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kiss

  
  ( kisses    plural & 3rd person present)   ( kissing    present participle)   ( kissed    past tense & past participle  )
1       v-recip   If you kiss someone, you touch them with your lips to show affection or sexual desire, or to greet them or say goodbye.  
She leaned up and kissed him on the cheek...      NON-RECIP: V n  
Her parents kissed her goodbye as she set off from their home...      V n n  
They kissed for almost half a minute...      RECIP: pl-n V  
We kissed goodbye.      pl-n V n  
      Kiss is also a noun., n-count  
I put my arms around her and gave her a kiss...     
2       verb   If you say that something kisses another thing, you mean that it touches that thing very gently.  
The wheels of the aircraft kissed the runway.      V n  
3    If you blow someone a kiss or blow a kiss, you touch the palm of your hand lightly with your lips, and then blow across your hand towards the person, in order to show them your affection.  
blow someone a kiss      phrase   V inflects  
Maria blew him a kiss...     
4    If you say that you kiss something goodbye or kiss goodbye to something, you accept the fact that you are going to lose it, although you do not want to.  
INFORMAL  
kiss something goodbye             phrase   V inflects  
I felt sure I'd have to kiss my dancing career goodbye.     
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kiss     ( kisses    plural & 3rd person present)   ( kissing    present participle)   ( kissed    past tense & past participle  )
1       v-recip   If you kiss someone, you touch them with your lips to show affection or sexual desire, or to greet them or say goodbye.  
She leaned up and kissed him on the cheek...      NON-RECIP: V n  
Her parents kissed her goodbye as she set off from their home...      V n n  
They kissed for almost half a minute...      RECIP: pl-n V  
We kissed goodbye.      pl-n V n  
      Kiss is also a noun., n-count  
I put my arms around her and gave her a kiss...     
2       verb   If you say that something kisses another thing, you mean that it touches that thing very gently.  
The wheels of the aircraft kissed the runway.      V n  
3    If you blow someone a kiss or blow a kiss, you touch the palm of your hand lightly with your lips, and then blow across your hand towards the person, in order to show them your affection.  
blow someone a kiss      phrase   V inflects  
Maria blew him a kiss...     
4    If you say that you kiss something goodbye or kiss goodbye to something, you accept the fact that you are going to lose it, although you do not want to.  
INFORMAL  
kiss something goodbye      phrase   V inflects  
I felt sure I'd have to kiss my dancing career goodbye.     


kiss-and-tell     
If someone who has had a love affair with a famous person tells the story of that affair in public, for example in a newspaper or book, you can refer to this as a kiss-and-tell story.      adj   ADJ n  
...intimate photographs and kiss-and-tell revelations.     
kiss of death     
If you say that a particular event is thekiss of deathfor something, you mean that it is certain to make them fail or be a disaster.      n-sing   usu the N, oft N for/to n  
Trying to please an audience is the kiss of death for an artist.     
kiss of life     
If you give someone who has stopped breathing the kiss of life, you put your mouth onto their mouth and breathe into their lungs to make them start breathing again.  
  (BRIT)      n-sing   the N  
Julia was given the kiss of life but she could not be revived.     
in AM, use mouth-to-mouth resuscitation     

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kiss

  

      vb  
1    buss     (archaic)   canoodle     (slang)   greet, neck     (informal)   osculate, peck     (informal)   salute, smooch     (informal)  
2    brush, caress, glance, graze, scrape, touch  
      n  
3    buss     (archaic)   osculation, peck     (informal)   smacker     (slang)  

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exp.
caressing someone by touching his/her skin with the eyelashes
exp.
worry about something; be concerned about smth. (to the point of not being able to fall asleep)
exp.
to be likely to do something
banks set to miss lending targets
v.
change something into something better
Jesus can fanute water into wine.
v.
to feed something incorrectly
v.
not to include something
I want to try a diet that excludes dairy products.
n.
something excellent, impressive
E.g.: The concert was a real doozy.
n.
something easy to get
n.
something that improves morale
id.
put a stop to something
exp.
something is easy to do
v.
continue to have something; keep something
v.
make something succeed strongly and rapidly
v.
the action of expanding, broaden something
exp.
go crazy about something, get enthusiastic
v.
say publicly that something should be done
I never advocate my opinion because I am shy to speak in front of many people.
n.
the greater number or part of something
"the majority of" can only refer to a number of things or people. When talking about an amount, "most of" should be used. Ex.: Most of (not the majority of) the harvest was saved.
v.
to try to judge something without calculating
Sentence: I always try estimating how much I will spend before going shopping.
exp.
stop talking; refrain from saying something
informal
n.
an acquaintance or relative close enough to greet by giving a kiss
n.
the most important or central part of something
[US] The core of the book focuses on the period between 1660 and 1857.
exp.
polite expression offering to do something for someone
exp.
little or no possibility of something to happen
exp.
go for something, take one's chances
id.
make a lot of efforts to understand something
exp.
expression used to designate something that happens very rarely
exp.
expression used to indicate that something happens very quickly
exp.
spend time and energy doing something that is pointless
expression arisen in the 15th century when Newcastle (England) was a major exporter of coal
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