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man (n):
any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage
Related Word: hu
man (n):
all of the living human inhabitants of the earth
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all the world loves a lover.
she always used `humankind' because `mankind' seemed to slight the women
man (n):
game equipment consisting of an object used in playing certain board games
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he taught me to set up the men on the chess board.
he sacrificed a piece to get a strategic advantage
man (n):
one of the British Isles in the Irish Sea
man (n):
an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman)
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there were two women and six men on the bus
man (n):
a male person who plays a significant role (husband or lover or boyfriend) in the life of a particular woman
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she takes good care of her man
man (n):
an adult male person who has a manly character (virile and courageous competent)
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the army will make a man of you
man (n):
the generic use of the word to refer to any human being
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it was every man for himself
man (n):
a male subordinate
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the chief stationed two men outside the building.
he awaited word from his man in Havana
man (n):
someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a military force
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two men stood sentry duty
Related Word: service
man (n):
a manservant who acts as a personal attendant to his employer
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Jeeves was Bertie Wooster's man
Related Words: valet
man (v):
provide with workers
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We cannot man all the desks.
Students were manning the booths
man (v):
take charge of a certain job; occupy a certain work place
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Mr. Smith manned the reception desk in the morning
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Never fish in troubled water

Bulanık suda avlama.
to involve oneself in a difficult, confused, or dangerous situation, especially with a view to gaining an advantage.


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