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quite

  
1    absolutely, completely, considerably, entirely, fully, in all respects, largely, perfectly, precisely, totally, wholly, without reservation  
2    fairly, moderately, rather, reasonably, relatively, somewhat, to a certain extent, to some degree  
3    in fact, in reality, in truth, really, truly  
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exp.
quite a lot
we came in for a fair bit of criticism; I've travelled in Asia a fair bit
exp.
lacking some financing
BUSINESS/FINANCE
n.
When men have quality time together, and do "guy" things.
[Slang] related to bro-mance
n.
When men have quality time together, and do "guy" things
v.
1. perdre du temps 2. passer le temps ; tuer le temps
exp.
a difficult time
exp.
have a great time; enjoy oneself
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')
v.
A culture of internet only jobs has coined the phrase Wirk. Wirk simply means Internet Work. Internet work is defined by job opportunities that did not exist before the rise of the internet and furthermore the work is likely to be carried out over the internet and payment received for work undertaken via the internet. Wirk describes both full time and part time internet work. Because of the nature of Wirk and the ability for anyone that has internet connection to earn money from Wirk, it is currently more likely to be a part time occupation than full time. Paid Online Questionnaires, Content Writing, Search Marketing are all examples of Wirk.
This is a term rising in popularity
exp.
spend time and energy doing something that is pointless
expression arisen in the 15th century when Newcastle (England) was a major exporter of coal
v.
to believe or say that some consequences, situation and event are caused by something else.
I always attribute my poor grades on all the math tests due to my stupidity.
n.
A moulding commonly used in framing oil paintings. The liner is fixed inside the frame and appears between the image and the outer frame. Generally made out of wood or some other hard material, the liner may have fabric glued down to it. Liners are to canvases what a mat/mount is to a print on paper
[Artwork framing] Polystyrene or wood liner. Fabric-covered liner. Linen liner. Gold liner.
n.
adding narrative to a topic ; transforming some facts into a story
n.
free time spent taking care also of work-related tasks
formed based on "work" and "leisure"
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.
adj.
[arch.] near in space, time or relation, almost (followed by: upon)
"nigh upon" is even stronger in keeping with an antiquated, even biblical style. "The end of the world is nigh upon us"
n.
a sound (usually a song, jingle) that one hears mentally for a certain period of time
n.
a woman, generally in her twenties, who shows she is having a good time with her friends by shooting "WOO" ("HOO") usually in unison with other woo girls
[Fam.]
adj.
forced by a medical condition to spend most of the time home
exp.
When something is 'in the air', it means something exciting or significant is taking place or about to happen. Ex.: Spring is in the air - it's time for change!
exp.
sleep for a short period of time, have a light sleep
n.
someone who, most of the time, carries a device enabling him to capture his day-by-day experiences (such as a photo camera, mobile phone etc.)
n.
a clusterfuck means several problems occurring at the same time
Mainly US usage, very colloquial/vulgar
n.
a type of work that goes on 24 hours from 24 hours because the teams performing it are located in various time zones.
E.g: Some claim that follow-the-sun is a business failure. It can be used also as a verb (Our team follows the sun ) or as an adjective (We offer follow-the-sun business support) .
exp.
someone who spends very few time with his wife/ her husband because of the partner's preoccupation with physical exercise
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.
if people live in each other's pocket, they spend a lot of time together
exp.
to do two things at the same time using the effort needed to do only one
exp.
En cualquier momento, tendré pruebas para conformarlo.

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