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kill someone; cause a big damage to someone

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take credit for another person's accomplishment
to rattle someone's cage means to do something that is likely to annoy them or unsettle them
to lie lazily (in the sun): lizards bask on rocks, people bask on beaches. Also fig: to bask in someone's reflected glory; to bask in media attention.
Someone's ability to look and act like whoever is around him or her.
The fictional character of human chameleon Leonard Zelig (in the film "Zelig", 1983), who becomes a celebrity in the 1920s due to his ability to look and act like whoever is around him.
expression used when referring to someone's profession, background, social class or life experience
E.g: People from all walks of life will participate to the event
what remains of someone's life in cyber space after his or her death
leave abruptly; cancel suddenly
[Slang] Unfortunately, my friends bailed on me tonight. If you keep talking about that, I'm gonna bail.
meet someone by chance
E.g.I ran into James the other day when I was shopping (meaning=I met James without planning it, by chance)
find a a partner for someone and act as an intermediary for the two persons to meet
something or someone that is regarded as outstanding, extremely good ; the best ; the cream ; the quintessence ; the jewel ; the top ; the bee's knees ; the cat's pyjamas
[UK];[Slang] Refers to the dog's habit of licking its testicles. By extension (and not without humor) the latter probably taste good! Ex: Among their albums,"master of puppets" is likely the dog's bullocks!
yell at someone; attack someone verbally or physically
the duck's nuts, the best, the dog's bollocks
the best, the dog's bollocks , the bee's knees
he is trying to perusal-de someone to do what he doesn't want to do. Il fait pression sur moi.
what's up
sms like writing, incorrect form in English
could refer to a very weak cup of tea/pint of beer
(in an auction, negotiation or other business competition) the situation in which the winning party has overrated the pursued object
a mess, a failure
[Slang];[UK] it comes from the cooking domain where the phrase described a dish that was not tasty enough and therefore thrown away to dogs
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'
if people live in each other's pocket, they spend a lot of time together
get seriously involved in a relationship
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      vb   , -cels, -celling, -celled  
     (U.S.)   , -cels, -celing, -celed   mainly tr  
1    to order (something already arranged, such as a meeting or event) to be postponed indefinitely; call off  
2    to revoke or annul  
the order for the new television set was cancelled     
3    to delete (writing, numbers, etc.); cross out  
he cancelled his name and substituted hers     
4    to mark (a cheque, postage stamp, ticket, etc.) with an official stamp or by a perforation to prevent further use  
5    also intr; usually foll by: out   to counterbalance; make up for (a deficiency, etc.)  
his generosity cancelled out his past unkindness     
a    to close (an account) by discharging any outstanding debts  
b    sometimes foll by: out     (Accounting)   to eliminate (a debit or credit) by making an offsetting entry on the opposite side of the account  
7      (Maths)  
a    to eliminate (numbers, quantities, or terms) as common factors from both the numerator and denominator of a fraction or as equal terms from opposite sides of an equation  
b    intr   to be able to be eliminated in this way  
8    a new leaf or section of a book replacing a defective one, one containing errors, or one that has been omitted  
9       a less common word for       cancellation  
10      (Music)      a U.S. word for       natural       19a  
     (C14: from Old French canceller, from Medieval Latin cancellare, from Late Latin: to strike out, make like a lattice, from Latin cancelli lattice, grating)  
  canceller     (U.S)  
  canceler      n  
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