Synonyms and antonyms of to go pear-shaped in the English dictionary of synonyms
WORDS RELATING TO «TO GO PEAR-SHAPED»
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «TO GO PEAR-SHAPED» OVER TIME
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about to go pear-shaped
10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «TO GO PEAR-SHAPED»
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An unstoppable army of Xardanian lizard warriors, seething with vengeance and armed to the fangs with swords and axes, is poised to sweep across the Core Lands - and the ancient City of Port Packham is at the top of their list of places ...
Dennis Ellis Quinn, 2006
Rajpal Dictionary Of English Idioms & Phrases
... brand of cigarette Go overboard for: Be enthusiastic about * Refrain from going
overboard on your physical exercises as it may cause you harm in furture Go
pear-shape: Go wrong * Things started to go pear- shaped when he got addicted
Shori, A K, 2010
'Queen' of the Mara
Everything was now beginning to go pear shaped. The boy, I knew, was the
simpleton offspring of the local chief. I also noticed the film crew had leapt into
action — their cameras at the ready to film all the impending action! I was not
David Drummond, 2005
A Pocket Guide to Risk Mathematics: Key Concepts Every ...
... often drags a lot of other things down with it, giving you the full fruit bowl. In real
life, once one thing starts to go pear-shaped it often drags a lot of other things
down with it 109 correlAtion (Also known As lineAr correlAtion) One of the ...
Matthew Leitch, 2010
"A Lack of Offensive Spirit?": The 46th (North Midland) ...
... changes, something was almost bound to go pear-shaped. Clearly, this law
was not one considered over much at VII Corps HQ and so, in the case of the
attack on Gommecourt, for 'something' going pear-shaped read 'almost
Alan MacDonald, 2008
Medical Marijuana Cannabis Cultivation: Trees of Life at the ...
Pear-shaped: slang "to go pear-shaped" - to go wrong. Pen and ink: cockney
rhyming slang - stink. Pest: any organism that causes nuisance to man either
economically or medically. The classification of pests is forever changing and is
Jeffrey Winterborne, 2008
Celia and Granny Meg Goto Paris
And that will mean that most of Granny's carefully planned itinerary is about to gopear- shaped or completely 'kaput' – but that is a German word and so has no
place in a story about Paris! Chapter Three They had already discovered that
Margaret de Rohan, 2011
More to Life Than Shoes: How to Kick-start Your Career and ...
Doing something you're passionate about is exciting stuff, and there's a danger of
getting carried away. But this is your life we're talking about, and we don't want it
to go pear-shaped. For our next lot of women, while they may have started from ...
Nadia Finer, Emily Nash, 2011
The Pleasure Protocols
... and as the FFs said, women had kids or more resilience from monthly pain and
/or getting paid less than men, so they didn't go into the same kind of anxiety
spiral when things began to go pear-shaped. Plus they saved it for the
Max Pleasure, 2009
It didn't stop me wondering though if everything was starting to go pear shaped
because the way I was feeling had changed. Instead of just being a little
breathless and tired, now I could hardly breath, I couldn't stand without practically
Cheryl Wragg, 2007
2 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «TO GO PEAR-SHAPED»
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Editorial: The big society projects that went pear-shaped
That was where things began to go pear-shaped. The BSN and the SNF wanted to run projects that looked risky from the start, to put it kindly: Get In, a children's ... «Third Sector, Sep 14»
Banana & Bingley next bank to go pear-shaped?
Reminds me of the children's TV series in the 1980s, the Munch Bunch, where unwanted fruit and veg are summarily thrown out of the kitchen. Noddy investor ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Sep 08»
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