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id.
expression used to show full agreement on smth.
v.
to say, pronounce, speak
ex.: The child sounded out each word out loud as she read her book.
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.
expression used to encourage someone to say what is on their mind, what is bothering them
v.
give credit to; to say an event caused something else.
Eg.: I attribute my illness to my friend who coughed at me.
o.
used to say briefly "www" (instead of "double u, double u, double u")
[Comp.] mostly in spoken language
id.
expression used to point out that one will eventually face the consequences of his own actions
v.
say publicly that something should be done
I never advocate my opinion because I am shy to speak in front of many people.
n.
right granted to a general assembly to give an opinion on the salaries and bonuses of top managers
[Bus.]
exp.
means "that's just the way it is"
c'est comme ça, point barre
exp.
it sounds interesting or attractive
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.
new trend in computing to take into account the environmental aspect when designing IT systems.
exp.
"to be up for it" means to be willing to participate
she's really up for it: elle est partante
exp.
consider that two parties don't owe anything to each other
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'
n.
something that you say which expresses your opinion on something or which gives an explanation of it
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.
n.
device that holds a book while reading it
exp.
I can't understand it, I can't believe it, I can't accept it
exp.
You say 'top that!' when you have achieved something and you want to challenge other people to do better
I know four celebrities - top that!
id.
damn it!
Rats! I will be late to the meeting.
exp.
go crazy; get angry; lose self-control
E.g.: I will lose it if we keep listening to this song.
v.
avoid or at least minimize risks ; choose the safest way in case of doubt
to be on the safe side ; play safe
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