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Synonyms for man

Synonyms for man

Synonyms for man

an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman)

the generic use of the word to refer to any human being

a male subordinate

an adult male person who has a manly character (virile and courageous competent)

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a manservant who acts as a personal attendant to his employer

a male person who plays a significant role (husband or lover or boyfriend) in the life of a particular woman

one of the British Isles in the Irish Sea

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game equipment consisting of an object used in playing certain board games

all of the living human inhabitants of the earth

take charge of a certain job

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provide with workers

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This sport is supposed to separate the men from the boys.
Faced with a challenge to separate the men from the boys - climbing rock faces about 80ft high - they decided that they really had to plough through that really tedious report lying in the office, honest.
But it's exactly that extra pressure and expectation that will separate the men from the boys.
More than 30 new bunkers, several changes to existing ones, and the addition of some back tees which have seriously lengthened some of the "easier" holes, as well as the West Course's signature par-five 17th, which too many modern-day players have been able to reach with an iron second shot thanks to the march of technology, will separate the men from the boys.
Now is the time when you can separate the men from the boys and those who are real Jambos through and through - like Gary Locke - are the men who can dig them out of trouble.
November will separate the men from the boys and it's vital we're not left behind.
You have to have intelligent, sophisticated agents working for you who can separate the men from the boys.
The history of the event, in the four years it has been played at Kapalua and for nine years at LaCosta before that, suggests the course is difficult enough to separate the men from the boys and that outsiders never win.
ANY good interviewer will throw out a few killer questions designed to separate the men from the boys.
Short putts separate the men from the boys and holing them consistently is essential if you intend to be a serious competitor.
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