A person who derives advantage from something, especially a trust, will, or life insurance policy.
‘Australia would be the beneficiary of a policy it did not have to underwrite.’ english HirotoShishido
A person or company to whom money is owing.
‘he sold his Ferraris to pay off his creditors’ english HirotoShishido
not able to be maintained or defended against attack or objection.
‘this argument is clearly untenable’
'you are here because the circumstances with the cartel are untenable' english HirotoShishido
(especially of an official plan or project) highly secret or confidential.
'hush-hush experiments' english HirotoShishido
tinfoil hatUsed in allusion to the belief that wearing a hat made from tinfoil will protect one against government surveillance or mind control by extraterrestrial beings.
‘you don't need to be wearing a tinfoil hat to understand that your privacy might not be as private as you would think’
'The whole thing is off-the-map nuts. I outght to be wearing tinfoil hat' english HirotoShishido
snipe huntA foolish or hopeless search for or pursuit of something unattainable; a wild goose chase.
‘case after case, I end up wading my way through some time-consuming snipe hunt’
'the whole thing is a snipe hunt, right?' english HirotoShishido
(informal North American)
Used to refer to something one cannot or does not wish to name specifically.
'this little dingus here is manufactured by a big international concern' english HirotoShishido
lo and beholdarchaic
Used to present a new scene, situation, or turn of events, often with the suggestion that, though surprising, it could in fact have been predicted.
(look and see)
‘you took me out and, lo and behold, I got home to find my house had been ransacked’
'I'd been searching for my glasses all over the house when, lo and behold, they were on my head the whole time.' english HirotoShishido
'she was a bona fide expert'
'He's a bona fide chemistry genius' english HirotoShishido
craigslistCraigslist is an American classified advertisements website with sections devoted to jobs, housing, for sale, items wanted, services, community service, gigs, résumés, and discussion forums. english HirotoShishido