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Nodding acquaintance

2011-06-15 16:15
A nodding acquaintance is such a relationship, in which all you do to each other was nodding the head by way of saying hello.

Flip out over nothing

2011-06-13 16:50
The slang term is now so commonly used and recognized, the out can be dropped and the above meanings still implied.

Bury the hatchet & have an ax to grind

2011-06-10 09:50
To bury the hatchet with someone means to make peace and stop fighting, settling your differences.


2011-06-09 13:25

Vocal proponent

2011-06-08 15:25
He who is a proponent is a supporter, in contrast to an opponent who is against the said agreement, or a certain movement or ideology.

Growing pains

2011-06-02 17:23
Hence figuratively speaking, when an economy such as China’s grows at a very rapid pace, anomalies abound due to lack of regulations and lax enforcements of them, corruption and so forth.

Fleeting acquaintance

2011-05-26 10:21
A fleeting acquaintance, hence, is a relationship that doesn't last long. In other words, you've lost contact with someone before you get to know them well.


2011-05-23 14:47

All-weather friend

2011-05-18 14:23
This is a variation from the more commonplace phrase "fair-weather friend".


2011-05-13 16:45

Lead the pack

2011-05-11 15:48
Pack refers to a group of animals hunting together. Usually there's an alpha male, the dominant male, leading each pack.

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