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achievement, act, action, carrying out or through, deed, execution, exploit, handiwork, implementation, performance  
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doings, doting, do in, don

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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
n.
buttocks, butt, ass.
[Slang]
n.
mental deficiency, mental handicap
n.
go fast, move very quickly
v.
to quit someone from doing what they wish to do
I was constrained to tell a lie because there was no way to hide it.
n.
a usual and accepted way of behaving or doing something しきたり、因習、慣習
Example: Every New Year, the Japanese eat buckwheat noodles, which are called “buckwheat noodles eaten on New Year’s Eve”. Other forms of the word: conventional (adjective), convent (noun)
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.
n.
Someone (usually a young man) who tries unsuccessfully to be funny by making lame jokes and doing stupid things
US English, colloquial
v.
to get rid of one's frustration (for example by doing something violent or impulsive)
adj.
annoying, arduous, bothersome, burdensome, demanding, difficult, harassing, hard, importunate, inconvenient, irksome, irritating, laborious, oppressive, pestilential, plaguy
n.
booklet, brochure, catalogue, details of bill
n.
(british slang) "a strong drink" as in "i need a stiff whisky so pour me a real snorter", or (nautical slang) "a strong wind".
Slang
n.
"It's a list of all the people and things I hate so much I want to hit them in the face with a shovel." Concept coming from the Marian Keyes novel, The Mystery of Mercy Close (2012).
n.
activity involving dumping a bucket of ice water on your head and challenge other three friends to do so in order to promote awareness of the disease amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and encourage donations to research.
also called "ice water challenge", viral campaign on social media during July–August 2014
n.
to get so focused on the details or intricacies of something that you miss the big picture or the main point
His book subject is quite good, but he tends to miss the forest for the trees. (tending to get in too much detail and miss the essence).
n.
1. the art of public speaking in which gesture, vocal production, and delivery are emphasized 2.the study of formal speaking in pronunciation, grammar, style, and tone.
n.
a book that gives lists of facts, for example people's names, addresses, and telephone numbers, or the names and addresses of business companies, usually arranged in alphabetical order.
n.
a set of ideas, rules, or beliefs from which something is developed, or on which decisions are based
The educational framework of ISB is much different from the framework (curriculum) where I used to go to school. I do like it though.
n.
the application of scientifically proven methods to gather, process, interpret, and to use digital evidence to provide a conclusive description of cyber crime activities
[Tech.]
n.
1. the discharge or release of a person appearing in court of all criminal charges because they have been found not guilty. 2. a release from an obligation, duty, or debt.
legal E.g After the clear acquittal from the judge, he had to start his life all over again.

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