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whenever (one) farts
Whenever one takes even the most insignificant of actions. You can't help but feel sorry for the woman. She's so famous that the tabloids write up 10 different stories whenever she farts. Whenever he farts, he's posting about it on Insta-Blam, Spacebook, and ClickClock. He's so annoying that I eventually had to stop following him.
whenever (one) turns around
With great frequency; constantly and consistently. I just don't know how Tonya does so much. It seems like whenever she turns around she's won some new award for her work research. I swear, these kids are going to put me in an early grave. Whenever I turn around they're fighting with each other again!
whenever I turn around
Very often, perhaps surprisingly or irritatingly so. Whenever I turn around, there seems to be a new problem with my car. I'm going to go broke if this keeps up! Whenever I turn around, Tim has poached another customer from me. I don't know how I'm going to meet my sales quota with him around!
whenever the fancy takes (one)
Whenever one wants or feels compelled to do something. Now that you have your own car, you can go out whenever the fancy takes you!
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as, whenever, etc. the fancy ˈtakes youas, whenever, etc. you feel like doing something: We bought a camper van so we could go away whenever the fancy took us.
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