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she British & World English

Used to refer to a woman, girl, or female animal previously mentioned or easily identified

I wasn't born yesterday British & World English

Used to indicate that one (or another person) is not foolish or gullible

I couldn't care less British & World English

Used to express complete indifference

for all you care British & World English

Used to indicate that someone feels no interest or concern

if he is a day British & World English

At least (appended to a statement about a person’s age)

give someone an inch and he will take a mile British & World English

Once concessions have been made to someone they will demand a great deal

what is he like? British & World English

Used as an expression of light-hearted incredulity at behaviour regarded as foolish or eccentric

I cannot say British & World English

I (or he, she, etc.) do not know

says I British & World English

Used after direct speech in reporting someone’s part in a conversation

as well he might British & World English

Used to convey the speaker’s opinion that a reaction is appropriate or unsurprising

I can't win British & World English

There is no course of action will bring success or please people

she'd British & World English

She had; she would

she's British & World English

She is; she has

she'll British & World English

She shall; she will

she-oak British & World English

Another term for casuarina.

she-devil British & World English

A malicious or spiteful woman

she-male British & World English

A transvestite or transsexual

she's apples British & World English

Used to indicate that everything is in good order and there is nothing to worry about

she's right British & World English

That will be all right; don’t worry

that's all she wrote British & World English

Used to convey that there is or was nothing more to be said about a matter

more fool —— British & World English

Used to convey that a specified person is behaving unwisely

lay about one in lay about British & World English

Strike out wildly on all sides

one could use in use British & World English

One would like or benefit from

who's she—the cat's mother? British & World English

Used as a mild reproof, especially to a child, for impolite use of the pronoun she rather than a person’s name

have it in one British & World English

Have the capacity or potential (to do something)

says I in say British & World English

Used after direct speech in reporting someone’s part in a conversation

for two pins I'd —— British & World English

Used to convey strong temptation to do something, typically from annoyance or irritation

as best one can British & World English

As effectively as possible under the circumstances

if it kills one British & World English

Whatever the problems or difficulties involved

put something behind one British & World English

Get over a bad experience by distancing oneself from it

not know one is born British & World English

Used to convey that someone has an easy life without realizing how easy it is

carry all before one British & World English

Overcome all opposition

have a way with one British & World English

Have a charming and persuasive manner

she's right in right British & World English

That will be all right; don’t worry

know what one is about British & World English

Be sensible, self-possessed, and aware of how to deal with difficult situations

as the fancy takes one British & World English

According to one’s inclination

give as good as one gets British & World English

Respond with equal force when attacked

have —— going for one British & World English

Used to indicate how much someone has in their favour or to their advantage


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