1 (belong to) be the property of: the vehicle did not belong to him 2 (belong to) be a member of (a particular group or organization): he belonged to the local cricket clubThe GOP is already on their way to making this innocuous statement the new "you didn't build that." Don't let their ignorance create another distraction.
Tuesday, September 4, 2012
Mitt Romney Doesn't Know the Word 'Belong' Has Multiple Definitions
Mitt Romney is quickly latching onto this video clip from the first night of the Democratic National Convention that features a man saying "the government is the only thing we all belong to." As evidenced by the first two definitions of the word "belong" in the Oxford English Dictionary, the Romney campaign's faux outrage is seriously misplaced.