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Rajpal Dictionary Of English Idioms & Phrases
... head: Have a strange fancy or whim * There is not point in discussing the
scheme with him as he has a maggot in his head and may not be agreeable to
our views Have a monkey on one's back: Be drug addict; bear a grudge * A man
Shori, A K, 2010
... to fall off the back of a lorry M IS i ffl U (Your camera is too cheap I think it fell off
the back of a lorry. Vfifi?M m^m) • ) to get off someone's back T- WMiS.^ A, to
have a monkey on one's back JL MONKEY to have one's back to the wall PS ...
Rosalind Fergusson, 2003
Options Iii' 2005 Ed.
Have a monkey on one's back Sample Sentences a. To have a monkey on one'sback means to be bothered by a persistent or nagging problem. Which of the
following might be termed a "monkey"? 1. new car 2. unpaid debt 3. duty
Isidro, Et Al
Objective Englidh for Competitions
To have a monkey on one's back — (be a drug addict). Raman's company with
Rajan has made him to have a monkey on his back. 63. To give away— (hand
over). The bride was given away by her parents. 64. To give up— (abandon the ...
As an example of this, we can take the English idiom have a monkey on one'sback/get a monkey off one's back 'have/put an end to a serious problem that
makes your life difficult', which contains such a vivid metaphorical image that its ...
Pekka Kujamäki, 2011
From Polysemy to Semantic Change: Towards a Typology of ...
Occitan is still more concrete: one "loads" it (carga la mineto), a simile that is to be
sometimes found in English concerning a particular form of intoxication in the
expression to have a monkey on one's back "to be drug-addicted" (Robert ...
Martine Vanhove, 2008
Chambers concise dictionary
[16c] ♢ have a monkey on one's back slang to be addicted to drugs, make a
monkey out of someone colloq to make them seem ridiculous; to make a fool of
them, not give a monkey's slang not to care at all. monkey business > n, colloq
Ian Brookes, 2004
The Nelson Contemporary English Dictionary
... man 2 (colll a mischievous child v to meddle with get one's monkey up to get
angry have a monkey on one's back to bear a grudge make a monkey of to make
somebody look silly monkey business (colll trickery monkey engine n a pile driver
W. T. Cunningham, 1977
Domestication and Foreignization in Translation Studies
... apina selässäja saldo avaamatta lit. 'But still our crew has a monkey on its back
and the account unopened' ~ En. to have a monkey on one's back 'have a
serious problem that makes your life difficult' (http://www.pandalook.fi/index.
Hannu Kemppanen, Marja Jänis, Alexandra Belikova, 2012
Concise English Dictionary
have a monkey on one's back to be addicted to drugs; have, get, one's monkey
up to be angry; make a monkey (out) of to make a fool of; not to give a monkey's (
vulg. slang) not to care, be interested, at all. [Perh. from M.L.G. moneke. conn. Sp.
G. (Ed ). Davidson, 2007
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