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curbstoning

curbstoning  n.— «There are follow-up visits to housing units where residents did not send in forms or mailed back incomplete ones and field inspections of addresses declared vacant or listed as having only one occupant, a danger signal...

yips

yips  n.— «The grass between the ball and the blade will cause a bit of run so allow for it and practice this shot at least twenty times the next time you go out, not that you will perfect it that quickly but having practiced it—it won’t...

yips

yips  n.— «Putting always was hard, if not impossible, for Moody, who spent 14 years in the armed services. He had trouble with three-footers. He seldom had a clue on anything longer than six feet. He had what they call the “yips...

bakkie

bakkie  n.— «“It is strange that we are prepared to travel in a car with a Colored, and allow him to ride on our bakkie (pickup truck) on the farm,” Botha said, “but when he wants to live close to you, then there is trouble...

babalog

babalog  n.— «Star News, with its socioeconomic category A and A+ audience firmly in mind, hires the babalog of New Delhi’s movers and shakers, the sort of young people who have trouble reading the Devnagri script.» —“A question of...

shoichi puroburemu

shoichi puroburemu  n.— «The term shoichi puroburemu (first-grade students’ problems) was coined to refer to the situation as most of the students who cause trouble are those who cannot adapt to their new surroundings.» —“Schools...