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do

  
[1]     (unstressed)  
      vb   , does, doing, did, done  
1    to perform or complete (a deed or action)  
to do a portrait, the work is done     
2    often intr; foll by: for   to serve the needs of; be suitable for (a person, situation, etc.); suffice  
there isn't much food, but it'll do for the two of us     
3    tr   to arrange or fix  
you should do the garden now     
4    tr   to prepare or provide; serve  
this restaurant doesn't do lunch on Sundays     
5    tr   to make tidy, elegant, ready, etc., as by arranging or adorning  
to do one's hair     
6    tr   to improve (esp. in the phrase do something to or for)  
7    tr   to find an answer to (a problem or puzzle)  
8    tr   to translate or adapt the form or language of  
the book was done into a play     
9    intr   to conduct oneself  
do as you please     
10    intr   to fare or manage  
how are you doing these days?     
11    tr   to cause or produce  
complaints do nothing to help     
12    tr   to give or render  
your portrait doesn't do you justice, do me a favour     
13    tr   to work at, esp. as a course of study or a profession  
he is doing chemistry, what do you do for a living?     
14    tr   to perform (a play, etc.); act  
they are doing ``Hamlet'' next week     
15    tr   to travel at a specified speed, esp. as a maximum  
this car will do 120 mph     
16    tr   to travel or traverse (a distance)  
we did 15 miles on our walk     
17    takes an infinitive without: to   used as an auxiliary before the subject of an interrogative sentence as a way of forming a question  
do you agree?, when did John go out?     
18    takes an infinitive without: to   used as an auxiliary to intensify positive statements and commands  
I do like your new house, do hurry!     
19    takes an infinitive without: to   used as an auxiliary before a negative adverb to form negative statements or commands  
he does not like cheese, do not leave me here alone!     
20    takes an infinitive without: to   used as an auxiliary in inverted constructions  
little did he realize that, only rarely does he come in before ten o'clock     
21    used as an auxiliary to replace an earlier verb or verb phrase to avoid repetition  
he likes you as much as I do     
22    tr  
Informal   to visit or explore as a sightseer or tourist  
to do Westminster Abbey     
23    tr   to wear out; exhaust  
24    intr   to happen (esp. in the phrase nothing doing)  
25    tr  
Slang   to serve (a period of time) as a prison sentence  
he's doing three years for burglary, he's doing time     
26    tr  
Informal   to cheat or swindle  
27    tr  
Slang   to rob  
they did three shops last night     
28    tr  
Slang  
a    to arrest  
b    to convict of a crime  
29    tr     (Austral)  
informal   to lose or spend (money) completely  
30    tr  
Slang     (chiefly Brit)   to treat violently; assault  
31    tr  
Slang   to take or use (a drug)  
32    tr  
Taboo slang   (of a male) to have sexual intercourse with  
33    do (a)  
Informal   act like; imitate  
he's a good mimic <emdash> he can do all his friends well     
34    do or die   to make a final or supreme effort  
35    how do you do?   a conventional formula when being introduced  
36    make do   to manage with whatever is available  
      n   pl   , dos, do's  
37    Slang   an act or instance of cheating or swindling  
38    Informal     (chiefly Brit. and N.Z.)   a formal or festive gathering; party  
39    do's and don'ts  
Informal   those things that should or should not be done; rules,   (See also)        do away with       do by       do down       do for       do in       done       do out       do over       do up       do with       do without  
     (Old English don; related to Old Frisian duan, Old High German tuon, Latin abdere to put away, Greek tithenai to place; see deed, doom)  
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do   [2]  
      n   pl   , dos      a variant spelling of       doh  

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ditto  
      n   pl   , -tos  
1    the aforementioned; the above; the same. Used in accounts, lists, etc., to avoid repetition and symbolized by two small marks (,,) known as ditto marks, placed under the thing repeated,   (Abbrev.)    do         
2    Informal  
a    a duplicate  
b    (as modifier)  
a ditto copy     
      adv  
3    in the same way  
4   
      sentence substitute  
Informal   used to avoid repeating or to confirm agreement with an immediately preceding sentence  
      vb   , -tos, -toing, -toed  
5    tr   to copy; repeat  
     (C17: from Italian (Tuscan dialect), variant of detto said, from dicere to say, from Latin)  


