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what goes around comes around id.
expression used to point out that one will eventually face the consequences of his own actions

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exp.
let the time go by without doing something important, relax, waste time
E.g.: It was a quite evening: we sat around chatting and watching TV.
exp.
1.act silly; 2. avoid work
[Slang]
n.
to behave in a pretentious manner
fashionistas poncing around wearing designer earphones
exp.
deliberately make things difficult for someone; sabotage
id.
def.: if you are too confident about yourself, something bad will happen to show you that you are not as good as you think you are
exp.
what the hell
Slang; written abbreviation
exp.
what about you
Slang; written abbreviation
exp.
what's up
sms like writing, incorrect form in English
n.
what the fuck?
grossier
exp.
what`s up
Slang; casual greeting "Wazzup, my friend?"
id.
when sth sounds too good to be true and not as good as it seems to be and you suspect that there is a hidden problem
exp.
means "that's just the way it is"
c'est comme ça, point barre
n.
management by walking/wandering around; it's a form of management based on frequent informal visits to the subordinates'work area and direct interaction with them
[Bus.]
n.
a strategy video game originary from Japan, published by Nintendo. Now it is very popular everywhere around the world.
The name Pokémo ncomes from the words Pocket Monsters
adv.
Someone's ability to look and act like whoever is around him or her.
The fictional character of human chameleon Leonard Zelig (in the film "Zelig", 1983), who becomes a celebrity in the 1920s due to his ability to look and act like whoever is around him.
n.
a column of air whirling around and towards a more or less vertical axis of low pressure, which moves along the land or ocean surface
exp.
when you are happy, people will want to be around you and share your happiness, but when you are sad, people will avoid you.
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what

  
  (unstressed)  
      determiner  
1   
a    used with a noun in requesting further information about the identity or categorization of something  
what job does he do?     
b    (as pronoun)  
what is her address?     
c    (used in indirect questions)  
does he know what man did this?, tell me what he said     
2   
a    the (person, thing, persons, or things) that  
we photographed what animals we could see     
b    (as pronoun)  
bring me what you've written, come what may     
3    (intensifier; used in exclamations)  
what a good book!     
      adv  
4    in what respect? to what degree?  
what do you care?     
      pron  
5    Not standard   which, who, or that, when used as relative pronouns  
this is the man what I saw in the park yesterday     
6    what about   what do you think, know, feel, etc., concerning?  
7    what for  
a    for what purpose? why?  
b    Informal   a punishment or reprimand (esp. in the phrase give (a person) what for)  
8    what have you   someone, something, or somewhere unknown or unspecified  
cars, motorcycles, or what have you     
9    what if  
a    what would happen if?  
b    what difference would it make i?  
10    what matter   what does it matter?  
11    what's what  
Informal   the true or real state of affairs  
      interj  
12    Informal   don't you think? don't you agree?  
splendid party, what?     
     (Old English hwæt; related to Old Frisian whet, Old High German hwaz (German was), Old Norse hvatr)  
The use of are in sentences such as what we need are more doctors is common, although many people think is should be used: what we need is more doctors  


who-does-what  
      adj   (of a dispute, strike, etc.) relating to the separation of kinds of work performed by different trade unions  
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