After the brief star turns of Rick Perry, Herman Cain and Gingrich, “the list is getting ever smaller.”
Five days later, on March 10, a brief press release added 11 dates to the 10 that Jackson had already announced.
Alasania said Georgia also had to rely on unencrypted cellphone communications during its brief war with Russia in 2008.
A brief bio is to be found in a deposition she gave in the criminal case before the felony charge was dropped.
What follows is a brief summary of her affair with a charming pimp who convinced her to start turning tricks.
Slowly he looked up from the brief expression with which he had ended.
He made his way to the house of Squire Paine, and, after a brief pause, was admitted.
All I can hope to do is to throw out some brief suggestions on the subject.
We regret that his tours are so rapid, and his journals so brief.
Do you recall, Mrs. Glavis, whether she screamed long, or whether it was brief?
late 13c., from Latin brevis (adj.) "short, low, little, shallow," from PIE *mregh-wi-, from root *mregh-u- "short" (cf. Greek brakhys "short," Old Church Slavonic bruzeja "shallow places, shoals," Gothic gamaurgjan "to shorten").
from Latin breve (genitive brevis), noun derivative of adjective brevis (see brief (adj.)) which came to mean "letter, summary," specifically a letter of the pope (less ample and solemn than a bull), and thus came to mean "letter of authority," which yielded the modern, legal sense of "summary of the facts of a case" (1630s).