set out one's stall

set out one's stall
set out one's stall display one's abilities or attributes.
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  • set out one's stall — display or show off one s abilities or attributes. → set …   English new terms dictionary

  • set — Ⅰ. set [1] ► VERB (setting; past and past part. set) 1) put, lay, or stand in a specified place or position. 2) put, bring, or place into a specified state. 3) cause or instruct (someone) to do something. 4) give someone (a task) …   English terms dictionary

  • set — set1 verb (sets, setting; past and past participle set) 1》 put, lay, or stand (something) in a specified place or position.     ↘(be set) be situated in a specified place or position.     ↘represent (a story) as happening at a specified time or… …   English new terms dictionary

  • stall — stall1 [ stɔl ] noun count ** ▸ 1 space for animal ▸ 2 when engine stops ▸ 3 for shower/toilet ▸ 4 for selling ▸ 5 seats in theater etc. ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) a narrow space for one animal such as a horse or pig a ) a frame in which a horse waits… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • stall — I UK [stɔːl] / US [stɔl] noun [countable] Word forms stall : singular stall plural stalls ** 1) a large table or a small building that is open at the front, used for selling things or for giving people information a flower/cake/souvenir stall… …   English dictionary

  • Stall — (st[add]l), n. [OE. stal, AS. steall, stall, a place, seat, or station, a stable; akin to D. & OHG. stal, G. & Sw. stall, Icel. stallr, Dan. stald, originally, a standing place; akin also to G. stelle a place, stellen to place, Gr. ste llein to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stall reader — Stall Stall (st[add]l), n. [OE. stal, AS. steall, stall, a place, seat, or station, a stable; akin to D. & OHG. stal, G. & Sw. stall, Icel. stallr, Dan. stald, originally, a standing place; akin also to G. stelle a place, stellen to place, Gr.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stall — stall1 [stôl] n. [ME stal < OE steall, place, station, stall, stable, akin to OHG stal < IE base * stel , to place, set up, stiff, stem > STILL1] 1. a) Obs. a stable b) a compartment for one animal in a stable 2. any of various… …   English World dictionary

  • One More Kiss (film) — One More Kiss Directed by Vadim Jean Produced by Vadim Jean Paul Brooks Written by Suzie Halewood Starring …   Wikipedia

  • Stall (flight) — For other uses, see stall. In fluid dynamics, a stall is a reduction in the lift coefficient generated by a foil as angle of attack increases. This occurs when the critical angle of attack of the foil is exceeded. The critical angle of attack is… …   Wikipedia

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