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above one's stationOf higher social status than is suitable for one's position, standing or rank.Rate it:

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adaptación socialAjuste o modificación de la conducta individual, necesarios para la interacción armoniosa con otros individuos.Rate it:

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al margenIndica una situación marginal, de marginación o exclusión, especialmente social o legal.Rate it:

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all walks of lifeAll professions, lifestyles or social classes.Rate it:

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and thatAnd the others; used after a name to denote the friends or social group of that person.Rate it:

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anybody who is anybodyAny person who is well-known or important, especially one who has prominent social standing.Rate it:

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arm candyAn attractive, seemingly romantic companion who accompanies a person in public simply so that one or both of the individuals can gain attention, enhance social status, or create an impression of sexual appeal.Rate it:

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bad formBehaviour which is contrary to social expectations, which is inappropriate or rude.Rate it:

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bamboo ceilingEspecially in America, a social barrier to further promotion or progression, in employment and elsewhere, for a person of East Asian ethnicity.Rate it:

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bamboo ceilingIn East Asia, a social barrier to further promotion or progression, in employment and elsewhere, for women.Rate it:

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big tentA group, philosophy, or social or political movement that encompasses or seeks to attract a broad range of members or constituents.Rate it:

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blame canadaA catch phrase for shifting attention away from a serious social issue by laying responsibility with Canada.Rate it:

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bluewashTo tout a business or organization's commitment to social responsibility, and to use this perception for public relations and economic gain; to present a humanitarian front in this manner.Rate it:

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borganismAn organization of autonomous organisms that exhibit collectivism: individual "units" that have merged to yield a unified construct. Such an amalgam may possess a collective consciousness, arguably an emergent phenomenon of social networking.Rate it:

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Break the IceTo overcome any awkward situation, to help strangers know each other, to overcome social communication difficulties all in a friendly manner, to overcome any sort of nervous situation between different peopleRate it:

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break the InternetTo do or say something ostentatious or controversial, such that the behavior causes a dramatic increase in traffic to a website or commentary on social media; to go viral.Rate it:

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bun fightA formal party or other social gathering, especially one at which food is served.Rate it:

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calling cardA small printed card which identifies the bearer, traditionally presented for introduction when making a social visit to a home or when attending a formal social event or business meeting.Rate it:

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clout listA usually secret list containing the names of people who are to be given special access, benefits, or influence in a political or social situation, especially as a result of having personal, professional, or financial relationships with those in authority.Rate it:

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come into one's ownTo reach a stage of development or maturity where one has achieved strength and confidence, economic security, or respect and social acceptance.Rate it:

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Come Out of Your ShellTo become friendly, stop being shy or get socialRate it:

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companySocial visitors.Rate it:

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corporate ladderThe hierarchy or ranking system of employment positions within a business organization.Rate it:

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dinner partysocial eventRate it:

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do well by doing goodTo achieve social acceptance or financial success as a result of behaving in a benevolent or charitable manner.Rate it:

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Dutch TreatOne pays for oneself for food and entertainment on any social event/occasionRate it:

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enfermedad mentalAlteración de los procesos cognitivos y afectivos del desenvolvimiento considerado como normal con respecto al grupo social de referencia del cual proviene el individuo. Esta alteración se manifiesta en trastornos del razonamiento, del comportamiento, de la facultad de reconocer la realidad y de adaptarse a las condiciones de la vida.Rate it:

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everybody who is anybodyAll of the people who are well-known or important, especially those who have prominent social standing.Rate it:

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fall from graceTo fall from one's current social position to something lower, to lose one's prestige, status or power.Rate it:

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fall from graceThe loss of one's current social position, prestige, status, power, etc.Rate it:

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fit intoTo be of similar cultural or social status as the members of a group of people.Rate it:

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fobia socialMiedo irracional y enfermizo a los encuentros sociales. Temor de ser rechazado, perseguido o evaluado, entre otras situaciones.Rate it:

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footloose and fancy freeAble to do as one pleases, unconstrained by social ties or responsibilities.Rate it:

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get with the programTo comply with the norms of a social group, especially a shared enterprise.Rate it:

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go nativeTo adopt the lifestyle or outlook of local inhabitants, especially when dwelling in a colonial region; to become less refined under the influence of a less cultured, more primitive, or simpler social environment.Rate it:

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good old boyA male friend or chum, especially a schoolmate; a man with an established network of friends who assist one another in social and business situations; a decent, dependable fellow.Rate it:

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grey powerThe collective political, economic, and social influence of senior citizens, especially when they are mobilized by a common interest.Rate it:

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high and mightyA social or economic group wielding undue power, influence or economic clout.Rate it:

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hijo socialPersona a que se concede social y legalmente estado de hijo sin serlo biológicamenteRate it:

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hijo socialFiguradamente, grupo respecto al fenómeno social al que debe su existencia o naturalezaRate it:

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hold someone's feet to the fireTo maintain personal, social, political, or legal pressure on someone in order to induce him or her to comply with one's desires; to hold someone accountable for his or her actions.Rate it:

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home trainingHome-taught manners and social etiquette.Rate it:

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ingeniería políticaDiseño planificado y gerencia de instituciones políticas en los gobiernos para alcanzar desarrollo económico y social en un estado democratico logrando productividad y equidad social con desarrollo humano.Rate it:

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jerk-offSomeone who behaves rudely or inappropriately, or is ignorant of certain social norms, usually a male.Rate it:

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karma cultureA form of internalized social anxiety that sharing content will result in embarrassment, whether because the content does not receive enough appreciation, or fear they will not have enough clout to influence.Rate it:

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know someoneTo have personal or social connections.Rate it:

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lay of the landThe trends, feelings, intentions, and other factors influencing a strategic, political, or social situation.Rate it:

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Main StreetCollectively, everyday working-class people and small business owners, especially with regard to their concerns, social views, etc.Rate it:

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make a night of itTo continue a pleasurable social activity for the whole evening or night.Rate it:

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Man On The Roof!Depression Daze "Warning" in a Social Gathering or 'Knot of Male Conversationalists' of proximity of A Lady Within Earshot, So "Watch Your Filthy Language!"Rate it:

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