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goldbrick

1. verb To avoid or neglect one's work or duties. A "gold brick" is a bar of metal that appears to be actual gold when it is not. Quit goldbricking and get back to work! Ed's been known to goldbrick, so I'm not surprised that he didn't finish that project like you asked him to.
2. noun One who avoids or neglects their work or duties. Ed's a known goldbrick, so I'm not surprised that he didn't finish that project like you asked him to.

goldbrick

1. n. a lazy person. Pete is just a lazy goldbrick.
2. in. to be lazy; to shirk one’s duty. Whoever is goldbricking when I come back gets a real talking to.
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Current flavors produced by Kleinpeter Dairys Farm include vanilla, chocolate, strawberry, buttered pecan, pralines and cream, gold brick, sweet potato, cafe au lait, banana pudding, rocky road, banana foster, no sugar added vanilla, and no sugar added chocolate.
"I've just got to take this food parcel to my house-bound granny"; "I must get to the all-night shop before it closes" and even "I think I've twisted my ankle, can you take me to casualty in the Gold Brick?"
There are many worlds to explore and you progress from one world to the other by collecting gold bricks, which is the central purpose of the game.
They could have been constructed from gold bricks and silver girders and cost less.
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He further informed that 5kg gold bricks from the residence of ANP leader were recovered in a raid conducted at his residence after he confessed to have concealed gold at his house in Peshawar.
All of which seems, to some, far too much security for gold bricks. So there must be something else inside.
Their harvest days are over, and all they are good for is to sell gold bricks till they are caught in the act.''
Chow (Ken Jeong) to steal a truckload of Marshall's gold bricks. Taking Doug hostage, Marshall gives the remaining trio three days to find both Chow and the purloined gold, entailing a journey to Tijuana and then back to Vegas.
On one side is the earth, the other side, a sum of gold bricks. He presumes the world's long-term health is considerably heavier than the pile of gold bricks of economic interests and that world governments would take concerted action to stop it.
" The CBI arrested the Nalco CMD when he got his wife to accept an illegal gratification of three 24 carat gold bricks, each weighing one kg.
We had absolutely no idea what was happening to the lead, but we pretended our lead bricks were like the gold bricks in the cowboy movies at the Saturday matinees.
Do well in the main stages and these bonus levels, and you earn Gold Bricks which unlock even more stages.
Two coins were preserved for the Smithsonian Institute, and all the rest were melted down into gold bricks. Well, almost all the rest.
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