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swear off

  

      vb   intr, prep   to promise to abstain from something  
to swear off drink     
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swear  
      vb   , swears, swearing, swore, sworn  
1    to declare or affirm (a statement) as true, esp. by invoking a deity, etc., as witness  
2    foll by: by  
a    to invoke (a deity, etc.) by name as a witness or guarantee to an oath  
b    to trust implicitly; have complete confidence (in)  
3    intr; often foll by: at   to curse, blaspheme, or use swearwords  
4    when tr, may take a clause as object or an infinitive   to promise solemnly on oath; vow  
5    tr   to assert or affirm with great emphasis or earnestness  
6    intr   to give evidence or make any statement or solemn declaration on oath  
7    to take an oath in order to add force or solemnity to (a statement or declaration)  
8    swear blind  
Informal   to assert emphatically  
      n  
9    a period of swearing  
     (Old English swerian; related to Old Norse sverja, Gothic swaran, Old Frisian swera, German schwören)  
  swearer      n  


swear in  
      vb   tr, adv   to administer an oath to (a person) on his assuming office, entering the witness box to give evidence, etc.  
swear off  
      vb   intr, prep   to promise to abstain from something  
to swear off drink     
swear out  
      vb   tr, adv     (U.S.)   to secure the issue of (a warrant for an arrest) by making a charge under oath  

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swear

  
1    affirm, assert, asseverate, attest, avow, declare, depose, give one's word, pledge oneself, promise, state under oath, swear blind, take an oath, testify, vow, warrant  
2    be foul-mouthed, blaspheme, curse, cuss     (informal)   imprecate, take the Lord's name in vain, turn the air blue     (informal)   utter profanities  
3      (with)       by   depend on, have confidence in, rely on, trust  

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swear in, swear out, swear blind, swearer

Diccionario colaborativo     Inglés Definiciones
exp.
telling someone to fight you."do sth !"
[Slang]
v.
wave hand as a sign of rejection, disapproval or lack of interest
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.
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.
live without being connected to one of more public utilities (such as water, electric power)
exp.
laughing my fucking ass off
[Slang];[Arg.]
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.
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!
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.
exp.
go away idiot, fool ; leave me alone idiot, fool ; fuck you idiot, fool ; fuck off idiot, fool.
[Slang];[Vulg.]
v.
talk incessantly ; be very talkative/voluble ; be a chatterbox
[UK] [informal] Ex: When it comes to Pink Floyd, his all-time favorite band, he can talk the hind legs off a donkey!
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