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gone

  

      vb  
1       the past participle of       go   1  
      adj   usually postpositive  
2    ended; past  
3    lost; ruined (esp. in the phrases gone goose or gosling)  
4    dead or near to death  
5    spent; consumed; used up  
6    Informal   faint or weak  
7    Informal   having been pregnant (for a specified time)  
six months gone     
8    usually foll by: on  
Slang   in love (with)  
9    Slang   in an exhilarated state, as through music or the use of drugs  
10    gone out  
Informal   blankly and without comprehension, as if stupefied in surprise  
      adv  
11    past  
it's gone midnight     
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n.
an Internet business which has failed
exp.
Face Of The Day
langage internet
exp.
Outfit Of The Day
langage internet
n.
last days, hours or minutes of life
Medical term
exp.
expression meaning that a situation is no longer certain or predictable and that anything can happen
originating from horse racing where "all bets are off" indicated that bets already made were null due to various unpredicted factors
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.
n.
face that people are showing during orgasm
SLANG
exp.
an expression used to when you are about to cry
[Slang] Ex. : oh my creys!
n.
it's a unintended call which happens when the keys are not blocked in one's pocket
n.
A really small person even when old
exp.
expression used when nothing is going well
n.
Taking on the night life after taking care of business during the day.
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
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.
rules concerning what people are owed to or allowed of, according to ethical principles of freedom and applied in society
n.
bar or counter where drinks are served without limitation after paying a fixed fee
n.
regional term for flat white bread roll, other terms are bap, batch, cob
adj.
related to animals which are slaughtered without prior stunning and the resulting meat (kosher or hallal meat mostly)
v.
to believe or say that some consequences, situation and event are caused by something else.
I always attribute my poor grades on all the math tests due to my stupidity.
n.
A wooden crossbar of a carriage or wagon to which the traces of the harness are fastened.
o.
The electronic contents generated by electronic device or system in form of electronic form or as printed output excluding the computer system files are called e-documents
[Tech.];[Leg.] electronic contents
n.
A process by which fish are taken from a weir with the use of a net which is dipped in the water
n.
police van in which prisoners are transported from the police stations to the jails
slang term
exp.
if you can't be arsed to do something, you can't be bothered to do it (you are too lazy to do it)
colloquial, British, very common
id.
expression referring to the belief that those who hold the power are entitled to anything
n.
a type of work that goes on 24 hours from 24 hours because the teams performing it are located in various time zones.
E.g: Some claim that follow-the-sun is a business failure. It can be used also as a verb (Our team follows the sun ) or as an adjective (We offer follow-the-sun business support) .
n.
electronic virtual assets belonging to an individual that are transferred upon his/her death to a designed heir
[Tech.] also "digital legacy"
n.
a business model in which goods or services are shared, swapped, or rented over networks, rather than being owned by individuals
Ex: Airbnb, the peer-to-peer accomodation marketplace Related to the concept of "sharing economy"
exp.
The actual say is: "You can catch more flies with honey than with vinegar" This means that it is easier to persuade people if you use polite arguments and flattery than if you are confrontational.

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