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put smb. off the scent exp.
mislead someone; deliberately provide wrong information to forbid someone from knowing the truth
E.g.: They are no longer in town, but hey left their car in front of the house just to put everybody off the scent.

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For the first time in forever, i lied to my mom just to put her off my...

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exp.
live without being connected to one of more public utilities (such as water, electric power)
adv. adj.
looking good; having a look that was obviously well taken care of.
e.g a very well put together woman (adj.) You look well put together (adj.)
exp.
deliberately make things difficult for someone; sabotage
id.
put a stop to something
exp.
telling someone to fight you."do sth !"
[Slang]
v.
to depend on something or on someone to cover the basic expenses
E.g.: He lived off the money he inherited from his father while he had been working as a volunteer.
v.
wave hand as a sign of rejection, disapproval or lack of interest
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.
laughing my fucking ass off
[Slang];[Arg.]
exp.
get well with someone from the very beginning of the relationship
used when referring to romantic relationship, but also in a larger meaning: He hit it off with his teacher; he will continue taking classes with her.
id.
to attempt or take on a task that is way to big and beyond one's capability
I wonder if that craftsman will be able to fulfil the three commitments he took on at the same time; in my opinion he bites off more than he can chew!
exp.
mind about smth./smb.; be disturbed by smth./smb.
E.g.: She has a beef with people smoking next to her.
n.
distinctive scent that accompanies the rain and rises up from the ground especially after a period of warm and dry weather
Ex.: And we could smell the scent of wheat and petrichor rising up in the air as a silent clamour.
v.
make an obscene and offensive gesture at someone by closing one's fist and extending one's middle finger upwards, interpreted as"Sod off!"; [US] flip (sb) off / flip (sb) the bird
Ex.: he has an unfortunate tendency and somewhat dangerous habit of giving the finger to motorists who cut in front of him.
n.
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')
n.
An apron is a piece of clothing that you put on over the front of your normal clothes and tie round your waist, especially when you are cooking, in order to prevent your clothes from getting dirty.
adv.
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
n.
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.
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
n.
to concentrate and to sacrifice
exp.
love very much (smth. or smb.)
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scent

  

      n  
1    a distinctive smell, esp. a pleasant one  
2    a smell left in passing, by which a person or animal may be traced  
3    a trail, clue, or guide  
4    an instinctive ability for finding out or detecting  
5       another word (esp. Brit.) for       perfume  
      vb  
6    tr   to recognize or be aware of by or as if by the smell  
7    tr   to have a suspicion of; detect  
I scent foul play     
8    tr   to fill with odour or fragrance  
9    intr   (of hounds, etc.) to hunt by the sense of smell  
10    to smell (at)  
the dog scented the air     
     (C14: from Old French sentir to sense, from Latin sentire to feel; see sense)  
  scented      adj  
  scentless      adj  
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scented, sent, scena, scene


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