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enquire

  

      vb      a variant of       inquire  
  enquirer      n  
   enquiry             n  
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n.
to concentrate and to sacrifice
v.
update sb.
Did you hear what happened? - No, fill me in, please.
v.
deploy, put out
v.
passer à la casserole , coucher
[US];[Slang];[Fam.] I couldn't get a cool guy , no matter how much i put out
adv. adj.
looking good; having a look that was obviously well taken care of.
e.g a very well put together woman (adj.) You look well put together (adj.)
v.
inviter qn une autre fois (à la place)
[US];[Fig.]
exp.
to take OR bring somebody down a notch means to make them behave less arrogantly or proudly.
id.
put a stop to something
exp.
faire des avances à qn.
exp.
mislead someone; deliberately provide wrong information to forbid someone from knowing the truth
E.g.: They are no longer in town, but hey left their car in front of the house just to put everybody off the scent.
n.
in American English, 'dirt' is what British people call 'soil' ('put some dirt in a plant pot'). In British English, dirt has the connotation of being dirty ('you've got some dirt on your shoe')
adv.
A formal word that is put in the beginning of sentence that has a similar meaning to furthermore, therefore, and from now on
I like ice-cream; Hence, I have lots of ice-cream cups in my fridge
n.
has been put in a place where everybody can see it.
There are many kinds of species on display in the zoo,lets go and visit there.
v.
to look for or expose information about a person's past, usually bad, and to therefore bring that person down or put them in a bad light
exp.
do something which puts you in a very difficult situation and limits the way that you can act

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