grasp all lose all

grasp all lose all
just when you think you have it all figured out you realize just how little you know

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

Поможем сделать НИР

Look at other dictionaries:

  • To carry all before one — Carry Car ry, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Carried}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Carrying}.] [OF. carier, charier, F. carrier, to cart, from OF. car, char, F. car, car. See {Car}.] 1. To convey or transport in any manner from one place to another; to bear; often… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Kasparov versus The World — was a game of chess played in 1999 over the Internet. Conducting the white pieces, Garry Kasparov faced the rest of the world in consultation, with the World Team moves to be decided by plurality vote. Over 50,000 individuals from more than 75… …   Wikipedia

  • meaning — noun 1 what sth means ADJECTIVE ▪ clear, exact, precise ▪ The context makes the meaning clear. ▪ What is the exact meaning of this phrase? ▪ intended …   Collocations dictionary

  • Umfassen — 1. Wer zu viel umfasst, dem bleibt wenig in den Händen. Böhm.: Kdo chce přílis mnoho, nemivá nic. – Kdo příliš mnoho nahrabe, málo mu v ruce ostane. (Čelakovsky, 54.) Frz.: Qui trop embrasse, mal étreint. It.: Chi molto abbraccia poco stringe. –… …   Deutsches Sprichwörter-Lexikon

  • Andrew Lang's Fairy Books — Rumpelstiltskin from The Blue Fairy Book, by Henry J. Ford Andrew Lang s Fairy Books also known as Andrew Lang s Coloured Fairy Books or Andrew Lang s Fairy Books of Many Colors are a series of twelve collections of fairy tales, published between …   Wikipedia

  • Germany — /jerr meuh nee/, n. a republic in central Europe: after World War II divided into four zones, British, French, U.S., and Soviet, and in 1949 into East Germany and West Germany; East and West Germany were reunited in 1990. 84,068,216; 137,852 sq.… …   Universalium

  • United Kingdom — a kingdom in NW Europe, consisting of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: formerly comprising Great Britain and Ireland 1801 1922. 58,610,182; 94,242 sq. mi. (244,100 sq. km). Cap.: London. Abbr.: U.K. Official name, United Kingdom of Great… …   Universalium

  • Europe, history of — Introduction       history of European peoples and cultures from prehistoric times to the present. Europe is a more ambiguous term than most geographic expressions. Its etymology is doubtful, as is the physical extent of the area it designates.… …   Universalium

  • De (Chinese) — Taoism portal Taoism …   Wikipedia

  • United States — a republic in the N Western Hemisphere comprising 48 conterminous states, the District of Columbia, and Alaska in North America, and Hawaii in the N Pacific. 267,954,767; conterminous United States, 3,022,387 sq. mi. (7,827,982 sq. km); with… …   Universalium

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”