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in loco parentis

Responsible for a child's well-being while his or her parents are absent. Does being a teacher ever make you nervous, having to be in loco parentis to so many young kids?
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plumb loco

Rur. completely crazy. (Loco is from a Spanish word meaning "mad.") You're plumb loco if you think I'll go along with that. All those people were running around like they were plumb loco.
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in ˌloco paˈrentis

(from Latin, formal) having the same responsibility for a child as a parent has: Teachers at a boarding school are acting much more in loco parentis than at a day school.The Latin phrase means in the place of a parent.
See also: loco

loco

(ˈloko)
mod. crazy. (From Spanish.) Who is that loco kid jumping up and down in the front seat?

plumb loco

(ˈpləm ˈloko)
mod. completely crazy. (Folksy. Loco is from a Spanish word meaning “mad.”) You’re plumb loco if you think I’ll go along with that.
See also: loco, plumb
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This month, Ojos Locos Sports Cantina is celebrating Tequila Awareness Month.
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The defeat of Buckie Thistle brought Locos an incredible third successive qualification in four short years in the Highland League.
Locos boss, John Gardiner said: "We knew it would be a hard game and that's what we got him for.
Confirming the move FNW spokesman Rick Gutteridge said the locos would be used until at least the start of the summer timetable at the end of May.
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Kevin Will has done a good job with Locos and they are the team in the strongest position.
Cove boss John Sheran said: "You do your best against every team but you feel for the people at Locos.
Locos were without regular keeper Paul Jarvie after his red card last week and plans to recall Jim Calder from Peterhead were thwarted.
Provision of perforated Aluminum Sheet as roof ceiling in Diving cabs = 14 locos, Polymerized flooring of Driving cabs = 67 locos and normal painting of Various Equipments of electrical locomotive.
One of the locos, the Class 37, will take part in a running day on September 27 but the group's popular diesel gala, scheduled to have been held on October 3-5, has been cancelled.
12,000 HP locos would be operated on the Rs81,459 crore ambitious dedicated freight corridor (DFC), meant for faster goods movement.
Following the popularity of Taco Bell's Doritos Locos Tacos, Frito-Lay is planning to roll out Taco Bell-flavored versions of the Dorito.