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you shout ‘boo’ suddenly when you want to frighten someone as a joke
spoken used in a story or a joke when you mention a person or thing without giving a name
used before you say something serious after you have been saying something that was intended to be funny
used as a way of saying indirectly that something involves sex
used when you are starting to tell a joke
used for saying that what you have just said is not really true
used for saying that what someone says as a joke may in fact be correct or accurate
a description of an economic or political situation based on analysis of information at the present time
to give someone more control over their life or more power to do something
an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners
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Free thesaurus definition of expressions used when telling jokes from the Macmillan English Dictionary - a free English dictionary online with thesaurus and with pronunciation from Macmillan Publishers Limited.