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imply
used in The Remains of the Day

7 uses
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Definition
to suggest or say indirectly — possibly as a logical consequence
  • Embarrassing as those moments were for me, I would not wish to imply that I in any way blame Mr Farraday, who is in no sense an unkind person; he was, I am sure, merely enjoying the sort of bantering which...
    Prologue (69% in)
imply = suggest
  • But then I do not mean to imply anything derogatory about Mr Farraday; he is, after all, an American gentleman and his ways are often very different.
    Prologue (66% in)
  • My father did, in any case, rapidly discover a way to circumvent the limitations on his effectiveness implied by the stricture that he should carry no laden trays.
    2m — Day 2 - Morning (50% in)
  • That is to say, there is no subterfuge implied in such an action, and I for one had no intention of overhearing to the extent I did that evening.
    2m — Day 2 - Morning (76% in)
  • Anyone who implies that Lord Darlington was liaising covertly with a known enemy is just conveniently forgetting the true climate of those times.
    3m — Day 3 - Morning (67% in)
  • But when I say this, I do not mean to imply the stance I took over the matter of the book that evening was somehow unwarranted.
    3e — Day 3 - Evening (42% in)
  • I have ascertained from the young woman who served me lunch that the address where Miss Kenton is presently residing is some fifteen minutes' walk away, which implies I have at least another forty minutes to wait.
    4a — Day 4 - Afternoon (6% in)

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