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  (REMAINING)  
1    Left is the past tense and past participle of leave.  
2       adj   If there is a certain amount of something left   , or if you have a certain amount of it left   , it remains when the rest has gone or been used.         
v-link ADJ, v n ADJ  
Is there any gin left?..., He's got plenty of money left..., They still have six games left to play.      If there is a certain amount of something left over, or if you have it left over, it remains when the rest has gone or been used.  
left over      phrase   usu v-link PHR  
So much income is devoted to monthly mortgage payments that nothing is left over., ...a large bucket of cut flowers left over from the wedding.     
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v.
excessive fluid from the mouth - combination of 'to slobber' and 'to salivate'
n.
blend of 'British' (or Britain) and 'exit', term (initially) designating the potential departure of the United Kingdom from the European Union and since approved following a referendum on june 2016
Ex: following the general referendum on june 2016, the "leave" side in favour of Brexit won with 51.9% of the vote against 48.1% for the "remain" side.
n.
a portmanteau of 'employer' and 'voyeurism'. signifies the act of searching for an employer or the practice of an employer when looking to fill positions. The term places an emphasis on the secretive connotation of the word 'voyeur', denoting a clandestine and thus superior form of employment search
[Tech.] Ex.: Employerism is what one must engage in, if one wishes to embark upon a more productive job hunt!
n.
blend of 'phone' and 'tablet', a phablet is an oversized mobile device having a screen which is intermediate between that of a typical smartphone and a tablet computer
Ex: Your phablet is a little bulky for my taste but I must admit it offers a better visual experience for Web pages than my smartphone.
exp.
to be left in a state of confusion or uncertainty
exp.
expression used for saying that someone is worth being kept close (as a friend, partner..)
exp.
a cool way of saying 'for sure', 'definitely'
[US];[informal] popularized among others by the rapper Snoop Dogg. Ex: Hey dude, this party is going to be off the hook, fo’ shizzle!
n.
in American English, 'dirt' is what British people call 'soil' ('put some dirt in a plant pot'). In British English, dirt has the connotation of being dirty ('you've got some dirt on your shoe')
exp.
expression meaning "things never change"
n.
After gay bum sex, a 'Denby' is a small piece of poo left on the cock, from an unclean anus.
[US];[UK] Jeff looked down and felt himself almost puke after withdrawing from his partners ass, he spotted a big brown Denby left on his small cock.
n.
Acronym for 'As Fuck'.
[Slang] Example: The weather is cold AF.
n.
a person paid by the state to work in the interests of the nation who considers it to be a ‘right’ to be able abuse his or her authority to ensure personal gain for himself or herself at the expense of the nation…
neologism ... created on some blog
nm.
acronym of Lunar Module, little vehicle created especially to move on the moon during XXth century 's space conquest.
abbr. acron.
Short for 'What the fuck?'
[Slang]
v.
leave without paying (in a restaurant for example)
[Slang] aka: dine and dash
exp.
disappear ; be absent; leave (temporary or for good)
E.g. "Now, that the parents are out of the picture, we can throw a party". (meaning=Now, that the parents left, that they are no longer here) "James is out of the picture, him and Mary split up"
n.
scallion (synonym)
exp.
(metaphorically) die
[Fig.]
n.
small handbag without handles
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