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  • 101 fix up — {v. phr.} 1. To repair. * /The school is having the old gym fixed up./ 2. To arrange. * /I think I can fix it up with the company so that John gets the transfer he desires. /3. To arrange a date that might lead to a romance or even to marriage. * …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 102 fix — Fettling Fet tling, n. 1. (Metal.) A mixture of ore, cinders, etc., used to line the hearth of a puddling furnace. [Eng.] Note: [It is commonly called {fix} in the United States.] [1913 Webster] 2. (Pottery) The operation of shaving or smoothing… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 103 fix up — transitive verb Date: 1764 1. refurbish < fix up the attic > 2. to set right ; settle < fixed up their dispute > 3. to provide with something needed or wanted; especially to arrange a date for …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 104 fix up — verb a) To provide (someone) (with something); to furnish. Can you fix me up with a date for Saturday night? b) To repair or refurbish. Ive been fixing up the boat for the holidays …

    Wiktionary

  • 105 fix on — phr verb Fix on is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑eye, ↑gaze …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 106 fix up — phr verb Fix up is used with these nouns as the object: ↑drip …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 107 fix up — Synonyms and related words: accommodate, adjust, adorn, arrange, arrange matters, array, beautify, bedeck, bedizen, blazon, brew, bring to terms, bring together, clean up, clear for action, clear the decks, clear up, cobble, color, commission,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 108 Fix — 1. arrange matters, especially privately or dishonestly, so as to secure favourable action: fix a jury or a game ; 2. put in a condition or position to make no further trouble; 3. get even with; get revenge upon; 4. shot of heroin or some other… …

    Dictionary of Australian slang

  • 109 fix — Australian Slang 1. arrange matters, especially privately or dishonestly, so as to secure favourable action: fix a jury or a game ; 2. put in a condition or position to make no further trouble; 3. get even with; get revenge upon; 4. shot of… …

    English dialects glossary

  • 110 fix — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. stabilize, establish; repair, adjust, mend; settle, decide; place; fasten; prepare; slang, bribe; informal, spay, castrate. See stability, restoration, junction, certainty, location, density. n.,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 111 fix — I n A bribe, bribery. The cops never pick up Joey because the fixis in. 1920s II n Dose of narcotics. The addict needs another fix. 1940s III v To bribe. Barney fixed the judge in his case, so he got off Scot free. 1920s …

    Historical dictionary of American slang

  • 112 fix-up — n Dose of narcotics. He is an addict that needs 2 fix ups a day. 1860s …

    Historical dictionary of American slang

  • 113 fix\ up — v. phr. 1. To repair. The school is having the old gym fixed up. 2. To arrange. I think I can fix it up with the company so that John gets the transfer he desires. 3. To arrange a date that might lead to a romance or even to marriage. Mary is a… …

    Словарь американских идиом

  • 114 fix on — PHRASAL VERB If you fix on a particular thing, you decide that it is the one you want and will have. [V P n] The Vietnamese government has fixed on May 19th to celebrate his anniversary …

    English dictionary

  • 115 fix on — direct or be directed unwaveringly toward: → fix …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 116 fix on — (also fix upon) Settle on, determine upon, decide upon, select, choose …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 117 fix — Noun. A dose of narcotics to which one is addicted. However it is now also used with reference to any necessary habit. E.g. Let s call in this cafe and get a fix of caffeine …

    English slang and colloquialisms

  • 118 ˌfix sb ˈup — phrasal verb informal to arrange for two people to meet so that they might begin a romantic relationship Jimmy wants to fix Joe up with his sister.[/ex] …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 119 fix — n. bribe; money paid to effect an outcome. The fix is in. We re sure to win …

    English slang

  • 120 fix — kontrolinis taškas statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Buvimo vieta, nustatyta pagal Žemės, elektroninius ar astronominius duomenis. atitikmenys: angl. fix pranc. point …

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