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margaretbiddle

19th January 2013, 19:50
6 across: 'I faint without love, in a manner of speaking' (5).
Have only got 'i _ _ _ _' - oh dear!
Would appreciate hints! Thanks.
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andyc

19th January 2013, 19:52
idiom
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andyc

19th January 2013, 20:12
Sorry just read hints....not very good at that.
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margaretbiddle

19th January 2013, 20:12
Ah ha. Thank you!
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margaretbiddle

19th January 2013, 20:15
Thank you anyway! Still perplexed by the parsing....
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mamya

19th January 2013, 20:17
I dim + O
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andyc

19th January 2013, 20:18
'I faint without love, in a manner of speaking'

I + dim (faint) (without outside) love = o

idiom a manner of speaking

hope that explains it.
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margaretbiddle

19th January 2013, 20:27
It does indeed. Maybe I faint without a backward mum.....(1,2,3).
Thank you, all!
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