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Mr. Morganís Last Love

12.01.2014

 

lose track of something/someone to no longer be informed or know about something or someone
oblige someone to do something to require someone to do something
homesick Acutely longing for one's family or home
oblivion The condition or quality of being completely forgotten
wither Fig. [for someone or something] to be ignored or neglected and thereby be wasted
botch something up to mess something up; to do a bad job of something
bide oneís time to wait patiently
bimbo Slang A woman regarded as vacuous or as having an exaggerated interest in her sexual appeal.
significant other A person, such as a family member or close friend, who is important or influential in one's life US a spouse or lover
not dwell on something to not spend a lot of time thinking or talking about something
shining example vivid, bright, significant example of something
take a rain check (American) (to ask) to do something at a later time. Thanks for inviting me to dinner, but can I take a rain check on it?
get on the same page about something/read from the same page Cliché share the same understanding of something
freak someone out to shock or disorient someone
wing something to do the best that you can in a situation that you are not prepared for or to improvise; to do something extemporaneously
fresh out of something just now having sold or used up the last of something
get caught in the middle to be in a difficult situation because two people who you know well are arguing and both of them criticize each other to you
off the top of my head from quick recollection, or as an approximation; without research or calculation; - a phrase used when giving quick and approximate answers to questions, to indicate that a response is not necessarily accurate.
defiance Intentionally contemptuous behavior or attitude; readiness to contend or resist
wear heart on oneís sleeve Fig. to display one's feelings openly and habitually, rather than keep them private.
intimidating discouraging through fear
pushover One that is easily defeated or taken advantage of.
for the long haul Fig. long term; over a long period of time
wallow in something Fig. to experience an abundance of something
light up something/somewhere to add excitement to a place or thing

 


 

 

look sharp act or move at high speed
wreath A ring or circlet of flowers, boughs, or leaves worn on the head, placed on a memorial, or hung as a decoration.
burp a reflex that expels gas noisily from the stomach through the mouth
knock one's block off Sl. to hit someone hard in the head
equity Equity is what a person, company, or account has to its name if all debts were liquidated.
riff-raff an impolite way of describing people from a low social class, especially people who behave badly
go through with something 1. to complete something the outcome of which is troubling or doubtful; to do something in spite of problems and drawbacks 2. to do something you planned or promised to do
oddbody crank; eccentric; odd fish
be off one's nut to be crazy
beat it slang to go away immediately
emporium A place where various goods are bought and sold; a marketplace.

 




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