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potter

  
  ( potters    plural & 3rd person present)   ( pottering    present participle)   ( pottered    past tense & past participle  ) A potter is someone who makes pottery.      n-count   potter around   , potter about             phrasal verb   If you potter around or potter about   , you do pleasant but unimportant things, without hurrying.      
  (BRIT)  
I was perfectly happy just pottering around doing up my flat...      V P  
At weekends he would potter around the garden.      V P n  
in AM, use putter around     


potter's wheel        ( potter's wheels    plural  ) A potter's wheel is a piece of equipment with a flat disc which spins round, on which a potter puts soft clay in order to shape it into a pot.      n-count  
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potter     ( potters    plural & 3rd person present)   ( pottering    present participle)   ( pottered    past tense & past participle  ) A potter is someone who makes pottery.      n-count   potter around   , potter about      phrasal verb   If you potter around or potter about, you do pleasant but unimportant things, without hurrying.  
  (BRIT)  
I was perfectly happy just pottering around doing up my flat...      V P  
At weekends he would potter around the garden.      V P n  
in AM, use putter around     


potter's wheel        ( potter's wheels    plural  ) A potter's wheel is a piece of equipment with a flat disc which spins round, on which a potter puts soft clay in order to shape it into a pot.      n-count  

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potter

  
  
dabble, fiddle     (informal)   footle     (informal)   fribble, fritter, mess about, poke along, tinker  

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exp.
what about you
Slang; written abbreviation
o.
about the human society
[Hum.];[US] human society
n.
a person passionate about astronomy
exp.
phrase meant to emphasize the speaker's self-assurance
syn.: you can bet on it; trust me; you can count on it; I'm telling you...
exp.
go crazy about something, get enthusiastic
id.
consider something seriously and start taking actions about it
exp.
think alike about a certain topic; be aligned in opinions; feel the same way about smth.
exp.
worry about something; be concerned about smth. (to the point of not being able to fall asleep)
n.
used to describe a person. i.e this is the qua am telling you about or he is a fantastic qua
n.
1. drug addict; 2. passionate/crazy about smth.
E.g: He is a computer games junkie.
n.
a person who does not care too much about the others, a little rude, assertive
[Fam.]
adj.
(about a product or service) meant to meet the customers' basic requirements; with no add-ons, including only the basic features
E.g: It's a no frills hotel, but very clean and with friendly staff.
n.
someone who is picky about food, doesn't want to try new foods
n.
1. a fashion enthusiast; someone who sets or follows trends; 2. woman working in the fashion domain (as a designer, journalist, model etc.); 3. woman passionate about shopping;
exp.
(lit., about sounds) disharmonious, dissonant; (fig.) out of order; dysfunctional
n.
someone who shows no support or enthusiasm about an idea/proposal/situation
v.
to look for or expose information about a person's past, usually bad, and to therefore bring that person down or put them in a bad light
exp.
to do something too soon, especially without thinking carefully about it
Originally used in sports contests that are started by firing a gun
exp.
(about a movie or TV series) reach a point when, due to a unauthentic scene, it loses the appreciation of the public
made popular by "Indiana Jones" whose hero survives an explosion by hiding in a fridge
adj.
(about persons) not to be trusted; dangerous
exp.
(about a positive event/situation) happen out of the blue, without any effort from the impacted persons
exp.
1. to conceal, to hide 2. to avoid talking about (sth embarrassing)
exp.
mind about smth./smb.; be disturbed by smth./smb.
E.g.: She has a beef with people smoking next to her.
exp.
there is something really obvious that no one talks about
exp.
to become very upset about something, usually something that is not important
Other expression: to get your knickers in a knot
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