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So that the employees may work through the summer with peace of mind. This assumes, of course, that the bank isn't holding the children hostage in the camp pending the successful completion of the project.


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My suggestions, having read the comments and agreeing with some. The [late] husband of the woman in the big house down the street must've liked his gadgets a lot! You can only omit 'late' if she has not remarried. If you were/are a friend of the woman/couple then it is more tactful to use his name. I like working in your garden because your James ...


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If you're looking for one word I'd say serenity or tranquility. If you're looking for a fairly literal approximation, "a clear head" is common enough in English.


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In addition to "late husband", answered by chasly, I suggest "deceased husband" which sounds better than "departed" or "defunct" and is more "polite" than "dead" as you would like. deceased - no longer living; dead.


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Struggle with Agonise over Contend with Deal with Trouble over


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Often the terms calque and loan translation are used. The latter is preferable as there are different types of calques. Please see Wikipedia on these terms.


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May be not the exact answer, however I think it could convey the message in the best way. Words are unable to express their love.


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I googled your quote and found that the source is a "training consultant" named Sukh Sandhu. I think you should see if you can find some print resources of his that explain his thinking around trying and failing; if you can't find any, you could try contacting him. However, I will go ahead and make a stab at providing a possible context for how one might ...


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The developers will issue several partial releases, beta releases or prereleases (which will only partially meet the specs, or specifications). Then they will go through several rounds of updates, to remediate the deficiencies. Remediation: act of correcting an error or a fault or an evil, http://www.synonyms.net/synonym/remediation -- Edit -- New idea ...


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The expression force majeure conveys the concept of something that is not under your control and you are not responsible for: an event or effect that may be considered impossible to control or anticipate. The Free Dictionary I could not attend the meeting due to force majeure.


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Perhaps "It was a couldn't-give-a-damm attitude of A" devil-may-care also refers to a lack of concern.


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It's context sensitive. If you are genuinely asking "I wonder why the other bakery doesn't have dinner rolls, but you do?", then it's just a question. If you are not asking in order to get a response, but are instead commenting on the sad state of the other bakery (perhaps you are making a point to this baker that he needs to be well-stocked in dinner ...


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Reimburse me as you see fit. see (or think) fit Consider it correct[, appropriate] or acceptable to do something: why did the company see fit to give you the job? {ODO}


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I would say that person A is exploiting or taking advantage of a problem with the rules. The fact that the rule does not require presentation of the bill before work starts makes it very difficult and costly to enforce. Basically, you'd have to undo the work you already did to enforce it. Knowing that this is a weakness in the rule, person A simply exploits ...


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You could use negligence: : failure to take the care that a responsible person usually takes : lack of normal care or attention Merriam-Webster Your sentence would read: This was an act of negligence on the part of A.


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Building on Paul Rowe's excellent answer, I would say: This was an act of selfish manipulation on the part of A. A is indeed manipulating the process with selfishness as motivation. He only cares that his needs are met and does not care that the business transaction requires a reciprocity.


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An appropriate term for this might be manipulation. You can, of course, expand that to indicate the nature of manipulation. This was an act of manipulation through intentional negligence on the part of A. A is manipulating the process. If this happens enough times, B's company will eventually require technicians to have the bill in their hands before ...


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The meaning is quite subtle. Traditionally this has been said by a woman in defence of a man. It could however convey a hint of sarcasm depending on the tone and circumstances. Example "Your husband John doesn't have much to say for himself does he?" "Well, I know he doesn't talk a lot. Let's just say he's the strong, silent type." Remaining silent is ...


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As mentioned in one of the comments, "altruistic" seems to be the word you're looking for. altruism (noun) "feelings and behavior that show a desire to help other people and a lack of selfishness" e.g. "I ​doubt whether her ​motives for ​donating the ​money are altruistic - she's ​probably ​looking for ​publicity." MW Depending on ...


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It is newly ready. However, I support the proposals to replace ready. (Although I realize this may be beyond your control.)


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In this context, perhaps you can use restored or recovered. So you may have the states: not ready - ready - error - recovered.


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I think reset fits well here. to move (something) back to an original place or position 'After performing the evasion maneuver he reset into his fighting stance.'


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"Withstand" or just "stand" : "She withstood the loss..."


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I particularly like deal with, proposed by @MDMcDMD. Here's a way to use it: My mother-in-law has her arthritis to deal with. Alternatively: We all have our troubles is a nice way of complaining. Here's a nice made-up noun my German spouse invented once: ... the tougheties of life


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If the not-dentist-pretending-to-be-a-dentist (the impostor) asked the friend to give a recommendation, the friend is a shill for the impostor. SHILL (noun) An accomplice of a hawker, gambler or swindler who acts as an enthusiastic customer to entice or encourage others. If the friend does it of his own volition, I would say he's still shilling, but ...


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Trying IS a part of failing. It is also a part of succeeding. But if you don't try, you will neither fail nor succeed. And it is the fear of failure that causes people not to try, however that also results in a failure to succeed.


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I can't think of a common phrase that expresses this sentiment exactly, so I think you can construct something like "free to focus (on work)". Here's an example specifically regarding a student not worrying about financial aid. Other suggestions, such as "peace of mind" or "putting fears to rest" mean more an absence of emotional turmoil. If you want to ...


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The bank put their fears to rest.


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The expression take your mind off (somebody/something) may fit in the context: to cause you to stop thinking about who or what is causing worry. That's the good thing about helping other people – it takes your mind off your own problems. (Cambridge Dictionary of American Idioms) The fact that the bank will take care of the children ...



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