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creeps  


      pl n   preceded by: the  
Informal   a feeling of fear, repulsion, disgust, etc.  
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creep, cree, creepy, creese

Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
n.
something easy to get
exp.
to become very upset about something, usually something that is not important
Other expression: to get your knickers in a knot
v.
launch the process, launch the project, make sure that progress is under way
idiom
exp.
be negatively impacted by a situation, event.
E.g.: The building is being renovated, but for the moment people living there get the short end of the stick.
exp.
acronym for Let Me Know, as to ask the other party to get back to you
v.
to get rid of one's frustration (for example by doing something violent or impulsive)
n.
to get so focused on the details or intricacies of something that you miss the big picture or the main point
His book subject is quite good, but he tends to miss the forest for the trees. (tending to get in too much detail and miss the essence).
exp.
get drunk or take drugs; get high
exp.
get seriously involved in a relationship
n.
buy one, get one free
It's a common form of sales promotion. This marketing technique is universally known in the marketing industry by the acronym BOGOF.
exp.
go crazy about something, get enthusiastic
exp.
experience a special pleasure, excitement out of smth.; enjoy smth. very much
E.g.: She gets a bang out of shopping.
exp.
= get your knickers in a twist/knot
US English, colloquial
v.
Coja su chaqueta de la percha
Español de españa En este caso Get se refiere a obtener, traducido como coger, pies Obtener suena muy extraño.
exp.
go crazy; get angry; lose self-control
E.g.: I will lose it if we keep listening to this song.
exp.
have everything together; have all things settled/organized
E.g.: Just when I had got all my ducks in a row and I was ready to go, I received a call and had to cancel my trip.
exp.
get rid of a strong feeling towards something or someone
[Informal] If you have done something wrong, tell him and get it out of your system. After the break up, it took him some while to get her out of his system.
exp.
from the outset, from the beginning
exp.
used to point out that small problems or unpleasant events can in the end help things get better

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