Beiträge des Monats "November 2016"

Diplomatic Idioms unmasked

Currently the world seems to be in crisis more than usual, and we can hear governments say sentences like „The United States is deeply concerned by the Turkish government’s detentions of opposition members of parliament„. But what does that mean?

What if instead of being deeply concerned the United States would be

a) gravely distressed

b) deeply disturbed

c) gravely alarmed