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it sounds interesting or attractive

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n.
artificial long word coined to mean a lung disease known as silicosis, a type of pneumoconiosis caused by inhalation of ultra-microscopic particles of crystalline silica volcanic dust. It has the particularity of being the longest word in the English language published in a dictionary
Longer tech. terms exist (up to 189,819 letters!).The word, presumably coined in 1935 by E.M. Smith (pres. of the National Puzzlers'League) in imitation of very long medical terms, contains 45 letters
exp.
when you act it has more impact that when you speak only
exp.
give a phone call
E.g.: Just give me a ring when you want to go out.
adj.
an element that has a single dominating theme
for instance : having a theme that continues through more than one movement of a musical composition
exp.
means "that's just the way it is"
c'est comme ça, point barre
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.
new trend in computing to take into account the environmental aspect when designing IT systems.
exp.
"to be up for it" means to be willing to participate
she's really up for it: elle est partante
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'
exp.
I can't understand it, I can't believe it, I can't accept it
id.
damn it!
Rats! I will be late to the meeting.
exp.
go crazy; get angry; lose self-control
E.g.: I will lose it if we keep listening to this song.
v.
avoid or at least minimize risks ; choose the safest way in case of doubt
to be on the safe side ; play safe
exp.
consider that two parties don't owe anything to each other
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.
exp.
expression used to encourage someone to say what is on their mind, what is bothering them
v.
declare that you're done with work or other activity, and that you want to go out or rest or go to bed
[Fig.];[Fam.]
exp.
make an attempt, endeavor, make an effort
exp.
Used to express that it is impossible to decide between two options because they're equal
English expression
adj.
Qualifies a person who has a deep understanding of a certain topic, usually feminism.
Example: Love hearing Daniel Radcliffe praise the HeForShe campaign, he is so woke!'
adv.
A formal word that is put in the beginning of sentence that has a similar meaning to furthermore, therefore, and from now on
I like ice-cream; Hence, I have lots of ice-cream cups in my fridge
n.
verification conducted by police to find out if a person has a criminal record or not.
Usually requested by an individual for new employment, citizenship applications, name changes, etc.
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1    a circular band usually of a precious metal, esp. gold, often set with gems and worn upon the finger as an adornment or as a token of engagement or marriage  
2    any object or mark that is circular in shape  
3    a circular path or course  
to run around in a ring     
4    a group of people or things standing or arranged so as to form a circle  
a ring of spectators     
5    an enclosed space, usually circular in shape, where circus acts are performed  
6    a square apron or raised platform, marked off by ropes, in which contestants box or wrestle  
7    the ring   the sport of boxing  
8    the field of competition or rivalry  
9    throw one's hat in the ring   to announce one's intention to be a candidate or contestant  
10    a group of people usually operating illegally and covertly  
a drug ring, a paedophile ring, a ring of antique dealers     
11    (esp. at country fairs) an enclosure, often circular, where horses, cattle, and other livestock are paraded and auctioned  
12    an area reserved for betting at a racecourse  
13    a circular strip of bark cut from a tree or branch, esp. in order to kill it  
14    a single turn in a spiral  
15      (Geometry)   the area of space lying between two concentric circles  
16      (Maths)   a set that is subject to two binary operations, addition and multiplication, such that the set is an Abelian group under addition and is closed under multiplication, this latter operation being associative  
17      (Botany)      short for       annual ring  
18      (Also called)    closed chain     (Chem)   a closed loop of atoms in a molecule  
19      (Astronomy)   any of the thin circular bands of small bodies orbiting a giant planet, esp. Saturn  
   See also       Saturn   2       1  
20    run rings around  
Informal   to be greatly superior to; outclass completely  
      vb   , rings, ringing, ringed   tr  
21    to surround with or as if with or form a ring; encircle  
22    to mark (a bird) with a ring or clip for subsequent identification  
23    to fit a ring in the nose of (a bull, pig, etc.) so that it can be led easily  
24      (Also)    ringbark  
a    to cut away a circular strip of bark from (a tree or branch) in order to kill it  
b    to cut a narrow or partial ring from (the trunk of a tree) in order to check or prevent vigorous growth  
25      (Austral. and N.Z.)   to be the fastest shearer in a shearing shed (esp. in the phrase ring the shed)  
     (Old English hring; related to Old Norse hringr)  
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