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Supposedly vs. Supposably


(Scot) do not
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  • When you dinna fear God Almighty, why would you be fearing the like o' me?

    A Reconstructed Marriage Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
  • dinna shout so, man—I have ears to hear, Forbye ye irritate Wullie.

    Bob, Son of Battle Alfred Ollivant
  • Stannard stopped and it looks as if he had nothing to do wi' it; but I dinna ken.

    Northwest! Harold Bindloss
  • Yet aiblins there's a wee somethin'—a somethin' we ken and they dinna, Wullie,—eh!

    Bob, Son of Battle Alfred Ollivant
  • Ye're all verra weel in a subordinate position, but dinna ye aspire to more than beseems your abeelities.

    The King of Schnorrers Israel Zangwill
  • Noo, get to wark, an' dinna stand there greetin' an' waggin' yer tongues.

    Greyfriars Bobby Eleanor Atkinson
  • Has anything happened, or is anything threatening that I dinna ken of?

    David Fleming's Forgiveness Margaret Murray Robertson
  • Bobby leaped upon her and whimpered, saying "dinna gang, Leddy!"

    Greyfriars Bobby Eleanor Atkinson
  • "I dinna ken what I can do for you," he said in a thoughtful voice.

    Kit Musgrave's Luck Harold Bindloss
  • Buy what you dinna want and ye'll sell what you canna spare.

    The Proverbs of Scotland Alexander Hislop

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