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must  

[1]     (unstressed)  
      vb   takes an infinitive without: to or an implied infinitive, used as an auxiliary  
1    to express obligation or compulsion: you must pay your dues. In this sense, must does not form a negative. If used with a negative infinitive it indicates obligatory prohibition  
2    to indicate necessity  
I must go to the bank tomorrow     
3    to indicate the probable correctness of a statement  
he must be there by now     
4    to indicate inevitability  
all good things must come to an end     
5    to express resolution  
a    on the part of the speaker when used with I or we  
I must finish this     
b    on the part of another or others as imputed to them by the speaker, when used with you, he, she, they, etc.  
let him get drunk if he must     
6    used emphatically   to express conviction or certainty on the part of the speaker  
he must have reached the town by now, surely, you must be joking     
7    foll by: away   used with an implied verb of motion to express compelling haste  
I must away     
      n  
8    an essential or necessary thing  
strong shoes are a must for hill walking     
     (Old English moste past tense of motan to be allowed, be obliged to; related to Old Saxon motan, Old High German muozan, German müssen)  
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Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
n.
is a sarcastic phrase, actualy point's out someone's pessimism
v.
To first know a little, then to think about it and finally you must imagine.
n.
stereotypical belief that disconsiders in terms of intellectual and physical qualities women who stay home to look after their children
n.
look at, look over, examine, evaluate
slang
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
adj.
after woman delivery phase
Latin, Medical
exp.
love you loads
"je t'aime beaucoup" in French
exp.
what about you
Slang; written abbreviation
exp.
go away idiot, fool ; leave me alone idiot, fool ; fuck you idiot, fool ; fuck off idiot, fool.
[Slang];[Vulg.]
o.
talk to you later
exp.
you only live once
[Fam.] acronym
n.
person that you date
exp.
it's said when someone has done things in the wrong order
adj.
done because you want to
[US] i did the proyect voluntary to improve my grade
adj.
the decision is yours
id.
expression used to show full agreement on smth.
adj.
low; cheap, dirty, sluttish (as behavior and/or look)
exp.
intensifying expression, often used with "look"
he looked for all the world as if he was going to cry: il avait vraiment l'air d'être sur le point de pleurer
o.
Shortening of Talk To You Soon
exp.
vous ne m'en voudrez pas si je vous demande pourquoi ?
do you mind my asking why you are so late? = vous ne m'en voudrez pas / puis-je vous demander pourquoi vous êtes si en retard ?
exp.
The actual say is: "You can catch more flies with honey than with vinegar" This means that it is easier to persuade people if you use polite arguments and flattery than if you are confrontational.
id.
the carrot is more effective than the stick
n.
young woman who adopts a unconventional behavior and look
term largely used in the 20's to describe women who acted contrary to what was commonly expected by going out, drinking, smoking, dancing, wearing make-up etc.
n.
at what times you climb for class today
[UK]
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?
v.
raise a price after agreeing on a lower one
Common real estate term but 'of uncertain origin'. However WW1 Australian soldier's diary records: "Huge rubber gun gazumps were falling all over the town [Watten]..." A weapon?
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.
attractive woman that you marry to show your success
exp.
something used to make someone do what you want
We can use the money as a bargaining chip in the negotiations.

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