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when

  

      adv  
1   
a    at what time? over what period?  
when is he due?     
b    (used in indirect questions)  
ask him when he's due     
2    say when   to state when an action is to be stopped or begun, as when someone is pouring a drink  
3    subordinating   at a time at which; at the time at which; just as; after  
I found it easily when I started to look seriously     
4    although  
he drives when he might walk     
5    considereing the fact that  
how did you pass the exam when you'd not worked for it?     
6    at which (time); over which (period)  
an age when men were men     
      n  
7    usually pl   a question as to the time of some occurrence  
     (Old English hwanne, hwænne; related to Old High German hwanne, hwenne, Latin cum)  
When should not be used loosely as a substitute for in which after a noun which does not refer to a period of time: paralysis is a condition in which (not when) parts of the body cannot be moved  
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v.
when one really wants to travel
[Fig.];[Fam.] ex.: I've got itchy feet = I'd like to travel
exp.
expression used when nothing is going well
exp.
when you act it has more impact that when you speak only
exp.
when you are happy, people will want to be around you and share your happiness, but when you are sad, people will avoid you.
n.
Free On Board: A legal term meaning that when the seller loads merchandise for transportation, he bears full responsibility for it but if the merchandise is later lost or harmed, the buyer suffers the loss.
n.
a usually small, unintended defecation that occurs when one generally just intended to fart
[Slang] Contraction of shit and fart ex: I let one rip just thinking it would be a "silent but deadly" but it turned out to be a damned unintended shart! The good news is that only my boxer was wrecked!
n.
line used to secure a sail when stowing it to the yard or boom, or any line used to lash items on a ship
[Naut.]
id.
Expression used when faced with somebody else's stupidity or inadequacy. It can be used to convey dismay, disappointment, ridicule, or disapproval.
[Hum.];[Fam.] When someone does something stupid, instinctively, your palm hits your own face or forehead. That entire series of action is now reduced to a single word: facepalm.
n.
new trend in computing to take into account the environmental aspect when designing IT systems.
n.
When men have quality time together, and do "guy" things.
[Slang] related to bro-mance
n.
someone who is providing advice and support for his mate when it comes to potential relationships/partners
exp.
You say 'top that!' when you have achieved something and you want to challenge other people to do better
I know four celebrities - top that!
n.
When economic outlook remains uncertain, top management complains about the parsimony of expense reimbursements. Shareholders will not look kindly to executives flying helicopters or first-class international flights unrestrained. chenrong.hubpages.com
n.
someone to whom everybody is turning when they need advice, help
[Fam.]
adj.
when a shop is boarded up, it means it is no longer in business and that wooden planks have been nailed over its windows.
one in seven shops in the UK are boarded up
exp.
When something is 'in the air', it means something exciting or significant is taking place or about to happen. Ex.: Spring is in the air - it's time for change!
n.
it's a unintended call which happens when the keys are not blocked in one's pocket
n.
term used in football when a player makes an acrobatic movement using his legs
exp.
expression used when referring to someone's profession, background, social class or life experience
E.g: People from all walks of life will participate to the event
vi.
When a large group of competing corporations hope to use the government to protect or enhance their interests.
Economic Term.
n.
a brief moment when one does not remember something or is confused
exp.
an often humorous expression of indignation when something stupid or annoying happens
Wigs for dogs? Whatever next?
n.
when a person kills someone then takes their own life it is referred to as a murder suicide
v.
take a decision based on one's subjective conclusions, when objective evidence is not available
exp.
expression used when referring to something that is unlikely to happen soon (not in the time interval that one can resist holding his breath)
E.g.: "Will the economy recover any soon?" - "Don't hold your breath."
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