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This is going to be a pain. This is going to be a bore. This is going be a drag. This is going to be a fag. !! (Note: This only works in British English. In AmE it would probably be considered off …
answered Nov 11 '18 by chasly from UK
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I understood 'a careless bat of her hand'. You could use that. Waving an airy hand is not an invention of JK Rowling--it's been around for a long time,e.g. The fisherman stroked his beard and waved …
answered Oct 23 '15 by chasly from UK
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In everyday language you could say they are coming to the fore. come to the fore Fig. to become prominent; to become important The question of salary has now come to the fore. Since his great success …
answered Oct 23 '15 by chasly from UK
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Here are some suggestions: ...an event that occurred [a while][a short while][not long][a little][some time] before his injury –
answered Oct 8 '15 by chasly from UK
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I've always called it 'the rear shelf'. This is supported by a Google search. Example "Can you get me my sunglasses from the rear shelf?"
answered Oct 16 '15 by chasly from UK
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Nobody's suggested: Freshly Made and Freshly Baked so I will. I suspect that in the US, the phrases might be Fresh Made and Fresh Baked but I'm not certain. The term Fresh Baked has a homely r …
answered Nov 19 '18 by chasly from UK
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Children who have been playing in mud or dirt are usually accused of having grubby hands and/or feet. However this doesn't just refer to the sides of said extremities. Picture showing grubby hands. …
answered Mar 17 by chasly from UK
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I'll expand Andrew Leach's comment into an answer. mind verb : to be bothered by (something) : to object to or dislike (something) : to care about or worry about (something or someone) …
answered Oct 5 '15 by chasly from UK
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We're not at the zenith of our power[s]. zenith /ˈzɛnɪθ/ noun the time at which something is most powerful or successful. "in 1977, punk was at its zenith" synonyms: high …
answered Aug 7 '15 by chasly from UK
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faith also unquestioning faith and blind faith faith feɪθ noun 1. complete trust or confidence in someone or something. "this restores one's faith in politicians" synonyms: trust, belief, confidenc …
answered Oct 22 '15 by chasly from UK
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technophobe /ˈtɛknə(ʊ)fəʊb/ noun noun: technophobe; plural noun: technophobes; noun: techno-phobe; plural noun: techno-phobes a person who fears, dislikes, or avoids new technolog …
answered Jul 25 '15 by chasly from UK
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subsumption comprisal enclosure encompassment inclusion subset
answered Jul 17 '15 by chasly from UK
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Are you talking about a thermostat? thermostat /ˈθəːməstat/ noun a device that automatically regulates temperature, or that activates a device when the temperature reaches a certa …
answered Aug 1 '15 by chasly from UK
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The game is called chicken. The name "chicken" has its origins in a game in which two drivers drive towards each other on a collision course: one must swerve, or both may die in the crash, but if one …
answered Jul 10 '15 by chasly from UK
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I suggest that the footballer has a pronounced or prominent cupid's bow. Also known on the internet as duck face.
answered Jul 16 '15 by chasly from UK

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