quat (quot) means: to stoop down; curchie; to crouch; squat with knees bend and head down
quawking means: squawking like a hen or bird
queer means: to puzzle (“Tom said such a queer thing to me”)
quid means: a chew of tobacco; the cud
quinterin’ means: killing scattered seals while the ship is moving through loose ice
quishin means: a cushion; name of a dance
quarter means: A 25-cent piece. It was an elaborate put-on which I almost believed.
quarterback means: To lead. Give me a quarter; I need to make a telephone call.
queen means: A male homosexual. Who is going to quarterback the meeting?
queeny means: Effeminate; girlish. He is a lovely old queen who would do anything for you.
à tout propos means: on every occasion
à tout prix means: at all costs
à tout allure means: at full speed, at top speed
à tort et à travers means: randomly, haphazardly
à tire-larigot means: a lot (always at the end of a sentence, not used much anymore). 1. Il y en avait à tire-larigot.
à temps means: in time
à tel enseigne que means: so much so that
a son/ton/mon sujet means: about him/her/you/me
à son insu means: without someone’s knowing
à propos de means: about; concerning; with regard to. 1. Je voulais vous parler à propos de ce projet.
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