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Cross with Me Expressions

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Long time no see. During this time I managed to gather up a lot of useful expressions. Watch them all. I like “cross with me” the most.

  1. That may be… but our species do have a common ancestor.
    • ancestor – a person, typically one more remote than a grandparent, from whom one is descended
    • be descended form – be a blood relative of (a specified ancestor)
  2. However, as employers became more aware of the prohibitions in the new law, race discrimination increasingly took on more subtle
    • subtle – so delicate or precise as to be difficult to analyse or describe
  3. Loners don’t tend to last long.
    • loner – a person that prefers not to associate with others
  4. When joking we call motorcycles models AJS as All Junk and Scrap.
    • junk – old or discarded articles that are considered useless or of little value
    • scrap – any waste articles or discarded material
  5. If you bought a car model MGB now you have Money Grabbing Bastard.
  6. Regarding the latter, he said that the Russian delegation would introduce amendments to make it more concise and simpler.
    • concise – giving a lot of information clearly and in a few words; brief but comprehensive
  7. You had better cover your backside and get insurance for that car or else someone could sue you for everything you own.
    • cover your backside – to do something to protect yourself from blame or criticism in the future (very informal, also UK offensive cover your arse, also US offensive cover your ass/butt)
  8. Speak to him and then ring me up.
    • ring up – speak by using telephone
  9. Is she cross with me?
    • to be cross with smb – being angry with someone
  10. You can give me notice.
  11. He was shoved and ordered around by every bloated horse trader, by every drunken deck hand
    • desk hand – sailor
  12. The wolves killed coyotes, and as a result of that, the number of rabbits and mice began to rise, which meant more hawks, more weasels, more foxes, more badgers.
    • badger – a heavily built omnivorous nocturnal mammal of the weasel family, typically having a grey and black coat
  13. Myron, we don’t pass wind without a military escort.
    • to pass wind – to fart
  14. In the grammar of some languages, the accusative, or the accusative case, is the case used for a noun when it is the direct object of a verb, or the object of some prepositions. In English, only the pronouns `me’, `him’, `her’, `us’, and `them’ are in the accusative.
  15. Nature never plays dice.
    • dice – a small cube with each side having a different number of spots on it, ranging from one to six, thrown and used in gambling and other games involving chance
  16. That’s the way the cookie crumbles – that’s the way the situation is, and it must be accepted, however undesirable.
  17. I thought I throw the idea into the hat.
    • throw idea into the hat – to submit one’s own or someone else’s idea for consideration in a selection, such as a competition, brainstorming, discussion, etc.

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