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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?
See also: loco

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.
See also: loco, plumb

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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The loco was required urgently and arrangements were made to bring Linda to Minffordd by rail.
Taco Bell serves made to order and customizable tacos, burritos, and specialties such as the exclusive Doritos[R] Locos Tacos, gourmet inspired Cantina Bell[R] Menu and lower calorie Fresco Menu.
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It was named after the fourth Lord Penrhyn but after 50 years of hard work the loco was worn out, and dumped on a siding with other locomotives.
Harry added: "I sponsor the Locos as well as doing the catering and I do them a good deal.
Smith should have done better in 19 minutes when he ran on to Graeme Stewart's pass but the Locos man shot wide.
El Pollo Loco has been deserving of expansion for several years - they've had a nice run of upticks in sales and profits,'' said Randall Hiatt, president of Fessel International, a restaurant consultancy in Irvine.
During the bottom of the eighth inning of Game 2, Pagan - who had 29 stolen bases in 2012 - effectively stole free Doritos[R] Locos Tacos for the entire country.
Offers and bids for the loco fleet were received and the group held a ballot to decide how many locos will stay within the group's custody and which locos will be sold on to interested parties.
Locos were dominant and Gauld should have given them the lead from four yards before they hit the front after 25 minutes.
And his presence could be crucial as Locos need a victory to seal their first championship - six years after stepping up from the junior ranks.
midnight, Taco Bell launched another first reinventing its most popular menu item and introducing Doritos[R] Locos Tacos.
Tenders are invited for Extension & Alterations Of Existing Shed, Pit Line, Administrative Building Along With Construction Of New Pit Line, Conference Hall, Road And Track Linking & Dismantling Work At Electric Loco Shed, Vadodara In Connection With "Augmentation Of Homing Capacity Of Electric Loco Shed Vadodara From 175 Locos To 200 Locos At Electric Loco Shed, Vadodara Yard"
INVERURIE LOCOS battled back from 2-0 down to snatch a point in this intriguing clash.