Sunday, October 20, 2019

Understanding the Gist of the Matter

Understanding the Gist of the Matter Understanding the Gist of the Matter Understanding the Gist of the Matter By Maeve Maddox Ive begun to notice the misuse of just for gist in the expression gist of the matter. Admittedly, many of the occurrences appear in informal comments at the end of blogs and articles, but Ive also found examples in formal pieces written by writers who should know better. I think I got the just of the matter. Though I also suspect that I missed a few points†¦ The just of the matter is that it isnt Christ that fell short, when you mess up, it is you. I think that [it] is very hard to please men†¦The just of the matter is, either they like you or they dont. The just of the matter is, whenever you hear something about biofuels and biorefining, keep an open mind and never assume that what you’ve heard about it in the past applies now. gist    1. Law. The real ground or point (of an action, indictment, etc.). 2. The substance or pith of a matter, the essence or main part. The noun gist in the gist of the matter, derives from Anglo-French legal phrases that included the word gist in the sense of the verb lies.; for example, cest action gist, literally, this action lies, from French gà ©sir, to lie, from Latin jacet, it lies. The meaning of this action lies was this case is sustainable by law. Other ways to say the gist of the matter are: the heart of the matter the most essential thing to know or remember the main point Here are some examples of the correct use of gist on the web: Sometimes we crunch data and painstakingly calculate choices and positions, and sometimes we rapidly and automatically seize on the essence, the simple value, the gist of the matter. The gist of the matter can be found on Lisa’s post, as well as a rather lengthy discussion Microcontent: Sometimes You Just Need the Gist We now come to the gist of the matter. That, in our opinion, is what the real gist of Lenins thesis on the identity†¦of dialectics†¦[is]. I found a business podcast called The Gist of the Matter. Theres also a web application called Gist. It analyzes email and summarizes the content based on perceived importance sorted by time, people, attachments, communication frequency, or companies. Want to improve your English in five minutes a day? Get a subscription and start receiving our writing tips and exercises daily! Keep learning! Browse the Misused Words category, check our popular posts, or choose a related post below:Passed vs PastEmail Etiquette75 Synonyms for â€Å"Hard†

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