I write in Heroines: “The disgust for Anaïs Nin is a disgust for the girls with their LiveJournals.”
Additionally impressive is that an Australian can write so convincingly in the idiom of a country so different from her own.
But the point is to write about it or say about if they believe it.
Amazon.com had to write down its investment in the daily deal company by $169 million in the most recent quarter.
I happen to have one of those opponents right with here with me as I write, living conveniently inside my head.
When a window is soiled you can write on it with your finger; then your finger becomes soiled.
In such a mood I wonder why everybody does not write poetry.
This letter requires no answer, and I write from exuberance of vanity.
write to please yourself, as if not a single reader existed.
But you indeed ought to write twice slower than I, because there are two of you; I own that.
Old English writan "to score, outline, draw the figure of," later "to set down in writing" (class I strong verb; past tense wrat, past participle writen), from Proto-Germanic *writanan "tear, scratch" (cf. Old Frisian writa "to write," Old Saxon writan "to tear, scratch, write," Old Norse rita "write, scratch, outline," Old High German rizan "to write, scratch, tear," German reißen "to tear, pull, tug, sketch, draw, design"), outside connections doubtful. Words for "write" in most I.E languages originally mean "carve, scratch, cut" (cf. Latin scribere, Greek grapho, Sanskrit rikh-); a few originally meant "paint" (cf. Gothic meljan, Old Church Slavonic pisati, and most of the modern Slavic cognates).
For men use to write an evill turne in marble stone, but a good turne in the dust. [More, 1513]To write (something) off (1680s) originally was from accounting; figurative sense is recorded from 1889. Write-in "unlisted candidate" is recorded from 1932.