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Meanings of The-sick:

adjective

Physically or mentally ill; not well or healthy

Usage examples:

We’ve got a sick cat., i feel sick., only a sick mind could think of such things., he’s out sick (=…

Meanings of The-sky:

idiom

Something good that is unlikely to happen

Usage examples:

I wanted to be a major league baseball player, but i knew it was probably pie in the sky.

The-smart-set

ˈsmɑːt ˌset

Meanings of The-smart-set:

noun

People who are fashionable, rich, and often artistic or well educated

Usage examples:

The nightclub is popular with berlin's smart set.

Meanings of The-sphere:

noun

A solid shape like a round ball

Usage examples:

This changes the shape of the cornea from a spoonlike form to a sphere., in the foreign policy sphe…

Meanings of The-stage:

idiom

Used to mean that conditions have been made right for something to happen, or that something is likely to happen

Usage examples:

This weekend's talks between the two leaders have set the scene for a peace agreement to be reached…

Meanings of The-status-quo:

noun

The present situation or condition

Usage examples:

Are you in favor of statehood, independence, or the status quo for puerto rico?

Meanings of The-sticks:

plural noun

The sticks is a humorous way of referring to a place in the country

Usage examples:

My parents live out in the sticks.

The-stratosphere

ˈstræt.ə.sfɪər

Meanings of The-stratosphere:

noun

The layer of gases that surrounds the earth from about seven to 30 miles above it

Meanings of The-sum:

noun

A reduction in the recorded value of particular assets where the amount subtracted from their value each year gets less as the assets get older

Meanings of The-sum-total:

noun

The whole amount

Usage examples:

That’s the sum total of our knowledge about this.

The-supernatural

ˌsuː.pəˈnætʃ.ər.əl

Meanings of The-supernatural:

adjective

(of something’s cause or existence) not able to be explained by the laws of science

Usage examples:

From the center of the tree, a supernatural light began to glow.

The-switch

swɪtʃ

Meanings of The-switch:

noun

A device that controls an electric current and turns it on or off

Usage examples:

Flip a switch and the coffee makes itself., the team made a switch to a smaller, quicker lineup., […

Meanings of The-system:

noun

A system for measuring the skills needed for a particular job and someone's level of performance in that job

Meanings of The-tall:

adjective

Of more than average height

Usage examples:

She’s tall and slim., the sears tower is taller than the empire state building., four of her friend…

The-theatre

ˌθɪə.tər ɪn ðə ˈraʊnd

Meanings of The-theatre:

noun

A theatre where people sit on all sides of the performers, not just in front of them, or a type of performance that tries to involve the people watching

The-third-degree

ˌθɜːd dɪˈɡriː

Meanings of The-third-degree:

noun

Severe questioning of someone to find out as much as you can

Usage examples:

We gave the babysitter the third degree before we hired her.

Meanings of The-thumbs-down:

idiom

A sign of disapproval or opposition

Usage examples:

We applied for a loan, but the bank gave us the thumbs down.

Meanings of The-time-being:

idiom

At this time

Usage examples:

The union voted not to strike for the time being., the situation seems to be peaceful, for now at l…

The-top-of-the

ˌtɒp.əv.ðəˈlaɪn

Meanings of The-top-of-the:

adjective

→  top-of-the-range

Meanings of The-top-of-the-world:

idiom

Very happy

Usage examples:

She was feeling on top of the world after winning the tennis tournament.

Meanings of The-tops:

adjective

Excellent

Usage examples:

She is tops in her field.

The-total

ˈtəʊ.təl

Meanings of The-total:

noun

The whole amount

Usage examples:

Add these up and give me the total., we paid a total of $473., last week 45 people in total came to…

Meanings of The-trade:

noun

The business of making and selling clothes

Usage examples:

He finally got started in the rag trade, peddling clothes out of a hand-cart.

Meanings of The-trots:

phrase

Diarrhoea (= a condition in which the contents of the bowels are emptied too often)

Usage examples:

To get/have the trots, that takeaway gave me the trots., something she ate at the weekend has given…

The-tube

tʃuːb

Meanings of The-tube:

noun

A long, hollow cylinder of plastic, metal, rubber, or glass, used for moving or containing liquids or gases

Usage examples:

A copper tube, she lay in the hospital, tubes going in and out of her., bronchial tubes, a tube of …

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