that ship has sailed exp.
expression used to describe a lost opportunity or something that is unlikely to happen in the current circumstances


He couldn't play tennis anymore after his accident. That ship has sailed for him.

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it sounds interesting or attractive
chaque bâton a deux bouts
chaque âge a ses plaisirs
ventre affamé n'a point d'oreille
an Internet business which has failed
an element that has a single dominating theme
for instance : having a theme that continues through more than one movement of a musical composition
A culture of internet only jobs has coined the phrase Wirk. Wirk simply means Internet Work. Internet work is defined by job opportunities that did not exist before the rise of the internet and furthermore the work is likely to be carried out over the internet and payment received for work undertaken via the internet. Wirk describes both full time and part time internet work. Because of the nature of Wirk and the ability for anyone that has internet connection to earn money from Wirk, it is currently more likely to be a part time occupation than full time. Paid Online Questionnaires, Content Writing, Search Marketing are all examples of Wirk.
This is a term rising in popularity
in American English, 'dirt' is what British people call 'soil' ('put some dirt in a plant pot'). In British English, dirt has the connotation of being dirty ('you've got some dirt on your shoe')
A formal word that is put in the beginning of sentence that has a similar meaning to furthermore, therefore, and from now on
I like ice-cream; Hence, I have lots of ice-cream cups in my fridge
an affectionate slang name for a penis, similar to tadger, which is a more common used term. Used especially in the North of England, Todger has also been used as a nickname, particularly for males called Tom and Todd
Bookish knowledge; knowledge obtained through hearsay, has no sound basis
a body part is a part of a human body, usually one that has been cut or torn from the body in a violent incident (such as an accident, an explosion, etc)
has been put in a place where everybody can see it.
There are many kinds of species on display in the zoo,lets go and visit there.
money paid to someone because they have suffered injury or loss, or because what they own has been damaged
[US] She received a compensation from the government for the damage caused to her property.
1. a package containing food, clothes or other items that the receiver has difficulties in procuring by himself; 2. a package containing small gifts for close persons
(in an auction, negotiation or other business competition) the situation in which the winning party has overrated the pursued object
Phrase used when someone has brought all the evidences to support his point of view; "I'm done with explanations"
verification conducted by police to find out if a person has a criminal record or not.
Usually requested by an individual for new employment, citizenship applications, name changes, etc.
expression used to describe something that is in decline or has lost the qualities that made it popular, appealing, successful
used originally in media to describe a show or a movie that is declining in popularity. E.g: I loved their ads, but with the last ones they just jump the shark.
is a test process that is performed after the software has been changed in order to verify if the changes didn't affect other software parts
expression used to point out that one has to struggle or suffer to achieve his goal
Jason: Damn it! I can't take it anymore. This exercise is killing me! Ray: Yeah but it’ll help you lose weight. Don't you know? No pain, no gain!
a patient who lost is tracheal reflexes by general anesthesia or Coma ; state whos trache has been protected by a tube that permits artificial ventilation.
Medical term
unconventional monetary policy used by central banks to stimulate the national economy when conventional monetary policy has become ineffective.
means a different approach or a welcome change to something. Ex.: anna has lots of wonderful ideas and motivation - she is a breath of fresh air.
it's said when someone has done things in the wrong order
Patient that has lost reactivity , reactions to stimulations, reflexes (Areflexia) = Dead or Comatous
This expression means it is better to let one's emotions out, rather than bottled up inside. It is also often said when someone has gas.
this is just something my grandmother would say in cajun french
expression meaning that one should not criticize someone else for a mistake that he/she also makes or a flaw that he/she also has
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