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Notes of a word-watcher, Hanching Chung. A first port of call for English learning.
doghouse, good grief, So much for
Good Grief, MetLife! Snoopy Downed by Pink Slip
MetLife just put Snoopy in the doghouse. For over 30 years, Snoopy has been the face of MetLife Insurance, appearing on sales and marketing materials…
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Poor Snoopy. So much for loyalty.
Snoopy Fired by MetLife After 31 Years of Service
There’s no word on a severance package.
. 1 : a shelter for a dog. 2 : a state of disfavor —often used in the phrase in the
an exclamation of surprise or alarm.
...unbelievable, shocking, something that is hard to imagine though seems to happen on a potentially recurring basis.
"good grief, is it that time already?"
so much for
indicating that one has finished talking about something.
"So much for the melodic line. We now turn our attention to the accompaniment"
suggesting that something has not been successful or useful.
"so much for that idea!"