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  ( debts    plural  )
1       n-var   A debt is a sum of money that you owe someone.  
Three years later, he is still paying off his debts..., ...reducing the country's $18 billion foreign debt.     
    bad debt  
2       n-uncount   Debt is the state of owing money.  
Stress is a main reason for debt.      If you are in debt or get into debt, you owe money. If you are out of debt or get out of debt, you succeed in paying all the money that you owe.  
in debt      phrase  
He was already deeply in debt through gambling losses..., How can I accumulate enough cash to get out of debt?     
3       n-count   You use debt in expressions such as I owe you a debt or I am in your debt when you are expressing gratitude for something that someone has done for you.  
FORMAL   usu sing, oft in poss N     (feelings)    He was so good to me that I can never repay the debt I owe him...     

bad debt        ( bad debts    plural  ) A bad debt is a sum of money that has been lent but is not likely to be repaid.      n-count  
The bank set aside £1.1 billion to cover bad debts from business failures.     
debt burden        ( debt burdens    plural  ) A debt burden is a large amount of money that one country or organization owes to another and which they find very difficult to repay.      n-count  
...the massive debt burden of the Third World.     
Debt-ridden countries, companies, or people owe extremely large amounts of money.      adj   usu ADJ n  
...the debt-ridden economies of Latin America.     
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Collaborative Dictionary     English Cobuild
Phrase used when someone has brought all the evidences to support his point of view; "I'm done with explanations"
abbr. acron.
Short for "I love you".
I can't understand it, I can't believe it, I can't accept it
go away idiot, fool ; leave me alone idiot, fool ; fuck you idiot, fool ; fuck off idiot, fool.
The actual say is: "You can catch more flies with honey than with vinegar" This means that it is easier to persuade people if you use polite arguments and flattery than if you are confrontational.
abbr. acron.
I don't give a fuck
love you loads
"je t'aime beaucoup" in French
what about you
Slang; written abbreviation
bet you
talk to you later
you only live once
[Fam.] acronym
person that you date
it's said when someone has done things in the wrong order
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