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sudden

  

      adj  
1    occurring or performed quickly and without warning  
2    marked by haste; abrupt  
3    Rare   rash; precipitate  
      n  
4    Archaic   an abrupt occurrence or the occasion of such an occurrence (in the phrase on a sudden)  
5    all of a sudden   without warning; unexpectedly  
      adv  
6    Chiefly poetic   without warning; suddenly  
     (C13: via French from Late Latin subitaneus, from Latin subitus unexpected, from subire to happen unexpectedly, from sub- secretly + ire to go)  
   suddenly             adv  
  suddenness      n  
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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.
çà me prend la tête
n.
çà me fait froid dans le dos
v.
suddenly feel surprised,upset,angry,or confused
[US] I remember the first time I went onstage, I freaked out completely.
n.
a technology item that a young person no longer uses and hands over to an older person, after having purchased a last generation product
[Bus.];[Tech.]
n.
cela me ferait grand plaisir
exp.
means "that's just the way it is"
c'est comme ça, point barre
n.
çà ne me dit rien
n.
Çà me dit quelque chose
n.
çà me donne des frissons
exp.
it sounds interesting or attractive
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.
çà ne me dit pas grand_chose
n.
me too
exp.
polite expression offering to do something for someone
exp.
I have no idea; I don't have a clue
[Informal] E.g.: Why was she upset? - Beats me!
exp.
a humorous way of saying that someone doesn't like or love the speaker.
[Hum.] E.g.: You've seen the way she treated me last time we met. It's clear: she loves me not.
exp.
expression used for pointing out that, if you love someone, you accept also things and people dear to the person you love
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
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
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!
exp.
expression used for catching the attention of an audience
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