23 April 2014

Video of the Day: Insults & Funny Moments from the BBC's Television Series 'Sherlock'

high-functioning = refers to someone with a high IQ who often has another disability such as autism or Asperger syndrom
sociopath = a person with a psychopathic personality whose behaviour is antisocial, often criminal, and who lacks a sense of moral responsibility or social conscience
to move = to advance, to progress
to take something as gospel = (idiomatic expression) to believe something as certainly true. Expression taken from the first five books of the New Testament known as the Gospels. A gospel is an account of the life, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ.
you lot = all of you
vacant = empty
to split = to divide
the fee = money that you pay to a professional person or institution for their work
to think through = to consider the facts about something in an organized and thorough way
input = help in the form of ideas, advice, or information, used in a process or in making a decision
to envy = to have the unhappy feeling of wanting to be like someone else or have what they have
placid = peaceful and without a lot of action or movement
straight-forward = not complicated or difficult to understand
barely = used for saying that something almost does not happen or exist, or is almost not possible
to put someone off = to upset or trouble someone
a mastermind = someone who plans a difficult or complicated operation, especially a crime
a queen (as in a drama queen) = someone who tends to treat situations as more serious or exciting than they really are. This word shows that you are annoyed by people like this.
bliss = complete happiness
to suit someone = to be convenient or suitable, it makes you look good
to punch = to hit with a closed hand (a fist)
a dick = (extremely rude and impolite expression) man who you think is unpleasant and stupid, refers to the male sexual organ

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