darn darn  /ˈdɑrn/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) something of little value
  2. (n) sewing that repairs a worn or torn hole (especially in a garment)
  3. (v) repair by sewing

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Usage(s):

  1. The planners know darn well they can't exclude non-Catholics from buying one of the 11,000 planned homes.
  2. His wife must look as if she can cook, darn, speak in public modestly and not too much and dance sedately with an Ambassador.
  3. You know, darn it is the Minnesota equivalent of self-flagellation.

News

  1. 'Man of Steel' Flies High

    Welcome to the Box Office Report, where Superman can leap over buildings in a single bound and melt glaciers with his gaze, but he still has to call Batman to open this darn pickle jar.        
    on June 17, 2013     Source: The Atlantic Wire

  2. 'Man of Steel' Flys High

    Welcome to the Box Office Report, where Superman can leap over buildings in a single bound and melt glaciers with his gaze, but he still has to call Batman to open this darn pickle jar.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: The Atlantic Wire via Yahoo! News

  3. Rocawear’s Debt Spiraling Out of Control

    *It was pretty darn obvious that Rocawear was on its way out when even Jay Z (shown above) stopped wearing the clothes. But some people just have to learn the way. Take the Iconix Group for example. The company purchased Rocawear for $204 million in 2007. Shortly thereafter, business bombed. The urban line once racked [...]
    on June 16, 2013     Source: EURweb

Quotes

  1. "I thought, I don't care if I win this race or not," Johnson said. "I don't care if I finish this (darn) thing. I'm running into him and get by him one way or another."
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: Jimmie Johnson Source: The Reporter

  2. "Darn it, I don't want to do it," Philbin said. "Nobody wants to do it, I guess. And I had a second opinion, I did all those things, and so they're all in agreement that it should be the bypass. And so that's what I'm going to do."
    on Mar 12, 2007 By: Regis Philbin Source: Kansas City Star

  3. "He's done a very good job, and we've made that clear," Mr. Gulati said. "When we've had our A team, his record is pretty darn good. The problem is our expectations have risen very sharply."
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: Sunil Gulati Source: Wall Street Journal (blog)

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