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2006.9.8-----Slang(Bug   &  mosey along)

(2006-09-08 22:41:00)
分类: 英语习语
bug
 
2006.9.8-----Slang(Bug <wbr> <wbr> <wbr>& <wbr> <wbr>mosey <wbr>along)
 
   
Definition:  
 
An error or fault in a machine or program; a mistake in a computer program that causes it to work incorrectly.

Example:  
 
1) We have to get the bugs out of our new software program before we release it to the public.

Etymology:  
 
The most common meaning of 'bug' is 'a small insect'. As slang, the word refers to a small thing that causes trouble. 'Bug' was used this way in reference to machines by the 1870's, and is now commonly used in reference to computer software.

Synonyms:  
 
glitch
 
 
 
mosey along 
 
2006.9.8-----Slang(Bug <wbr> <wbr> <wbr>& <wbr> <wbr>mosey <wbr>along)
 
  
Definition:  
 
To walk slowly and casually.

Example:  
1) Let's mosey along over to campus and get something to eat.
2) Are you crazy? You can't just mosey on in here 2 hours late for work! Who do you think you are?

Etymology:  
 
This word is cowboy slang that is still used today. It is derived from an old British expression 'mose about', which meant 'to walk with a slouch'.

Synonyms:  
 
saunter

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