若不是有英文were it not for
- 若: 若Ⅰ動詞（如; 好象） like; seem; as if Ⅱ連詞[書面語] （如果） if Ⅲ代詞[書面語] （你） you Ⅳ名詞（姓氏） a surname
- 不: 名詞[書面語] （剁物所用的木墩） a block of wood
- 是: Ⅰ形容詞1 （對; 正確） correct; right 2 [書面語] （真實的） true Ⅱ代詞1 [書面語] （這; 這個） this...
- 有: 有副詞[書面語] （表示整數之外再加零數）: 30 有 5 thirty-five; 10 有 5年 fifteen years
[ asv ] wherefore i make known unto you, that no man speaking in the spirit of god saith, jesus is anathema ; and no man can say, jesus is lord, but in the holy spirit
Was, he was bound to admit, an exceedingly plucky deed which he could not too highly praise, so that frankly he was utterly at a loss to fathom what earthly reason could be at the back of it except he put it down to sheer cussedness or jealousy, pure and simple
Since there was nothing to be said, and neither was willing to give the other grounds for asserting that he was the first to withdraw from under fire, they might have remained a long while standing there, mutually testing each others pluck, if there had not at that moment been heard in the copse, almost behind them, the snap of musketry and a confused shout of voices
Arnold's snippet of information, however dry, might have fed her pride if she had not felt temporarily quenched.
Those revenue could be substantially higher, says the reporter, were it not for the global phenomenon of copyright theft. illegal downloads and pirated dvds cost the industry billions. a matter that is sure to be addressed in future conferences