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What does ‘pulchritude’ mean?
Everything depends on what you mean by the word ‘free’.
When you shake your head it usually means ‘no’.
For most people, Paris means romance.
His behaviour doesn’t mean that he doesn’t like you.
I took their silence to mean disapproval.
I know they didn’t mean our family any disrespect.
She had never meant him any real harm.
Whoops! I didn’t mean to step on your toe.
I mean to leave that meeting with a new contract.
It was our secret – I didn’t mean you to tell him.
We didn’t mean you to lose your job.
The new agreement means accepting lower wages.
This development could mean that the lawsuit will be dropped.
No, I don’t mean her – I mean the tall woman.
Oh well – it was just not meant to be.
You mean we do the work and you get the money?
‘He’s so hard to talk to.’ ‘I know what you mean.’
‘Nobody’s going to support her if she acts like that.’ ‘I see what you mean.’
After yesterday, your apologies mean nothing.
It was just one little kiss and it didn’t mean anything.
She knows the children mean everything in the world to me.
This is the British English definition of mean. View American English definition of mean.
a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …add a word
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