... the wide category of protective magic, one local tradition stands out as unique, namely the so-called Babylonian demon bowls. These inscribed earthenware vessels were found...
... in such straits that South Africa had to be bowled out for under a hundred. (英國報紙) 令人驚訝的是，"in dire straits"...
"Place all the clams in a bowl and fill it with cool tap water. Adding asalt, cornmeal, or black pepper to the water...