five-and-ten meaning, five-and-ten definition | English Cobuild dictionary

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  ( fives    plural  )
1       num   Five is the number 5.  
Eric Edward Bullus was born in Peterborough, the second of five children.     
    high five  

high five        ( high fives    plural  ) , high-five   If you give someone a high five, you put your hand up and hit their open hand with yours, especially after a victory or as a greeting.      n-count  
Translation English Cobuild Collins Dictionary  
! the one who asks a question is stupid five minutes, the one who does not put it is him always n.
celui qui pose une question est bête cinq minutes, celui qui n'en pose pas l'est toute sa vie

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