Angra do Heroísmo     (Portuguese)  
      n   a port in the Azores, on Terceira Island. Pop.: 11670 (1991)  
derring-do  
      n  
Archaic or literary   a daring spirit or deed; boldness or bold action  
     (C16: from Middle English durring don daring to do, from durren to dare + don to do)  
do   [1]     (unstressed)  
      vb   , does, doing, did, done  
1    to perform or complete (a deed or action)  
to do a portrait, the work is done     
2    often intr; foll by: for   to serve the needs of; be suitable for (a person, situation, etc.); suffice  
there isn't much food, but it'll do for the two of us     
3    tr   to arrange or fix  
you should do the garden now     
4    tr   to prepare or provide; serve  
this restaurant doesn't do lunch on Sundays     
5    tr   to make tidy, elegant, ready, etc., as by arranging or adorning  
to do one's hair     
6    tr   to improve (esp. in the phrase do something to or for)  
7    tr   to find an answer to (a problem or puzzle)  
8    tr   to translate or adapt the form or language of  
the book was done into a play     
9    intr   to conduct oneself  
do as you please     
10    intr   to fare or manage  
how are you doing these days?     
11    tr   to cause or produce  
complaints do nothing to help     
12    tr   to give or render  
your portrait doesn't do you justice, do me a favour     
13    tr   to work at, esp. as a course of study or a profession  
he is doing chemistry, what do you do for a living?     
14    tr   to perform (a play, etc.); act  
they are doing ``Hamlet'' next week     
15    tr   to travel at a specified speed, esp. as a maximum  
this car will do 120 mph     
16    tr   to travel or traverse (a distance)  
we did 15 miles on our walk     
17    takes an infinitive without: to   used as an auxiliary before the subject of an interrogative sentence as a way of forming a question  
do you agree?, when did John go out?     
18    takes an infinitive without: to   used as an auxiliary to intensify positive statements and commands  
I do like your new house, do hurry!     
19    takes an infinitive without: to   used as an auxiliary before a negative adverb to form negative statements or commands  
he does not like cheese, do not leave me here alone!     
20    takes an infinitive without: to   used as an auxiliary in inverted constructions  
little did he realize that, only rarely does he come in before ten o'clock     
21    used as an auxiliary to replace an earlier verb or verb phrase to avoid repetition  
he likes you as much as I do     
22    tr  
Informal   to visit or explore as a sightseer or tourist  
to do Westminster Abbey     
23    tr   to wear out; exhaust  
24    intr   to happen (esp. in the phrase nothing doing)  
25    tr  
Slang   to serve (a period of time) as a prison sentence  
he's doing three years for burglary, he's doing time     
26    tr  
Informal   to cheat or swindle  
27    tr  
Slang   to rob  
they did three shops last night     
28    tr  
Slang  
a    to arrest  
b    to convict of a crime  
29    tr     (Austral)  
informal   to lose or spend (money) completely  
30    tr  
Slang     (chiefly Brit)   to treat violently; assault  
31    tr  
Slang   to take or use (a drug)  
32    tr  
Taboo slang   (of a male) to have sexual intercourse with  
33    do (a)  
Informal   act like; imitate  
he's a good mimic <emdash> he can do all his friends well     
34    do or die   to make a final or supreme effort  
35    how do you do?   a conventional formula when being introduced  
36    make do   to manage with whatever is available  
      n   pl   , dos, do's  
37    Slang   an act or instance of cheating or swindling  
38    Informal     (chiefly Brit. and N.Z.)   a formal or festive gathering; party  
39    do's and don'ts  
Informal   those things that should or should not be done; rules,   (See also)        do away with       do by       do down       do for       do in       done       do out       do over       do up       do with       do without  
     (Old English don; related to Old Frisian duan, Old High German tuon, Latin abdere to put away, Greek tithenai to place; see deed, doom)  
