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Dorset Down

  

      n   a breed of stocky sheep having a broad head, dark face, and a dense fleece: kept for lamb production  
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Dorset  
      n   a county in SW England, on the English Channel: mainly hilly but low-lying in the east: the geographical and ceremonial county includes Bournemouth and Poole, which became independent unitary authorities in 1997. Administrative centre: Dorchester. Pop. (including unitary authorities): 673000 (1994 est.). Area (including unitary authorities): 2654 sq. km (1024 sq. miles)  


Dorset Down  
      n   a breed of stocky sheep having a broad head, dark face, and a dense fleece: kept for lamb production  
Dorset Horn  
      n   a breed of horned sheep with dense fine-textured wool  

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Dorset Horn, Doré, Dort, dose

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to take OR bring somebody down a notch means to make them behave less arrogantly or proudly.
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to take OR turn OR bring something down a notch means to decrease its intensity
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(in an organization) set up a more informal structure/workflow/environment; give up on communication protocols between departments
[Bus.]
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calm down!
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relax, calm down
said to make someone temper his nerves or enthusiasm. E.g.: Chill out, I didn't take your car!
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face a specific situation; act in a certain way
E.g.: John went out of rehab a few days ago and he is determined to not go down that road again.
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metaphoric expression for getting married
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Abbreviation for "eXamine Your Zipper". To let someone know the zipper on the front of his pants is down.
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adj.
something that is top-down comes from the top of a hierarchy and is passed down to the lower ranking members
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.
v.
to look for or expose information about a person's past, usually bad, and to therefore bring that person down or put them in a bad light
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it's said for determining someone to calm down, be patient, control his/her reactions
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