What does PET stand for?

What does PET stand for?

polyethylene terephthalate

Why do we have pet peeves?

Once a word is connected or associates something of disgust, most individuals will always think of that when the word is brought up, thus creating a mental pet peeve. This also goes along with food textures or smells. Humans create these pet peeves from experience or exposure to negative things, or dislikes.

Is awfully nice an oxymoron?

My dictionary defines today’s oxymoron as a “combination of contradictory or incongruous words.” If you stop to think about it, two of our more common oxymorons are “terribly nice” and “awfully good.” Never use “awfully good” when praising someone’s cooking, and never use “terribly nice” to describe a kiss.

Is PET short for something?

Let us take one of those same little children to be a little maid to Pet. We are practical people….PET.

Acronym Definition
PET Polyethylene Terephthalate (more common than PETE)
PET Physical Education Training (various schools)

What is another word for pet peeve?

What is another word for pet peeve?

bugbear complaint
grievance groan
peeve bete noire
hateful object personal hate
personal vexation pet aversion

What’s your pet peeves?

A pet peeve is a particular thing that bugs you every time. There are all kinds of pet peeves, like littering, misusing punctuation, driving slowly in the fast lane, or talking during movies. If something like that drives you crazy and you have to yap about it, it’s a pet peeve.

What’s the opposite of pet peeve?

How about soft spot? Given that a pet peeve is something that annoys or bothers a person very much, i.e., is something one dislikes strongly, it would seem that soft spot is an appropriate antonym. Perhaps hobby-horse (or hobbyhorse), in the sense of a topic one likes to talk about constantly or keeps reverting to.

What is a peeve mean?


What is a pet phrase?

Pet phrase is an informal term for an expression frequently used by an individual in speech and/or writing. A pet phrase may be widely known (a cliché, for instance) or peculiar to the individual who employs it.

Is pet peeve an idiom?

a frequent annoyance; one’s “favorite” or most often encountered annoyance. My pet peeve is someone who always comes into the theater after the show has started.

How do you use pet in a sentence?

CK 41204 The British people in general are extremely fond of their pets.

  1. [S] [T] Do you have a pet? (
  2. [S] [T] Do you have any pets? (
  3. [S] [T] What are your pet peeves? (
  4. [S] [T] My pet cat died yesterday. (
  5. [S] [T] She keeps a parrot as a pet. (
  6. [S] [T] You’ve never had a pet, have you? (