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American English: /fəst/
British English: /fʌst/


  • (predicative) to be/look fussed
    estar/parecer nervioso y agitado
    which do you prefer? — I'm not fussed [colloquial]
    ¿cuál prefieres? — me da igual
    Example sentences
    • Thing is, I've already tried purgatory, so I'm not that fussed.
    • They were not that fussed about the District Court rule which required you to name the statute, but you had to have all the facts that would ground an action under section 34.
    • As far as Basques who are not too fussed about their food are concerned, using a recipe book is cheating.

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