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shame  

  ( shames    3rd person present)   ( shaming    present participle)   ( shamed    past tense & past participle  )
1       n-uncount   Shame is an uncomfortable feeling that you get when you have done something wrong or embarrassing, or when someone close to you has.  
She felt a deep sense of shame..., I was, to my shame, a coward.     
2       n-uncount   If someone brings shameon you, they make other people lose their respect for you.   (=disgrace)  
I don't want to bring shame on the family name...     
3       verb   If something shames you, it causes you to feel shame.  
Her son's affair had humiliated and shamed her.      V n  
4       verb   If you shame someone into doing something, you force them to do it by making them feel ashamed not to.  
He would not let neighbours shame him into silence...      V n into/out of n/-ing  
5       n-sing   If you say that something is ashame, you are expressing your regret about it and indicating that you wish it had happened differently.  
a N, oft it v-link N that     (feelings)    It's a crying shame that police have to put up with these mindless attacks...     
6       convention   You can use shame in expressions such as shame on you and shame on him to indicate that someone ought to feel shame for something they have said or done.,   (feelings)    He tried to deny it. Shame on him!     
7    If someone puts you to shame, they make you feel ashamed because they do something much better than you do.  
put sb to shame      phrase   V inflects  
His playing really put me to shame.     
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exp.
love you loads
"je t'aime beaucoup" in French
exp.
what about you
Slang; written abbreviation
exp.
go away idiot, fool ; leave me alone idiot, fool ; fuck you idiot, fool ; fuck off idiot, fool.
[Slang];[Vulg.]
o.
talk to you later
exp.
you only live once
[Fam.] acronym
n.
person that you date
exp.
it's said when someone has done things in the wrong order
adj.
done because you want to
[US] i did the proyect voluntary to improve my grade
adj.
the decision is yours
id.
expression used to show full agreement on smth.
o.
Shortening of Talk To You Soon
n.
is a sarcastic phrase, actualy point's out someone's pessimism
exp.
vous ne m'en voudrez pas si je vous demande pourquoi ?
do you mind my asking why you are so late? = vous ne m'en voudrez pas / puis-je vous demander pourquoi vous êtes si en retard ?
id.
the carrot is more effective than the stick
exp.
The actual say is: "You can catch more flies with honey than with vinegar" This means that it is easier to persuade people if you use polite arguments and flattery than if you are confrontational.
n.
at what times you climb for class today
[UK]
exp.
t'as pas compris, tu veux que je te fasses un dessin?
what part of "you can't come with us" don't you understand? what part of "NO" don't you understand?
id.
def.: if you are too confident about yourself, something bad will happen to show you that you are not as good as you think you are
id.
At a point where you know you have to make a decision that not only effects your life, not only the life of the objects you love but the ones that you consider as well. More than one crux will certainly cause an individual to have a dilemma or two.
n.
attractive woman that you marry to show your success
exp.
something used to make someone do what you want
We can use the money as a bargaining chip in the negotiations.
exp.
your best clothes that you wear on special occasions
exp.
when you are happy, people will want to be around you and share your happiness, but when you are sad, people will avoid you.
exp.
You say 'top that!' when you have achieved something and you want to challenge other people to do better
I know four celebrities - top that!
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.
expression used for pointing out that, if you love someone, you accept also things and people dear to the person you love

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