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Meaning of a bad patch in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF A BAD PATCH

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ENGLISH WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE A BAD PATCH

a bad patch
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Synonyms and antonyms of a bad patch in the English dictionary of synonyms

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WORDS RELATING TO «A BAD PATCH»

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Translation of «a bad patch» into 20 languages

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TRANSLATION OF A BAD PATCH

Find out the translation of a bad patch to 20 languages with our English multilingual translator.
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The translations of a bad patch from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «a bad patch» in English.
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zh

Translator English - Chinese

一个坏的补丁
1,325 millions of speakers
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es

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una mala racha
550 millions of speakers
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en

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a bad patch
510 millions of speakers
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hi

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एक बुरा पैच
380 millions of speakers
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ar

Translator English - Arabic

التصحيح سيئة
280 millions of speakers
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ru

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плохой патч
278 millions of speakers
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pt

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uma fase ruim
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fr

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une mauvaise passe
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de

Translator English - German

ein schlechtes Pflaster
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ja

Translator English - Japanese

悪いパッチ
130 millions of speakers
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ko

Translator English - Korean

나쁜 패치
85 millions of speakers
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vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

một bản vá xấu
80 millions of speakers
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it

Translator English - Italian

un brutto
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pl

Translator English - Polish

złe plaster
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uk

Translator English - Ukrainian

поганий патч
40 millions of speakers
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ro

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un plasture rău
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el

Translator English - Greek

ένα κακό μπάλωμα
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af

Translator English - Afrikaans

´n slegte pleister
14 millions of speakers
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sv

Translator English - Swedish

en dålig patch
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no

Translator English - Norwegian

en dårlig patch
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Trends of use of a bad patch

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «A BAD PATCH»

The term «a bad patch» is quite widely used and occupies the 39.094 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about a bad patch

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «A BAD PATCH»

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Fun With Idioms
GO THROUGH A BAD PATCH Mortimer had hoped to have a good cabbage crop , but the worms have destroyed his entire cabbage patch. "I thought I could sell my cabbage and make a large profit," Mortimer frowned. "It looks like I'm going to  ...
autorJohn Smithback, 2005
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Windows Vista Timesaving Techniques For Dummies
Removing Windows Patches So you got a bad patch from Microsoft? Hey, join the club. Line forms at the end of the block. If you have Automatic Update turned off (more precisely, turned to “Notify”), as I discuss in Technique 44, and you're ...
autorWoody Leonhard, 2007
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Dispersal Ecology and Evolution
With fixed quality, bad patches are usually abandoned (Figure 11.1a). There is, however, an exception: if some individuals have very low probability of surviving dispersal relative to their siblings, then these may stay even in a bad patch ...
autorJean Clobert, Michel Baguette, Tim G. Benton, 2012
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Chambers Idioms
pat a pat on the back (inf) a demonstration of approval or praise: We all got a pat on the back from the manager for our hard work. patch hit/strike a bad patch (inf) to have a difficult time, meet unfavourable conditions etc: Last year he was the ...
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The Wordsworth Dictionary of Idioms
pat a pat on the back (in/) a demonstration of approval or praise: We all got a pat on the back from the manager for our hard work. patch hit/strike a bad patch (in/) to have a difficult time, meet unfavourable conditions etc: Last year he was the ...
autorElizabeth McLaren Kirkpatrick, C. M. Schwarz, 1993
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Security Patch Management
This method of addressing patches is chaotic to say the least but becomes more chaotic when systems react negatively to a bad patch or misconfiguration that could have been caught with an effective testing process. Many hours of needless ...
autorFelicia M. Nicastro, 2011
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English/German Dictionary of Idioms: Supplement to the ...
patch. to go throughabadpatch Formtief: in einem Formtief sein/stehen to be going through a bad patch Talsohle: in einer/(der) Talsohle sein/stecken/(stehen) to have got over a bad patch Tal: aus dem Tal (wieder) heraussein/ herauskommen/.
autorProfessor Hans Schemann, 2013
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An Australian Dictionary for North Americans
[back-han-da] A blow, punishment, e.g. Shut up or I'll give you a backhander. bad patch 77. Hard times, e.g. My wife has left me and I crashed my car, so I'm going through a bad patch! bad penny n. An undesirable person, an unwelcome ...
autorNoel Funge, 2000
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Reading Chinua Achebe: Language & Ideology in Fiction
We are passing through a bad patch, and if we succeed, then even this experience of the bad patch will turn out to be an enrichment.'2 The way narrative recreates history and memory, and how this recreation gives meaning to moments of ...
autorSimon Gikandi, 1991
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From Goldfish Bowl
You feel like you're back at the beginning; stage one, and that things will never get better again. Then you'll jump further forward than you had before. It's hard to understand it. Unfortunately at the moment, I'm going through a bad patch and it ...
autorZ. Mcintosh, 2005
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10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «A BAD PATCH»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term a bad patch is used in the context of the following news items.
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'It's something very much new to the game of hurling' Seamus …
We've always had a patch where when we've had a bad patch, we've had a bad patch. We just need to be a little bit more consistent throughout our game. «Newstalk 106-108 fm, Jun 15»
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From 'Bad Boy' to Superstar: Salman Khan's Bollywood Journey
“The year 2002-03 was a bad patch for the actor…Over the years, he has changed a lot as a person and mellowed down,” a journalist, who has interacted ... «India West, May 15»
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Windows 10 Ditches Patch Tuesday for Security's Sake
If a bad patch does come through, it will certainly be an annoyance to the average consumer. But a bad patch that affects a business's systems and servers could ... «PC Magazine, May 15»
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What investors should do post a stock market correction
After generating fabulous returns in 2014, the stock market in India is passing through a bad patch. The benchmark Sensex is down by more than 10% from its ... «Economic Times, May 15»
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Upbeat Bengaluru FC look to keep momentum going against Pune …
“We've never seen a bad patch at the club which is a testament of the effort the boys are putting in. Pune will feel they have a chance just like us and I expect a ... «Deccan Herald, Apr 15»
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Balotelli is going through a bad patch - Bonucci
Balotelli is yet to feature under Conte, with his last appearance for the national team coming in their World Cup exit to Uruguay in June 2014, although he did ... «Goal.com, Mar 15»
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Woes mount for Microsoft Netlogon patch KB 3002657, SHA-2 …
Yesterday I mentioned that Microsoft had finally fixed the Excel 2007 VBA macro bug caused by a bad patch in the December's Black Tuesday crop. At the time it ... «InfoWorld, Mar 15»
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Mastering patch management: 5 tips that will work for you
Stay informed. Monitor social networks and forums like Twitter and Spiceworks. If a bad patch is in circulation, reputable organizations like the SANS Institute will ... «Windows IT Pro, Mar 15»
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Pakistan and Afghanistan brothers despite bad patch in relations …
Director General Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Major General Asim Bajwa on Friday said Pakistanis and Afghans are brothers, despite a bad patch in ... «Pakistan Today, Feb 15»
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Microsoft pulls buggy Patch Tuesday updates
It is kind of hard to uninstall a bad patch when the screen goes completely black after log in. Try explaining your 25 year old autistic son, with the comprehension ... «CNET, Dec 14»
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