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mate's rates

  

      pl n     (N.Z.)  
informal   preferential rates of payment offered to a friend  
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mate          [1]  
      n  
1    the sexual partner of an animal  
2    a marriage partner  
3   
a    Informal     (chiefly Brit., Austral., and N.Z.)   a friend, usually of the same sex: often used between males in direct address  
b    in combination   an associate, colleague, fellow sharer, etc.  
a classmate, a flatmate     
4    one of a pair of matching items  
5      (Nautical)  
a       short for       first mate  
b    any officer below the master on a commercial ship  
c    a warrant officer's assistant on a ship  
6    (in some trades) an assistant  
a plumber's mate     
7    Archaic   a suitable associate  
      vb  
8    to pair (a male and female animal) or (of animals) to pair for reproduction  
9    to marry or join in marriage  
10    tr   to join as a pair; match  
     (C14: from Middle Low German; related to Old English gemetta table-guest, from mete meat)  
  mateless      adj  

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mate

  

      n  
1    better half     (humorous)   husband, partner, significant other     (U.S. informal)   spouse, wife  
2      (informal)   buddy     (informal)   china     (Brit. slang)   chum     (informal)   cock     (Brit. informal)   comrade, crony, friend, homeboy     (slang, chiefly U.S.)   pal     (informal)  
3    associate, colleague, companion, compeer, co-worker, fellow-worker  
4    assistant, helper, subordinate  
5    companion, double, fellow, match, twin  
      vb  
6    breed, copulate, couple, pair  
7    marry, match, wed  
8    couple, join, match, pair, yoke  

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mate, mate, first mate, running mate

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exp.
take credit for another person's accomplishment
exp.
the best, the dog's bollocks , the bee's knees
exp.
the duck's nuts, the best, the dog's bollocks
n.
something or someone that is regarded as outstanding, extremely good ; the best ; the cream ; the quintessence ; the jewel ; the top ; the bee's knees ; the cat's pyjamas
[UK];[Slang] Refers to the dog's habit of licking its testicles. By extension (and not without humor) the latter probably taste good! Ex: Among their albums,"master of puppets" is likely the dog's bullocks!
n.
cell mate (in a prison)
[Slang]
exp.
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exp.
what's up
sms like writing, incorrect form in English
o.
could refer to a very weak cup of tea/pint of beer
n.
(in an auction, negotiation or other business competition) the situation in which the winning party has overrated the pursued object
[Bus.]
n.
a mess, a failure
[Slang];[UK] it comes from the cooking domain where the phrase described a dish that was not tasty enough and therefore thrown away to dogs
n.
means a liquid is not clear: this tea's got bits in it, I don't like yogurt with bits in it
assez proche de l'idée de 'il y a à boire et à manger'
exp.
if people live in each other's pocket, they spend a lot of time together
exp.
stop talking; refrain from saying something
informal
exp.
be kept waiting
id.
when sth sounds too good to be true and not as good as it seems to be and you suspect that there is a hidden problem
exp.
kill someone; cause a big damage to someone
exp.
to lose one's temper
very familiar
exp.
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n.
he is trying to perusal-de someone to do what he doesn't want to do. Il fait pression sur moi.
id.
make a lot of efforts to understand something
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"
n.
one who solves people's problems
exp.
something is easy to do
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