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give (one's) right arm

A figurative phrase that highlights one's interest in having something or eagerness to do something. A: "I'm going to the concert on Saturday!" B: "Aw man, I would give my right arm to have tickets to that!" I would give my right arm for your sister's gorgeous hair!
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would ˌgive your right ˈarm for something/to do something

(informal) want something very much: I’d give my right arm to own a horse like that.
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In the arrangement, Mukesh's-owned Africa Duty-Free Investments and Suzan buy gold on the street and deliver it for processing at FPR and another Central Bank-owned company, Aurex (Private) Limited, before exporting value-added jewelry.
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We calculated the performance in order to check the increase in FPRs and the change in FNRs while changing values of pval (p value threshold for filtering) for Contra, d (baseline probability) for Excavator, and min.spec (desired minimum specificity) for ExomeCNV, which seemed to be directly related to FPR.
Three meta-analyses, which were published in 2006 (5 studies, 237 patients), 2010 (25 studies, 2395 patients), and 2013 (12 studies, 778 patients),[sup][4],[5],[6] showed that there were no false predictions of poor outcomes for generalized suppression or burst suppression on electroencephalograph (EEG) within 72 h (FPR = 0, 95% CI : 0.00–0.24)[sup][5] (Evidence Class I).
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Food sold loose without packaging, in supermarkets, delis, cafes and restaurants, will also have to be clearly labelled fpr consumers.
The quality of widely used image segmentation methods such as Otsu's (Otsu, 1979), Hou's (Hou et al, 2006), Tsallis Entropy (Portes et al, 2004) were quantitatively evaluated by performance measures such as Misclassification Error (ME) measure, False Positive Rate (FPR) and False Negative Rate (FNR).
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