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lifetime

  

      n  
1   
a    the length of time a person or animal is alive  
b    (as modifier)  
a lifetime supply     
2    the length of time that something functions, is useful, etc.  
3      (Physics)   the average time of existence of an unstable or reactive entity, such as a nucleus or elementary particle, etc.; mean life  
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exp.
absolutely not; not in this lifetime
Slang expression used mostly in 19th century
exp.
expression used when referring to something that is unlikely to happen soon (not in the time interval that one can resist holding his breath)
E.g.: "Will the economy recover any soon?" - "Don't hold your breath."
exp.
Oh My God
[Abbrev.]
adv.
on my way
acronym, sms language
exp.
an expression used to when you are about to cry
[Slang] Ex. : oh my creys!
id.
the phrase is uttered in an attempt to excuse the user of profanity or curses in the presence of those offended by it under the pretense of the words being part of a foreign language
Syn.: excuse my French
n.
Phrase used when someone has brought all the evidences to support his point of view; "I'm done with explanations"
exp.
laughing my fucking ass off
[Slang];[Arg.]
exp.
expression used for pointing out that, if you love someone, you accept also things and people dear to the person you love
exp.
non, pas encore
exp.
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 ?
exp.
not an easy task
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.
not right; out of order; not functioning properly
adj.
(about persons) not to be trusted; dangerous
exp.
be/not be interested in getting married and having a family
v.
not to include something
I want to try a diet that excludes dairy products.
n.
something not worthy; something of poor quality; a crap
[Slang] This book is a bag of wank, I am disappointed.
exp.
not matter; have no value or effect; be useless
n.
my idiot of a brother that monster of a boss
de: mon imbécile de frère, ce monstre de patron
exp.
acronym of As Far As I Know, from the best of my knowledge, according to the information that I have
id.
At a point where you know you have to make a decision that not only effects your life, not only the life of the objects you love but the ones that you consider as well. More than one crux will certainly cause an individual to have a dilemma or two.
n.
someone who does not use high-technology items or services on a daily basis
[Slang] "Amish" is the name of a religious group arisen in the 16th century, that resists modern world's changes (including technology, fashion etc.)
n.
addendum to a contract in general that you do not wish for everyone to see
[Leg.]
n.
a lengthy commercial (frequently of a half-hour or hour's duration) parading as information or a documentary, though not necessarily presented by a celebrity.
exp.
do not take into account, disregard, ignore on purpose, avoid, dismiss
E.g: His boss asked him for a report, but he gave it the go-by.
exp.
neighborhood considered dangerous, where it's not recommended to go, especially as an outsider
exp.
wait for something, usually linked to a previous event, to happen; expect something that can not be avoided to happen
id.
expression meaning that one should not criticize someone else for a mistake that he/she also makes or a flaw that he/she also has

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