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Usually pronounced hweər for meanings 2 and 3.     
1       quest   You use where to ask questions about the place something is in, or is coming from or going to.  
Where did you meet him?..., Where's Anna?..., Where are we going?..., `You'll never believe where Julie and I are going.'—`Where?'     
2       conj   You use where after certain words, especially verbs and adjectives, to introduce a clause in which you mention the place in which something is situated or happens.  
He knew where Henry Carter had gone..., If he's got something on his mind he knows where to find me..., Ernest Brown lives about a dozen blocks from where the riots began.     
      Where is also a relative pronoun., pron  
...available at the travel agency where you book your holiday..., Wanchai boasts the Academy of Performing Arts, where everything from Chinese Opera to Shakespeare is performed.     
3       quest   You use where to ask questions about a situation, a stage in something, or an aspect of something.  
If they get their way, where will it stop?..., It's not so simple. They'll have to let the draft board know, and then where will we be?     
4       conj   You use where after certain words, especially verbs and adjectives, to introduce a clause in which you mention a situation, a stage in something, or an aspect of something.  
It's not hard to see where she got her feelings about herself..., She had a feeling she already knew where this conversation was going to lead..., I didn't know where to start.     
      Where is also a relative pronoun., pron  
...that delicate situation where a friend's confidence can easily be betrayed..., The government is at a stage where it is willing to talk to almost anyone.     
5       conj   You use where to introduce a clause that contrasts with the other parts of the sentence.   (=whereas)  
Sometimes a teacher will be listened to, where a parent might not.     
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acronyme de "there is no alternative"
phrase chère jadis à Mme THATCHER reprise au G20 de novembre 2011 contre le Premier ministre grec et son référendum
there is something really obvious that no one talks about
This expression means it is better to let one's emotions out, rather than bottled up inside. It is also often said when someone has gas.
this is just something my grandmother would say in cajun french
means "that's just the way it is"
c'est comme ça, point barre
expression referring to the belief that those who hold the power are entitled to anything
the decision is yours
something is easy to do
It is healthy to laugh
home is the best place to be no matter where it is
charver is another word for chav
If you lived in Newcastle you would know it. Common in NE England
grunt work is hard, uninteresting work
US informal
he is a very good seller
Unique user’s identity on internet is simply is user life in cyberspace while if user leave no record or trace of his virtual life is virtual death.
Advanced Life Support
intensive care in out of ICU setting
in real life
[Internet slang] Life in the real world, in contrast to life on the Internet.
Basic Life Support
expression used when referring to someone's profession, background, social class or life experience
E.g: People from all walks of life will participate to the event
very imposing or impressive
training or Intensive Care in out hospital Intensive care setting
Medical term; See also Mobile Intensive Care Unit
to release sth that is tied up
expression used when nothing is going well
a government scheme that moves people to a new area (e.g. because a dam is being built where they live)
Advanced Trauma Life Support
Medical term
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