There are 75 million boomers, representing a lot of angst, unmet expectations, and fading dreams.
And this mix of intellectualism and faithfulness is filling an unmet need among students on many of these campuses.
"I was not thinking of myself when I made so unmet an exclamation," he explained.
The Cherry family had been so long in their greetings that they were among the last to pass by the unmet traveller and her pillar.
This relieved us of the support of one man, but there were many other needs as yet unmet.
If the bodily needs of the boy are unmet, he can not reach his full development as a man.
So long as these are unmet, you 'spend your money for that which is not bread, and your labour for that which satisfieth not.'
Who could say what unmet necessity might handicap him at some critical time?
He will come home, but unmet by his dear Or in the hall, or the dingle, Or on the shingle.
Never before had she dropped in this way down upon the unexpected; never before had she been unmet, unwelcomed, and unprepared.
1879 as colloquial shortening of Metropolitan (n.) "member of the New York Metropolitan Base-Ball Club."
THE baseball season has opened, and along with the twittering of the birds, the budding of the trees, and the clattering of the truck, comes the news that the "Mets were beaten yesterday 17 to 5." It is an infallible sign of spring when the Mets are beaten 17 to 5, and we invariably put on our thinner clothing when we read that refreshing, though perennial news in the papers. ["Life," May 12, 1887]Used variously to abbreviate other proper names beginning with Metropolitan, e.g. "Metropolitan Museum of Art" (N.Y.), by 1919; "Metropolitan Railway" (stock), by 1890; "Metropolitan Opera Company (N.Y.), by 1922. Related: Mets.