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affaire de cœura love affairadded by anonymous
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acte manquéa mistake which was unconsciously deliberate; accidentally on purpose; a Freudian slipadded by anonymous
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acheter chat en pocheto purchase without seeing the object in question; to buy on trust; to be sold a pig in a pokeadded by anonymous
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acharnement thérapeutiqueProviding medical care to keep patients alive when there is no hope that it will benefit or cure themadded by anonymous
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absent le chat, les souris dansentwhen the cat's away the mice will playadded by anonymous
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à voile et à vapeurAC/DC; literally on sail and on steam poweradded by anonymous
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à tout prixat all costs, by any means, no matter whatadded by anonymous
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à l'encontre deagainstadded by anonymous
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à l'encontre decontrary toadded by anonymous
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à l'anglaisequietly, suddenly, without permissionadded by anonymous
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à l'anglaisecoated by dipping in flour, egg, and breadcrumbsadded by anonymous
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à l'anglaisethe English way, in the English fashionadded by anonymous
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à la unein the news, on the frontpageadded by anonymous
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à la suite defollowingadded by anonymous
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à la suite dealong with, accompanyingadded by anonymous
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à la suitein a rowadded by anonymous
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à la Saint-Glinglinwhen pigs flyadded by anonymous
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à la rondearoundadded by anonymous
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à la modein fashionadded by anonymous
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à la modeAlternative form of a la modeadded by anonymous
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à la mainin one's handadded by anonymous
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à la mainby hand, manuallyadded by anonymous
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à la cléas a reward, at stake, up for grabsadded by anonymous
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à la bonne franquetteIn a homely manner, without ceremony.added by anonymous
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à grande échellelarge-scaleadded by anonymous
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à grande échelleon a large scaleadded by anonymous
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à cor et à crinoisily, with clamouradded by anonymous
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à contre-courantagainst the grainadded by anonymous
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à bras ouvertswith open armsadded by anonymous
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effeuiller la margueriteTo play "she loves me, she loves me not".added by dav.men.30
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you can't step in the same river twiceIt is not possible to repeat past experiences, as time changes all things.added by anonymous
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whistle in the windTo attempt something that is futile; to say something that is not heeded.added by anonymous
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warmest regardsUsed as a polite closing of a letteradded by anonymous
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wait on someone hand and footTo attend to every need, to the point of excess.added by anonymous
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upper handAdvantage or control.added by anonymous
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under someone's noseobvious or apparentadded by anonymous
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under someone's nosedirectly in front of one; clearly visibleadded by anonymous
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under erasureOf a bit of text, written and strickenthrough; hence, figuratively in some sense both present and absent.added by anonymous
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try it onTo try to start a sexual relationship.added by anonymous
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try it onTo test someone to see how much bad behaviour they will tolerate; to try to deceive someone to see how gullible they are.added by anonymous
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trailer niggerA white person, especially poorly-educated or of low social status.added by anonymous
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tooth-and-nailviciously, violentlyadded by anonymous
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tooth-and-nailvicious; violent; full of strength and poweradded by anonymous
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through the millbadly treated, abusedadded by anonymous
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the length of the Flemington straightA long way, a great distance, a large gap, a lot.added by anonymous
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the devil is a liarA general expression of distrust, particularly implying that another person is attempting to deceive the speaker, or that a situation is not, or can not be, as it appears.added by anonymous
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stick to one's textTo limit one's focus to the matter at hand, or the primary subject at issue; to avoid diversion.added by anonymous
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sleight of handAny form of skillful deception.added by anonymous
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sleight of handA performance of such skill.added by anonymous
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sleight of handThe required digital dexterity behind magic tricks and illusions.added by anonymous
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