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choice

  

      n  
1    the act or an instance of choosing or selecting  
2    the opportunity or power of choosing  
3    a person or thing chosen or that may be chosen  
he was a possible choice     
4    an alternative action or possibility  
what choice did I have?     
5    a supply from which to select  
a poor choice of shoes     
      adj  
6    of superior quality; excellent  
choice wine     
7    carefully chosen, appropriate  
a few choice words will do the trick     
8    vulgar or rude  
choice language     
     (C13: from Old French chois, from choisir to choose)  
  choicely      adv  
  choiceness      n  


Hobson's choice  
      n   the choice of taking what is offered or nothing at all  
     (C16: named after Thomas Hobson (1544--1631), English liveryman who gave his customers no choice but had them take the nearest horse)  
multiple-choice  
      adj   having a number of possible given answers out of which the correct one must be chosen  
pro-choice  
      adj   (of an organization, pressure group, etc.) supporting the right of a woman to have an abortion  
   Compare       pro-life  
sailor's-choice  
      n   any of various small percoid fishes of American coastal regions of the Atlantic, esp. the grunt Haemulon parra and the pinfish  
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  
Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
adj.
the decision is yours
exp.
The choice of web suicide or deletion of interactions for one’s own amounts to web death with regard to ones internet life.
[Tech.]
exp.
means "that's just the way it is"
c'est comme ça, point barre
exp.
It is healthy to laugh
[US]
n.
vamos
id.
expression referring to the belief that those who hold the power are entitled to anything
exp.
home is the best place to be no matter where it is
exp.
something is easy to do
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."
n.
charver is another word for chav
If you lived in Newcastle you would know it. Common in NE England
exp.
he is a very good seller
exp.
Used to express that it is impossible to decide between two options because they're equal
English expression
exp.
to become very upset about something, usually something that is not important
Other expression: to get your knickers in a knot
n.
grunt work is hard, uninteresting work
US informal
n.
to release sth that is tied up
exp.
expression used when nothing is going well
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'.
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