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quite  


      adv  
1    to the greatest extent; completely or absolutely  
you're quite right, quite the opposite     
2    not used with a negative   to a noticeable or partial extent; somewhat  
she's quite pretty     
3    in actuality; truly  
he thought the bag was heavy, but it was quite light, it's quite the thing to do     
4    quite a or an   not used with a negative   of an exceptional, considerable, or noticeable kind  
quite a girl, quite a long walk     
5    quite something   a remarkable or noteworthy thing or person  
      sentence substitute  
6      (Also)    quite so   an expression used to indicate agreement or assent  
     (C14: adverbial use of quite (adj) quit)  
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exp.
it's ready!
or "dinner's ready!"; "lunch is ready!"; "breakfast's ready!"
exp.
quite a lot
we came in for a fair bit of criticism; I've travelled in Asia a fair bit
v.
am not
as in, I amn't going to the store. to replace the word ain't.
exp.
J'aime travailler !
n.
Phrase used when someone has brought all the evidences to support his point of view; "I'm done with explanations"
exp.
I can't understand it, I can't believe it, I can't accept it
n.
used to describe a person. i.e this is the qua am telling you about or he is a fantastic qua
exp.
acronym of As Far As I Know, from the best of my knowledge, according to the information that I have
exp.
I have no idea; I don't have a clue
[Informal] E.g.: Why was she upset? - Beats me!
exp.
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.
n.
"It's a list of all the people and things I hate so much I want to hit them in the face with a shovel." Concept coming from the Marian Keyes novel, The Mystery of Mercy Close (2012).
n.
(british slang) "a strong drink" as in "i need a stiff whisky so pour me a real snorter", or (nautical slang) "a strong wind".
Slang
n.
a false acronym created "backwards", i.e. from a phrase deliberately invented to generate the acronym, e.g. posh "port out starboard home".
n.
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'
exp.
En cualquier momento, tendré pruebas para conformarlo.

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