My mother died after a one-year bout with lung cancer two years ago.
The buildup was that the challenger had bested the reigning champ in the first bout and now the champ had to make a comeback.
Cruz barely recovered from a bout of food poisoning to soldier through her PR paces Tuesday.
This might explain why my bout with self-starvation started when I was a small child.
And this was before his infamous “We’re talking ‘bout practice?”
Near 'bout de whole town burnt up down town an' ever' nice white man was down dare a-fightin' de fiah.
"We'll talk 'bout that some other time," said Mr. Winship soothingly.
You couldn't tell him noth'n 'bout placer diggin's—'n' as for pocket mining, why he was just born for it.
"Don't you nevah go to worryin' 'bout what you heahs," continued the woman.
He always let de slaves shell corn 'til 'bout ten o'clock, den everybody would stop and have supper.
1540s, from Middle English bught, probably from an unrecorded Old English variant of byht "a bend," from Proto-Germanic *bukhta- (see bight (n.)). Sense evolved from "a circuit of any kind" (as of a plow) to "a round at any kind of exercise" (1570s), "a round at fighting" (1590s), "a fit of drinking" (1660s).