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English General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters Translation Glossary

English term English translation
after being a fine evening (it) has been/was a fine evening
Entered by: Charles Davis
challenge (rough or violent) tackle
Entered by: Charles Davis
dog be tough, competitive, strong, passionate
easy conscience (a man who) has no sense of guilt weighing him down
had I besieged it ever so hard no matter how hard I tried
Entered by: Yvonne Gallagher
husband scarce resources, to to conserve...
if we dug deep enough... if we looked hard enough below the surface...
Entered by: Yvonne Gallagher
intuitive psychiatry psychiatry based on intuition
Entered by: liz askew
serious fluff very thick and absorbent padding
solar segment part of day
Entered by: Peter Simon
synchronize our spells or stagger them fade out at the same time or alternately
tangential nature that must consume the type of life they are leading that must destroy
Entered by: Yvonne Gallagher
that is not quite enough heresy not content with having put forward these heretical ideas, he has even more to propose
Entered by: Charles Davis
tofu-eating mediators hippy type-mediators, (tree-hugging,) tofu-reating, (sandal wearing),..
Entered by: Yvonne Gallagher
warmth of a rusty nail With no warmth on her face
you drive me home. you compel or urge me to address the important point
Entered by: Charles Davis
"as the continuance of" in addition to..
"Got anything on?" Do you have anything (a robbery) planned?
"mobile worker" a person who takes his laptop and the peripherals to the client's site
"sitting in" or "sitting on" sitting in
"speaking up before the public" speaking out in public [see question for fuller discussion...]
Entered by: Tony M
"Teaching, Translation and Editing" Teaching, Translating & Editing
$1.2 billion outfit company / firm / business with revenue of $1.2 bn / year
& ampersand
'green bag' [company-specific] special internal mail service
Entered by: Tony M
'to what degree' to what extent, the extent to which, the degree to which
(as a) tablestake unchanging, constrained criteria and circumstances
(to) get one\'s geek on Embrace one\'s geeky side / concentrate on things which might be thought of as geeky
(we got a) slick going We have a bait set up
*cough* not as good *cough* Ahem, they obviously don\'t look as good (said under his breath)
Entered by: Nam Vo
... while in 2011 [,] the rate was x% optional; frequently (and increasingly?) omitted
Entered by: Charles Davis
..... lawyer .... Counsel
...test must have been performed within 5 years. ... test must have been performed within the last/previous 5 years (?)
Entered by: B D Finch lose consciousness 1. faint; 2. lose aware (such as an accident, etc.)
Entered by: Michael Powers (PhD)
10° C 10°C or 10 °C (non-standard: 10° C)
2-fold criterion criterion of 'times 2'
Entered by: Tony M
300 hundred groups 300 groups
48 Crash male menopause
500 weight 5 hundredweight = 5 cwt
Entered by: Tony M
60s or 60's 60s
Entered by: jccantrell
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