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offshore

  
1       adj   Offshore means situated or happening in the sea, near to the coast.  
ADJ n  
...Britain's offshore oil industry., ...offshore islands.     
      Offshore is also an adverb., adv   ADV after v, be ADV, oft amount ADV  
One day a larger ship anchored offshore..., When they hit the rocks, they were just 500 yards offshore.     
2       adj   An offshore wind blows from the land towards the sea.  
ADJ n  
3       adj   Offshore investments or companies are located in a place, usually an island, which has fewer tax regulations than most other countries.     (BUSINESS)   ADJ n  
The island offers a wide range of offshore banking facilities.     
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n.
something excellent, impressive
E.g.: The concert was a real doozy.
n.
après manger, nappe
n.
aide_toi, athena t'aidera
n.
étoiles filantes, personnes mourantes
adj.
tête en l'air, étourdi
n.
beaucoup parlent, peu font
n.
bonne terre, mauvais chemin
n.
bon vin, bon cheval
n.
amour bref, soupir long
n.
bien perdu, bien connu
n.
en enseignant, on apprend
n.
bon menteur, bon vendeur
n.
Bon dineur, mauvais dormeur
n.
fille cachée, fille cherchée
n.
fils adopté, travail doublé
n.
bon maître, bon serviteur
n.
bonjour lunettes, adieu fillettes
n.
à vilain, charbonnée d'âne
n.
Autres temps, autres moeurs
n.
bon critique, mauvais travailleur
n.
août pluvieux, cellier vineux
n.
autre pays, autre coutume
n.
aujourd'hui trompeur, demain trompé
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