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governance  


      n  
1    government, control, or authority  
2    the action, manner, or system of governing  
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n.
remnants of disputes that make a relationship between people or companies difficult to maintain, even without an open dispute
adj.
extremely bad
about humans
exp.
expression used when nothing is going well
n.
Arotten apple is a member of a group, or a single element in a set of things, that is bad and likely to corrupt the other people or things in the group
Allusion to the expression "One bad apple spoils the barrel"
n.
unattractive person, looking dirty and/or smelling bad
n.
A plan done for something bad or illegal.
I will never scheme in the future because it is a bad thing to do.
n.
used figuratively, a train crash means something disastrously bad
'this train crash of a policy'
v.
to look for or expose information about a person's past, usually bad, and to therefore bring that person down or put them in a bad light
exp.
1. break; fall apart; 2. be in a bad mood
exp.
= bad press: negative opinion or image expressed in the media
The firm got some negative press over that decision
id.
def.: if you are too confident about yourself, something bad will happen to show you that you are not as good as you think you are
exp.
something that you say which means you cannot make a good quality product using bad quality materials
adv.
in spite of the flaws/minuses/disadvantages; with goods and bads; with minuses and pluses
love / accept smb. flaws and all = love /accept smb. as he/she is, with qualities and flaws.

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