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bust on someone

bust on someone  v. phr.— «Bonus points to Ryan Seacrest for calling Randy on his redundancy on the Wednesday half-hour. It’s about time the hosts busted on someone other than Simon.» —“R.J. gets voted off ‘American...

Belly Button

Belly Button  n.— «But the most significant, and bizarre, could turn out to be “Belly Button.” That improbable monicker was the name for a Swiss bank account containing $200,000 in Iran-arms profits that were set aside for the...

P4P

P4P  n.— «Of the 53 percent who aren’t yet involved in pay-for-performance—or P4P, as it’s known—nearly 60 percent are considering it.» —“Should Doctors Get Bonus Money for Quality Care?” in Tampa, Fla. Yahoo...

buscone

buscone  n.— «“Whenever you sign one of their players you have to pay $500 or $1,000. Either that or they will take it off {the prospect’s} bonus.”» —“Dominican connections benefit Rays” by Bill Chastain Tampa...

Colorao

Colorao  n.— «A bonus for those interested in linguistics is a glossary comparing the region’s Spanish to “standard” Spanish. Garcia compares the usage of such words as murre/muy (very), probe/pobre (poor) as well as the many...

probe

probe  n.— «A bonus for those interested in linguistics is a glossary comparing the region’s Spanish to “standard” Spanish. Garcia compares the usage of such words as murre/muy (very), probe/pobre (poor) as well as the many...