do   [2]  
      n   pl   , dos      a variant spelling of       doh  
DO  
      abbrev. for  
1    Doctor of Optometry  
2    Doctor of Osteopathy  
do.  
      abbrev. for   ditto  
do away with  
      vb   intr, adv + prep  
1    to kill or destroy  
2    to discard or abolish  
do by  
      vb   intr, prep   to treat in the manner specified  
employers do well by hard working employees     
do down  
      vb   tr, adv  
1    to belittle or humiliate  
2    to deceive or cheat  
do for  
      vb   prep  
Informal  
1    tr   to convict of a crime or offence  
they did him for manslaughter     
2    intr   to cause the ruin, death, or defeat of  
the last punch did for him     
3    intr   to do housework for  
4    do well for oneself   to thrive or succeed  
do-gooder  
      n  
Informal, usually disparaging   a well-intentioned person, esp. a naive or impractical one  
  do-goodery      n  
  do-gooding      n, adj  
do in  
      vb   tr, adv  
Slang  
1    to murder or kill  
2    to exhaust  
do-it-yourself  
      n  
a    the hobby or process of constructing and repairing things oneself  
b    (as modifier)  
a do-it-yourself kit     
do-or-die  
      adj   prenominal   of or involving a determined and sometimes reckless effort to succeed  
do out  
      vb   tr, adv  
Informal  
1    to make tidy or clean; redecorate  
2    foll by: of   to deprive (a person) of by swindling or cheating  
do over  
      vb   tr, adv  
1    Informal   to renovate or redecorate  
2      (Brit., Austral., and N.Z.)  
slang   to beat up; thrash  
do-si-do  
      n  
1    a square-dance figure in which dancers pass each other with right shoulders close or touching and circle back to back  
      sentence substitute  
2    a call instructing dancers to perform such a figure,   (Also)    dos-à-dos  
     (C20: from dos-à-dos)  
do up  
      vb   adv; mainly tr  
1    to wrap and make into a bundle  
to do up a parcel     
2    to cause the downfall of (a person)  
3    to beautify or adorn  
4    also intr   to fasten or be fastened  
this skirt does up at the back     
5    Informal   to renovate or redecorate  
6    Slang   to assault  
do with  
      vb  
1    could or can do with   to find useful; benefit from  
she could do with a night's sleep     
2    have to do with   to be involved in or connected with  
his illness has a lot to do with his failing the exam     
3    to do with   concerning; related to  
4    what...do with  
a    to put or place  
what did you do with my coat?     
b    to handle or treat  
what are we going to do with these hooligans?     
c    to fill one's time usefully  
she didn't know what to do with herself when term ended     
do without  
      vb   intr  
1    to forgo; manage without  
I can't do without cigarettes     
2    prep   not to require (uncalled-for comments or advice)  
we can do without your criticisms thank you     
how do you do  
      sentence substitute  
1      (Also)    how do?, how dye do?   a formal greeting said by people who are being introduced to each other or are meeting for the first time  
      n  
  how-do-you-do  
2    Informal   a difficult situation  
Mato Grosso do Sul  
      n   a state of W central Brazil: formed in 1979 from part of Mato Grosso state. Capital: Campo Grande. Pop.: 1912800 (1995 est.). Area: 350548 sq. km (135318 sq. miles)  
ne'er-do-well  
      n  
1    an improvident, irresponsible, or lazy person  
      adj  
2    useless; worthless  
your ne'er-do-well schemes            
Rio Grande do Norte     (Portuguese)  
      n   a state of NE Brazil, on the Atlantic: much of it is semiarid plateau. Capital: Natal. Pop.: 2582300 (1995 est.). Area: 53014 sq. km (20469 sq. miles)  
Rio Grande do Sul     (Portuguese)  
      n   a state of S Brazil, on the Atlantic. Capital: Pôrto Alegre. Pop.: 9578600 (1995 est.). Area: 282183 sq. km (108951 sq. miles)  
tae kwon do  
      n   a Korean martial art that resembles karate  
     (C20: Korean tae kick + kwon fist + do way, method)  
to-do  
      n   pl   , -dos   a commotion, fuss, or quarrel  
well-to-do  
      adj   moderately wealthy  

