"his parting shot was `drop dead'"
"she threw shafts of sarcasm"
"she takes a dig at me every chance she gets"
"The two stories don't agree in many details"
"The handwriting checks with the signature on the check"
"The suspect's fingerprints don't match those on the gun"
"The crowd jeered at the speaker"
Almost all Herzen's gibes and insults are directed against the hated Germans.
出自： Isaiah Berlin
The 'mother's darling' gibe had come too late.
出自： A. Burgess
Nothing serious ensued. Name-calling, a few flung stones, threats and gibes.
出自： Joanne Harris