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Ways of asking whether someone agrees or understands

OK

interjection

used for asking if someone agrees with what you have just said, or if he or she understands it

all right

interjection

used for checking that someone understands or agrees

eh

interjection

used for asking someone to agree with you

right

interjection

used for asking whether what you have said is correct

geddit

a way of saying ‘get it’, used for asking if someone understands something

huh

interjection

used after you have said something to show that you are asking for agreement

property porn

a type of television programme, magazine article, etc which shows off desirable homes …

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damsel

an old word for a young woman who is not married

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flat design

a type of design used on the web which excludes features which give a three-dimensional effect … and uses simple styles

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