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jack of all trades

  

      n   pl   , jacks of all trades   a person who undertakes many different kinds of work  
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jack          [1]  
      n  
1    a man or fellow  
2    a sailor  
3    the male of certain animals, esp. of the ass or donkey  
4    a mechanical or hydraulic device for exerting a large force, esp. to raise a heavy weight such as a motor vehicle  
5    any of several mechanical devices that replace manpower, such as a contrivance for rotating meat on a spit  
6    one of four playing cards in a pack, one for each suit, bearing the picture of a young prince; knave  
7      (Bowls)   a small usually white bowl at which the players aim with their own bowls  
8      (Electrical engineering)   a female socket with two or more terminals designed to receive a male plug (jack plug) that either makes or breaks the circuit or circuits  
9    a flag, esp. a small flag flown at the bow of a ship indicating the ship's nationality  
   Compare       Union Jack  
10      (Nautical)   either of a pair of crosstrees at the head of a topgallant mast used as standoffs for the royal shrouds  
11    a part of the action of a harpsichord, consisting of a fork-shaped device on the end of a pivoted lever on which a plectrum is mounted  
12    any of various tropical and subtropical carangid fishes, esp. those of the genus Caranx, such as C. hippos (crevalle jack)  
13      (Also called)    jackstone   one of the pieces used in the game of jacks  
14    short for applejack, bootjack, jackass, jackfish, jack rabbit, and lumberjack  
15      (U.S.)      a slang word for       money  
16    every man jack   everyone without exception  
      adj  
17    jack of     (Austral)  
slang   tired or fed up with (something)  
      vb   tr  
18    to lift or push (an object) with a jack  
19      (Also)    jacklight     (U.S. and Canadian)   to hunt (fish or game) by seeking them out or dazzling them with a flashlight,   (See also)       jack in  
  
jacks  

  
jack up  

     (C16 jakke, variant of Jankin, diminutive of John)  

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jack up

  
1    elevate, heave, hoist, lift, lift up, raise, rear  
2    accelerate, augment, boost, escalate, increase, inflate, put up, raise  

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adj.
liked best of all
[US] Example Sentence: Reverso is my newest favorite online dictionary so I have shared it with my EAL students in the high school.
abbr. acron.
greatest of all time
[Slang] You won! You're the GOAT!
n.
1. the discharge or release of a person appearing in court of all criminal charges because they have been found not guilty. 2. a release from an obligation, duty, or debt.
legal E.g After the clear acquittal from the judge, he had to start his life all over again.
n.
"It's a list of all the people and things I hate so much I want to hit them in the face with a shovel." Concept coming from the Marian Keyes novel, The Mystery of Mercy Close (2012).
adv.
in spite of the flaws/minuses/disadvantages; with goods and bads; with minuses and pluses
love / accept smb. flaws and all = love /accept smb. as he/she is, with qualities and flaws.
exp.
expression meaning that a situation is no longer certain or predictable and that anything can happen
originating from horse racing where "all bets are off" indicated that bets already made were null due to various unpredicted factors
exp.
intensifying expression, often used with "look"
he looked for all the world as if he was going to cry: il avait vraiment l'air d'être sur le point de pleurer
adj.
all right; runing smoothly
[Slang];[UK] Everything is tickety-boo with building our new house; soon we will move in.
adj.
all right; good, OK, satisfactory
informal
exp.
have everything together; have all things settled/organized
E.g.: Just when I had got all my ducks in a row and I was ready to go, I received a call and had to cancel my trip.
abbr. acron.
Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement
[Leg.] a multinational treaty for the purpose of establishing international standards for intellectual property rights enforcement
v.
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
exp.
reach an extreme point or an upper limit; exhaust all options or resources
exp.
it occurred to me, I suddenly thought of it, I had an idea all of a sudden
E.g: I wondered all day long how to solve this problem and it suddenly hit me...I had to talk to Marry.
exp.
To position ones self, or an object like your rusty old car, in a place that is not only open and clearly visible to all, it is unavoidably in just about everyone's way.
[Slang] "You can't miss him, he's over there, parked in his POS Volvo, smack dab in the middle of the road!" source : Urban Dictionary
n.
Phrase used when someone has brought all the evidences to support his point of view; "I'm done with explanations"
exp.
expression meaning that several or all members of a family have something in common (a skill, a feature, a path or a behavior)
E.g.: He became an actor too. It runs in the family.
exp.
celebrate smth. with excitement; party wildly; party all night long
exp.
go to the extreme; do everything that could be done; exhaust all possibilities and resources
n.
The non-gaming internet shop refers to a place where the game sites are blocked or not installed on all computer units.
exp.
a humorous way of saying that something is not needed at all
[Hum.];[Iron.]
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