Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Ambiguous drop

A New York Times headline: “Trump Drops Threat of New Investigations Into Clinton.” Meaning that he is abandoning, giving up the threat? Or that he is uttering or mentioning the threat in a casual way? It’s the first possibility that fits, but I couldn’t be sure without reading further.

[With definitions of drop paraphrased from Merriam-Webster.]

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