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You use including to introduce examples of people or things that are part of the group of people or things that you are talking about.      prep   PREP n/-ing     (Antonym: excluding)    Stars including Joan Collins are expected to attend.     
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exp.
Functions performed by electronic system independently but not connected to the cyberspace.
n.
Marriage between a man of royal or noble birth and his concubine, or a woman greatly his inferior, with the stipulation that wife and children have no claims to his titles or possessions or dignity. The concept is now limited to royal marriages. Syn. Morganatic marriage or marriage of the left hand.
[Hist.] So-called, because at the nuptial ceremony the husband gives his left hand to the bride, rather than his right, when saying, “I take thee for my wedded wife.”
v.
am not
as in, I amn't going to the store. to replace the word ain't.
exp.
non, pas encore
exp.
absolutely not; not in this lifetime
Slang expression used mostly in 19th century
v.
Not to include something
I want to try a diet that excludes dairy products.
exp.
not an easy task
id.
At a point where you know you have to make a decision that not only effects your life, not only the life of the objects you love but the ones that you consider as well. More than one crux will certainly cause an individual to have a dilemma or two.
v.
like a cocoon not an infection.
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.
not right; out of order; not functioning properly
adj.
(about persons) not to be trusted; dangerous
exp.
be/not be interested in getting married and having a family
adj.
(about a product or service) meant to meet the customers' basic requirements; with no add-ons, including only the basic features
E.g: It's a no frills hotel, but very clean and with friendly staff.
exp.
A person including intelligent programs that uses computer or internet services often has online unique user account.
[Tech.]
n.
something not worthy; something of poor quality; a crap
[Slang] This book is a bag of wank, I am disappointed.
exp.
not matter; have no value or effect; be useless
n.
Free On Board: A legal term meaning that when the seller loads merchandise for transportation, he bears full responsibility for it but if the merchandise is later lost or harmed, the buyer suffers the loss.
n.
A currency coin worth $1.00 in Canada. Bigger than a quarter but smaller than a tooney.
looney also can mean strange or weird. ex.He had always been a little bit looney.
exp.
A thing which ought to be perfectly vertical but which through fault is slanting is said to be off plumb.
n.
the complete opposite of a sugar daddy, one who tries, but is broke and fronting.
[Slang] salty mama
n.
a person who thinks about being an entrepreneur or starting a business but never gets started.
exp.
have a powerful impact on someone; impress; generate an emotion (positive, but also negative)
it can be used to describe a feeling of fear or a positive emotion; e.g.: "This violin music gives me the chills" or "Being all alone in that old house after dark...it gave me the chills."
n.
business linked to the Internet but also to traditional economy
INTERNET
n.
this expression means 'he is very good at criticizing others but he can't accept criticism from others'
exp.
when you are happy, people will want to be around you and share your happiness, but when you are sad, people will avoid you.
n.
Something that as soon as it is done becomes decided upon to repeat the next year and years to come. Does not necessarily have to had been done previous years to be defined an instant tradition.
id.
expression meaning that one should not criticize someone else for a mistake that he/she also makes or a flaw that he/she also has

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