NIMBIES means: Nimbies is slang for Phenobarbital.
NIMBY means: Nimby (an acronym for Not In My Back Yard) is slang for an opponent of controversial legislation.
NINCUM NOODLE means: Nincum noodle was early th century slang for a poverty stricken fool, idiot.
NINE means: Nine is Australian slang for a −gallon beer keg. Nine is American slang for a mm calibre pistol.
NINE CORNS means: Nine corns is British Lincolnshire slang for a pipeful of tobacco.
NINE PENN'ORTH means: Nine penn'orth was old British slang for a nine−month prison sentence.
NINE SHILLINGS means: Nine shillings was old slang for audacity, calm, nonchalance.
NINE WAYS FROM BREAKFAST means: Nine ways from breakfast is slang for in all sorts of ways.
NINE WINKS means: Nine winks is slang for a very short nap.
NINE−ACRE SMILE means: Nine−acre smile is Canadian slang for a broad smile.
avoir cours means: be in current use
avoir bon espirt means: be cooperative
avoir beau faire means: be in vain
avoir beau dire means: speak in vain; whatever someone says…
avoir barre(s) sur qqn means: have an advantage over sb; have power over sb; have a hold on sb (lit.: have bar(s) over someone)
avoir assez (en) means: have enough
avoir affaire à means: deal with; have dealings with
avis aux amateurs means: any takers? a word to the wise (lit.: advice to amateurs; n.b.: ironic or sarcastic)
avec tout le tralala means: the works; with everything; with a great fuss
avec précaution means: cautiously; carefully
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