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This tag is for questions which a dictionary cannot answer about what a word means. If the question is about the meaning of a word that can't be understood outside its phrase or sentence, the "meaning-in-context" tag should be also used; for the meaning of a phrase, use the "phrase-meaning" tag instead.

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The pass, as I understand it, is a term in the restaurant business that is the place the plates are placed by kitchen staff so that the waiters can pick them up and deliver them to diners. "Leave the …
answered Jan 23 by pboss3010
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You would normally refer a large amount of paper cash in a neat stack as, well, a "stack". If you have several stacks packaged together (like it came new from the Fed), you might hear "brick".
answered Mar 20 by pboss3010
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This is using the literal meaning of the phrase. A large wave crashes into a person, knocking them down and potentially carrying them out to sea. …
answered Apr 16 by pboss3010
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In this particular example, it means he held onto stock that falling in price for too long in hopes of the price rebounding instead of just selling his shares and investing in something better. This …
answered Jun 27 by pboss3010