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  • 81 crack on — PHRASAL VERB If you crack on with something, you continue doing it, especially with more effort than before, or as quickly as possible. [INFORMAL] [V P] You ve just got to crack on, whatever the problems are. [V P + with] Just tell him what to do …

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  • 82 crack on — phrasal verb [intransitive] Word forms crack on : present tense I/you/we/they crack on he/she/it cracks on present participle cracking on past tense cracked on past participle cracked on British informal to continue doing something as quickly as… …

    English dictionary

  • 83 crack-up — /ˈkræk ʌp/ (say krak up) noun Colloquial 1. a crash; collision. 2. a breakdown in health: a crack up leading to early retirement. 3. a collapse; defeat. 4. a funny person; comedian. {derived from phrasal verb crack up. See crack (def. 53) …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 84 crack — {{#}}{{LM C10801}}{{〓}} {{[}}crack{{]}} {{■}}(ing.){{□}} {{◆}}(pl. cracks){{◇}} {{《}}▍ s.m.{{》}} {{<}}1{{>}} {{♂}}En algunos deportes, especialmente en el fútbol,{{♀}} jugador de extraordinaria calidad o habilidad: • El último jugador que han… …

    Diccionario de uso del español actual con sinónimos y antónimos

  • 85 crack — [1] To open something just a little. [2] A fracture in something which does not split it open. A hairline crack is a very narrow fracture which is often barely visible with the naked eye. Also see circumferential crack groove cracks incipient… …

    Dictionary of automotive terms

  • 86 crack — See: HARD NUT TO CRACK or TOUGH NUT TO CRACK …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 87 crack — See: HARD NUT TO CRACK or TOUGH NUT TO CRACK …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 88 crack-up — noun Date: circa 1926 1. crash, wreck < an automobile crack up > 2. a. a mental collapse ; nervous breakdown < his wife s death brought on his crack up > b …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 89 Crack — ↑ Champion. * * * Crack,der:⇨Spitzensportler Crack→Champion …

    Das Wörterbuch der Synonyme

  • 90 crack — 1crack s.m.inv. var. → 2crac. 2crack s.m.inv. ES ingl. {{wmetafile0}} 1. TS sport nell ippica, cavallo da corsa di classe superiore, vincitore di numerose gare Sinonimi: fuoriclasse. 2. TS giochi nel poker, nel bridge e sim., giocatore molto… …

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  • 91 crack — grinding crack quenching crack …

    Mechanics glossary

  • 92 crack — See: hard nut to crack or tough nut to crack …

    Словарь американских идиом

  • 93 crack-up — noun (C) AmE informal 1 a nervous breakdown 2 a car accident see also: crack up crack 1 …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 94 crack —  1. n. Witty retort. Joke.  2. adj. First class. Expert.  3. v. Break open. Also crack a bottle Open a bottle (of wine) and drink.  4. have a crack Make an attempt.  5. v. Solve …

    A concise dictionary of English slang

  • 95 crack —  1) to crack or crake, to boast. Norf.  2) she s nought to crack on, i. e. not good for much. North …

    A glossary of provincial and local words used in England

  • 96 crack up — verb 1. suffer a nervous breakdown (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑crack, ↑crock up, ↑break up, ↑collapse • Derivationally related forms: ↑collapse (for: ↑ …

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  • 97 crack — Cocaine Co ca*ine, n. (Chem.) A powerful narcotic alkaloid, {C17H21NO4}, obtained from the leaves of coca. It is a bitter, white, crystalline substance, and is remarkable for producing local insensibility to pain. It is classified as addictive… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 98 crack up — verb Date: 1829 transitive verb 1. praise, tout 4 < wasn t all that it was cracked up to be > 2. to damage or destroy (a vehicle) by crashing < crack up a car > 3. to cause to laugh …

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  • 99 crack on — verb continue at a (normally uninteresting) task. I must crack on with my essay …

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  • 100 crack — 1. A fissure. 2. See c. cocaine. [slang] lacquer cracks breaks in Bruch membrane seen in pathologic myopia. * * * crack krak n, often attrib a potent form of cocaine that is obtained by treating the hydrochloride of cocaine with sodium… …

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