Meaning: something that happens when the people involved do not want it to occur.
Example: Each side was drawn willy-nilly into the battle. Read on
Meaning: respect, sympathy and well wishes for a deceased person
Example: He was a kind, caring and well-loved family man. May he rest in peace. Read on
Meaning: to receive or express praise for a job well done
Example: He received a pat on the back from his boss from the new project that he landed. Read on
Meaning: a list of achievements or experiences someone wants to have during their lifetime
Example: Go and buy some sweaters, I have many other things left on my bucket list. Read on
Meaning: an affectionate way of wishing someone a good night's sleep
Example: I am going to bed now. Good night, sleep tight. Read on
Meaning: a polite response when someone says "thank you" - as a synonym for "you're welcome"
Example: Thank you so much for helping with my move. Not at all. Read on
Meaning: a polite way to end a letter or email
Example: We would like to wish you all the best in the year to come. Read on
Meaning: enjoy your meal/food
Example: I want to thank you all for coming to my dinner party, and I'd like to wish you all bon appetit! Read on
Meaning: To wish for things does not yield to anything.
Example: She told me she wanted to become Miss Universe and I said, "If wishes were horses, beggars would ride". How else was I to react to such an absurd thing? Read on
Meaning: good luck
Example: "Break a leg!" shouted the stage director to his actors before the beginning of the play. Read on
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