way of doing

  • 1 way of doing things — index design (intent), practice (procedure) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 way of doing something — have a nasty habit/way of doing something/ phrase used for talking about people or things that often behave or surprise you in an unpleasant way Drivers have a nasty habit of cutting this corner. These schemes have a nasty habit of becoming too… …

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  • 3 go a long way towards doing something — phrase if something goes a long way towards doing something, it helps someone to achieve something The money raised will go a long way towards paying for Freddie’s medical treatment. Thesaurus: to be advantageous and yield benefitssynonym… …

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  • 4 have a way of doing something — phrase to have a special habit, especially an annoying one Ruth has a way of ignoring me that drives me mad. Thesaurus: habits and habitual behavioursynonym Main entry: way * * * have a way of doing sth idiom …

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  • 5 get into the way of doing something — british phrase to begin doing something regularly We’ve got into the way of spending Christmas abroad. Thesaurus: to start doing somethingsynonym Main entry: way …

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  • 6 get into of the way of (doing) something — get into/out of the way of (doing) sth idiom to become used to doing sth/to lose the habit of doing sth • The women had got into the way of going up on the deck every evening. Main entry: ↑wayidiom …

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  • 7 get out of the way of (doing) something — get into/out of the way of (doing) sth idiom to become used to doing sth/to lose the habit of doing sth • The women had got into the way of going up on the deck every evening. Main entry: ↑wayidiom …

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  • 8 go a long way towards doing something — if something goes a long way towards doing something, it helps someone to achieve something The money raised will go a long way towards paying for Freddie s medical treatment …

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  • 9 go a some way towards doing something — go a long/some way towards doing sth idiom to help very much/a little in achieving sth • The new law goes a long way towards solving the problem. Main entry: ↑wayidiom …

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  • 10 established way of doing things — index custom Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 11 (be) well on the way to doing something — be well on the way to sth/doing sth idiom to have nearly achieved sth and be going to achieve it soon • She is well on the way to recovery. • He is well on the way to establishing himself among the top ten players in the world. Main entry:… …

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  • 12 get into the way of doing something — British to begin doing something regularly We ve got into the way of spending Christmas abroad …

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  • 13 have a way of doing something — to have a special habit, especially an annoying one Ruth has a way of ignoring me that drives me mad …

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  • 14 way — way1 W1S1 [weı] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(method)¦ 2¦(manner)¦ 3¦(direction/how to go somewhere)¦ 4¦(part of something that is true)¦ 5¦(distance/time)¦ 6¦(the space in front of you)¦ 7 make way (for something/somebody) 8 out of the way 9 on the/your/its way …

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  • 15 way — way1 [ weı ] noun count *** ▸ 1 method/manner ▸ 2 direction/distance ▸ 3 means of going in/out ▸ 4 area/position ▸ 5 situation/condition ▸ 6 aspect/attitude ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) a method for doing something: way (that): There are so many delicious… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 16 way — 1 /weI/ noun METHOD 1 (C) a method of doing something: These vegetables can be cooked in several different ways. | At that time, the Pill was the easiest way of ensuring effective contraception. | I ve altered the way I teach science. | I ll tell …

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  • 17 way — I UK [weɪ] / US noun [countable] Word forms way : singular way plural ways *** Other words meaning way: method a way of doing something that involves following a detailed plan: He has his own method of making coffee. means a way that makes it… …

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  • 18 way — [[t]we͟ɪ[/t]] ♦ ways 1) N COUNT: oft N of ing, N to inf If you refer to a way of doing something, you are referring to how you can do it, for example the action you can take or the method you can use to achieve it. Freezing isn t a bad way of… …

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  • 19 way*/*/*/ — [weɪ] noun [C] I 1) a method for doing something There are so many delicious ways you can prepare chicken.[/ex] Is there any way of contacting you while you re in Africa?[/ex] The students are learning new ways to communicate in writing.[/ex] See …

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  • 20 Way Station (novel) — infobox Book | name = Way Station title orig = translator = image caption = 1964 Macfadden Edition cover author = Clifford D. Simak illustrator = cover artist = country = United States language = English series = genre = Science Fiction publisher …

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