in a gentle way, you can shake the world meaning, in a ge... | English Cobuild dictionary




1    having a mild or kindly nature or character  
2    soft or temperate; mild; moderate  
a gentle scolding     
3    gradual  
a gentle slope     
4    easily controlled; tame  
a gentle horse     
5    Archaic   of good breeding; noble  
gentle blood     
6    Archaic   gallant; chivalrous  
      vb   tr  
7    to tame or subdue (a horse)  
8    to appease or mollify  
9    Obsolete   to ennoble or dignify  
10    a maggot, esp. when used as bait in fishing  
11    Archaic   a person who is of good breeding  
     (C13: from Old French gentil noble, from Latin gentilis belonging to the same family; see gens)  
  gently      adv  

falcon-gentle   , falcon-gentil  
      n     (Falconry)   a female falcon, esp. a female peregrine falcon  
     (C14: from Old French faucon-gentil literally: noble falcon)  
gentle breeze  
      n     (Meteorol)   a light breeze of force three on the Beaufort scale, blowing at 8--12 mph  
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expression used to show full agreement on smth.
intensifying expression, often used with "look"
he looked for all the world as if he was going to cry: il avait vraiment l'air d'être sur le point de pleurer
do something which puts you in a very difficult situation and limits the way that you can act
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.
a single place where you can find everything you need, usually found in different places
a person you can go to for help, advice or information
when you are happy, people will want to be around you and share your happiness, but when you are sad, people will avoid you.
(Abbreviation) World Food Programme is the world's largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger. WFP is part of the United Nations system and is voluntarily funded.
WFP is funded entirely by voluntary donations.
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a strategy video game originary from Japan, published by Nintendo. Now it is very popular everywhere around the world.
The name Pokémo ncomes from the words Pocket Monsters
(in neomarxist thought) the second main exploitive social class: The bourgeoisie of formation. The members of the formoisie have human capital, receive high wages (the most frequently thanks to their diplomas) and consume more than the world GDP. (neologism 1993 Yanick Toutain)
[Hum. Sc.] The formoisie is the social class that created social-democracy and stalinism.
(in neomarxist thought) the third main exploitive social class: The bourgeoisie of innovation. The members of the innovoisie have usually human innovating capital. They receive (as individuals) copyrights or patent rights and consume more than the world GDP. (neologism 1996 Yanick Toutain)
online footprint left by an user, available across the world wide web.
term used to reffer to a person that thinks the end of the world is near
Electric spectrum of data creating, storing, retrieving and synchronizing
[Tech.];[Leg.] date relating to electric digits
A progressing virtual world of global computers having networks of interdependent information technology infrastructures, telecommunications networks and computer processing systems in which online interactions takes place.
on my way
acronym, sms language
take an action that will complicate things; do something with a negative impact
love you loads
"je t'aime beaucoup" in French
what about you
Slang; written abbreviation
go away idiot, fool ; leave me alone idiot, fool ; fuck you idiot, fool ; fuck off idiot, fool.
you only live once
[Fam.] acronym
talk to you later
person that you date
it's said when someone has done things in the wrong order
done because you want to
[US] i did the proyect voluntary to improve my grade
the decision is yours
way of traveling in which you go from one apartment to another usually sleeping on a couch, and either at friends, acquaintances or through a web site
vous ne m'en voudrez pas si je vous demande pourquoi ?
do you mind my asking why you are so late? = vous ne m'en voudrez pas / puis-je vous demander pourquoi vous êtes si en retard ?
the carrot is more effective than the stick


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