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  ( completes    3rd person present)   ( completing    present participle)   ( completed    past tense & past participle  )
1       adj   You use complete to emphasize that something is as great in extent, degree, or amount as it possibly can be.  
usu ADJ n     (emphasis)    (=total, absolute)     (Antonym: partial)    The rebels had taken complete control..., It shows a complete lack of understanding by management..., The resignation came as a complete surprise..., He was the complete opposite of Raymond.     
   completely             adv   ADV with v, ADV adj/adv   (=totally)  
Dozens of flats had been completely destroyed..., ...something completely different.     
2       adj   You can use complete to emphasize that you are referring to the whole of something and not just part of it.  
ADJ n     (emphasis)    (=entire, whole)  
A complete tenement block was burnt to the ground..., The job sheets eventually filled a complete book.     
3       adj   If something is complete, it contains all the parts that it should contain.  
The list may not be complete., ...a complete dinner service...     
  completeness      n-uncount  
...the accuracy and completeness of the information obtained.     
4       verb   To complete a set or group means to provide the last item that is needed to make it a full set or group.  
no cont  
...the stickers needed to complete the collection.      V n  
5       adj   The complete works of a writer are all their books or poems published together in one book or as a set of books.  
ADJ n  
...the Complete Works of William Shakespeare.     
6    If one thing comes complete with another, it has that thing as an extra or additional part.  
complete with      prep-phrase   PREP n  
The diary comes complete with a gold-coloured ballpoint pen.     
7       adj   If something is complete, it has been finished.  
v-link ADJ     (Antonym: incomplete)    The work of restoring the farmhouse is complete..., It'll be two years before the process is complete.     
8       verb   If you complete something, you finish doing, making, or producing it.  
Peter Mayle has just completed his first novel.      V n  
...the rush to get the stadiums completed on time.      get n V-ed  
  completion     ( completions    plural)    n-var  
The project is nearing completion..., House completions for the year should be up from 1,841 to 2,200.     
9       verb   If you complete something, you do all of it.  
no cont   (=finish)  
She completed her degree in two years...      V n  
This book took years to complete.      V n  
10       verb   If you complete a form or questionnaire, you write the answers or information asked for in it.   (=fill in)  
Simply complete the coupon below...      V n  
Use the enclosed envelope to return your completed survey.      V-ed  
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exp.
he is a very good seller
n.
this expression means 'he is very good at criticizing others but he can't accept criticism from others'
n.
used to describe a person. i.e this is the qua am telling you about or he is a fantastic qua
n.
1. [Mil.] a pilot who comes in support of the leading aircraft. He is positionned besides and slightly behind the leading aircraft. 2. [Fig.] a person who helps a friend to approach potential partners
2. this meaning has been popularised by the TV series How I Met Your Mother
n.
underaged girl looking mature, that can thus bring somebody to jail if he is caught in a relationship with her
made with Jail and Bait
v.
disappear completely
[Fig.]
adj.
completely overcome with emotions.
yiddish verklempt parents, myself included, have put their children on school buses for the first time.
exp.
a humorous way of saying that someone doesn't like or love the speaker.
[Hum.] E.g.: You've seen the way she treated me last time we met. It's clear: she loves me not.
exp.
expression used for saying that someone is worth being kept close (as a friend, partner..)
exp.
means "that's just the way it is"
c'est comme ça, point barre
adj.
the decision is yours
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