Plugging in the home

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not informed or not having the same ideas as most people about something, so that you make mistakes:
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out of touch
A few of the older teachers are completely out of touch with their students.
to attach electrical equipment to a supply of electricity with a plug:
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a three-pin/two-pin plug
to describe how something happened, or to tell a story:
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He recounted his adventures since he had left home.
to bring back something into use or existence that had disappeared or ended:
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She has been busily trying to resurrect her Hollywood career.
to design or arrange something in a useful way:
p. verb
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lay out
laid | laid
We laid out the web page so that the links were more clearly visible.
full of unpleasant things such as problems or dangers:
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fraught with
full of
The negotiations have been fraught with difficulties/problems right from the start.
the achieving of the results wanted or hoped for:
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The success of almost any project depends largely on its manager.
If you ... end, you start doing something new and difficult without help or preparation.
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jump in at the deep end
(also throw sb in at the deep end)
to stop doing or having something:
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He decided to forsake politics for journalism.
to know a lot about a particular subject or be experienced in a particular skill:
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be versed in sth
I'm not sufficiently versed in XML to understand what you're saying.
very skilful and quick in the way you think or move:
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She became adroit at dealing with difficult questions.
too pleased or satisfied about something you have achieved or something you know:
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He's been unbearably smug since he gave up smoking.
a situation in which you can enjoy the advantages of two very different things at the same time:
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the best of both worlds
She works in the city and lives in the country, so she gets the best of both worlds.
a small piece of something or a small amount of information:
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small piece
Do you have a scrap of paper I could write on?
a piece of computer software used for showing rows and columns of numbers or other data, and for doing calculations with this data:
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open/create/make a spreadsheet
I created a spreadsheet to help analyse the sales data.
a place on a computer system where users can read messages and add their own
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bulletin board
OR a board on a wall on which notices can be put: noticeboard
I've put the list of players up on the bulletin board.
the advantages and disadvantages of something, especially something that you are considering doing:
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the pros and cons
We're just weighing up the pros and cons of moving to a bigger house
a particular range of values, numbers, etc.:
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The scheme is devised for young people in the 15–20 age band.

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