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      pron   some person; somebody  
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n.
the act of using someone else's identifying information with the intent to defraud others online
[Leg.];[Tech.] criminal act to steal a personal information online
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
exp.
kill someone; cause a big damage to someone
exp.
take credit for another person's accomplishment
exp.
meet someone by chance
E.g.I ran into James the other day when I was shopping (meaning=I met James without planning it, by chance)
exp.
find a a partner for someone and act as an intermediary for the two persons to meet
exp.
yell at someone; attack someone verbally or physically
[Slang];[UK]
exp.
to rattle someone's cage means to do something that is likely to annoy them or unsettle them
v.
spoil someone's plans; spoil someone's pleasure or joy.
I hate to rain on your parade, but we will not be able to host your birthday party next week.
exp.
the best, the dog's bollocks , the bee's knees
exp.
the duck's nuts, the best, the dog's bollocks
exp.
The duck's nuts, the best, the top.
exp.
get seriously involved in a relationship
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.
what's up
sms like writing, incorrect form in English
o.
could refer to a very weak cup of tea/pint of beer
n.
(in an auction, negotiation or other business competition) the situation in which the winning party has overrated the pursued object
[Bus.]
n.
a mess, a failure
[Slang];[UK] it comes from the cooking domain where the phrase described a dish that was not tasty enough and therefore thrown away to dogs
n.
someone who talks too much
[Australia] ; [NZ]
v.
to enchant or fascinate someone
[Liter.] US also "ensorcel"
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