Cancel Report This Post

Please fill out the form below with your name, e-mail address and the reason(s) you wish to report this post.

 

Crossword Help Forum
Forum Rules

peg y don

4th October 2012, 17:18
Just finished but need clarification on 26 across

Operating base for people generally.

Ive put ONE which im sure is correct but why?
1 of 7  -   Report This Post

jazzgirl

4th October 2012, 17:36
ONE is the operating base (as in "back to square one)
People in general can also be expressed as One
2 of 7  -   Report This Post

peg y don

4th October 2012, 17:36
thank you
3 of 7  -   Report This Post

chrise

4th October 2012, 17:37
Is one in "as one might say"? - the impersonal first person singular (shame there isn't an easy similar construction for the third person singular - "he/she" is clumsy and "they" is plural!)
4 of 7  -   Report This Post

rossim

4th October 2012, 17:41
It's hard to explain but ONE does find it very difficult (talking about people in general.)
5 of 7  -   Report This Post

jazzgirl

4th October 2012, 17:43
One has to agree with both of you :0)
6 of 7  -   Report This Post

bernie

4th October 2012, 17:53
A pity it wasn't "one" thread from Shelley one!
7 of 7  -   Report This Post