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his eyes stood out on stalks exp.
il avait les yeux qui sortaient des orbites ; il avait les yeux qui lui sortaient de la tête
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exp.
il avait les yeux qui sortaient des orbites ; il avait les yeux qui lui sortaient de la tête
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exp.
Abbreviation for "eXamine Your Zipper". To let someone know the zipper on the front of his pants is down.
[US];[Coll.]
n.
someone who is providing advice and support for his mate when it comes to potential relationships/partners
n.
someone who, most of the time, carries a device enabling him to capture his day-by-day experiences (such as a photo camera, mobile phone etc.)
n.
a teenager who spends most of his time in front of a screen (computer, smartphone, tablet, TV)
n.
someone who re-posts a genuine online listing for a book at an inflated price on another website. If someone buys from the bookjacker, he buys the book from the original seller and provides him with the address of the customer. The bookjacker never sees or handles the book, but collects his margin.
[Bus.] Syn. dropshipper.
n.
a person paid by the state to work in the interests of the nation who considers it to be a ‘right’ to be able abuse his or her authority to ensure personal gain for himself or herself at the expense of the nation…
neologism ... created on some blog
n.
attitude or practise whereby a man, either sitting at the table, on a sofa or in public transportation, adopts a spread position notably splaying his legs wide apart in such a way as to encroach on an adjacent seat and deny space to the person sitting or wanting to sit next to him
Ex: I become upset and irritated seeing all that manspreading in the subway and buses during rush hours and more generally by that growing lack of civil vertue everywhere.
n.
the end of an user’s Internet activity after his or her physical death
[Tech.]
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term used in football when a player makes an acrobatic movement using his legs
exp.
research into the integrity of the counterparty to a proposed contract and in the veracity of his claims
A lawyer is expected to do 'due diligence'. Would be culpable if he failed to do so. The bigger the contract, the more 'due diligence'.
n.
a person, generally a man, dedicated to improving his skills in attracting and seducing the other sex
Other spelling : Pickup artist The use of "pick up" in this context comes from American slang and means becoming acquainted with, esp. with a view to having sexual relations
exp.
someone who spends very few time with his wife/ her husband because of the partner's preoccupation with physical exercise
n.
Phrase used when someone has brought all the evidences to support his point of view; "I'm done with explanations"
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!
n.
what remains of someone's life in cyber space after his or her death
[Tech.]
n.
virtual network linking an user to his or her professional and / or personal contacts
[Tech.]
n.
Marriage between a man of royal or noble birth and a woman of lesser status, with the stipulation that wife and children have no claims to his titles or possessions or dignity. Still common at the beginning of the 20th C., the practice is now rare. Syn. Morganatic marriage, marriage of the left hand
[Hist.] So-called, because at the nuptial ceremony the husband gives his left hand to the bride, rather than his right, when saying, “I take thee for my wedded wife.”
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
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eyes

  

      pl n     (Nautical)   the part of the bows of a ship that are furthest forward at the level of the main deck  


eyes front  
      interj  
1      (Military)   a command to troops to look ahead  
2    a demand for attention  
eyes left  
      interj     (Military)   a command to troops to look left, esp. as a salute when marching  
eyes right  
      interj     (Military)   a command to troops to look right, esp. as a salute when marching  
four-eyes  
      n   a disparaging term of address for a person wearing spectacles  
  four-eyed      adj  
sheep's eyes  
      pl n  
Old-fashioned   amorous or inviting glances  
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eyes out, eyes front, eyes left, eyes right


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