Translation: from spanish

a whole slew of

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  • whole slew — n. (followed by of ) large amount or number, large extent; plenty …   English contemporary dictionary

  • slew — slew1 the past tense of slay slew slew 2 [ slu ] noun AMERICAN INFORMAL a slew of something a lot of something: They used the money to buy a whole slew of hotels. Fertility drugs have created a slew of medical and ethical issues. slew slew 3 [… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • slew — slew1 [slu:] v [I,T always + adverb/preposition] [Date: 1700 1800; Origin: Origin unknown] to turn or slide in a different direction suddenly and violently, or to make a vehicle do this slew around/sideways ▪ I lost control of the car and it… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • slew — [[t]slu͟ː[/t]] slews, slewing, slewed 1) Slew is the past tense of slay. 2) V ERG If a vehicle slews or is slewed across a road, it slides across it. [V adv/prep] The bus slewed sideways... [V adv/prep] A seven ton lorry slewed across their path …   English dictionary

  • slew — I [[t]slu[/t]] v. pt. of slay II slew [[t]slu[/t]] n. Informal. a large number or quantity: a whole slew of people[/ex] • Etymology: 1830–40, amer.; < Ir sluagh crowd, army, host III slew [[t]slu[/t]] v. t. v. i. n. navig. slue I IV slew …   From formal English to slang

  • slew — 1 verb (intransitive, transitive always + adv/prep) to turn or swing suddenly and violently, or to make something do this (+ around/sideways): I lost control of the car and it slewed sideways into the ditch. 2 the past tense of slay 3 noun a slew …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • slew — 1. in. to drink to intoxication. □ They must have been slewing for an hour before one got up and left. □ Let’s go out and slew till we forget who we are. 2. AND slews n. a lot; lots. □ I have a whole slew of old computer programs at home in a box …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • slew — slew1 /slooh/, v. pt. of slay. slew2 /slooh/, n. Informal. a large number or quantity: a whole slew of people. Also, slue. [1830 40, Amer.; < Ir sluagh crowd, throng, army, host] slew3 …   Universalium

  • slew — Synonyms and related words: batch, bunch, clump, cluster, considerable, copse, crop, deal, gobs, good deal, great deal, group, grouping, groupment, grove, hassock, heap, heaps, jillion, knot, lashings, loads, lot, lots, mess, million, mint,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Whoever Slew Auntie Roo? — is a 1971 British horror thriller film directed by Curtis Harrington and starring Shelley Winters, Mark Lester and Chloe Franks. Like What s the Matter With Helen? (both films were included in MGM Midnite Movies Double Feature) or more well known …   Wikipedia

  • lot — Synonyms and related words: A to Z, A to izzard, Friday, Friday the thirteenth, a mass of, a world of, abundance, accidentality, acres, actuarial calculation, adventitiousness, affluence, aggregate, aggregation, all, all and sundry, allocate,… …   Moby Thesaurus


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