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your

  
  (unstressed)  
      determiner  
1    of, belonging to, or associated with you  
your nose, your house, your first taste of freedom     
2    belonging to or associated with an unspecified person or people in general  
the path is on your left heading north, this lotion is for your head only     
3    Informal   used to indicate all things or people of a certain type  
your part-time worker is a problem     
4    your actual     (Brit)  
informal   (intensifier)  
here is your actual automatic tin-opener     
     (Old English eower, genitive of ge ye1; related to Old Frisian juwe, Old Saxon euwa, Old High German iuwer)  


by-your-leave  
      n   a request for permission (esp. in the phrase without so much as a by-your-leave)  
in-your-face  
      adj  
Slang   aggressive and confrontational  
provocative in-your-face activism     
mind-your-own-business  
      n   a Mediterranean urticaceous plant, Helxine soleirolii, with small dense leaves: used for cover  
roll-your-own  
      n  
Informal   a hand-rolled cigarette  
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  
Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
n.
something that you say which expresses your opinion on something or which gives an explanation of it
id.
use your common sense or resourcefulness
n.
right granted to a general assembly to give an opinion on the salaries and bonuses of top managers
[Bus.]
exp.
your best clothes that you wear on special occasions
adv.
Very quickly; almost instantaneously
exp.
= get your knickers in a twist/knot
US English, colloquial
exp.
sauve ton coeur
No idea what this means MJB
v.
to say, pronounce, speak
ex.: The child sounded out each word out loud as she read her book.
id.
expression used to show full agreement on smth.
id.
do or say something exactly right
My bestie put the nail on the head when she figured out why I was worried / Identifying the specific cause of the failure, the technician put the nail on the head
n.
to support your family
exp.
it's said for determining someone to calm down, be patient, control his/her reactions
exp.
absolutely not; not in this lifetime
Slang expression used mostly in 19th century
v.
say publicly that something should be done
I never advocate my opinion because I am shy to speak in front of many people.
exp.
calm down!
exp.
expression used for catching the attention of an audience
n.
be silent, stop talking etc
exp.
expression used when referring to something that is unlikely to happen soon (not in the time interval that one can resist holding his breath)
E.g.: "Will the economy recover any soon?" - "Don't hold your breath."
exp.
expression used to encourage someone to share with you what's on his mind
exp.
used to tell someone that you do not know any more about a subject than they do
Ex: Jill: 'How long should we bake this pie?' Jane: 'Your guess is as good as mine'.
exp.
to become very upset about something, usually something that is not important
Other expression: to get your knickers in a knot
n.
attractive woman that you marry to show your success
o.
used to say briefly "www" (instead of "double u, double u, double u")
[Comp.] mostly in spoken language
exp.
The actual say is: "You can catch more flies with honey than with vinegar" This means that it is easier to persuade people if you use polite arguments and flattery than if you are confrontational.
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