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need smth. like a hole in the head exp.
a humorous way of saying that something is not needed at all
[Hum.];[Iron.]

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nnpl.
to make a hole in ground, with a spade for example
exp.
sweat excessively
[Slang]
n.
used to describe a female who smells like a cabbage and is acting like a bitch
[Slang]
adj.
Feeling like a superhero in spandex. To feel like Adam West
exp.
not to be able to act like a man, be a pussy
slang
n.
like a barista (bartender) for a fast-food burger restaurant
adj.
a man of good breeding, well-behaved, courteous, polite who behaves like a gentleman
exp.
business operating in a "real world" not on the internet : like a department store, a car manufacturer
see : click and mortar : a business that combine new technologies and traditional business
id.
Something that seems bad at first, like a fail or a misfortune, but later unexpectedly results in something good and beneficial
As for me I could say that was a double unbelievable blessing in disguise; firstly, the plane I missed crashed into the sea a few hours later and secondly, I met my future wife on the next flight!
id.
do or say something exactly right
My bestie hit the nail on the head when she figured out why I was worried / Identifying the specific cause of the failure, the technician hit the nail on the head
n.
lid of a barrel
exp.
experience a special pleasure, excitement out of smth.; enjoy smth. very much
E.g.: She gets a bang out of shopping.
adv.
very little; very few; said to indicate that something is in a low amount/quantity or insignificant
E.g. You weigh like nothing; It costs like nothing; It is a big deal, but you make it look like nothing.
exp.
a misfit; something or someone looking/behaving in a manner that comes in contradiction with the general context
n.
paraprofessional registered physician assistants like nurses
Needs disambiguation with Paramedic when traduction in other languages
abbr. acron.
Short for "shaking my head".
[Slang];[Fam.] Used to convey your disappointment at someone doing or saying something utterly stupid.
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need

  

      vb  
1    tr   to be in want of  
to need money     
2    tr   to require or be required of necessity (to be or do something); be obliged  
to need to do more work     
3    takes an infinitive without: to   used as an auxiliary in negative and interrogative sentences to express necessity or obligation and does not add -s when used with he, she, it, and singular nouns  
need he go?     
4    intr  
Archaic   to be essential or necessary to  
there needs no reason for this     
      n  
5    the fact or an instance of feeling the lack of something  
he has need of a new coat     
6    a requirement  
the need for vengeance     
7    necessity or obligation resulting from some situation  
no need to be frightened     
8    distress or extremity  
a friend in need     
9    extreme poverty or destitution; penury,   (See also)        needs  
     (Old English nead, nied; related to Old Frisian ned, Old Saxon nod, Old High German not)  
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needs, needy, nee, needle


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