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sixth formersenior pupilRate it:

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new schoolA style, way of thinking, or method for accomplishing a task that is typical of the current era, as opposed to former eras.Rate it:

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be offTo be working against a present or former addiction to.Rate it:

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made a killingThe former owner really cracked the whip on US, and we busted our bun fer him, workin' late and no overtime;Rate it:

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auld lang syneDays gone by; former times.Rate it:

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cracked the whipMy former boss demanded much in the manner of results, production. In addition he worked us long hours without advance notice, without overtime, rather promised US time-off in the future.Rate it:

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horses for coursesA person suited for one job may not be suited for another job, regardless of their expertise in the former job.Rate it:

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lapsed academicA person formerly employed as a professor or researcher in a university or other institution of higher education, especially one who no longer attempts to remain current in his or her former academic field.Rate it:

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l’homme propose et Dieu disposeL’être humain peut seulement former des desseins, il ne leur arrive que ce qui plaît à Dieu.Rate it:

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old flameA previous girlfriend or boyfriend; a former romantic partner, especially one for whom one still has romantic feelings.Rate it:

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old schoolCharacteristic of a style, outlook, or method employed in a former era, remembered either as inferior to the current style, or alternately, remembered nostalgically as superior or preferable to the new style, the older denoting something that would be considered out of date or out of fashion to some, but as such, is considered by others as cool and hip.Rate it:

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return to formA return to a former, brilliant state.Rate it:

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whistle-blowerOne who reports a problem or violation to the authorities; especially, an employee or former employee who reports a violation by an employer.Rate it:

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