Reply Sat 6 Sep, 2008 08:58 pm
Lang had different loyalties"it was her job to shepherd the Americans through the preliminary round. And the United States drew closer to a {berth} in the quarterfinals with a five-set victory.
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Reply Sat 6 Sep, 2008 09:05 pm
You hit the nail on the head, Fansy.
Reply Sun 7 Sep, 2008 03:11 pm
A berth, literally, is a section of a dock or harbour where a ship may tie up. Figuratively, to be in a berth is to have safely, securely or definitively arrived somewhere.
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