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1    inside; within  
no smoking in the auditorium     
2    at a place where there is  
lying in the shade, walking in the rain     
3    indicating a state, situation, or condition  
in a deep sleep, standing in silence     
4    before or when (a period of time) has elapsed  
come back in one year     
5    using (a language, etc.) as a means of communication  
written in code     
6    concerned or involved with, esp. as an occupation  
in journalism     
7    while or by performing the action of; as a consequence of or by means of  
in crossing the street he was run over     
8    used to indicate goal or purpose  
in honour of the president     
9    (used of certain animals) about to give birth to; pregnant with (specified offspring)  
in foal, in calf     
10       a variant of       into  
she fell in the water, he tore the paper in two     
11    have it in one   often foll by an infinitive   to have the ability (to do something)  
12    in it     (Austral)  
informal   joining in; taking part  
13    in that or in so far as   conj   because or to the extent that; inasmuch as  
I regret my remark in that it upset you     
14    nothing, very little, quite a bit, etc., in it   no, a great, etc., difference or interval between two things  
      adv   particle  
15    in or into a particular place; inward or indoors  
come in, bring him in     
16    so as to achieve office, power, or authority  
the Conservatives got in at the last election     
17    so as to enclose  
block in, cover in a hole     
18    (in certain games) so as to take one's turn or one's team's turn at a certain aspect of the play; taking one's innings  
you have to get the other side out before you go in     
19      (Brit)   (of a fire) alight  
do you keep the fire in all night?     
20    in combination   indicating an activity or gathering, esp. one organized to protest against something  
teach-in, work-in     
21    in at   present at (the beginning, end, etc.)  
22    in between   between  
23    in for   about to be affected by (something, esp. something unpleasant)  
you're in for a shock     
24    in on   acquainted with or sharing in  
I was in on all his plans     
25    in with   associated with; friendly with; regarded highly by  
26    have (got) it in for         
Informal   to wish or intend harm towards  
27    stressed   fashionable; modish  
the in thing to do     
28      (N.Z.)   competing  
you've got to be in to win     
29    ins and outs   intricacies or complications; details  
the ins and outs of a computer system     
     (Old English; compare Old High German in, Welsh yn, Old Norse i, Latin in, Greek en)  
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1    hold, keep, obtain, occupy, own, possess, retain  
2    accept, acquire, gain, get, obtain, procure, receive, secure, take  
3    comprehend, comprise, contain, embody, include, take in  
4    endure, enjoy, experience, feel, meet with, suffer, sustain, undergo  
5      (slang)   cheat, deceive, dupe, fool, outwit, stiff     (slang)   swindle, take in     (informal)   trick  
6      (usually)       have to   be bound, be compelled, be forced, be obliged, have got to, must, ought, should  
7    allow, consider, entertain, permit, put up with     (informal)   think about, tolerate  
8    bear, beget, bring forth, bring into the world, deliver, give birth to  
9    have had it        (informal)   be defeated, be exhausted, be finished, be out, be past it     (informal)   be pooped     (U.S. slang)   be stonkered     (slang)  

have on  
1    be clothed in, be dressed in, wear  
2    be committed to, be engaged to, have on the agenda, have planned  
3      (of a person)   deceive, kid     (informal)   play a joke on, pull someone's leg, take the mickey, tease, trick, wind up     (Brit. slang)  

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means a liquid is not clear: this tea's got bits in it, I don't like yogurt with bits in it
assez proche de l'idée de 'il y a à boire et à manger'
Materialistic concept neonewtonist. In its measures, this variation of length of traveled route (by unit of time) by a group of photons ( φ is the initial of photons) - the light signal - is equal to what is collectively called " radial velocity". It distinguishes itself from it in its gnoseology.
Phys. Concept before 2007 The redshift indicates the phi-speed of a star. But do not give the immediate knowledge of its absolute speed.
to localize a website is to translate it in the local language of the ones who will read it.
got a lot on his plate
have a great time; enjoy oneself
used for saying that you think someone is spending too much money on things they do not need
the process of using the knowledge or information you have in order to understand something or form an opinion, or the opinion that you form ()
I have to make deductions about the meaning of words in poem then, I could understand more.
yell at someone; attack someone verbally or physically
have everything together; have all things settled/organized
E.g.: Just when I had got all my ducks in a row and I was ready to go, I received a call and had to cancel my trip.
means "that's just the way it is"
c'est comme ça, point barre
damn it!
Rats! I will be late to the meeting.
go crazy; get angry; lose self-control
E.g.: I will lose it if we keep listening to this song.
new trend in computing to take into account the environmental aspect when designing IT systems.
it's ready!
or "dinner's ready!"; "lunch is ready!"; "breakfast's ready!"
it occurred to me, I suddenly thought of it, I had an idea all of a sudden
E.g: I wondered all day long how to solve this problem and it suddenly hit me...I had to talk to Marry.
"to be up for it" means to be willing to participate
she's really up for it: elle est partante
expression used to encourage someone to say what is on their mind, what is bothering them
avoid or at least minimize risks ; choose the safest way in case of doubt
to be on the safe side ; play safe
consider that two parties don't owe anything to each other
ça craint! ; c'est nul!
it sounds interesting or attractive
to be gutsy means to have guts
to be gutsy: avoir du cran
mind about smth./smb.; be disturbed by smth./smb.
E.g.: She has a beef with people smoking next to her.
be tone-deaf
comes from a pun related to Van Gogh (a painter) cutting off his left ear and the expression "have an ear for music" = be particularly good at learning music
when a shop is boarded up, it means it is no longer in business and that wooden planks have been nailed over its windows.
one in seven shops in the UK are boarded up


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