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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DARN

"Ah, don't you try to seem too darn' innocent," Roland snarled.

Well,” said Richards, with a mouthful of it, “I call it darn good.

"Darn it all, I like to be friendly with my friends," he bluntly persisted.

“You can put up your darn gun, inspector,” came the startling response.

If she wanted so darn much to keep him why didn't she take him then?

So then Fluffy went for a walk with the other dolls, but I had to darn a hole in my stocking.

Mrs. Posset is teaching me to darn, and it is my duty, but I don't like my duty.

I wouldn't give a darn for a schooner load of 'em when 'twas fair weather.

And I think it's a darn shame, if you want to know what I think.

This feller's got what ailed the parrot—he talks too darn much.

WORD ORIGIN

"to mend" c.1600, perhaps from Middle French darner "mend," from darne "piece," from Breton darn "piece, fragment, part." Alternative etymology is from obsolete dern (see dern). Related: Darned; darning.

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