Something a little different for today’s installment: an idiom.
1. a city in West Midlands, in central England: heavily bombed 1940; cathedral. 337,000.
2. a town in central Rhode Island. 27,065.
3. send to Coventry, to refuse to associate with; openly and pointedly ignore: His friends sent him to Coventry after he was court-martialed.
Wordsmith Wednesdays made-up example snippet:
Meredith walked straight past her brother and out the door to where their mother was waiting. She could feel her mother’s disappointed gaze and crossed her arms. “What?” she said.
“I know you think Andrew did you some great wrong, but he didn’t have much choice. He’s apologized—there’s no need to send him to Coventry.”
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