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before

  

      conj   subordinating  
1    earlier than the time when  
2    rather than  
he'll resign before he agrees to it     
      prep  
3    preceding in space or time; in front of; ahead of  
standing before the altar     
4    when confronted by  
to withdraw before one's enemies     
5    in the presence of  
to be brought before a judge     
6    in preference to  
to put friendship before money     
      adv  
7    at an earlier time; previously; beforehand; in front  
     (Old English beforan; related to Old Frisian befara, Old High German bifora)  


leg before wicket  
      n     (Cricket)   a manner of dismissal on the grounds that a batsman has been struck on the leg by a bowled ball that otherwise would have hit the wicket,   (Abbrev.)    lbw  
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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.
it's said when someone has done things in the wrong order
adv.
on my way
acronym, sms language
exp.
Oh My God
[Abbrev.]
exp.
an expression used to when you are about to cry
[Slang] Ex. : oh my creys!
id.
the phrase is uttered in an attempt to excuse the user of profanity or curses in the presence of those offended by it under the pretense of the words being part of a foreign language
Syn.: excuse my French
n.
gestant woman before delivery phase
n.
Phrase used when someone has brought all the evidences to support his point of view; "I'm done with explanations"
exp.
laughing my fucking ass off
[Slang];[Arg.]
exp.
expression used for pointing out that, if you love someone, you accept also things and people dear to the person you love
n.
advertising shown before a video on internet
[Bus.]
exp.
vous ne m'en voudrez pas si je vous demande pourquoi ?
do you mind my asking why you are so late? = vous ne m'en voudrez pas / puis-je vous demander pourquoi vous êtes si en retard ?
n.
pregnant mammal before birth occurs (applies to women)
Medical term , not used in common conversation - Latin
v.
A culture of internet only jobs has coined the phrase Wirk. Wirk simply means Internet Work. Internet work is defined by job opportunities that did not exist before the rise of the internet and furthermore the work is likely to be carried out over the internet and payment received for work undertaken via the internet. Wirk describes both full time and part time internet work. Because of the nature of Wirk and the ability for anyone that has internet connection to earn money from Wirk, it is currently more likely to be a part time occupation than full time. Paid Online Questionnaires, Content Writing, Search Marketing are all examples of Wirk.
This is a term rising in popularity
n.
A small short-term loan, with very high interest rates, that the borrower promises to repay on or near the next payday. Used by wage earners who run short of cash before payday. Payday lending is an established form of lending in the US and Canada.
Also: payday advance, overnight loan.
n.
A fraudulent intentional demonstration during or before it is entered into a computer system.
[Tech.];[Leg.] A fraudulent intentional demonstration during or before it is entered into a computer system.
exp.
En cualquier momento, tendré pruebas para conformarlo.
n.
my idiot of a brother that monster of a boss
de: mon imbécile de frère, ce monstre de patron
exp.
acronym of As Far As I Know, from the best of my knowledge, according to the information that I have
n.
brothers of the blue eye
adj.
perceived visually
E.g. How much of the info taken in by the eye do we memorize? (meaning: How much of what we see do we remember?)
n.
Mydriasis Unilateral : because medication, loss of Eye inervation . Bilateral profound pupillary areflexia isssen in very profound Coma , Cardiac Arrest or in Death
medical term

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