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[1]  
      n  
1    an item-by-item record of names or things, usually written or printed one under the other  
2      (Computing)   a linearly ordered data structure  
3    be on the danger list          to be in a critical medical or physical condition  
      vb  
4    tr   to make a list of  
5    tr   to include in a list  
6    tr     (Brit)   to declare to be a listed building  
7    tr     (Stock Exchange)   to obtain an official quotation for (a security) so that it may be traded on the recognized market  
8       an archaic word for       enlist  
     (C17: from French, ultimately related to list2; compare Italian lista list of names (earlier: border, strip, as of paper), Old High German lista border)  
  listable      adj  
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danger  
      n  
1    the state of being vulnerable to injury, loss, or evil; risk  
2    a person or thing that may cause injury, pain, etc.  
3    Obsolete   power  
4    in danger of   liable to  
5    on the danger list   critically ill in hospital  
     (C13: daunger power, hence power to inflict injury, from Old French dongier (from Latin dominium ownership) blended with Old French dam injury, from Latin damnum)  
  dangerless      adj  


danger money  
      n   extra money paid to compensate for the risks involved in certain dangerous jobs  
objective danger  
      n     (Mountaineering)   a danger, such as a stone fall or avalanche, to which climbing skill is irrelevant  

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danger

  
  
endangerment, hazard, insecurity, jeopardy, menace, peril, pitfall, precariousness, risk, threat, venture, vulnerability  

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exp.
think alike about a certain topic; be aligned in opinions; feel the same way about smth.
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).
exp.
be stupid
expression used when someone becomes irritating
v.
be exactly right
[Fam.] Ex.: Her guess was right on the money.
exp.
be in a good shape
exp.
not to be able to act like a man, be a pussy
slang
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.
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
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.
be/not be interested in getting married and having a family
exp.
Slang expression meaning one being annoying.
"You`re a prick when you ask those questions."
exp.
behave in a manner that is commonly considered as specific to women
[Fam.] it is used most frequently when referring to men who show lack of courage or an excessive shyness or sensitivity. E.g Don't be a pussy; You're such a pussy
v.
to be lost
he went missing my dog went missing for three days
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
adj.
able to be seen
[US] Ex.: the car in front of us was visible because we had the lights on
id.
find it difficult to choose between two alternatives ; feel torn between two situations
Rosalie loved Cesar and David both equally, for different reasons, and was caught between two stools
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