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      determiner   used before a singular n  
a    used preceding a noun referring to something or someone that is closer: distinct from that  
this dress is cheaper than that one, look at this picture     
b    (as pronoun)  
this is Mary and that is her boyfriend, take this     
a    used preceding a noun that has just been mentioned or is understood  
this plan of yours won't work     
b    (as pronoun)  
I first saw this on Sunday     
a    used to refer to something about to be said, read, etc.  
consider this argument     
b    (as pronoun)  
listen to this     
a    the present or immediate  
this time you'll know better     
b    (as pronoun)  
before this, I was mistaken     
5    Informal   an emphatic form of a1 or the1: used esp. on relating a story  
I saw this big brown bear     
6    this and that   various unspecified and trivial actions, matters, objects, etc.  
7    this here     (U.S.)  
not standard      an emphatic form of       this       1--3  
8    with (or at) this   after this; thereupon  
9    used with adjectives and adverbs to specify a precise degree that is about to be mentioned  
go just this fast and you'll be safe     
     (Old English thes, theos, this (masculine, feminine, neuter singular); related to Old Saxon thit, Old High German diz, Old Norse thessi)  
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  
Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
use your common sense or resourcefulness
en pleine lune d'août, coupe ton bois, et cet hiver, tu n'auras pas froid
absolutely not; not in this lifetime
Slang expression used mostly in 19th century
your best clothes that you wear on special occasions
when you are happy, people will want to be around you and share your happiness, but when you are sad, people will avoid you.
= get your knickers in a twist/knot
US English, colloquial
sauve ton coeur
No idea what this means MJB
to support your family
it's said for determining someone to calm down, be patient, control his/her reactions
calm down!
expression used for catching the attention of an audience
be silent, stop talking etc
expression used when referring to something that is unlikely to happen soon (not in the time interval that one can resist holding his breath)
E.g.: "Will the economy recover any soon?" - "Don't hold your breath."
expression used to encourage someone to share with you what's on his mind
to concentrate and to sacrifice
to become very upset about something, usually something that is not important
Other expression: to get your knickers in a knot
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