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#englishtipsandtools-2692
                    🐳 - let your freak flag fly 🐠🐟🐡🐬🦈

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                    🔘 - cross sy's path/cross paths with sy 🐾😁
​= to meet someone, especially by chance:
~ I hope I don't cross his path/cross paths with him again.

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                    "Then proverbs are quoted to summarize a certain story, or inversely, a story is told to UNPACK THE MEANING OF a proverb."
― R. Sambuli Mosha
                
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                    ▶️ - unpack (verb)
One of its meanings:
= to explain or examine sg in order to make its meaning clearer:
~ He read the agreed statement to the group and then began to unpack it for them.

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#englishtipsandtools-2687
                    "The issues you avoid morph into future-crushing gremlins."
― Dan Rockwell
                
#englishtipsandtools-2686
                    ✳️ - gremlin (noun) /ˈɡremlɪn/

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                    ✴️ - morph (verb) /mɔː(r)f/

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#englishtipsandtools-2670
                    🆚 - erupt /ɪˈrʌpt/ (verb) vs. irrupt /ɪˈrʌpt/ (verb) 🆚

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#englishtipsandtools-2669
                    🌕 - word root - RUPT = break
- corrupt, erupt, rupture, disrupt, abrupt, bankrupt, interrupt

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                    ✴️ - facilitate /fəˈsɪləteɪt/ (verb) - formal
= to make something possible or easier
~ The current structure does not facilitate efficient work flow.

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                    ✒️ - Ars longa, vita brevis - Latin phrase

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                    ✒️ - Ars longa, vita brevis - Latin phrase

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                    🔘 - undergird /ʌndəˈɡəːd/ (verb)

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                    ✳️ - undergird /ʌndəˈɡəːd/ (verb) - synonyms

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                    ✴️ - undergird /ʌndəˈɡəːd/ (verb)

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                    ⚫️ - at this juncture /ˈdʒʌŋktʃə(r)/ - spoken formal

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                    ⚪️ - juncture /ˈdʒʌŋktʃə(r)/ (noun) - formal

~ The talks are at a critical juncture.

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#englishtipsandtools-2657
                    💰 - money - phrasal verbs 💰💰💰

1️⃣ - pay off 
2️⃣ - fork out 
3️⃣ - run up 
4️⃣ - rip off 
5️⃣ - save up 
6️⃣ - put aside 
7️⃣ - squirrel away

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                    ▶️ - assuage /əˈsweɪdʒ/ (verb) - formal