Friday, 7 March 2014

pay through the nose

Ret's Word Of The Day: Follow the links below to learn about how the expression is used

Pay through the nose

(expr.) Pay an excessive amount of money.

Example: "We had to pay through the nose to get our children through university. It used up all our savings."
In the news: With this bling, I pay through the nose
Dictionary: Pay through the nose
Linguee: Pay through the nose
Pronouncing: Through
Joke: Pay through the nose

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Sunday, 12 January 2014

Thursday, 21 November 2013

leaving-do



Ret’s Word of the Day:  Follow the links below to learn more about how this word is used.




Leaving-do



First-hand:  (noun) a party for someone who is leaving the company.

·        Example:  “Thabiso’s leaving-do is tomorrow night. What present have you bought him?”
·        Google:  leaving-do
·        Dictionary:  leaving-do
·        Linguee:  leaving-do
·        Pronounce:  leaving
·        Synonym(s):  going-away party, farewell party
·        In the news: “Friends spring surprise farewell party for Kath.”
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Saturday, 26 October 2013

crossword puzzle 261013

Ret's Crossword Puzzle 261013

Ret's Crossword Puzzle 261013

Crossword

  
Complete the crossword, then click on "Check" to check your answer. If you are stuck, you can click on "Hint" to get a free letter. Click on a number in the grid to see the clue or clues for that number.
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