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means

  
1    agency, avenue, channel, course, expedient, instrument, measure, medium, method, mode, process, way  
2    affluence, capital, estate, fortune, funds, income, money, property, resources, riches, substance, wealth, wherewithal  
3    by all means      absolutely, certainly, definitely, doubtlessly, of course, positively, surely  
4    by means of      by dint of, by way of, through, using, utilizing, via, with the aid of  
5    by no means      absolutely not, definitely not, in no way, not at all, not in the least, not in the slightest, not the least bit, no way, on no account  


ways and means     
ability, capability, capacity, course, funds, methods, procedure, reserves, resources, tools, way, wherewithal  
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n.
Total loss of reaction to the light of Pupillas , It means thar Brain is no more reactive. It means Cardiac Arrest, Cereabral Death or f the subject is conscient action of a Mydriatic Drug.
adj.
when a shop is boarded up, it means it is no longer in business and that wooden planks have been nailed over its windows.
one in seven shops in the UK are boarded up
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.
quite a lot
we came in for a fair bit of criticism; I've travelled in Asia a fair bit
n.
got a lot on his plate
exp.
be very expensive; cost a lot
exp.
"to be up for it" means to be willing to participate
she's really up for it: elle est partante
id.
make a lot of efforts to understand something
q.
This expression means it is better to let one's emotions out, rather than bottled up inside. It is also often said when someone has gas.
this is just something my grandmother would say in cajun french
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.
adv.
a lot; very much; in a great quantity; endlessly
[Fig.] E.g. love someone to the moon and back=love someone very much
exp.
it occurred to me, I suddenly thought of it, I had an idea all of a sudden
E.g: I wondered all day long how to solve this problem and it suddenly hit me...I had to talk to Marry.
n.
means a liquid is not clear: this tea's got bits in it, I don't like yogurt with bits in it
assez proche de l'idée de 'il y a à boire et à manger'
n.
using a lot of people (Internet users mostly) to contribute to a collective work. For example Wikipedia uses crowdsourcing
exp.
if people live in each other's pocket, they spend a lot of time together
n.
means a different approach or a welcome change to something. Ex.: anna has lots of wonderful ideas and motivation - she is a breath of fresh air.
[Fig.]
n.
a humorous and old-fashioned word that means a chamber pot
Comes from the fact that the chamber pot 'gazunder' (= goes under) the bed
exp.
polite expression offering to do something for someone
exp.
I have no idea; I don't have a clue
[Informal] E.g.: Why was she upset? - Beats me!
n.
a technology item that a young person no longer uses and hands over to an older person, after having purchased a last generation product
[Bus.];[Tech.]
exp.
expression used for catching the attention of an audience
exp.
expression used for pointing out that, if you love someone, you accept also things and people dear to the person you love
exp.
means "that's just the way it is"
c'est comme ça, point barre
exp.
a humorous way of saying that someone doesn't like or love the speaker.
[Hum.] E.g.: You've seen the way she treated me last time we met. It's clear: she loves me not.
adj.
freaky means odd, strange, unusual
exp.
go crazy; get angry; lose self-control
E.g.: I will lose it if we keep listening to this song.
exp.
expression used to encourage someone to say what is on their mind, what is bothering them
exp.
consider that two parties don't owe anything to each other
exp.
ça craint! ; c'est nul!
[Arg.];[Slang]

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