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bide

  

      vb   , bides, biding, bided, bode, bided  
1    intr  
Archaic or dialect   to continue in a certain place or state; stay  
2    intr  
Archaic or dialect   to live; dwell  
3    tr  
Archaic or dialect   to tolerate; endure  
4    bide a wee     (Scot)   to stay a little  
5    bide by     (Scot)   to abide by  
6    bide one's time   to wait patiently for an opportunity,   (Also, Scot)    byde  
     (Old English bidan; related to Old Norse bitha to wait, Gothic beidan, Old High German bitan)  
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n.
When men have quality time together, and do "guy" things.
[Slang] related to bro-mance
n.
When men have quality time together, and do "guy" things
v.
1. perdre du temps 2. passer le temps ; tuer le temps
exp.
a difficult time
exp.
sauve ton coeur
No idea what this means MJB
id.
use your common sense or resourcefulness
exp.
it's said for determining someone to calm down, be patient, control his/her reactions
n.
to support your family
exp.
calm down!
exp.
expression used for catching the attention of an audience
exp.
absolutely not; not in this lifetime
Slang expression used mostly in 19th century
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.
your best clothes that you wear on special occasions
exp.
expression used to encourage someone to share with you what's on his mind
exp.
have a great time; enjoy oneself
exp.
= get your knickers in a twist/knot
US English, colloquial
exp.
to become very upset about something, usually something that is not important
Other expression: to get your knickers in a knot
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
exp.
spend time and energy doing something that is pointless
expression arisen in the 15th century when Newcastle (England) was a major exporter of coal
n.
attractive woman that you marry to show your success
n.
free time spent taking care also of work-related tasks
formed based on "work" and "leisure"
exp.
let the time go by without doing something important, relax, waste time
E.g.: It was a quite evening: we sat around chatting and watching TV.
n.
SEO solution in such a way that the search engines will crawl your website and ranked it well on the top position. SEO is the process of improving the search and quality of visitors to your website for targeted keywords.
adj.
[arch.] near in space, time or relation, almost (followed by: upon)
"nigh upon" is even stronger in keeping with an antiquated, even biblical style. "The end of the world is nigh upon us"
exp.
someone who spends very few time with his wife/ her husband because of the partner's preoccupation with physical exercise
exp.
if people live in each other's pocket, they spend a lot of time together

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