an online diary, or a personal record of thoughts, published on a web page.
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/bæk ˈaʊt/ (phr v)
Cancel something you said you would do.
Oliver said he would help me move house, but he backed out.
A blue or black mark on the skin that comes from being hit or falling.
Yesterday I got a bruise on my arm when I bumped into the door.
Upset or angry about something that has happened to you.
Doug is still bitter about his divorce that happened 5 years ago.
A situation that you do not like, but you can do it.
Winter in Canada is difficult, but it is bearable because the houses are very warm.
A person whose job is making things with bricks (such as a house).
My son is training to be a bricklayer.
make a beeline for something/someone
Walk directly and quickly towards a person or thing.
The little boy made a beeline for the chocolate cake on the table.
/bʌntʃ/ (n – slang as used below)
A group of something.
There are a bunch of people going to the party tonight.
A person who cuts meat in a shop.
Nowadays, most meat is purchased from the supermarket; not from a butcher.
/bʌd ˈaʊt/ (phr v informal)
Tell somebody to stop being involved in private business.
My mother keeps telling me what to do, so I told her to butt out of my life.