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      n  
1    a noisy quarrel or dispute  
2    a noisy disturbance; commotion  
we couldn't hear the music for the row next door     
3    a reprimand  
4    give (someone) a row         
Informal   to scold (someone); tell off  
      vb  
5    intr; often foll by: with   to quarrel noisily  
6    tr  
Archaic   to reprimand  
     (C18: origin unknown)  
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exp.
be very expensive; cost a lot
exp.
give a phone call
E.g.: Just give me a ring when you want to go out.
exp.
have a powerful impact on someone; impress; generate an emotion (positive, but also negative)
it can be used to describe a feeling of fear or a positive emotion; e.g.: "This violin music gives me the chills" or "Being all alone in that old house after dark...it gave me the chills."
exp.
do not take into account, disregard, ignore on purpose, avoid, dismiss
E.g: His boss asked him for a report, but he gave it the go-by.
exp.
meet someone by chance
E.g.I ran into James the other day when I was shopping (meaning=I met James without planning it, by chance)
exp.
find a a partner for someone and act as an intermediary for the two persons to meet
exp.
kill someone; cause a big damage to someone
exp.
yell at someone; attack someone verbally or physically
[Slang];[UK]
exp.
take credit for another person's accomplishment
exp.
get seriously involved in a relationship
exp.
get well with someone from the very beginning of the relationship
used when referring to romantic relationship, but also in a larger meaning: He hit it off with his teacher; he will continue taking classes with her.
n.
someone who talks too much
[Australia] ; [NZ]
n.
someone who is going through struggles
n.
someone who works as a dishwasher
[Slang]
adj.
brought into servitude; slave to someone
adv.
someone who is always trying to please others
"He`s always been a people pleaser."
n.
endearment phrase used for someone we find sweet
[Fam.] syn.: sweetie, pumpkin, cutie, cutesy pie
exp.
polite expression offering to do something for someone
exp.
deliberately make things difficult for someone; sabotage
v.
give credit to; to say an event caused something else.
Eg.: I attribute my illness to my friend who coughed at me.
n.
right granted to a general assembly to give an opinion on the salaries and bonuses of top managers
[Bus.]
exp.
(in an organization) set up a more informal structure/workflow/environment; give up on communication protocols between departments
[Bus.]
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