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I can feel it calling in the air tonight

Coronavirus zombies out in force – spread onto others as you would have spread onto yourself.

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The PM’s decision to back his chief aide’s lockdown trip to Durham has sparked fears that the government’s coronavirus message will be undermined.

truth the quality of being true: There would seem to be some truth in what she says. There is no truth in the reports of his resignation. You cannot question the truth of his alibi. And yet what he says contains at least a grain of (= a smallamount of) truth. Synonymstruthfulnessveracity formal verity formalOppositesfalsehood formal mendacity formal the truth B1 [ S ] the realfacts about a situation, event, or person: But was he telling the truth? I don’t suppose we’ll everknow the truth about what happened that day. To tell (you) the truth (= speakinghonestly) I’m happy he’s not coming. in truth formal used to show or emphasize that something is true: In truth we feared for her safety, although we didn’t let it be known. C2 [ C ] formal a fact or principle that is thought to be true by most people: It would seem to be a general truth that nothing is as straightforward as it at first seems. The entiresystem of belief is based on a few simpletruths. More examples

correct: You got three answers right and two wrong. I set the clock to the right time. “Is that Ms Kramer?” “Yes, that’s right.” Am I right in thinking (= is it true) that you will be at the conference? You’re right to be annoyed – you’ve been treated very badly. You must put matters right (= make the situationbetter) by telling the truth. Comparewrong adjective (NOT CORRECT) A1 If you are right about something or someone, you are correct in yourjudgment or statement about it, him, or her: You were right about Pete – he’s a realtroublemaker. More examples

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