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  • deal — 01. It is very difficult to [deal] with students who make no effort in class. 02. The two men sealed the [deal] with a handshake. 03. The police burst into the room where the drug [deal] was taking place. 04. We need to look at all the different… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • with kid gloves — adverb : with special consideration : in a tactful manner never threatened to abuse or discriminate against him, instead treated him with kid gloves Time * * * with kid gloves ▪ To treat carefully and gently ▪ To deal with very tactfully ● kid *… …   Useful english dictionary

  • treat someone with kid gloves — treat (someone) with kid gloves to deal with someone very gently or carefully. While he treated writers with kid gloves, he was unpleasant to everyone else. Etymology: based on the literal meaning of kid gloves (= gloves made of very soft, smooth …   New idioms dictionary

  • treat with kid gloves — treat (someone) with kid gloves to deal with someone very gently or carefully. While he treated writers with kid gloves, he was unpleasant to everyone else. Etymology: based on the literal meaning of kid gloves (= gloves made of very soft, smooth …   New idioms dictionary

  • favor — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. goodwill, esteem, approbation, approval; partiality, bias, favoritism; patronage, backing; concession, dispensation; kindness, service, good turn; token, badge. See aid, permission, giving, leniency.… …   English dictionary for students

  • favor — fa·vor n 1: bias 2: benefit in favor of: to the benefit of a judgment in favor of the defendant in one s favor: to one s benefit …   Law dictionary

  • favor — n 1. kind act, good deed, kind deed, good turn, labor of love, courtesy, Fr. beau geste; blessing, boon, grace, grant, Theol. dispensation; benefaction, Archaic. benefit, Archaic. benignity, benevolence. 2. kindness, generosity, consideration,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • favour — /ˈfeɪvə / (say fayvuh) noun 1. a kind act; something done or granted out of goodwill, rather than from justice or for remuneration: ask a favour. 2. kindness; kind approval. 3. a state of being approved, or held in regard: in favour; out of… …   Australian English dictionary

  • performing arts — arts or skills that require public performance, as acting, singing, or dancing. [1945 50] * * * ▪ 2009 Introduction Music Classical.       The last vestiges of the Cold War seemed to thaw for a moment on Feb. 26, 2008, when the unfamiliar strains …   Universalium

  • Economic Affairs — ▪ 2006 Introduction In 2005 rising U.S. deficits, tight monetary policies, and higher oil prices triggered by hurricane damage in the Gulf of Mexico were moderating influences on the world economy and on U.S. stock markets, but some other… …   Universalium