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such

  
often foll by a corresponding subordinate clause introduced by: that or as  
      determiner  
1   
a    of the sort specified or understood  
such books shouldn't be sold here     
b    (as pronoun)  
such is life, robbers, rapists, and such     
2    so great; so much  
such a help, I've never seen such weeping     
3    as such  
a    in the capacity previously specified or understood  
a judge as such hasn't so much power     
b    in itself or themselves  
intelligence as such can't guarantee success     
4    such and such   specific, but not known or named  
at such and such a time     
5    such as  
a    for example  
animals, such as elephants and tigers     
b    of a similar kind as; like  
people such as your friend John make me angry     
c    of the (usually small) amount, etc.  
the food, such as there was, was excellent     
6    such that   so that: used to express purpose or result  
power such that it was effortless     
      adv  
7    (intensifier)  
such nice people, such a nice person that I gave him a present     
     (Old English swilc; related to Old Frisian salik, Old Norse slikr, Gothic swaleiks, Old High German sulih)  
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n.
person who is very important and dear without formally being the spouse
n.
artificial long word coined to mean a lung disease known as silicosis, a type of pneumoconiosis caused by inhalation of ultra-microscopic particles of crystalline silica volcanic dust. It has the particularity of being the longest word in the English language published in a dictionary
Longer tech. terms exist (up to 189,819 letters!).The word, presumably coined in 1935 by E.M. Smith (pres. of the National Puzzlers'League) in imitation of very long medical terms, contains 45 letters
n.
Phrase used when someone has brought all the evidences to support his point of view; "I'm done with explanations"
exp.
live without being connected to one of more public utilities (such as water, electric power)
exp.
Slang expression meaning one being annoying.
"You`re a prick when you ask those questions."
v.
avoid or at least minimize risks ; choose the safest way in case of doubt
to be on the safe side ; play safe
n.
hin, often tapered piece of material, such as wood, stone, or metal, used to fill gaps, make something level, or adjust something to fit properly
n.
a body part is a part of a human body, usually one that has been cut or torn from the body in a violent incident (such as an accident, an explosion, etc)
n.
A small invertebrate animal such as an insect or spider
[UK] [informal] Ex.: Don't be afraid; these minibeasts won't devour the big one you are!
n.
someone who, most of the time, carries a device enabling him to capture his day-by-day experiences (such as a photo camera, mobile phone etc.)
n.
1) a boat or ship or such vessels collectively 2) skill in handling boats or in water sports
v.
watch multiple episodes of a television program such as a series in a row
On the pattern of 'binge-eat' or 'binge-drink', the term 'binge' meaning an excessive indulgence in something. Ex: As I became bored, I decided to binge-watch the entire season of my favorite series
n.
attitude or practise whereby a man, either sitting at the table, on a sofa or in public transportation, adopts a spread position notably splaying his legs wide apart in such a way as to encroach on an adjacent seat and deny space to the person sitting or wanting to sit next to him
Ex: I become upset and irritated seeing all that manspreading in the subway and buses during rush hours and more generally by that growing lack of civil vertue everywhere.
v.
1. shoot with a firearm using a type of cartridge that contains gunpowder but neither bullet nor pellet. 2. [slang][fig.] be infertile and unlikely to impregnate a woman (due to various issues such as a low sperm count)
1.The squaddies were training, shooting blanks 2.We had been trying to have a baby for ages until a series of fertility tests revealed I was shooting blanks.
n.
money that is paid because someone suffered from a loss of what they own (such as injury)
When you are responsible for someone's serious injury, I think you should pay compensation to that person.
n.
Poisonously vicious person in position of power who is not immediately identified as such. Both sexes. Euphemism.
n.
act of covering an object, such as a tree, house, or another structure with toilet paper
Syn.: TP'ing
n.
In computer science, the File Allocation Table (FAT) is a file system popularized by Microsoft in the 1980's in their earliest computers. The FAT file system has continued to be developed and now comes in multiple varieties such as FAT12, FAT16, FAT32 and ExFAT.
[Tech.];[Comp.] Look at that floppy disk, see if it is formatted with the FAT file system.
id.
Used to express one's enthusiasm about a new person, or a new thing such as an idea, plan, invention or innovation
The way she goes on about him!; you'd think he was the greatest thing since sliced bread / Wow! this video game is the best thing since sliced bread!
n.
a player who asks too many funny questions that can be related as being stupid
Origin of the word is a "newbie" that can be shortened as a Newb
n.
A pipe that carries water and pollutants after being used in houses and businesses.
exp.
expression used for saying that someone is worth being kept close (as a friend, partner..)
exp.
worry about something; be concerned about smth. (to the point of not being able to fall asleep)
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