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for all intensive purposesMisconstruction of “for all intents and purposes”.Rate it:

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at cross purposesAgainst one another; contrary in direction or goals.Rate it:

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at cross-purposesMutually misunderstanding each other's plans, intentions or meanings.Rate it:

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for all intensive purposesFor all highly demanding purposes.Rate it:

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to all intents and purposesFor every functional purpose; in every practical sense; in every important respect; practically speaking.Rate it:

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elder sisterUsed other than as an idiom: see elder, sister. (This entry is here for translation purposes only.)Rate it:

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fall underTo belong to for purposes of categorization.Rate it:

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personal capitalFinancial resources or other wealth belonging to a particular person, especially when used for investment purposes.Rate it:

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pick upTo meet and seduce somebody for romantic purposes, especially in a social situation, sometimes used with "on".Rate it:

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childhood friendUsed other than as an idiom: see childhood, friend. (This entry is here for translation purposes only.)Rate it:

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controlled substanceExcept for very limited professional testing purposes.Rate it:

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elder brotherUsed other than as an idiom: see elder, brother. (This entry is here for translation purposes only.)Rate it:

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evil twinA rogue wireless access point installed near a legitimate one for purposes of eavesdropping or phishing.Rate it:

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give backTo contribute money, goods, or, especially, services for charitable purposes, as if in return for one's own success.Rate it:

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mad moneyA sum of money, often relatively small in amount, kept in reserve to use for impulsive, frivolous purposes.Rate it:

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open-door policyA governmental policy of encouraging immigration or of permitting increased access by foreigners for purposes of tourism, trade, investment, etc.Rate it:

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talk pastTo talk at cross purposes with; to speak in such a way that a listener fails to understand one's meaning.Rate it:

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younger brotherUsed other than as an idiom: see younger, brother. (This entry is here for translation purposes only.)Rate it:

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younger sisterUsed other than as an idiom: see younger, sister. (This entry is here for translation purposes only.)Rate it:

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