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      pl n      an informal name for       headphones  
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headphones  
      pl n   an electrical device consisting of two earphones held in position by a flexible metallic strap passing over the head,   (Informal name)    cans         


cans         
      pl n      an informal name for       headphones  

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can          [1]     (unstressed)  
      vb   past   , could   takes an infinitive without: to or an implied infinitive, used as an auxiliary  
1    to indicate ability, skill, or fitness to perform a task  
I can run a mile in under four minutes     
2    to indicate permission or the right to something  
can I have a drink?     
3    to indicate knowledge of how to do something  
he can speak three languages fluently     
4    to indicate the possibility, opportunity, or likelihood  
my trainer says I can win the race if I really work hard     
     (Old English cunnan; related to Old Norse kunna, Old High German kunnan, Latin cognoscere to know, Sanskrit janati he knows; see ken, uncouth)  
See at may  

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exp.
take an action that will complicate things; do something with a negative impact
adv.
Very quickly; almost instantaneously
id.
expression used to show full agreement on smth.
id.
to attempt or take on a task that is way to big and beyond one's capability
I wonder if that craftsman will be able to fulfil the three commitments he took on at the same time; in my opinion he bites off more than he can chew!
n.
a player who asks too many funny questions that can be related as being stupid
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n.
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n.
set of words and word groups together with their definition, translation, grammar category or usage examples, and which can be searched through an index or a search engine
n.
legal exclusive right of a person in pure virtual property which he can dispose of with its free will.
[Tech.];[Leg.]
n.
law of evolution, only the fittest survive, the ones that can adapt
exp.
do something which puts you in a very difficult situation and limits the way that you can act
exp.
the show is over, you can go home, the main purpose of your presence is gone
was used in Elvis concerts to prevent people from waiting an encore
n.
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id.
Expression used when faced with somebody else's stupidity or inadequacy. It can be used to convey dismay, disappointment, ridicule, or disapproval.
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n.
underaged girl looking mature, that can thus bring somebody to jail if he is caught in a relationship with her
made with Jail and Bait
n.
has been put in a place where everybody can see it.
There are many kinds of species on display in the zoo,lets go and visit there.
exp.
drinking out of a can or a bottle without touching it with the lips, by pouring the content from distance
n.
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exp.
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[Tech.]
n.
a person you can go to for help, advice or information
n.
a single place where you can find everything you need, usually found in different places
n.
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exp.
expression meaning that a situation is no longer certain or predictable and that anything can happen
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n.
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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)
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id.
a humorous way of recommending someone not to pursue something at which they are unlikely to be good or successful and thus, to rather stick to what they can do best, namely, their job
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exp.
wait for something, usually linked to a previous event, to happen; expect something that can not be avoided to happen
exp.
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exp.
used to point out that small problems or unpleasant events can in the end help things get better
id.
Extreme and undesirable circumstances or situations can only be resolved by resorting to equally extreme and radical actions
The prime minister stated: 'Drastic times call for drastic measures' in order to justify the extremely unpopular austerity actions introduced by the government during the recession
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