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verb
  1. 1
    if something such as a balloon pops, or if you pop it, it bursts and makes a sudden loud noise

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    1. a.
      if a cork pops, or if you pop it, it makes a sudden noise like a small explosion when it comes out of a bottle

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  2. 2
    informal to go somewhere quickly or for a short time

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  3. 3
    if you pop corn, or if it pops, you heat dried grains of corn until they burst

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  4. 5
    informal if you pop pills, you take them too often

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  5. 6
    informal to hit someone

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  6. 7
    informal if your eyes pop, they open very wide in surprise or excitement

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  7. 8
    informal to shoot a gun

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food rave

a very large party where people eat, sell or share many different types of food, usually held outside or in a large public building

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clapped-out

old and in bad condition, or no longer effective

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dead white (European) male

a man … whose achievements may have been overestimated because he belonged to the gender and ethnic group … that was dominant at the time

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