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hooper

A maker or repairer of barrels and tubs; a cooper

hooker

a female prostitute, a woman who provides sexual services for payment

When we were in Amsterdam we went to this area with heaps of hookers sitting behind windows waiting for customers

One of the best things the government did was to educate hookers about the importance of getting their clients to wear condoms to stop AIDS from spreading

Note: This is an insulting word and you should never use it, especially if there are prostitutes nearby who might hear you saying it

bear on
to have relevance to, or influence on, something
  bear on sth :The judge wouldn't allow the evidence because he said that it didn't bear on the case

 bear on sth: If you're applying for a job, don't forget that grooming and appearance will definitely bear on the final result

Nouns often used as objects with bear on: case, issue, result, outcome, decision, verdict
Note: also "bear upon"

beat the rap

If someone beats the rap, they avoid being found guilty of a crime

Henry was charged with drunk driving, but his lawyer helped him beat the rap on some technical detail

thaw

- to (cause to) change from a solid, frozen state to a liquid or soft one, because of an increase in temperature
a frozen turkey may take up to two days to thaw

nail it
  to do something perfectly or successfully
Good luck on your performance today, Jimmy. I hope you nail it
Yes! I nailed it! Shouted the happy football player after the important goal

succeed at easily,complete, get right
She nailed her astrophysics course

Hippopotamus
a very large animal with short legs and thick, dark grey skin that lives near water in Africa

flunk

to fail an exam or course of study

I flunked my Biology exam

have another/more than one string to your bow

to have another interest or skill that you can use if your main one cannot be used,If you have another string to your bow, you have another way of making a living

Lots of people learn to teach English so they'll have another string to their bow

I enjoy my work, but I'd like to have another string to my bow in case I lose my job

If you can teach English as well as yoga, it's another string to your bow


set sth aside
(PURPOSE)
to save something, usually money or time, for a special purpose
He had some money in an account that he'd set aside for his kids
I set aside half an hour every evening to hear Erik read
to reserve something for someone or some purpose
I will set a piece of cake aside for you
Liz set aside some cake for Karen

(IGNORE)
to decide that you will not be influenced by your own feelings or opinions because they are not important at a particular time
In times of war people tend to set aside political differences
to ignore or not think about a particular fact or situation while considering a matter: Setting aside the question of cost, what do you think of the idea in principle
to not let a particular feeling, opinion, or belief influence you, in order to achieve something more important
They agreed to set aside their differences and work together for peace
To discard or reject something
He set aside his concerns and allowed his child to go on the field trip
She set her fears aside and continued down the dark trail


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