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DO  
      abbrev. for  
1    Doctor of Optometry  
2    Doctor of Osteopathy  


Angra do Heroísmo     (Portuguese)  
      n   a port in the Azores, on Terceira Island. Pop.: 11670 (1991)  
derring-do  
      n  
Archaic or literary   a daring spirit or deed; boldness or bold action  
     (C16: from Middle English durring don daring to do, from durren to dare + don to do)  
do   [1]     (unstressed)  
      vb   , does, doing, did, done  
1    to perform or complete (a deed or action)  
to do a portrait, the work is done     
2    often intr; foll by: for   to serve the needs of; be suitable for (a person, situation, etc.); suffice  
there isn't much food, but it'll do for the two of us     
3    tr   to arrange or fix  
you should do the garden now     
4    tr   to prepare or provide; serve  
this restaurant doesn't do lunch on Sundays     
5    tr   to make tidy, elegant, ready, etc., as by arranging or adorning  
to do one's hair     
6    tr   to improve (esp. in the phrase do something to or for)  
7    tr   to find an answer to (a problem or puzzle)  
8    tr   to translate or adapt the form or language of  
the book was done into a play     
9    intr   to conduct oneself  
do as you please     
10    intr   to fare or manage  
how are you doing these days?     
11    tr   to cause or produce  
complaints do nothing to help     
12    tr   to give or render  
your portrait doesn't do you justice, do me a favour     
13    tr   to work at, esp. as a course of study or a profession  
he is doing chemistry, what do you do for a living?     
14    tr   to perform (a play, etc.); act  
they are doing ``Hamlet'' next week     
15    tr   to travel at a specified speed, esp. as a maximum  
this car will do 120 mph     
16    tr   to travel or traverse (a distance)  
we did 15 miles on our walk     
17    takes an infinitive without: to   used as an auxiliary before the subject of an interrogative sentence as a way of forming a question  
do you agree?, when did John go out?     
18    takes an infinitive without: to   used as an auxiliary to intensify positive statements and commands  
I do like your new house, do hurry!     
19    takes an infinitive without: to   used as an auxiliary before a negative adverb to form negative statements or commands  
he does not like cheese, do not leave me here alone!     
20    takes an infinitive without: to   used as an auxiliary in inverted constructions  
little did he realize that, only rarely does he come in before ten o'clock     
21    used as an auxiliary to replace an earlier verb or verb phrase to avoid repetition  
he likes you as much as I do     
22    tr  
Informal   to visit or explore as a sightseer or tourist  
to do Westminster Abbey     
23    tr   to wear out; exhaust  
24    intr   to happen (esp. in the phrase nothing doing)  
25    tr  
Slang   to serve (a period of time) as a prison sentence  
he's doing three years for burglary, he's doing time     
26    tr  
Informal   to cheat or swindle  
27    tr  
Slang   to rob  
they did three shops last night     
28    tr  
Slang  
a    to arrest  
b    to convict of a crime  
29    tr     (Austral)  
informal   to lose or spend (money) completely  
30    tr  
Slang     (chiefly Brit)   to treat violently; assault  
31    tr  
Slang   to take or use (a drug)  
32    tr  
Taboo slang   (of a male) to have sexual intercourse with  
33    do (a)  
Informal   act like; imitate  
he's a good mimic <emdash> he can do all his friends well     
34    do or die   to make a final or supreme effort  
35    how do you do?   a conventional formula when being introduced  
36    make do   to manage with whatever is available  
      n   pl   , dos, do's  
37    Slang   an act or instance of cheating or swindling  
38    Informal     (chiefly Brit. and N.Z.)   a formal or festive gathering; party  
39    do's and don'ts  
Informal   those things that should or should not be done; rules,   (See also)        do away with       do by       do down       do for       do in       done       do out       do over       do up       do with       do without  
