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by tradeAs a profession; professionally.Rate it:

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trade unionsocial eventRate it:

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trade unionworkers' organisationRate it:

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trade-offa balance achieved between two desirable but incompatible features; a compromise.Rate it:

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trick of the tradeA shortcut or other quick, or very effective way of doing things, that professional workers learn from experience.Rate it:

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blanket termA word or phrase that is used to describe multiple groups of related things. The degree of relation may vary. Blanket terms often trade specificity for ease-of-use; in other words, a blanket term by itself gives little detail about the things that it describes or the relationships between them, but is easy to say and remember. Blanket terms often originate as slang, and eventually become integrated into the general vocabulary.Rate it:

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blue bookA book of statistics or almanac, usually published by an agency or as a trade publication.Rate it:

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give away the storeTo transact, trade, or negotiate badly, by paying, providing, or conceding too much to the other party.Rate it:

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jump the gunTo trade securities based on information that is not yet public; to trade on inside information.Rate it:

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phone tagA situation in which two individuals attempting to contact each other by telephone repeatedly do not get a live person and instead trade messages, such as by voice mail.Rate it:

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switch offTo alternate between; to trade.Rate it:

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to be named laterUsed other than as an idiom. In an exchange, a unspecified example of a thing (in sports, usually a player), either not yet chosen or named publicly, at the time of a trade.Rate it:

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try one's handTo attempt a skill, craft, or trade.Rate it:

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widow-makerSomething which or someone who takes the lives of men; a hazard that affects mostly men or is specific for some trade, occupied mostly by men.Rate it:

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