give expression to

  • 1 give expression — index communicate, enunciate, recite, speak Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 give expression to — index depict, express, observe (remark), phrase, utter Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3 expression — ex|pres|sion W2S2 [ıkˈspreʃən] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(strong feelings/thoughts)¦ 2¦(on somebody s face)¦ 3¦(word/phrase)¦ 4¦(music/acting)¦ 5¦(mathematics)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1.) ¦(STRONG FEELINGS/THOUGHTS)¦ [U and C] something you say, write, or do that shows what… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 4 expression — noun 1 on sb s face ADJECTIVE ▪ neutral ▪ blank, dazed, glazed, vacant ▪ They all just looked at me with blank expressions. ▪ dea …

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  • 5 expression — /Ik spreSFn/ noun 1 WORDS (C) a word or group of words with a particular meaning: The expression in the family way means pregnant . | pardon/forgive/excuse the expression (=used when you have used a word that you think may offend someone): He… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 6 expression — ex|pres|sion [ ık spreʃn ] noun *** 1. ) count a look on someone s face that shows what their thoughts or feelings are: expression on: She had a puzzled expression on her face. expression of: I noticed his expression of disgust. 2. ) count or… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 7 expression */*/*/ — UK [ɪkˈspreʃ(ə)n] / US noun Word forms expression : singular expression plural expressions 1) [countable] a word or phrase He uses childish expressions like easy peasy . Avoid colloquial expressions that are out of place in an academic essay. 2)… …

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  • 8 give — Synonyms and related words: abalienate, abandon, abstain from, accommodate, accord, act, adaptability, administer, afford, agreeability, aid, air, alien, alienate, allocate, allot, allow, amenability, amortize, announce, apply, apportion,… …

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  • 9 give vent — verb give expression or utterance to (Freq. 6) She vented her anger The graduates gave vent to cheers • Syn: ↑vent, ↑ventilate • Derivationally related forms: ↑ventilation ( …

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  • 10 give vent to — 1. To allow to escape or break out 2. To give (usu violent) expression to (an emotion) • • • Main Entry: ↑vent * * * give vent to phrase to express very strong anger or sadness The meetings allow people to give vent to their frustrations.… …

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  • 11 give the game away — 1. To disclose a secret 2. To give up, abandon (a game or contest) (Aust) • • • Main Entry: ↑game * * * give the game away phrase to let people know a secret or surprise when you did not want or intend to let them know The expression on her face… …

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  • 12 give — I [[t]gɪ̱v[/t]] USED WITH NOUNS DESCRIBING ACTIONS ♦ gives, giving, gave, given 1) VERB: no cont You can use give with nouns that refer to physical actions. The whole expression refers to the performing of the action. For example, She gave a… …

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  • 13 Expression (mathematics) — In mathematics, an expression is a finite combination of symbols that is well formed according to rules that depend on the context. Symbols can designate numbers (constants), variables, operations, functions, and other mathematical symbols, as… …

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  • 14 Expression figée — Collocation (linguistique) Le terme « collocation » vient du latin collocare, qui signifie : « placer ensemble ». L orateur Quintilien (35 / 95) emploie ce terme très général pour désigner l « arrangement des… …

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  • 15 give me — verb a) Imperative form of give. Give me the good old times! b) An expression of strong preference or approbation Give me the pliant minde, whose gentle measure Complies and suits with all estates. Syn …

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  • 16 expression mark — noun : a sign or mark used in music to denote a specific expressive quality * * * exˈpression mark 7 [expression mark] noun (music) a word or phrase written on a piece of music to show what kind of expression or feeling the performer should give… …

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  • 17 give — verb Give is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑authority, ↑benefactor, ↑chart, ↑council, ↑donor, ↑index, ↑jury, ↑move, ↑nature, ↑recording, ↑religion, ↑ …

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  • 18 give·away — /ˈgıvəˌweı/ noun, pl aways 1 [singular] : something (such as a movement or a facial expression) that clearly shows the truth or existence of something that had not been known The way she looked at him was a dead giveaway that they were more than… …

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  • 19 give tanks — Jamaican Slang Glossary A expression of gratitude; a Rasta expression …

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  • 20 give (someone/something) the wellie — vb British a. to dismiss (someone) from work b. to reject (a partner) c. to discard (an object). Compare wellie In all senses the expression is a variant form of the colloquial give someone the boot …

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