All 3 Uses of
The Great Gatsby
- They were never quite the same ones in physical person, but they were so identical one with another that it inevitably seemed they had been there before.
p. 63..4inevitably = with certainty that it will happen
- I remembered, of course, that the World's Series had been fixed in 1919, but if I had thought of it at all I would have thought of it as a thing that merely happened, the end of some inevitable chain.
p. 73..5 *inevitable = certain to happen
- I stayed late that night, Gatsby asked me to wait until he was free, and I lingered in the garden until the inevitable swimming party had run up, chilled and exalted, from the black beach, until the lights were extinguished in the guest-rooms overhead.
(inevitable) certain to happen (even if one tried to prevent it)