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my British & World English

Belonging to or associated with the speaker

MY British & World English

Motor yacht

my- British & World English

Variant spelling of myo- shortened before a vowel (as in myalgia).

myo- British & World English

Of muscle; relating to muscles

my- in myo- British & World English

Of muscle; relating to muscles

my bad British & World English

Used to acknowledge responsibility for a mistake

my eye British & World English

Used to indicate surprise or disbelief

my man British & World English

A patronizing form of address to a man

My Lai British & World English

A village in Son My district, in central Vietnam, south of Quang Ngai, site of a 1968 massacre of Vietnamese civilians by US troops during the Vietnam War

My Lady British & World English

A polite form of address to female judges and certain noblewomen

My Lord British & World English

(In the UK) a polite form of address to judges, bishops, and certain noblemen

my oath British & World English

An exclamation of agreement or endorsement

my word British & World English

An exclamation of surprise or emphasis

my arse! British & World English

Used to convey that one does not believe something that has just been said

my foot! British & World English

Said to express strong contradiction

my stars! British & World English

An expression of astonishment

my pleasure British & World English

Used as a polite reply to thanks

for my money British & World English

In my opinion or judgement

for my part British & World English

As far as I am (or he, she, etc., is) concerned

piet-my-vrou British & World English

An African cuckoo which has a russet band on the upper part of the breast

read my lips British & World English

Listen carefully (used to emphasize the importance of the speaker’s words)

one's all British & World English

One’s whole strength or resources

that's my boy ! British & World English

Used as an expression of encouragement or admiration

cross my heart British & World English

Used to emphasize the truthfulness and sincerity of what one is saying

my giddy aunt! British & World English

Used to express astonishment

upon my soul! British & World English

An exclamation of surprise

my good woman British & World English

A patronizing form of address to a woman

one's best in best British & World English

The highest standard or level that someone or something can reach

to one's bones British & World English

Used to emphasize the essential nature of a specified quality

to someone's cost British & World English

With loss or disadvantage to someone

to one's face British & World English

Openly in one’s presence

to one's feet British & World English

To a standing position

one's kind British & World English

People with whom one has a great deal in common

someone's kind British & World English

Used to express disapproval of a certain type of person

—— one's last British & World English

Do something for the last time

the/one's late in late British & World English

(Of a specified person) no longer alive

one's mark British & World English

Something which is particularly typical of or suitable for someone

taste British & World English

A person’s tendency to like or be interested in something

my heart bleeds British & World English

Used ironically to imply that the person referred to does not deserve the sympathetic response they are seeking

I'll eat my hat British & World English

Used to indicate that one thinks that something is extremely unlikely to happen

excuse my French British & World English

Used to apologize for swearing

my learned friend British & World English

Used by a barrister or solicitor in court to address or refer to another barrister or solicitor

my noble friend British & World English

Used to address or refer to another member of one’s own party in the House of Lords

shiver my timbers British & World English

A mock oath attributed to sailors


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