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1    close, close-fitting, compact, constricted, cramped, fast, firm, fixed, narrow, rigid, secure, snug, stiff, stretched, taut, tense  
2    hermetic, impervious, proof, sealed, sound, watertight  
3    harsh, inflexible, rigid, rigorous, severe, stern, strict, stringent, tough, uncompromising, unyielding  
4    close, grasping, mean, miserly, niggardly, parsimonious, penurious, sparing, stingy, tight-arse     (taboo slang)   tight-arsed     (taboo slang)   tight as a duck's arse     (taboo slang)   tight-ass     (U.S. taboo slang)   tight-assed     (U.S. taboo slang)   tightfisted  
5    dangerous, difficult, hazardous, perilous, precarious, problematic, sticky     (informal)   ticklish, tough, tricky, troublesome, worrisome  
6    close, even, evenly-balanced, near, well-matched  
7      (informal)   bevvied     (dialect)   blitzed     (slang)   blotto     (slang)   bombed     (slang)   Brahms and Liszt     (slang)   drunk, flying     (slang)   half cut     (Brit. slang)   half seas over     (Brit. informal)   inebriated, in one's cups, intoxicated, legless     (informal)   lit up     (slang)   out of it     (slang)   out to it     (Austral. & N.Z. slang)   paralytic     (informal)   pickled     (informal)   pie-eyed     (slang)   pissed     (taboo slang)   plastered     (slang)   rat-arsed     (taboo slang)   smashed     (slang)   sozzled     (informal)   steamboats     (Scot. slang)   steaming     (slang)   stewed     (slang)   stoned     (slang)   three sheets in the wind     (slang)   tiddly     (slang, chiefly Brit.)   tipsy, under the influence     (informal)   wasted     (slang)   wrecked     (slang)   zonked     (slang)  
1    lax, loose, relaxed, slack, spacious  
2    loose, open, porous  
3    easy, easy-going, generous, lax, lenient, liberal, relaxed, soft, undemanding  
4    abundant, extravagant, generous, lavish, munificent, open, prodigal, profuse, spendthrift  
5    easy  
6    easy, landslide, overwhelming, runaway, uneven  
7    sober  

close-lipped, close-mouthed, mum, mute, quiet, reserved, reticent, secretive, silent, taciturn, uncommunicative, unforthcoming  
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think alike about a certain topic; be aligned in opinions; feel the same way about smth.
avoir quarante ans bien sonnés
expression used for letting someone know that he/she should prepare for a difficult or unpleasant upcoming event
be stupid
expression used when someone becomes irritating
be exactly right
[Fam.] Ex.: Her guess was right on the money.
be in a good shape
not to be able to act like a man, be a pussy
to be unable to think for oneself
used in a condescending way
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
to be left in a state of confusion or uncertainty
be consumed by an emotion; experience an intense feeling
be beside oneself with joy/ grief/ anger etc.
[child] to be sent to a care organization run by the social services, or to be looked after by foster parents
be more successful than others in a competitive situation or do things in advance in order to succeed in a competition.
That basketball team was ahead of the game that is why they won!
disappear ; be absent; leave (temporary or for good)
E.g. "Now, that the parents are out of the picture, we can throw a party". (meaning=Now, that the parents left, that they are no longer here) "James is out of the picture, him and Mary split up"
to be likely to do something
banks set to miss lending targets
be/not be interested in getting married and having a family
behave in a manner that is commonly considered as specific to women
[Fam.] it is used most frequently when referring to men who show lack of courage or an excessive shyness or sensitivity. E.g Don't be a pussy; You're such a pussy
Slang expression meaning one being annoying.
"You`re a prick when you ask those questions."
to be lost
he went missing my dog went missing for three days
be a man
to be staggering
Das ist ein Hammer!
be kept waiting
be tone-deaf
comes from a pun related to Van Gogh (a painter) cutting off his left ear and the expression "have an ear for music" = be particularly good at learning music
able to be seen
[US] Ex.: the car in front of us was visible because we had the lights on
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