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attagirl

An expression of encouragement, support, or approval toward a girl, woman, or female animal, used as a standalone interjection before or after a sentence. Largely presumed to be a corruption of the expression "that's the girl"; it is also sometimes spelled "atta girl." Attagirl! I knew you would ace your exam.

attaboy

An expression of encouragement, support, or approval toward a boy, man, or male animal, used as a standalone interjection before or after a sentence. Largely presumed to be a corruption of the expression "that's the boy"; it is also sometimes spelled "atta boy." You won the spelling bee? Attaboy!

attagal

An expression of encouragement, support, or approval toward a woman, used as a standalone interjection before or after a sentence. It is a variation of the more common (but also potentially diminutive) "attagirl;" sometimes spelled "atta gal." A: "I was promoted to executive manager this morning." B: "Attagal! You're in the big leagues now!"
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The Morning Mail tried to contact Atta ul Haq Qasmi to ascertain his stance but he was not agreed to give any reply.
According to the semi-official Sudan Media Center (SMC), Atta stressed that security coordination and cooperation and information exchange among African intelligence services is the only way to eliminate terrorism threats.
Outlining the reason behind the introduction of 100 types of new specialty chakki fresh atta and organic products Hrishikesh Datar, director, Al Adil, said that our focus has seen a dramatic shift towards healthy products.
Baba Ramdev's atta noodles consist of dehydrated vegetables, a tastemaker and are made in rice bran oil.
In addition to the initiatives mentioned above, UNWTO and the ATTA will continue their two-year partnership on regional courses on Adventure Tourism through the ATTA s Adventure EDU programme in collaboration with the UNWTO.
The new agreement enhances the relationship between the public and private organizations which was first officially established in October 2012 at the ATTA Adventure Travel World Summit in Switzerland.
In the yard, Van Atta created flat tiers along the slope to make it more usable, then landscaped with natives and edibles.
They claim that immediately after a visit by his mother, Atta began feeling ill and started to vomit before he was taken to Qasr Al-Eini Hospital where he died.
Atta Mills, who had just celebrated his 68th birthday, had recently returned from visiting the US for medical checks.
Chakki Atta will initially be available in two and five kilo bags in all the supermarkets and hypermarkets.
Thomas on Wednesday to discuss measures to stabilize food prices in Delhi and ways to revive the sale of the popular and much sought Bhagidari Fortified Atta in the capital.
The body of Essam Atta, 24, was sent to hospital on Thursday, but his relatives alleged that his jailers tortured him for attempting to bring a cell phone into his prison cell and used hoses to force huge amounts of water and soap into his body, but this led to his death.
Activists see the death of Essam Atta, 23, at a Cairo hospital late Thursday as an indication that little has changed since then.
MUSCAT: To compliment the season when you feel the strength of the giving and sharing spirit, charity organisation Dar Al Atta has launched the 'One Rial' Ramadan campaign designed to help the needy families during the holy month.
Nigerian-born Atta compiles eleven of her short stories in this book focused on contemporary Nigeria and its displaced inhabitants (see WLT, Nov.