Ambiguity, thy name is English - P

last refreshed 09/21/2014 07:50:24 AM
Expression ...may mean any of
paint oneself in a corner paint one's own picture in a corner
paint the floor and then get stuck in a corner
make a painting of oneself as sitting in a corner
painted nail a nail depicted on a painting
a fingernail depicted on a painting
a polished fingernail
a nail with a coat of paint over it.
palm shortening palm oil for cooking
amputation of fingers and possibly other bits
patient experimentation experimenting, with patience
experiments done by patients
experiment done on patients
pencil eraser device to erase pencils
eraser mounted on a pencil
pencil-shaped eraser
play: now playing the song that's currently being played
the game that's currently being played
the musician who is performing at the moment
strikes an unspecified bird with a pitch player strikes bird with soot
player strikes a bird which has a certain pitch
a player leaves an impression on a bird with his pitch
playing card with the most pips the act of playing a card with the most pips
the ten in the deck of cards
the state of playing a card with the most pips (i.e., while ~, ...)
playing for change this time, for a change, we play
play some music on the jukebox, takes coins only
bands playing politically loaded music, to bring changes about
plead for some time plead for a while, then stop
plead to be given some time
polish reviews reviews done in Poland
Reviews done by Polish reviewers
do polish these reviews
post: 100% post consumer 100% post office consumer
100% after (a) consumer
press center apply pressure in the middle
newsroom
midpoint of a press
press charges iron the explosives
the proteges of a canteen
accusations from reporters
file accusations against someone
the reporters jump out of the trenches and attack
press one's suit to iron the tuxedo
to court a lady
printing day sheets the process of printing the daily sheets
[I'm] printing, right now, the daily sheets
the sheets for the printing day
problem at work there's a problem where work happens to be
there's a problem which is doing some work
propose: peasants protest the proposed plant peasants protest the proposition to build a factory
peasants protest the marital agreement with a botanical specimen
public sex scandal sex scandal which is public
scandal caused by sex in public
scandal caused by, not private but public, sex
public supported radio radio which is supported by the public
public doesn't support radio anymore
purchase order samples buy the order samples
the samples of purchase orders
a purchase order is sampling