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Perhaps, you could say that the administrative division is atomic. Of or forming a single irreducible unit or component in a larger system [ODO sense 1.2]
answered Sep 9 '16 by BiscuitBoy
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Background I was travelling with my clients( from US/Canada) when one of them graciously offered me a portion of Lindt bar. Since I wasn't sure what a polite response would be to a native speaker, I …
asked Feb 26 '16 by BiscuitBoy
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As pointed out in comments, state-of-the-art is an apt word. state-of-the-art (noun) the latest and most sophisticated or advanced stage of a technology, art, or science. Source: Dictionary.com …
answered Dec 11 '15 by BiscuitBoy
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The word that is recognized by many and largely popular is charity an organization set up to provide help and raise money for those in need. [Oxford Dictionaries Online ] Usage: Choose a ch …
answered Mar 4 '16 by BiscuitBoy
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The sort of behaviour exhibited by your mother (with all due respect) can be termed as one-upmanship One-upmanship is a spirit of competition in which one tries to stay a point ahead—one up—of the …
answered Feb 3 '16 by BiscuitBoy
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Consider ditch End a relationship with (someone) peremptorily [Oxford Dictionaries Online] Usage: Mary's husband ditched her because he no longer could take care of her dementia related ill …
answered Feb 16 '16 by BiscuitBoy
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Consider Publicity, Material or information used for advertising or promotional purposes Usage: The publicity materials on domestic violence were distributed by members of the NGO. or Prom …
answered Mar 1 '16 by BiscuitBoy
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"Just wait till I awesomesauce this place!" (adj.) US informal Extremely good; excellent [ODO]
answered Mar 1 '16 by BiscuitBoy
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Please consider charter charter(noun) a document that describes the basic laws, principles, etc., of a group Merriam-Webster Usage: Kindly read and follow the community charter before pos …
answered Dec 27 '15 by BiscuitBoy
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A couple of days ago, my wife and I had planned a surprise visit to our friends living in a neighboring state on account of their first wedding anniversary. But at the very last minute, we got notifi …
asked Sep 12 '16 by BiscuitBoy
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There's a saying that goes, If you run after two hares, you will catch neither. (Prov.) You cannot do two things successfully at the same time. [The Free Dictionary] There's also this saying - …
answered Feb 18 '16 by BiscuitBoy
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I'd suggest either ready to roll prepared to start doing something or raring to go to be ready and excited to begin doing something [Cambridge Dictionary of American Idioms via T …
answered Sep 12 '16 by BiscuitBoy
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There is a popular (and vulgar) slang in English - cover one's ass (Also, cover one's hide or oneself) Make excuses or otherwise take action to avoid being blamed, punished, or harmed. [The Fre …
answered Feb 11 '16 by BiscuitBoy
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I'd call them a night owl. Fig. someone who stays up at night; someone who works at night [McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs via The Free Dictionary]
answered Sep 12 '16 by BiscuitBoy
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In sports, we have the term "Commentator's curse", (humorous) The supposed propensity of a player to blunder after having his/her talents pointed out by the commentator. [Wiktionary] Is there a …
asked Feb 27 '16 by BiscuitBoy

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