     (Old English don; related to Old Frisian duan, Old High German tuon, Latin abdere to put away, Greek tithenai to place; see deed, doom)  
do   [2]  
      n   pl   , dos      a variant spelling of       doh  
do.  
      abbrev. for   ditto  
do away with  
      vb   intr, adv + prep  
1    to kill or destroy  
2    to discard or abolish  
do by  
      vb   intr, prep   to treat in the manner specified  
employers do well by hard working employees     
do down  
      vb   tr, adv  
1    to belittle or humiliate  
2    to deceive or cheat  
do for  
      vb   prep  
Informal  
1    tr   to convict of a crime or offence  
they did him for manslaughter     
2    intr   to cause the ruin, death, or defeat of  
the last punch did for him     
3    intr   to do housework for  
4    do well for oneself   to thrive or succeed  
do-gooder  
      n  
Informal, usually disparaging   a well-intentioned person, esp. a naive or impractical one  
  do-goodery      n  
  do-gooding      n, adj  
do in  
      vb   tr, adv  
Slang  
1    to murder or kill  
2    to exhaust  
do-it-yourself  
      n  
a    the hobby or process of constructing and repairing things oneself  
b    (as modifier)  
a do-it-yourself kit     
do-or-die  
      adj   prenominal   of or involving a determined and sometimes reckless effort to succeed  
do out  
      vb   tr, adv  
Informal  
1    to make tidy or clean; redecorate  
2    foll by: of   to deprive (a person) of by swindling or cheating  
do over  
      vb   tr, adv  
1    Informal   to renovate or redecorate  
2      (Brit., Austral., and N.Z.)  
slang   to beat up; thrash  
do-si-do  
      n  
1    a square-dance figure in which dancers pass each other with right shoulders close or touching and circle back to back  
      sentence substitute  
2    a call instructing dancers to perform such a figure,   (Also)    dos-à-dos  
     (C20: from dos-à-dos)  
do up  
      vb   adv; mainly tr  
1    to wrap and make into a bundle  
to do up a parcel     
2    to cause the downfall of (a person)  
3    to beautify or adorn  
4    also intr   to fasten or be fastened  
this skirt does up at the back     
5    Informal   to renovate or redecorate  
6    Slang   to assault  
do with  
      vb  
1    could or can do with   to find useful; benefit from  
she could do with a night's sleep     
2    have to do with   to be involved in or connected with  
his illness has a lot to do with his failing the exam     
3    to do with   concerning; related to  
4    what...do with  
a    to put or place  
what did you do with my coat?     
b    to handle or treat  
what are we going to do with these hooligans?     
c    to fill one's time usefully  
she didn't know what to do with herself when term ended     
do without  
      vb   intr  
1    to forgo; manage without  
I can't do without cigarettes     
2    prep   not to require (uncalled-for comments or advice)  
we can do without your criticisms thank you     
how do you do  
      sentence substitute  
1      (Also)    how do?, how dye do?   a formal greeting said by people who are being introduced to each other or are meeting for the first time  
      n  
  how-do-you-do  
2    Informal   a difficult situation  
Mato Grosso do Sul  
      n   a state of W central Brazil: formed in 1979 from part of Mato Grosso state. Capital: Campo Grande. Pop.: 1912800 (1995 est.). Area: 350548 sq. km (135318 sq. miles)  
ne'er-do-well  
      n  
1    an improvident, irresponsible, or lazy person  
      adj  
2    useless; worthless  
your ne'er-do-well schemes     
Rio Grande do Norte     (Portuguese)  
      n   a state of NE Brazil, on the Atlantic: much of it is semiarid plateau. Capital: Natal. Pop.: 2582300 (1995 est.). Area: 53014 sq. km (20469 sq. miles)  
Rio Grande do Sul     (Portuguese)  
      n   a state of S Brazil, on the Atlantic. Capital: Pôrto Alegre. Pop.: 9578600 (1995 est.). Area: 282183 sq. km (108951 sq. miles)  
tae kwon do  
      n   a Korean martial art that resembles karate  
     (C20: Korean tae kick + kwon fist + do way, method)  
to-do  
      n   pl   , -dos   a commotion, fuss, or quarrel  
well-to-do  
      adj   moderately wealthy  

