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worry

  
  ( worries    plural & 3rd person present)   ( worrying    present participle)   ( worried    past tense & past participle  )
1       verb   If you worry, you keep thinking about problems that you have or about unpleasant things that might happen.  
Don't worry, your luggage will come on afterwards by taxi...      V  
I worry about her constantly...      V about n/-ing  
They worry that extremists might gain control.      V that  
2       verb   If someone or something worries you, they make you anxious because you keep thinking about problems or unpleasant things that might be connected with them.  
I'm still in the early days of my recovery and that worries me...      V n  
`Why didn't you tell us?'—`I didn't want to worry you.'...      V n  
3       verb   If someone or something does not worry you, you do not dislike them or you are not annoyed by them.  
SPOKEN   oft with neg   (=bother)  
The cold doesn't worry me...      V n  
4       n-uncount   Worry is the state or feeling of anxiety and unhappiness caused by the problems that you have or by thinking about unpleasant things that might happen.  
His last years were overshadowed by financial worry.     
5       n-count   A worry is a problem that you keep thinking about and that makes you unhappy.  
My main worry was that Madeleine Johnson would still be there..., His wife Cheryl said she had no worries about his health.     
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exp.
expression used when referring to something that is unlikely to happen soon (not in the time interval that one can resist holding his breath)
E.g.: "Will the economy recover any soon?" - "Don't hold your breath."
adj.
relative to people who are attached but don't want to be too intimate with someone on whom they are dependent
psychology
exp.
I have no idea; I don't have a clue
[Informal] E.g.: Why was she upset? - Beats me!
exp.
consider that two parties don't owe anything to each other
n.
means a liquid is not clear: this tea's got bits in it, I don't like yogurt with bits in it
assez proche de l'idée de 'il y a à boire et à manger'
adj.
term used for describing the lifestyle of married or unmarried long-term couples who don't live under the same roof
[Psych.] acronym: LAT. e.g LAT couples, LAT relationships
exp.
if you can't be arsed to do something, you can't be bothered to do it (you are too lazy to do it)
colloquial, British, very common
exp.
to be likely to do something
banks set to miss lending targets
exp.
I can't understand it, I can't believe it, I can't accept it
exp.
be stupid
expression used when someone becomes irritating
v.
be exactly right
[Fam.] Ex.: Her guess was right on the money.
exp.
drinking out of a can or a bottle without touching it with the lips, by pouring the content from distance
v.
leave without paying (in a restaurant for example)
[Slang] aka: dine and dash
n.
faire beaucoup de bien
it did not do us much good -> cela ne nous a pas fait beaucoup de bien ; cela ne nous a rien rapporté de bon
exp.
be in a good shape
exp.
not to be able to act like a man, be a pussy
slang
exp.
to be unable to think for oneself
used in a condescending way
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