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accommodation, hostel, hotel, motel, boarder, billet, dormitory, stay over, accommodate, board

Auslan SignbankDictionary#2194 accommodation1a
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As a Noun: 1. A room or building to stay in or live in; a house where people can stay cheaply for a short time. English = accommodation; hostel. 2. A pupil who lives at school during term time; a person who is accommodated temporarily in a private home. English = boarder; billet. 3. A large bedroom where several people sleep, for example in a boarding school. English = dormitory. As a Verb or Adjective: 1. To sleep the night over at a place where you do not normally live in some sort of accommodation (private home, hotel, motel). English = stay, stay over, bed down. 2. To provide a bed for a visitor. English = accommodate, billet. 3. To live and sleep at school during term time. English = board.

announce, notify, advise, proclaim, report, announcement, notification, proclamation

Auslan SignbankDictionary#426 announce1a
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As a Noun: 1. A public statement which gives information about something that has happened or that will happen; or the act of telling people about such. English = announcement, proclamation. 2. A public announcement about something important, particularly from the government. Formal English = proclamation. 3. Official information about something or some event. English = notification. 4. A written, spoken or signed account of an event or a situation, especially one that has been prepared and made public in an official capacity or as part of your work. English = report. As a Verb or Adjective: 1. To tell people about something publicly or officially. English = announce, proclaim. 2. To tell people about something important publicly or officially, especially on behalf of the government. Formal English = proclaim. 3. To tell everyone about something; to make known to a lot of people. English = notify, advise. 4. To make a written, spoken or signed account of an event or a situation, especially if done in an official capacity or as a part of work. English = report.

ask, request, enquire, enquiry

Auslan SignbankDictionary#195 ask
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As a Noun: 1. Something you have said to someone in the form of a question because you want to know something, or because you want them to do something for you. English = request. As a Verb or Adjective: 1. To say something to someone in the form of a question because you want to know something, or because you want them to do something. English = ask, request.

fair, acceptable, average

Auslan SignbankDictionary#3533 fair
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As a Noun: 1. Something which is fair or reasonable. As a Verb or Adjective: 1. To appear to be reasonable, correct or just considering the circumstances or evidence. English = (be) fair. 2. To be neither very good or very bad and to be suitable or normal for the occasion. English = (be) acceptable, (be) average. 3. To look like or appear to be. English = seem. As Modifier: 1. Used to introduce a judgement which is contrary to a previously expressed one and which you hope helps to balance the general picture. English = 'To be fair.' 2. Used to introduce a sentence to mean you think that what follows is true but you are not completely sure. English = apparently, seemingly.

gossip, rumour, blab, chatterbox, chatter

Auslan SignbankDictionary#2224 gossip1a
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As a Noun: 1. An informal conversation or information about other people, often including comments about their private lives. English = gossip. 2. A story or piece of information that may or may not be true, but that people are talking about. English = rumour. As a Verb or Adjective: 1. To talk informally with someone, especially about other people or local events. English = gossip. 2. To talk informally and spread information about people that may or may not be true. English = spread rumours. 3. To talk informally to people and tell them things you were supposed to keep secret or confidential. English = blab. Idiomatic English = spill the beans, let the cat out of the bag.

handball, handpass

Auslan SignbankDictionary#4094 handball-pass
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As a Noun: 1. In Australian rules football, a pass in which a player attempts to deliver the ball to a team mate by holding the ball in one hand and hitting it away with the other fist. English = handball, handpass. As a Verb or Adjective: 1. In Australian rules football, to pass the ball to a team mate by holding the ball in one hand and hitting it away with the other fist. English = handball, handpass.

more

Auslan SignbankDictionary#2006 more
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As a Verb or Adjective: 1. Of something, to be of a greater number or amount than something else. English = (be) more. As Modifier: 1. Used immediately before an adjective to form a comparative. This pattern is the only comparative structure in Auslan and English adjectives that take 'er' in the comparative only take 'more' in Auslan. 2. Used to introduce additional piece of information which supports or emphasises the point you are making. English = What is more...

none of one's business, none of your business, business (none of your business)

Auslan SignbankDictionary#1355 none-of-one's-business1a
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Interactive: 1. Used alone in response to someone's question when you believe they have no right to ask you that or know the answer. Abrupt and offensive if used with strangers. English = '(It's) none of your business!', 'Butt out!', 'Mind your own business!'

not care, don't care, dismiss, reject

Auslan SignbankDictionary#1354 not-care-less
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As a Verb or Adjective: 1. To say no to something, to not accept something, or to get rid of something because you do not like it at all; to dismiss, reject or discard something. English = reject, dismiss. 2. To refuse to do something or to stop doing something because you think it is silly, unimportant, too difficult or a waste of time. 3. To give up on doing something because you think it is too difficult or because you really do not want to do it at all. English = give up. Idiomatic English = throw in the towel. Interactive: 1. Used alone to mean that you do not care about or for something in the slightest. English = 'I couldn't care less!', 'It means nothing to me!' 2. Used alone to mean that you are stopping doing something because you have had enough of it or it is difficult and you are not happy. English = 'Stuff it!', 'Enough is enough!', 'I'm tired of it!', 'I've had enough!'

order (command), instruction, command

Auslan SignbankDictionary#427 order
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As a Noun: 1. The act of telling someone to do something with the expectation that they will obey you. English = order. 2. The actual instruction or instructions you give to someone and which you expect them to follow. English = order, instruction. As a Verb or Adjective: 1. To tell someone to do something with the expectation that they will obey you. English = order. 2. To ask for something, which you are going to pay for, to be brought to you or sent to you. English = order, put on order, place an order.