||buy all of a product or all the shares in a company
||At closing time, Abe comes in and buys up the last shares.
||a time when prices are low, soft market
||The price of gold is low. It's a buyer's market in precious metals.
||a person who stops the fun, party-pooper
||You buzz-kill! Don't talk about air disasters when I'm flying to Rome.
||go away, beat it, get lost
||Next time he asks to borrow something, tell him to buzz off.
||slightly intoxicated, tipsy
||Jane got buzzed on fermented coconut juice. She was happy!
||new word or expression, the latest jargon, catch phrase
||Internet, zero tolerance - these were buzzwords of the 1990s.
|by a country mile
||by a long distance, by a wide margin
||Black Beauty won the race by a country mile. She was far ahead.
|by a long shot
||(See not by a long shot)
|by all means
||yes, please do it
||By all means, come to the Learning Skills Centre.
|by and large
||mostly, mainly, most of the time
||By and large, chocolate is the favorite flavor.