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      n   Hugo van der. ?1440--82, Flemish painter: works include the Pontinari Altarpiece and The Death of a Virgin  
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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) .
n.
If you say that you are starving, you mean that you are very hungry.
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
exp.
expression used to encourage someone to say what is on their mind, what is bothering them
id.
expression used to point out that one will eventually face the consequences of his own actions
n.
right granted to a general assembly to give an opinion on the salaries and bonuses of top managers
[Bus.]
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.
means "that's just the way it is"
c'est comme ça, point barre
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.
exp.
it's ready!
or "dinner's ready!"; "lunch is ready!"; "breakfast's ready!"
n.
new trend in computing to take into account the environmental aspect when designing IT systems.
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.
exp.
"to be up for it" means to be willing to participate
she's really up for it: elle est partante
v.
avoid or at least minimize risks ; choose the safest way in case of doubt
to be on the safe side ; play safe
exp.
consider that two parties don't owe anything to each other
exp.
ça craint! ; c'est nul!
[Arg.];[Slang]
exp.
it sounds interesting or attractive
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'
adj.
the decision is yours
exp.
I can't understand it, I can't believe it, I can't accept it
exp.
phrase meant to emphasize the speaker's self-assurance
syn.: you can bet on it; trust me; you can count on it; I'm telling you...
exp.
get well with someone from the very beginning of the relationship
used when referring to romantic relationship, but also in a larger meaning: He hit it off with his teacher; he will continue taking classes with her.

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