Mar 28 (7) Pat's words and expressions

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an atrocious film/piece of acting The weather has been atrocious all week. Conditions in the prison were atrocious.
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of very bad quality
I'm not sufficiently versed in XML to understand what you're saying.
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to know a lot about a particular subject or be experienced in a particular skill
Are there any parts of your story that you're particularly proud of, or conversely, any where you think it really didn't work?
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in an opposite way:
There was nothing in his demeanour that suggested he was anxious. She has the demeanour of a woman who is contented with her life.
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a way of looking and behaving
Unbeknownst to me, he had rented out the apartment while I was away.
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without a particular person knowing
Journalists do not divulge their sources
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to make something secret known
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meat from a pig
Cooking was not exactly her forte.
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a strong ability, something that a person can do well:
She apologized/thanked us profusely. He was bleeding/sweating profusely.
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in large amounts
by far
They are by far the best students in the class.
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by a great amount:
Они, безусловно, лучшие ученики в классе.
ask over
He asked me over for dinner
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to invite
to give somebody out
To give her an out, perhaps her Mother had taught her to cook.
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to excuse somebody
drone on
He was droning on (and on) about his operation.
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to talk for a long time in a boring way
He's always ranting (on) about the government. I get fed up with my mother ranting and raving (about my clothes) all the time.
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to speak, write or shout in a loud, uncontrolled, or angry way, often saying confused or silly things:
everyone and their uncle
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larhe number or majority of people
The country has been beset by economic woes for the past decade. Unusually poor harvests have added to the country's woes.
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big problems or troubles
woe is me
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person why always has troubles.
It's completely futile trying to reason with him - he just won't listen. All my attempts to cheer her up proved futile.
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(of actions) having no effect or achieving nothing:
lo and behold
I was in Vienna sitting quietly in a café when, lo and behold, my cousin walked in.
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something that you say when you tell someone about something surprising that happened:
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cold and miserable
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causing distress or depression
Runners are taking part in a grueling 100-mile race in the mountains above Los Angeles. He eventually won the match after five grueling sets.
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extremely tiring and difficult, and demanding great effort and determination:
it's out of this world
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very good
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snow that is lying on the ground and has started to melt
Inflation is hovering at three percent. A hawk hovered in the sky, waiting to swoop down on its prey. I heard the noise of a helicopter hovering overhead.
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to stay at or near a particular level
Turkey is expecting an influx of several thousand refugees over the next few days.
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the fact of a large number of people or things arriving at the same time
a run-down building/cemetery My doctor said I was looking run-down
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Run-down buildings or areas are in very bad condition; tired and not healthy, especially because of working too much
Let's get down to the nitty-gritty - how much will it cost?
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the basic facts of a situation
The collapse of its rivals was a fortuitous opportunity for the company
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of something that is to your advantage) not planned, happening by chance
She dwelt in South Africa for ten years dwell in the past.
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to live in a place or in a particular way

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