Student or Learner
Would you be kind enough to tell me whether Iím right with my interpretation of the expressions in bold in the following sentences?
"My dear fellow," replied Danglars, "you are three parts drunk; finish the bottle, and you will be completely so.
you are three part drunk = you are as drunk as a fish = you are blind drunk
As Dr. McMillen says, he knew that a forgiving spirit would save us from "ulcerative colitis, toxic goiters, high blood pressure, and scores of other diseases"6 which would include ulcers, asthma, arthritis, and heart ailments.
scores = large numbers
John wrote, "But Jesus didn't trust them, for he knew mankind to the core. No one needed to tell him how changeable human nature is!"
to the core = to the marrow of o.ís bones = to the backbone, entirely, completely
Thank you for your efforts.