or more important;

box sb's ears:
to hit sb with your hand on the side of their head as a punishment;

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