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  • 61take a load off — (your feet) chiefly US informal : to sit down and relax You look tired. Come in and take a load off. • • • Main Entry: ↑load …

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  • 62Combe Down Tunnel — in 2005 Overview Line Somerset and Dorset [Joint] Railway Location …

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  • 63tie-down — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun ( s) Etymology: from tie down, v. 1. : a fitting or a system of lines and fitting used to tie something (as an airplane, a horse s head, or a load of cargo) down in a desired position 2. : the act of tying something down * * *… …

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  • 64wind down — 1) informal they needed to wind down Syn: relax, unwind, calm down, cool down/off, ease up/off, take it easy, rest, put one s feet up; informal take a load off, hang loose, chill, chill out, kick back 2) the summer was winding down …

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  • 65loaded down — adjective 1. heavily burdened with work or cares (Freq. 1) bowed down with troubles found himself loaded down with responsibilities overburdened social workers weighed down with cares • Syn: ↑bowed down, ↑overburdene …

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  • 66To break down — Break Break (br[=a]k), v. t. [imp. {broke} (br[=o]k), (Obs. {Brake}); p. p. {Broken} (br[=o] k n), (Obs. {Broke}); p. pr. & vb. n. {Breaking}.] [OE. breken, AS. brecan; akin to OS. brekan, D. breken, OHG. brehhan, G. brechen, Icel. braka to creak …

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  • 67To lay down — Lay Lay (l[=a]), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Laid} (l[=a]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Laying}.] [OE. leggen, AS. lecgan, causative, fr. licgan to lie; akin to D. leggen, G. legen, Icel. leggja, Goth. lagjan. See {Lie} to be prostrate.] 1. To cause to lie down,… …

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  • 68To throw down — Throw Throw, v. t. [imp. {Threw} (thr[udd]); p. p. {Thrown} (thr[=o]n); p. pr. & vb. n. {Throwing}.] [OE. [thorn]rowen, [thorn]rawen, to throw, to twist, AS. [thorn]r[=a]wan to twist, to whirl; akin to D. draaijen, G. drehen, OHG. dr[=a]jan, L.… …

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  • 69To throw one's self down — Throw Throw, v. t. [imp. {Threw} (thr[udd]); p. p. {Thrown} (thr[=o]n); p. pr. & vb. n. {Throwing}.] [OE. [thorn]rowen, [thorn]rawen, to throw, to twist, AS. [thorn]r[=a]wan to twist, to whirl; akin to D. draaijen, G. drehen, OHG. dr[=a]jan, L.… …

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  • 70Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out — Single by Bessie Smith B side Take It Right Back Released 1929 (1929) Format …

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  • 71phantom load — n. The electricity consumed by a device when it is turned off. Example Citations: Mr. Stewart says a big source of waste is the approximately 6 per cent of the electricity used in typical homes by devices that consume power even when turned off.… …

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  • 72take a load off one's mind —    If something takes a load (or weight) off someone s mind, it brings great relief because a problem has been solved.     When the company closed down, finding a new job took a load off Tom s mind …

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  • 73Hold down (structural engineering) — Holdown (hold down, hold down) or tie down in structural engineering refers to the steel device or hardware that is installed at the end of a plywood shear wall. The holdowns provide uplift resistance against the overturning moment imposed on the …

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  • 74shoot down — Synonyms and related words: KO, blow to pieces, blow up, brain, bring down, burn to death, call off, cancel, charge, cock, complete, cook, cut down, cut to pieces, deal a deathblow, defeat, delete, detonate, discharge, dish, disintegrate, dispose …

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  • 75weigh down — I (Roget s IV) v. Syn. push down, pull down, hold down, burden, oppress; see also depress 2 . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) v. saddle, encumber, load. see burden III (Roget s Thesaurus II) I verb To make sad or gloomy: deject, depress, dispirit,… …

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  • 76weigh down — Synonyms and related words: ballast, bear hard upon, burden, cramp, cripple, cumber, embarrass, encumber, enmesh, ensnarl, entangle, entoil, entrammel, entrap, entwine, fetter, go hard with, go ill with, hamper, hamstring, handicap, hobble,… …

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  • 77Up-down-Loading — Up down Loa|ding [ʌp daunloudiŋ] das; s <zu engl. up »herauf«, down »hinab« u. to load »laden«> Datentransfer von einer Großrechneranlage zum Personalcomputer u. zurück (EDV) …

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  • 78boogie down (to somewhere) — in. to urry (to somewhere); to go (somewhere). □ So, why don’t you boogie down to the store and load up with bud and berries for the weekend? □ I’m gonna boogie down and see what’s going on …

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  • 79take a load off one's feet — {v. phr.} To alleviate one s fatigue by sitting down during some taxing work. * / You ve been standing there for hours, Jake, John said. Why don t you take a load off your feet? / …

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  • 80take a load off one's feet — {v. phr.} To alleviate one s fatigue by sitting down during some taxing work. * / You ve been standing there for hours, Jake, John said. Why don t you take a load off your feet? / …

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