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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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exp.
Face Of The Day
langage internet
exp.
Outfit Of The Day
langage internet
n.
an Internet business which has failed
exp.
expression used when nothing is going well
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
n.
last days, hours or minutes of life
Medical term
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.
o.
taking on the night life after taking care of business during the day.
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
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
adj.
relative to people who are attached but don't want to be too intimate with someone on whom they are dependent
psychology
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.
new trend in computing to take into account the environmental aspect when designing IT systems.
n.
regional term for flat white bread roll, other terms are bap, batch, cob
n.
someone who is providing advice and support for his mate when it comes to potential relationships/partners
n.
someone to whom everybody is turning when they need advice, help
[Fam.]
n.
police van in which prisoners are transported from the police stations to the jails
slang term
exp.
expression used when referring to someone's profession, background, social class or life experience
E.g: People from all walks of life will participate to the event
n.
term used in football when a player makes an acrobatic movement using his legs
n.
a brief moment when one does not remember something or is confused
n.
Phrase used when someone has brought all the evidences to support his point of view; "I'm done with explanations"
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) .
exp.
(about a movie or TV series) reach a point when, due to a unauthentic scene, it loses the appreciation of the public
made popular by "Indiana Jones" whose hero survives an explosion by hiding in a fridge
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."
n.
1. [Rel.] expression used to describe metaphorically a period of ignorance and spiritual crisis that precedes the communion with Divinity ; 2. in a larger meaning, it is used when refering to having a hard time, going through a phase of pessimism, sadness, failure etc.
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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