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фачить

фачить  n.— «Here we can see the influence of English (файно is a Russified version of “fine”) and the ad industry (чисто...

файно

файно  n.— «Here we can see the influence of English (файно is a Russified version of “fine”) and the ad industry (чисто...

sliced and diced

sliced and diced  adj.— «It is customised (“sliced-and-diced” in industry parlance) for the job function, so a human resources manager will see a different set of information to a sales manager or call centre operator, even...

watermelon

watermelon  n.— «The keynote speaker, William H. Holms, presented a talk entitled, “Wimps, Weirdos and Watermelons,” in which he stated environmentalists were just a bunch of unemployed welfare-leeching Communists. He suggested...

whale

whale  n.— «In the parlance of the casino industry, a huge bettor like Mr. Kashiwagi is a “whale,” which surely makes Mr. Trump his Ahab.» —by Robert Johnson Wall Street Journal June 28, 1990. (source: Double...

tent pole

tent pole  n.— «It’s easy to see how big movies—called “tent poles” in industry parlance—can be big risks. “You can’t afford too many tent poles in a year,” said Jeff Sine, the global head of media at UBS Warburg...