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someone

  

      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]
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.
to rattle someone's cage means to do something that is likely to annoy them or unsettle them
exp.
the duck's nuts, the best, the dog's bollocks
exp.
the best, the dog's bollocks , the bee's knees
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.
n.
someone who talks too much
[Australia] ; [NZ]
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.
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'
exp.
if people live in each other's pocket, they spend a lot of time together
exp.
stop talking; refrain from saying something
informal
id.
when sth sounds too good to be true and not as good as it seems to be and you suspect that there is a hidden problem
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