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by ankle express

By walking (to a certain location). My car's in the shop, so we'll have to go to the store by ankle express. It'll take us forever to get there by ankle express! Can't you give us a ride?
See also: ankle, express

in round numbers

In or as a rounded, approximate number. And what do you think an expansion on the house like that would set us back, in round numbers at least? In round numbers, childcare is going to cost us about $2,000 a month.
See also: number, round

by ankle express

Fig. on foot. After my horse was stolen, I had to go by ankle express. It's a five-minute drive, forty minutes by ankle express.
See also: ankle, express

express one's anger

to allow a release or expression of anger, such as through angry words, violence, or talking out a problem. Don't keep your emotions inside of you. You have to learn to express your anger. Bob expresses his anger by yelling at people.
See also: anger, express

express (oneself) to someone on something

to say what one thinks about something. I will express myself to Karen on that matter at another time. She expressed herself on Karen to the entire group.
See also: express, on

*in round numbers

 and *in round figures
Fig. as an estimated number; a figure that has been rounded off. (*Typically: be ~; express something ~; write something ~.) Please tell me in round numbers what it'll cost. I don't need the exact amount. Just give it to me in round figures.
See also: number, round

express oneself

Reveal or portray one's feelings or views through speech, writing, some form of art, or behavior. For example, I find it hard to express myself in Italian, or Helen expresses herself through her painting, or Teenagers often express themselves through their attire, haircuts, and the like. [Mid-1500s]
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in round numbers

Also, in round figures. As an approximate estimate. For example, How much will the new highway cost, in round numbers? or In round figures a diamond of this quality is worth five thousand dollars, but it depends on the market at the time of selling . This idiom, which uses round in the sense of "whole" or "rounded off," is sometimes used very loosely, as Thomas Hardy did in Far from the Madding Crowd (1874): "Well, ma'am, in round numbers, she's run away with the soldiers." [Mid-1600s] Also see ballpark figure.
See also: number, round

Siberian express

n. an enormous mass of very cold air moving from Siberia, across the North Pole, and down onto North America. The country braced itself for a return Friday of the Siberian express with temperatures dropping to twenty below in many areas.
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We therefore set out to assess the relative contributions of CYP3A5 and CYP3A4 to the formation of the main tacrolimus metabolite (13-O-demethyltacrolimus), using cDNA-expressed enzymes and a bank of human liver microsomes derived from low and high CYP3A5 expressers.
In only 16 of 235 cases (1 early cancer and 15 advanced carcinomas) did the tumor cells show complete absence of staining; these were classified as CTGF low expressers.
Antibodies that we have used in the past to identify mER[alpha] on these cells and to select high expressers [e.
Thus, the Theme Writing Strategy can help students become better writers and expressers of information.
They are more pertinently and pervasively to be addressed "as expressers of attitudes through practices" (137), an account of our human condition that drew Wittgenstein to his later thought's standard of a "perspicuous representation of what we say," drew him to it as an express counter to the self-darkening mania for coming up with explanatory theories about everything under the sun.
We can lead by being expressers of community thought.
In the ITT (intent to treat) population who received all ranges of doses and schedules, the low to intermediate HER2 expressers continued to show significant activity in improvement of DFS (p=0.
Furthermore, ASS1 deficiency was linked to worse outcome with a median overall survival of 6 months for low ASS1 expressers compared to 12 months for ASS1 high expressers using a retrospective data set of 41 MPM patients.
Replacing balances, centrifuges, expressers, sealers, and scales, the Atreus system significantly reduces variability from the manufacturing process.
The agreement covers products such as Genesis(TM) blood collection mixers and monitors, RapidSeal II(TM) tube sealers and automated plasma expressers.