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do

  

      vb  
1    accomplish, achieve, act, carry out, complete, conclude, discharge, end, execute, perform, produce, transact, undertake, work  
2    answer, be adequate, be enough, be of use, be sufficient, cut the mustard, pass muster, satisfy, serve, suffice, suit  
3    arrange, be responsible for, fix, get ready, look after, make, make ready, organize, prepare, see to, take on  
4    decipher, decode, figure out, puzzle out, resolve, solve, work out  
5    adapt, render, translate, transpose  
6    bear oneself, behave, carry oneself, comport oneself, conduct oneself  
7    fare, get along, get on, make out, manage, proceed  
8    bring about, cause, create, effect, produce  
9      (of a play, etc.)   act, give, perform, present, produce, put on  
10      (informal)   cover, explore, journey through or around, look at, stop in, tour, travel, visit  
11      (informal)   cheat, con     (informal)   cozen, deceive, defraud, diddle     (informal)   dupe, fleece, hoax, pull a fast one on     (informal)   skin     (slang)   stiff     (slang)   swindle, take (someone) for a ride     (informal)   trick  
      n  
12      (informal)   affair, event, function, gathering, occasion, party  
13    do's and don'ts        (informal)   code, customs, etiquette, instructions, regulations, rules, standards  


do away with  
1    blow away     (slang, chiefly U.S.)   bump off     (slang)   destroy, do in     (slang)   exterminate, kill, liquidate, murder, slay, take out     (slang)  
2    abolish, axe     (informal)   chuck     (informal)   discard, discontinue, eliminate, get rid of, junk     (informal)   pull, put an end to, put paid to, remove  
do for     
defeat, destroy, finish (off), kill, ruin, shatter, slay, undo  
do in  
1    blow away     (slang, chiefly U.S.)   butcher, dispatch, eliminate     (slang)   execute, kill, liquidate, murder, slaughter, slay, take out     (slang)  
2    exhaust, fag     (informal)   fatigue, knacker     (slang)   shatter     (informal)   tire, wear out, weary  
do-or-die     
death-or-glory, desperate, going for broke, hazardous, kill-or-cure, risky, win-or-bust  
do out of     
balk, bilk, cheat, con     (informal)   cozen, deprive, diddle     (informal)   swindle, trick  
do without     
abstain from, dispense with, forgo, get along without, give up, kick     (informal)   manage without  
make do     
cope, get along or by, improvise, manage, muddle through, scrape along or by  
ne'er-do-well     
black sheep, good-for-nothing, idler, layabout, loafer, loser, skiver     (Brit. slang)   wastrel  
to-do     
agitation, bother, brouhaha, bustle, commotion, disturbance, excitement, flap     (informal)   furore, fuss, hoo-ha, hue and cry, performance     (informal)   quarrel, ruction     (informal)   rumpus, stir, tumult, turmoil, unrest, upheaval, uproar  
well-to-do     
affluent, comfortable, flush     (informal)   loaded     (slang)   moneyed, prosperous, rich, wealthy, well-heeled     (informal)   well-off  
  
Antonyms     
   bankrupt, broke     (informal)   destitute, down at heel, hard up     (informal)   indigent, insolvent, needy, on the breadline, poor, ruined  

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how do you do, how do you do?, do., fair do's

do a runner v.
leave without paying (in a restaurant for example)
[Slang] aka: dine and dash

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Generally, to run away from (leave) a responsibility that cannot ...

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exp.
drinking out of a can or a bottle without touching it with the lips, by pouring the content from distance
exp.
to be likely to do something
banks set to miss lending targets
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 ?
exp.
¡no toques eso!
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."
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?
exp.
something is easy to do
exp.
polite expression offering to do something for someone
exp.
something used to make someone do what you want
We can use the money as a bargaining chip in the negotiations.
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 do two things at the same time using the effort needed to do only one
adj.
sufficient or enough to do something/ for a one reason
I has an adequate food for her dinner
exp.
I have no idea; I don't have a clue
[Informal] E.g.: Why was she upset? - Beats me!
n.
The ability to make decisions and take action without waiting for someone to tell you what to do
I showed my initiative when I became a group leader in class.
n.
addendum to a contract in general that you do not wish for everyone to see
[Leg.]
exp.
consider that two parties don't owe anything to each other
n.
very short presentation of a product or a company that you would do to somebody you meet briefly, like in an elevator, to attract his/her attention
exp.
to do something too soon, especially without thinking carefully about it
Originally used in sports contests that are started by firing a gun
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'
n.
activity involving dumping a bucket of ice water on your head and challenge other three friends to do so in order to promote awareness of the disease amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and encourage donations to research.
also called "ice water challenge", viral campaign on social media during July–August 2014
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.
to rattle someone's cage means to do something that is likely to annoy them or unsettle them
n.
When men have quality time together, and do "guy" things.
[Slang] related to bro-mance
v.
to quit someone from doing what they wish to do
I was constrained to tell a lie because there was no way to hide it.
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.
do not take into account, disregard, ignore on purpose, avoid, dismiss
E.g: His boss asked him for a report, but he gave it the go-by.
v.
used for saying that you think someone is spending too much money on things they do not need
exp.
take an action that will complicate things; do something with a negative impact
exp.
go to the extreme; do everything that could be done; exhaust all possibilities and resources

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