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your

  
  (unstressed)  
      determiner  
1    of, belonging to, or associated with you  
your nose, your house, your first taste of freedom     
2    belonging to or associated with an unspecified person or people in general  
the path is on your left heading north, this lotion is for your head only     
3    Informal   used to indicate all things or people of a certain type  
your part-time worker is a problem     
4    your actual     (Brit)  
informal   (intensifier)  
here is your actual automatic tin-opener     
     (Old English eower, genitive of ge ye1; related to Old Frisian juwe, Old Saxon euwa, Old High German iuwer)  


by-your-leave  
      n   a request for permission (esp. in the phrase without so much as a by-your-leave)  
in-your-face  
      adj  
Slang   aggressive and confrontational  
provocative in-your-face activism     
mind-your-own-business  
      n   a Mediterranean urticaceous plant, Helxine soleirolii, with small dense leaves: used for cover  
roll-your-own  
      n  
Informal   a hand-rolled cigarette  
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  
Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
id.
use your common sense or resourcefulness
exp.
your best clothes that you wear on special occasions
exp.
= get your knickers in a twist/knot
US English, colloquial
exp.
sauve ton coeur
No idea what this means MJB
exp.
expression used to describe the practice of a company using internally the marketed products
[Bus.] expression originating from and widely used in software industry; the practice is also known as "dogfooding"
n.
to support your family
exp.
it's said for determining someone to calm down, be patient, control his/her reactions
exp.
absolutely not; not in this lifetime
Slang expression used mostly in 19th century
exp.
calm down!
exp.
expression used for catching the attention of an audience
n.
be silent, stop talking etc
exp.
expression used when referring to something that is unlikely to happen soon (not in the time interval that one can resist holding his breath)
E.g.: "Will the economy recover any soon?" - "Don't hold your breath."
exp.
expression used to encourage someone to share with you what's on his mind
exp.
to become very upset about something, usually something that is not important
Other expression: to get your knickers in a knot
n.
ظاهر او باين على وجهك
n.
attractive woman that you marry to show your success
exp.
The choice of web suicide or deletion of interactions for one’s own amounts to web death with regard to ones internet life.
[Tech.]
n.
money that is paid because someone suffered from a loss of what they own (such as injury)
When you are responsible for someone's serious injury, I think you should pay compensation to that person.
n.
money paid to someone because they have suffered injury or loss, or because what they own has been damaged
[US] She received a compensation from the government for the damage caused to her property.
n.
when a person kills someone then takes their own life it is referred to as a murder suicide
id.
expression used to point out that one will eventually face the consequences of his own actions
n.
chacun son goût
n.
Chacun voit midi à sa porte
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')
n.
coffee shop used as an office especially using internet connection with your laptop computer
new term coined in 2010, not entered yet as "official"
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