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be | not be the marrying kind exp.
be/not be interested in getting married and having a family

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v.
be the best; shine; dominate
"He/She rocks!/ You rock!" - it's said with admiration for someone whom you consider the best
exp.
be stupid
expression used when someone becomes irritating
v.
be exactly right
[Fam.] Ex.: Her guess was right on the money.
exp.
wait for something, usually linked to a previous event, to happen; expect something that can not be avoided to happen
exp.
not to be able to act like a man, be a pussy
slang
exp.
be in a good shape
exp.
to be unable to think for oneself
used in a condescending way
exp.
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
exp.
to be left in a state of confusion or uncertainty
exp.
be consumed by an emotion; experience an intense feeling
be beside oneself with joy/ grief/ anger etc.
exp.
be the most affected by a unpleasant situation; be considered the main responsible for a negative event
E.g.: If the deadline is not met, the production department will bear the brunt
v.
be convinced that something is very probable or likely (to happen or be the case)
exp.
to be likely to do something
banks set to miss lending targets
n.
[child] to be sent to a care organization run by the social services, or to be looked after by foster parents
exp.
think alike about a certain topic; be aligned in opinions; feel the same way about smth.
id.
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!
exp.
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"
exp.
User’s online presence that hold the potential to be the key to ones online identity, value and worth.
[Tech.]
adj.
not able to be mixed or combined
exp.
be a man
familiar
exp.
to be staggering
Das ist ein Hammer!
exp.
be kept waiting
exp.
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
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Maying, marri, marry, marry into


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