jeff


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jeff

(dʒɛf)
vb (tr)
1. (Industrial Relations & HR Terms) to downsize or close down (an organization)
2. (Industrial Relations & HR Terms) to reduce (staff numbers) or dismiss (an employee)
3. to spoil or destroy ruthlessly
Also (formerly): kennett
[C20: named after Jeff Kennett, former premier of the state of Victoria, Australia]
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Old Jeff Hooker had a bloodhound, and Tom was going to borrow him.
But Old Jeff Hooker he throwed cold water on the whole business when we got to his blacksmith shop and told him what we come for.
He said old Jeff Hooker would tell everybody, and we'd never hear the last of it.
As he was passing by the house where Jeff Thatcher lived, he saw a new girl in the garden -- a lovely little blue-eyed creature with yellow hair plaited into two long-tails, white summer frock and embroidered pan- talettes.
Cheryl Smith Well done Jeff richly deserved xx Mark Smith What a talent and a legend.
Through his professionalism, Jeff has inspired and encouraged numerous NACM and CFDD members.
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They found themselves drawn to a scheme that builds homes for some of the poorest people in America and nowCardiff-born Jeff, 61, has put his life story down in a self-published book,NewBeginnings, whichis set S to be stocked in Cardiff libraries.
To be growing up in Boronia Park in the 1950s was an abiding good fortune for Jeff by any reckoning.
Presenter Jeff - devoted dad to Jade's sons Bobby, six, and Freddy, four - became so ill he could not string a sentence together and his temperature soared.
Presenter Jeff - dad of Jade's sons Bobby Jack, seven, and Freddie, six - played the gent as he pushed their luggage trolley to the car park at Stansted airport, Essex.
Jeff will be remembered for his easygoing charm and irreverent sense of humor.