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lease  

[1]  
      n  
1    a contract by which property is conveyed to a person for a specified period, usually for rent  
2    the instrument by which such property is conveyed  
3    the period of time for which it is conveyed  
4    a prospect of renewed health, happiness, etc.  
a new lease of life     
      vb   tr  
5    to grant possession of (land, buildings, etc.) by lease  
6    to take a lease of (property); hold under a lease  
     (C15: via Anglo-French from Old French lais (n), from laissier to let go, from Latin laxare to loosen)  
  leasable      adj  
  leaser      n  
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v.
wave hand as a sign of rejection, disapproval or lack of interest
v.
to depend on something or on someone to cover the basic expenses
E.g.: He lived off the money he inherited from his father while he had been working as a volunteer.
exp.
A thing which ought to be perfectly vertical but which through fault is slanting is said to be off plumb.
exp.
expression meaning that a situation is no longer certain or predictable and that anything can happen
originating from horse racing where "all bets are off" indicated that bets already made were null due to various unpredicted factors
exp.
live without being connected to one of more public utilities (such as water, electric power)
exp.
laughing my fucking ass off
[Slang];[Arg.]
exp.
mislead someone; deliberately provide wrong information to forbid someone from knowing the truth
E.g.: They are no longer in town, but hey left their car in front of the house just to put everybody off the scent.
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.
exp.
go away idiot, fool ; leave me alone idiot, fool ; fuck you idiot, fool ; fuck off idiot, fool.
[Slang];[Vulg.]
n.
military aviation term: loss of visual reference during take-off or landing due to the sand or dust

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