Barkis is willin'

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Barkis is willin'

A phrase emphasizing one's availability and/or openness to a situation. It refers to Mr. Barkis, a character in Charles Dickens' novel David Copperfield, who used the phrase to express his interest in marriage. A: "Are you ready for the race today?" B: "Oh yeah! Barkis is willin'!"
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These master trainers willin turn enable their peers state-wide.
En shiwilu algunos terminos de parentesco presentan una terminacion especial cuando son poseidos por la tercera persona: wila-wek 'mi hijo', wila-pen 'tu hijo', willin 'su hijo' (*wila-nen).
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Los Rockies eran los que dominaban el encuentro por una ventaja de 2-0 gracias a Willin Rosario jonron de dos carreras al jardin izquierdo-central en la cuarta entrada.
Either way, I'll hazard one prediction: the Obama administration's decision to engage with the Brotherhood willin a presidential election year that has seen issues in the Middle East like Iran and Israel take on outsize importance as ostensible reflections of President Obama's valuesbecome a GOP talking point.
Furthermore, cooking demonstrations were conducted by renowned local chefs such as Chef Malcolm Lee from Candlenut Kitchen, Chef Willin Low from Wild Rocket and culinary authorities such as Peranakan and Eurasian Chef Damian D'Silva.
2 As to the latter image - it is based on a misconception amongst the general publ ic that, should they become sick or disabled, the state will step in and willin gly provide all thats needed.
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Ray won critical acclaim for his album God Willin & The Creek Don't Rise.
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Gary Willin, 40, of Mossdale Crescent, Nuneaton; Surinder Singh, 44, of Millhaven Avenue, Stirchley, Birmingham; and Richard Millard, 40, of Grange Lane, Sutton Coldfield, also face charges of conspiracy to defraud the West Midlands force.
He says that Chigurh made him realize that a job requiring a man to decide other men's fates (as a sheriff, like himself, or as a hit-man, like Chigurh) does not depend solely on what you do, but also on "what you are willin to become.