Messi

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Messi

(ˈmɛsɪ)
n
(Biography) Lionel (Andrés). (ljoˈnel anˈdres) born 1987, Argentinian footballer; a prolific goalscorer for both Barcelona (from 2004) and Argentina (from 2005)
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From morning till night you saw her sitting on a low chair in the kitchen, surrounded by a Chinese cook and two or three native girls, giving her orders, chatting sociably with all and sundry, and tasting the savoury messes she devised.
What messes, creams, garlands, pastoral odds and ends!
Hunt arranged the party into small and convenient messes, distributing among them the camp kettles.
Few things could have been more to their liking than to give him a tow over the side, for to the forecastle he had sent messes and concoctions of the vilest order.
The old foreman of the West Oakland stables had died, and since then two other foremen had done nothing but make messes of everything.
"If the white man would lay himself out a bit to understand the workings of the black man's mind, most of the messes would be avoided."
Alec set the bottles on the wide railing before him, examined each carefully, smiled over some, frowned over others, and said, as he put down the last: "Now I'll show you the best way to take these messes." And, as quick as a flash, he sent one after another smashing down into the posy-beds below.
"Don't try too many messes, Jo, for you can't make anything but gingerbread and molasses candy fit to eat.
Long and long ago, when the Empress of India was a young woman, and there were no unclean ideals in the land, it was the custom of a few messes to drink the Queen's toast in broken glass, to the vast delight of the mess-contractors.
Cecily could NOT eat her porridge; she declared she had such a bad cold that she had no appetite; a cold she certainly had; the rest of us choked our messes down and after we had done so Peg asked us if we had noticed a soapy taste.
Release date- 04092019 - Continental will present innovations for industry in two-yearly cycle at Hannover Messe.