A) ultimately, what really matters is, fundamentally, at all
Example> Then I looked more closely and by gum , found a rainbow lurking in the mist ahead.
Example> But what he was really good at was machines. By gum, he could make them go! He loved anything mechanical, did Walter.
Example> If he were elected , by gum , things would be different
B) in general
Example> When we produce reporters who purport to be devoted to balance and impartiality , by gum , they deliver just that.
"By love, by gum"
"Eat bone by gum"
All examples are not artificial but real life usage from corpus of English (Corpus Of Contempory American English)
by gum, you'd figure it out, by yourself
November 09, 2012
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