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In this chapter, we’ll discuss fifteen idioms and phrases.

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  3. Idioms and Phrases

  4. Abstract numbers Numbers considered without reference to meters, etc.) anything else (one year, two days , 16 31.

  5. An abstract of title It's a legal phrase meaning a pr cis of the evidences of ownership of real property 32.

  6. An empty abstraction An ideal situation of no practical use and thus, often eventually rejected as unsatisfying

  7. An abundant A number the sum of whose aliquot parts is greater than itself. (eg: 12- sum of its divisors 1,2,3,4,6 is 16 which is greater than 12) 34.

  8. Abyssinian Christians A branch of the followers of the Coptic Church 35

  9. Academy Originally a garden near Athens where Plato taught (called Academos) 36

  10. A captain absolute A bold despotic man determined to have his own way. It's derived from The Rivals (Sheridan) 37.

  11. Accident, a Logical Accident Some quality or property which a thing possesses but which is not essential to it and the removal or change of which would not necessarily affect it - eg the height of our body

  12. Accommodation note or bill A bill of exchange for which value has not been received It is used for the purpose of raising money on credit 41.

  13. The account on the stock exchange The credit allowed on dealings for the fortnightly settlement; the fortnightly settlement itself which is also called account day or settling day 44.

  14. To be called to one's last account To die 45