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not get a wink of sleep

To not get any sleep. Our newborn son is rather colicky, so my wife and I haven't gotten a wink of sleep the last few nights.
See also: get, not, of, sleep, wink

Haven't I seen you somewhere before?

 and Haven't we met before?
a polite or coy way of trying to introduce yourself to someone. Bob: Hi. Haven't I seen you somewhere before? Mary: I hardly think so. Bill (moving toward Jane): Haven't we met before? Jane (moving away from Bill): No way!
See also: seen, somewhere

(I) haven't got all day.

Fig. Please hurry.; I'm in a hurry. Rachel: Make it snappy! I haven't got all day. Alice: Just take it easy. There's no rush. Henry: I haven't got all day. When are you going to finish with my car? Bob: As soon as I can.
See also: all

(I) haven't seen you in a long time.

Fig. an expression of greeting, often said as part of a series. Mary: Hi, Fred! Haven't seen you in a long time. Fred: Yeah. Longtime no see. Tom: Well, John. Is that you? I haven't seen you in a long time. John: Good to see you, Tom!
See also: long, seen, time

(I) haven't seen you in a month of Sundays.

Rur. I haven't seen you in a long time. Tom: Hi, Bill Haven't seen you in a month of Sundays! Bill: Hi, Tom. Long time no see. Bob: Well, Fred! Come right in! Haven't seen you in a month of Sundays! Fred: Good to see you, Uncle Bob.
See also: month, of, seen, Sundays

(It) hasn't been easy.

 and Things haven't been easy.
Things have been difficult, but I have gotten through. Bill: I'm so sorry about all your troubles. I hope things are all right now. Bob: It hasn't been easy, but things are okay now. John: How are you getting on after your dog died? Bill: Things haven't been easy.
See also: been, easy

you haven't lived until something

(spoken) also you haven't lived till something
you will be sorry if you do not try this You haven't lived until you've got a personal trainer to work out with.
See also: live, until

you haven't lived

  (humorous)
if you tell someone they haven't lived if they have not experienced something, you mean that this experience is very pleasant or exciting and they should try it You've never been to a Turkish bath? Oh, you haven't lived!
See also: live

haven't seen hide nor hair of somebody/something

  (informal)
if you have not seen hide nor hair of someone or something, you have not seen them for a period of time (often + since ) I haven't seen hide nor hair of her since last Sunday, and I'm beginning to get rather worried.
See also: hair, hide, nor, of, seen

haven't

see under not have.
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At all of the Yale New Haven Health hospitals, we continually look for ways to increase the quality and safety of patient care," said Mark Andersen, Senior Vice President and CIO of Yale New Haven Health System.
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1 -- color) Marilyn Monroe memorabilia is among the items to be auctioned at a fund raiser for Desert Haven Training Center today.
much of the New Haven Non-CBD's unoccupied space resides in four key Class A locations - locations which have seen much of the area's activity this year and expect considerable on-going interest in their available space.
There is no greater investment the City can make than ensuring our young people have the academic tools and financial resources to successfully compete in college," said City of New Haven Mayor John DeStefano, Jr.
Prior to Haven Life, which is backed by Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual), the process would typically take four to six weeks and could not be accomplished online.
Louis DC is stocked with corrugated, packaging supplies, furniture movers pads and blankets, cargo control, dollies, appliance trucks, ramps, crates, specialty boxes, office machine carts, slings, floor protection, tape, protective wrap, logistic tracks, webbing and strapping equipment, piano moving equipment, and all the "best-in-class" products New Haven is known for.
In addition to his parents, he leaves a sister, Anna Traversano of East Haven; brothers, Guiseppe "Joe" Montuori of East Haven, Phillip Montuori of North Haven, Salvatore Montuori of East Haven and Carmine Montuori of New Haven; his life partner, Tricia A.
The company, known for its work on the world's tallest towers and sports and office structures, will occupy new offices at One Audubon Street in the heart of New Haven.
In fact, their calculations indicate that "firms establishing tax haven operations expand, rather than contract, their foreign activities in nearby countries.
From some angles, the shadows are the only visible part of the installation--a pale and delicate gray except where Haven has preempted the laws of optics by painting a shadowy curve of equally delicate blue onto the wall behind several of the forms.
Taxpayers frequently wonder whether they can move certain assets to a tax haven country to avoid U.