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Tetenterre wrote:Dave B wrote:expert: a has-been under pressure.
Or "a drip under pressure"?
Yes, the correct definition is: "an 'ex' is a has-been and a 'spert' is a drip under pressure." Really only works in full spoken rather than written. Somehow, though, "a has-been drip under pressure" sounds like he/she is no longer a drip!
tear: "the ear" in Yorkshire.