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been  


      vb      the past participle of       be  


has-been  
      n  
Informal   a person or thing that is no longer popular, successful, effective, etc.  
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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')
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.
o.
Shortening of Talk To You Soon
n.
is a sarcastic phrase, actualy point's out someone's pessimism
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.
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?
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
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.
exp.
your best clothes that you wear on special occasions
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.
exp.
You say 'top that!' when you have achieved something and you want to challenge other people to do better
I know four celebrities - top that!
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
exp.
expression used for pointing out that, if you love someone, you accept also things and people dear to the person you love
n.
Something that as soon as it is done becomes decided upon to repeat the next year and years to come. Does not necessarily have to had been done previous years to be defined an instant tradition.

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