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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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In a brief chat with media men, the Chief Minister said that the Prime Minister has assured him about provision of finances for construction of 12MW Atta Abad Hydro power project.
The chairman said he had reservations over Mr Atta's tweets and asked him to give an explanation.
'Pakistan will be completely free from polio by 2020,' Atta vowed, adding that they were mandating parents to get their children vaccinated.
In a tweet on their official page FIFA wrote "with deep sorrow that we learned today that the goalkeeper of New Zealand futsal team, Atta Alian was killed during the tragic attacks in Christchurch.
Pamela and Atta will partner together for the exhibition, building a temporary kiosk structure in the gallery of Modern Painters, New Decorators and filling the space with paintings, prints and sculptures recently made in Ghana alongside previously unshown work.
In a letter seen by Sudan Tribune, the two senators voiced their strong objection to the acceptance of Mohammed Atta as Sudan's charge d'affairs in Washington saying his presence as a diplomat in Washington "is an affront to our values and our national interests".
Prof Atta has been conferred honorary doctorate degrees by many universities including the degree of Doctor of Science by the Cambridge University (UK) in 1987.
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.
It is offering four packs of atta, four packs of oats, two bowls and Maggi branded diary for Rs 176.
Speaking on the occasion, Mohammad Musa Jokhio said that Atta Dal was a poet of nice thoughts and wrote the poetry for the poor people of Sindh.
" Our atta noodles are priced at ` 15 for 70 grams while other brands' atta noodles sell at ` 25 for 70 grams," Tijarawala added.
The UNWTO Global Report on Adventure Tourism, published jointly with the Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA), is a first approach by UNWTO on the topic of adventure tourism.
Atta ur Rehman for having been conferred The Friendship Award 2014" from China.The Friendship Award is China's highest award for foreign experts who have made outstanding contributions to the country's economic and social progress".
BAGHDAD / NINA / The spokesman of the Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces, Major General , Qassim Atta revealed the people in Mosul start forming armed cells to fight the Islamic State (IS).
The UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has signed a new partnership agreement with the Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA) to boost adventure tourism globally.