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1    small pellets of ice falling from cumulonimbus clouds when there are very strong rising air currents  
2    a shower or storm of such pellets  
3    words, ideas, etc., directed with force and in great quantity  
a hail of abuse     
4    a collection of objects, esp. bullets, spears, etc., directed at someone with violent force  
      vb  
5    intr; with: it as subject   to be the case that hail is falling  
6    often with it as subject   to fall or cause to fall as or like hail  
to hail criticism, bad language hailed about him     
     (Old English hægl; related to Old Frisian heil, Old High German hagal hail, Greek kakhlex pebble)  
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hail, Hail Mary, all hail, hailer

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v.
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This is a term rising in popularity
id.
expression used to show full agreement on smth.
n.
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exp.
means "that's just the way it is"
c'est comme ça, point barre
id.
expression referring to the belief that those who hold the power are entitled to anything
adj.
the decision is yours
exp.
something is easy to do
exp.
It is healthy to laugh
[US]
n.
charver is another word for chav
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n.
grunt work is hard, uninteresting work
US informal
exp.
home is the best place to be no matter where it is
exp.
he is a very good seller
n.
to release sth that is tied up
exp.
expression used when nothing is going well
exp.
acronyme de "there is no alternative"
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adv.
someone who is always trying to please others
"He`s always been a people pleaser."
n.
a senior person who is an Internet user
exp.
Used to express that it is impossible to decide between two options because they're equal
English expression
id.
the carrot is more effective than the stick
n.
someone who is going through struggles
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
v.
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adj.
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exp.
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