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expression

  

      n  
1    the act or an instance of transforming ideas into words  
2    a manifestation of an emotion, feeling, etc., without words  
tears are an expression of grief     
3    communication of emotion through music, painting, etc.  
4    a look on the face that indicates mood or emotion  
a joyful expression     
5    the choice of words, phrases, syntax, intonation, etc., in communicating  
6    a particular phrase used conventionally to express something  
a dialect expression     
7    the act or process of forcing or squeezing out a liquid  
8      (Maths)   a variable, function, or some combination of constants, variables, or functions  
9      (Genetics)   the effect of a particular gene on the phenotype  
  expressional      adj  
  expressionless      adj  
  expressionlessly      adv  


expression mark  
      n   one of a set of musical directions, usually in Italian, indicating how a piece or passage is to be performed  
self-expression  
      n   the expression of one's own personality, feelings, etc., as in painting, poetry, or other creative activity  
  self-expressive      adj  
Dictionnaire anglais Collins English definition-Thesaurus  
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expression

  
1    announcement, assertion, asseveration, communication, declaration, enunciation, mention, pronouncement, speaking, statement, utterance, verbalization, voicing  
2    demonstration, embodiment, exhibition, indication, manifestation, representation, show, sign, symbol, token  
3    air, appearance, aspect, countenance, face, look, mien     (literary)  
4    choice of words, delivery, diction, emphasis, execution, intonation, language, phraseology, phrasing, speech, style, wording  
5    idiom, locution, phrase, remark, set phrase, term, turn of phrase, word  

Dictionnaire anglais Collins English synonyme-Thesaurus  

Dictionnaire Collaboratif     Anglais Définition
exp.
metaphoric expression for getting married
exp.
Slang expression meaning one being annoying.
"You`re a prick when you ask those questions."
exp.
expression meaning "things never change"
exp.
expression used when nothing is going well
exp.
polite expression offering to do something for someone
exp.
expression used to designate something that happens very rarely
exp.
expression used for catching the attention of an audience
exp.
expression used to label someone as young and unexperienced
id.
expression used to show full agreement on smth.
exp.
expression used to indicate that something happens very quickly
exp.
intensifying expression, often used with "look"
he looked for all the world as if he was going to cry: il avait vraiment l'air d'être sur le point de pleurer
exp.
[as interjection] an expression of congratulations, thanks or respect
big up to the team for a great job
exp.
an expression used to when you are about to cry
[Slang] Ex. : oh my creys!
exp.
expression used to encourage someone to say what is on their mind, what is bothering them
exp.
expression used when referring to someone's profession, background, social class or life experience
E.g: People from all walks of life will participate to the event
exp.
expression used to describe an attempt to organize a difficult or unpredictable situation; trying to coordinate a group of people who tend to act chaotically
[Bus.] E.g: Some say that managing a team is herding cats.
exp.
expression used for letting someone know that he/she should prepare for a difficult or unpleasant upcoming event
exp.
expression used to describe something working fine, good or excellent
exp.
expression used to describe something that is in decline or has lost the qualities that made it popular, appealing, successful
used originally in media to describe a show or a movie that is declining in popularity. E.g: I loved their ads, but with the last ones they just jump the shark.
id.
expression referring to the belief that those who hold the power are entitled to anything
exp.
expression meaning that a situation is no longer certain or predictable and that anything can happen
originating from horse racing where "all bets are off" indicated that bets already made were null due to various unpredicted factors
exp.
expression used to point out that one has to struggle or suffer to achieve his goal
Jason: Damn it! I can't take it anymore. This exercise is killing me! Ray: Yeah but it’ll help you lose weight. Don't you know? No pain, no gain!
exp.
expression meaning that several or all members of a family have something in common (a skill, a feature, a path or a behavior)
E.g.: He became an actor too. It runs in the family.
exp.
expression used for pointing out that, if you love someone, you accept also things and people dear to the person you love
exp.
expression meaning that someone who is not happy tends to find comfort in seeing others unhappy too
n.
expression used for describing a perfect compatibility (between people, things, factors etc.)
exp.
expression used to describe the practice of a company using internally the marketed products
[Bus.] expression originating from and widely used in software industry; the practice is also known as "dogfooding"
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
id.
expression used to point out that one will eventually face the consequences of his own actions
q.
This expression means it is better to let one's emotions out, rather than bottled up inside. It is also often said when someone has gas.
this is just something my grandmother would say in cajun french
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