||money earned recently, money that is not inherited
||Bill's got a million or two - it's mostly new money.
||new trend, the latest idea or fashion
||Tony loves new-wave music. He buys only new-wave CD's.
||person from The Rock; from Newfoundland
||Is Gordon Pinsent a Newfie? Was he born in Newfoundland?
|next of kin
||closest relatives, members of the family
||The police are trying to find the man's next of kin - his family.
||avoiding death often, lucky to survive
||Some race-car drivers have nine lives. They often escape death.
|nine times out of ten
||90% of the time, very often
||Jack wins at cribbage nine times out of ten. He's very lucky.
|nip and tuck
||a close race, having just enough to win or finish
||It was a close race - nip and tuck all the way - but we won!
|nip it in the bud
||stop it before it grows, prevent it from spreading
||If the students plan a revolt, we'll nip it in the bud.
||find unfinished details, see flaws or small errors
||Deborah can find the errors. She likes to nitpick.
||(See the nitty-gritty)