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they  


      pron   subjective  
1    refers to people or things other than the speaker or people addressed  
they fight among themselves     
2    refers to unspecified people or people in general not including the speaker or people addressed  
in Australia they have Christmas in the summer     
3    Not standard   refers to an indefinite antecedent such as one, whoever, or anybody  
if anyone objects, they can go     
4       an archaic word for       those  
blessed are they that mourn     
     (C12: thei from Old Norse their, masculine nominative plural, equivalent to Old English tha)  
It was formerly considered correct to use he, him, or his after pronouns such as everyone, no-one, anyone, or someone as in everyone did his best, but it is now more common to use they, them, or their, and this use has become acceptable in all but the most formal contexts: everyone did their best  


they'd  
      contraction of   they would or they had  
they'll  
      contraction of   they will or they shall  
they're  
      contraction of   they are  
they've  
      contraction of   they have  
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Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
exp.
be kept waiting
n.
ATLS Pre hospital critical care
exp.
expression used for warning that, although something seems to be over, settled, new events that could change the situation may occur
syn.: "it ain't over till it's over"
n.
money paid to someone because they have suffered injury or loss, or because they own has been damaged
[US] She received compensation from the government for the damage caused to her property.
n.
a woman, generally in her twenties, who shows she is having a good time with her friends by shooting "WOO" ("HOO") usually in unison with other woo girls
[Fam.]
n.
handsome young man kept by a much older woman for the purpose of sexual favors and/or as a companion.
British slang
exp.
expression used for saying that someone is worth being kept close (as a friend, partner..)
n.
If someone or something that they have done is savaged by another person, that person criticizes them severely.
v.
If someone freaks out, or something freaks them out mm they suddenly feel surprised,upset,angry,or confused
[US] I remember the first time I went onstage, I freaked out completely.
v.
to quit someone from doing what they wish to do
I was constrained to tell a lie because there was no way to hide it.
n.
someone to whom everybody is turning when they need advice, help
[Fam.]
n.
To delibaretly make someone feel frightened especially so that they will do what you want ; scared and follow directions of yours or what you want thing to be ...
n.
(in neomarxist thought) the third main exploitive social class: The bourgeoisie of innovation. The members of the innovoisie have usually human innovating capital. They receive (as individuals) copyrights or patent rights and consume more than the world GDP. (neologism 1996 Yanick Toutain)
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.
v.
used for saying that you think someone is spending too much money on things they do not need
n.
a government scheme that moves people to a new area (e.g. because a dam is being built where they live)
exp.
Used to express that it is impossible to decide between two options because they're equal
English expression
exp.
if people live in each other's pocket, they spend a lot of time together
n.
Emergency Medical Services - Polysemic Term used in USA and UK for Prehospital Emergency Services and other countries as the whole chain from Emergency Call to Hospital Intensive Care services.
Care Traduction difficulty !
n.
First patient transport from the prehospital scene towards first admitting hospital
n.
training or Intensive Care in out hospital Intensive care setting
Medical term; See also Mobile Intensive Care Unit
n.
patient in prehospital setting in Profound Coma or in Cardiac Arrest that could be a Donor afer hospital verification of cerebral death and none contraindications
n.
Physician Led management of Medical Emergencies from Emergency Call to Hospital intensive Care and GP emergencies in a SAMU in a global Integrated EMS
Medical term
n.
underaged girl looking mature, that can thus bring somebody to jail if he is caught in a relationship with her
made with Jail and Bait
n.
a person paid by the state to work in the interests of the nation who considers it to be a ‘right’ to be able abuse his or her authority to ensure personal gain for himself or herself at the expense of the nation…
neologism ... created on some blog
n.
the end of an user’s Internet activity after his or her physical death
[Tech.]
n.
an ambitious woman who thinks her career really matters more than many things and is not willing to compromise on it
exp.
someone who spends very few time with his wife/ her husband because of the partner's preoccupation with physical exercise
n.
what remains of someone's life in cyber space after his or her death
[Tech.]
n.
virtual network linking an user to his or her professional and / or personal contacts
[Tech.]

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