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curb

  

      n  
1    something that restrains or holds back  
2    any enclosing framework, such as a wall of stones around the top of a well  
3   
a      (Also called)    curb bit   a horse's bit with an attached chain or strap, which checks the horse  
b      (Also called)    curb chain   the chain or strap itself  
4    a hard swelling on the hock of a horse  
      vb   tr  
5    to control with or as if with a curb; restrain,   (See also)        kerb  
     (C15: from Old French courbe curved piece of wood or metal, from Latin curvus curved)  


curb roof  
      n   a roof having two or more slopes on each side of the ridge  
   See also       mansard       1       gambrel roof       2  
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
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.
someone who shows no support or enthusiasm about an idea/proposal/situation
n.
attractive woman that you marry to show your success
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"
n.
something that you say which expresses your opinion on something or which gives an explanation of it
exp.
To position ones self, or an object like your rusty old car, in a place that is not only open and clearly visible to all, it is unavoidably in just about everyone's way.
[Slang] "You can't miss him, he's over there, parked in his POS Volvo, smack dab in the middle of the road!" source : Urban Dictionary
n.
something that limits your freedom to do what you want
[US] constraints on spending have forced the company to rethink its plans.
n.
something that limits your freedom to do what you want
I wish I could live without constrains because I want to have more time to do what I want.
n.
activity involving dumping a bucket of ice water on your head and challenge other three friends to do so in order to promote awareness of the disease amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and encourage donations to research.
also called "ice water challenge", viral campaign on social media during July–August 2014
exp.
when you are happy, people will want to be around you and share your happiness, but when you are sad, people will avoid you.
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