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What is the meaning of these phrases? Calling the shots: She was a bundle of nerves. Bend a spoon. at the latch Where did you get the nerve talk to me like that? Make out every word. I was chide. Compensation is a big consideration of any job. big time courtesy of Alex I bear witness... The big picture I take my leave. Difference between "pass the bridge and cross the bridge" Penalty clause Niche market drop the case Are we pumped? PHD thesis off the hook with sb Win a tender
Oct 21, 2012 10:57 PM
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Calling the shots: = Have control, make the decisions She was a bundle of nerves. = She was very nervous and jumpy Bend a spoon. = Perform what looks like a magic trick. at the latch Where did you get the nerve talk to me like that? = I am surprised you have the courage to talk to me like that Make out every word. = understand every word I was chide(d) = I was teased Compensation is a big consideration of any job = pay is a big factor of any job. big time = lots of success courtesy of Alex = because of Alex I bear witness... = I give my official version of what I saw The big picture = the overall understanding of what is important I take my leave. = I must leave, and I am letting you know. Difference between "pass the bridge and cross the bridge" : Pass the bridge = go underneath the bridge Cross the bridge = go across the bridge Penalty clause = a statement in a contract which says that there will be money paid if the contract is not completed on time. Niche market = small, specialty market drop the case = stop pursuing the case in court Are we pumped? = Are we excited? PHD thesis = Paper or publication written to get a PHD (doctor's) degree. off the hook with sb = sb is not longer mad at sb else. Win a tender = win an offer of a contract
October 21, 2012
thanks million times they are perfectly answered.I appreciate it.
October 22, 2012
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