Friday, September 16, 2016

inoperable & hitchhike

Quotations:


New England bride hitchhikes to wedding after limo fails her:

-- With her limo rendered inoperable along an infrequently traveled road in Brookline, Angelique Arsenault stuck out her thumb and hitchhiked to the wedding venue in nearby Milford on Saturday.

Definitions:


inoperable:
1. not working or capable of being used successfully;
2. describes a medical condition that has advanced to a stage at which surgical intervention would serve no useful purpose;
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hitchhike:
to travel by asking other people to take you in their car, by standing on the side of a road and holding out your thumb or a sign.

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