Fuss


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Fuss

A German unit of length. Its measure varied in different German-speaking areas, but generally was between 250 and 400 millimeters. It became obsolete with the adoption of the metric system in the 1870s.
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I look after his house when he is away and he left a message on my answering machine to say he was going to Ireland for _ a couple of days - probably to allow all the fuss to die down.
So he didn't want fuss when he felt unwell on Tuesday, just as he had never sought it in all his 63 years.
The fuss they made about it with everything going on.
THE fuss over Neymar's "bust-up" with a team-mate amused me - and how people say it's so bad he is bound to leave.
The reason for the fuss is that depending on where people live, the closures may mean triple or quadruple the usual distance.
So I took a proper look at it and then I did fuss, because it looked like it had increasingly begun to feel.
He would be embarrassed by all the fuss but we thank you from the bottom of our hearts.