two wrongs don't make a right meaning, two wrongs don't make a right definition | English Cobuild dictionary

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exp.
¡no toques eso!
exp.
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."
exp.
make a sensational announcement
[Fig.] E.g.: Today's newspapers dropped a bomb about the President's past.
v.
take a decision based on one's subjective conclusions, when objective evidence is not available
exp.
t'as pas compris, tu veux que je te fasses un dessin?
what part of "you can't come with us" don't you understand? what part of "NO" don't you understand?
id.
make a lot of efforts to understand something
exp.
consider that two parties don't owe anything to each other
exp.
I have no idea; I don't have a clue
[Informal] E.g.: Why was she upset? - Beats me!
n.
means a liquid is not clear: this tea's got bits in it, I don't like yogurt with bits in it
assez proche de l'idée de 'il y a à boire et à manger'
adj.
term used for describing the lifestyle of married or unmarried long-term couples who don't live under the same roof
[Psych.] acronym: LAT. e.g LAT couples, LAT relationships
id.
At a point where you know you have to make a decision that not only effects your life, not only the life of the objects you love but the ones that you consider as well. More than one crux will certainly cause an individual to have a dilemma or two.
n.
Makes new purchases everyday keep up to make a new position with many individual connection gainers in the winning economy.
nnpl.
to make a hole in ground, with a spade for example
n.
1. using copyright law to make a piece of work freely available and allowing its free distribution and modification (as long as its derivate versions follow the same copyright rules)
n.
remnants of disputes that make a relationship between people or companies difficult to maintain, even without an open dispute
exp.
something that you say which means you cannot make a good quality product using bad quality materials
id.
expression referring to the belief that those who hold the power are entitled to anything
det.
Legal exclusive right of a person in pure virtual property which he can dispose of with its free will.
[Tech.];[Leg.] Legal exclusive right of a person in pure virtual property which he can dispose of with its free will.
v.
be exactly right
[Fam.] Ex.: Her guess was right on the money.
v.
am not
as in, I amn't going to the store. to replace the word ain't.
n.
Interhospital transport between two hospitals
adj.
all right; runing smoothly
[Slang];[UK] Everything is tickety-boo with building our new house; soon we will move in.
exp.
if you can't be arsed to do something, you can't be bothered to do it (you are too lazy to do it)
colloquial, British, very common
v.
make something succeed strongly and rapidly
exp.
to do two things at the same time using the effort needed to do only one
exp.
a modern version of the popular saying "killing two birds with one stone" derived from the popular video game "angry birds."
exp.
something used to make someone do what you want
We can use the money as a bargaining chip in the negotiations.
adj.
all right; good, OK, satisfactory
informal
exp.
drinking out of a can or a bottle without touching it with the lips, by pouring the content from distance

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