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pride comes before fall id.
def.: if you are too confident about yourself, something bad will happen to show you that you are not as good as you think you are

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ErnestK6:

Alcoholics Anonymous defines it also as Selfishness

NaomiS5:

lust of the eyes, lust of the flesh, pride of life

NaomiS5:

pride is self-centeredness

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exp.
lose contact
exp.
it's said when someone has done things in the wrong order
id.
expression used to point out that one will eventually face the consequences of his own actions
n.
gestant woman before delivery phase
adv.
Very quickly; almost instantaneously
n.
advertising shown before a video on internet
[Bus.]
v.
become very nervous or anxious especially before an important event or before having to do something difficult
[informal] Ex.: She always gets the jitters before going on stage.
exp.
1 (referring to taste) ferment, acidify; 2. (fig.) deteriorate, fall apart
1. The milk turned sour. 2. The relation between them turned sour.
exp.
1. break; fall apart; 2. be in a bad mood
exp.
A set of virtual assets or value in cyberspace left behind after one’s death fall on legal successors as right.
[Tech.]
exp.
worry about something; be concerned about smth. (to the point of not being able to fall asleep)
exp.
come on
Slang; written abbreviation, there`s no difference in pronunciation for "c`mon "and "come on".
exp.
quit disobeying; start acting like someone would want to
E.g. Finally, her husband has come to heel and they will buy a new car, as she wants.
n.
a round and sweet fruit with pale, orange-colored skin that comes from a tree of the same name
n.
1. [Mil.] a pilot who comes in support of the leading aircraft. He is positionned besides and slightly behind the leading aircraft. 2. [Fig.] a person who helps a friend to approach potential partners
2. this meaning has been popularised by the TV series How I Met Your Mother
adj.
something that is top-down comes from the top of a hierarchy and is passed down to the lower ranking members
n.
someone who is providing advice and support for his mate when it comes to potential relationships/partners
n.
In computer science, the File Allocation Table (FAT) is a file system popularized by Microsoft in the 1980's in their earliest computers. The FAT file system has continued to be developed and now comes in multiple varieties such as FAT12, FAT16, FAT32 and ExFAT.
[Tech.];[Comp.] Look at that floppy disk, see if it is formatted with the FAT file system.
exp.
a misfit; something or someone looking/behaving in a manner that comes in contradiction with the general context
n.
Affectionate term used to address or refer to one's girlfriend, boyfriend, spouse, etc. The acronym means Before Anything Else.
[Fam.] Exemple: I love you, bae.
v.
A culture of internet only jobs has coined the phrase Wirk. Wirk simply means Internet Work. Internet work is defined by job opportunities that did not exist before the rise of the internet and furthermore the work is likely to be carried out over the internet and payment received for work undertaken via the internet. Wirk describes both full time and part time internet work. Because of the nature of Wirk and the ability for anyone that has internet connection to earn money from Wirk, it is currently more likely to be a part time occupation than full time. Paid Online Questionnaires, Content Writing, Search Marketing are all examples of Wirk.
This is a term rising in popularity
n.
trip or vacation taken by a couple shortly before the birth of a child
n.
pregnant mammal before birth occurs (applies to women)
Medical term , not used in common conversation - Latin
n.
A small short-term loan, with very high interest rates, that the borrower promises to repay on or near the next payday. Used by wage earners who run short of cash before payday. Payday lending is an established form of lending in the US and Canada.
Also: payday advance, overnight loan.
n.
fraudulent changing of data before or during entry into the computer system.
[Tech.];[Leg.] examples include: forging or counterfeiting documents used for data entry and exchanging valid disks and tapes with modified replacements.
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pride

  

      n  
1    a feeling of honour and self-respect; a sense of personal worth  
2    excessive self-esteem; conceit  
3    a source of pride  
4    satisfaction or pleasure taken in one's own or another's success, achievements, etc. (esp. in the phrase take (a) pride in)  
5    the better or most superior part of something; flower  
6    the most flourishing time  
7    a group (of lions)  
8    the mettle of a horse; courage; spirit  
9    Archaic   sexual desire, esp. in a female animal  
10    Archaic   display, pomp, or splendour  
11    pride of place   the most important position  
      vb  
12    tr; foll by: on or upon   to take pride in (oneself) for  
13    intr   to glory or revel (in)  
     (Old English pryda; related to Latin prodesse to be useful, Old Norse pruthr stately; see proud)  
  prideful      adj  
  pridefully      adv  


London pride  
      n   a saxifragaceous plant, a hybrid between Saxifraga spathularis and S. umbrosa, having a basal rosette of leaves and pinkish-white flowers  
Pride  
      n   Thomas. died 1658, English soldier on the Parliamentary side during the Civil War. He expelled members of the Long Parliament hostile to the army (Pride's Purge, 1648) and signed Charles I's death warrant  
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