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1. femur : ______ :: fibula : calf

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out of keeping with (something)
not following the rules of something
The late lunch was out of keeping with our policy of working until the afternoon before we ate lunch.
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  • Prepositions
    Jim = object
  • The teacher called Sarah and me.

    The teacher = subject

    Sarah = object me = object

    My and mine show possession. Use my before the word, and use mine after the word:
  • Paul is my friend.
  • Paul is a friend of mine.
  • Those are my glasses.
  • Those glasses are mine.

    The word myself is used in two cases:

    1. As a reflexive pronoun - when "I" is both the subject AND the object
  • I gave myself a haircut.

    (This means I cut MY own hair)

    I gave me a haircut.
  • I accidentally cut myself with the scissors.

    2. For emphasis - when you want to emphasize the "I"
  • I baked this cake myself!

    (I want to emphasize that I made it, and not another person)
  • I know John was at the party because I saw him there myself.

    (I saw John at the party with my own eyes)
  • Give me the letter - I'll deliver it myself.

    (I'll deliver the letter personally)

    Finally, the expression by myself means alone:
  • I went out to dinner by myself.

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