everythng/anything under the sun meaning, everythng/anyth... | English Cobuild dictionary



  ( suns    plural  )
1       n-sing   Thesun is the ball of fire in the sky that the Earth goes round, and that gives us heat and light.  
usu the N  
The sun was now high in the southern sky..., The sun came out, briefly., ...the sun's rays..., The sun was shining.     
2       n-uncount   You refer to the light and heat that reach us from the sun as thesun.  
usu the N  
Dena took them into the courtyard to sit in the sun...     
3       n-count   A sun is any star which has planets going around it.  
4    Everything under the sun means a very great number of things. Anything under the sun means anything at all.  
everythng/anything under the sun             phrase   PHR after v  
We sat there for hours talking about everything under the sun...     
    a place in the sun  
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everything, every, ever, everyman

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someone who loves being in the sun, sunbathing etc
to lie lazily (in the sun): lizards bask on rocks, people bask on beaches. Also fig: to bask in someone's reflected glory; to bask in media attention.
the phrase is uttered in an attempt to excuse the user of profanity or curses in the presence of those offended by it under the pretense of the words being part of a foreign language
Syn.: excuse my French
term used for describing the lifestyle of married or unmarried long-term couples who don't live under the same roof
[Psych.] acronym: LAT. e.g LAT couples, LAT relationships
1. to conceal, to hide 2. to avoid talking about (sth embarrassing)
à la Sainte_Barbe, le soleil peu arde
à la Saint_Dominique, te plains pas si le soleil pique
in hiver comme en été, jamais samedi ne s'est passé que le soleil n'y ait mis son nez
amitié de gendre, soleil d'hiver
be under an extreme pressure; be anxious, worried or frightened
launch the process, launch the project, make sure that progress is under way
Digital estate Planning is the process having uniform rules of envisaging and arranging for the clearance of digital assets during a person physical life under virtual identity.
[Leg.];[Tech.] arranging for the clearance of digital assets
face d'homme porte vertu
à la Saint_Didier, soleil orgueilleux nous annonce un été joyeux
celui qui ploie sous un fardeau en connaît seul le poids
ce qui est gagné sur le dos du diable est dépensé sous son ventre
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