When Hebron makes it to the media the yawning gap between Hebron and Tel Aviv is bridged for a minute or two.
But if the base stays home, yawning at the television, then he loses big time.
But failing to directly address that yawning disparity gave the impression that Romney sees nothing wrong with it.
c.1300, yenen, yonen, from Old English ginian, gionian "open the mouth wide, gape," from Proto-Germanic *gin- (cf. Old Norse gina "to yawn," Dutch geeuwen, Old High German ginen, German gähnen "to yawn"), from PIE *ghai- "to yawn, gape" (cf. Old Church Slavonic zijajo "to gape," Lithuanian zioju, Czech zivati "to yawn," Greek khainein, Latin hiare "to yawn, gape," Sanskrit vijihite "to gape, be ajar"). Related: Yawned; yawning.
"act of yawning," 1690s, from yawn (v.). Meaning "boring thing" is attested from 1889.
v. yawned, yawn·ing, yawns
To open the mouth wide with a deep inhalation, usually involuntarily from drowsiness, fatigue, or boredom. n.
The act of yawning.
: The kid was yarfing at me, I mean, Pete was whining and complaining about the shift. Kid complained a lot, ma'am (1990s+)