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what goes around comes aroundWhat encompasses ones ideal thought makes a return to an original meaning once more.Rate it:

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a bad penny always comes backAlternative form of a bad penny always turns up.Rate it:

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a lie comes back sooner or laterYou can't run from a lie, it will return to you at some point.Rate it:

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after Saturday comes SundayUsed other than as an idiom: see after, Saturday, comes, Sunday.Rate it:

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after Saturday comes SundayA phrase sometimes attributed to fundamentalist Muslims, implying that they wish to kill the Jews, whose sabbath is Saturday, and then the Christians, whose sabbath is Sunday.Rate it:

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Appendix:Snowclones/with great X, comes great YStates a causation in which Y follows X. Often, this phrase is used in a solemn tone, employed sarcastically for minor things that are not nearly as serious as suggested.Rate it:

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cross that bridge when one comes to itTo deal with a problem or situation only when it arises.Rate it:

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lentejas, si quieres las comes y si no, las dejasExpresión que indica que una determinada acción es de cumplimiento obligatorio.Rate it:

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lentejas, si quieres las comes y si no, las dejastake it or leave itRate it:

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pride comes before a fallA person who is extremely proud of his or her abilities will often suffer a setback or failure, because he or she tends to be overconfident and to make errors of judgment.Rate it:

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the bad penny always comes backAlternative form of a bad penny always turns up.Rate it:

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what goes around comes aroundThe status eventually returns to its original value after completing some sort of cycle.A person's actions, whether good or bad, will often have consequences for that person.Rate it:

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when one's ship comes inWhen one makes a significant amount of money.Rate it:

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when push comes to shoveWhen the pressure is on; when the situation is critical or urgent; when the time has come for action, even if it is difficult.Rate it:

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worst comes to worstIf a possible worst-case scenario actually occurs.Rate it:

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worst comes to worstIf an already bad situation progresses into a catastrophic situation.Rate it:

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don't be penny wise and pound foolishDon't be careful when it comes to spending small amounts of money, but careless when spending much larger amounts.Don't focus on minutiae and lose sight of the big picture; don't obsess over tiny inconsequential efficiencies while glaring inefficiencies are going on elsewhere.Rate it:

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what will be, will beWhatever it comes to be, it will be accepted. One must accept the outcome.Rate it:

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money can't buy happinessMoney can buy external things, but true happiness comes from inside.Rate it:

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long ways, long liesSomeone who comes back from a far-off country can tell lies without fear of being contradicted.Rate it:

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au bout du fossé la culbuteAt the end of the run comes the fall.Rate it:

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BOHICAAcronym of bend over, here it comes again. Used colloquially to indicate that an adverse situation is about to repeat itself, and that acquiescence is the wisest or only course of action.Rate it:

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brace of shakesThe time taken for a sail to shake or shiver twice as a ship comes into the wind.Rate it:

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Bull in a China ShopAn awkward person who actually does not care about the delicate situation, a rough person who comes near the brittle things, an insensitive person who makes people angry with his/her deeds and words to create disturbance in their work or plansRate it:

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ce n’est pas tous les jours fête1. Christmas comes but once a year. 2. One cannot always have “a high old time,” but must work as well. 3. Life is not all beer and skittles.Rate it:

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ce qu’il dit coule de sourceWhat he says comes from the heart, comes fluently from his lips.Rate it:

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cela arrive comme marée en carêmeThat comes very seasonably, just at the right time.Rate it:

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cela arrive comme mars en carêmeThat comes regularly, like clockwork.Rate it:

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cela vient à pointThat comes opportunely.Rate it:

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conch don't grow on treesmeat that comes out of sea shellsRate it:

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cross that bridge when one gets thereAlternative form of cross that bridge when one comes to itRate it:

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cross that bridge when one gets to itAlternative form of cross that bridge when one comes to itRate it:

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c’est de la moutarde après dînerIt comes too late to be of any use; It is a day after the fair.Rate it:

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c’est tout commeIt comes to the same thing.Rate it:

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Easy Come, Easy GoAnything that comes very easily mostly goes or can be lost easily,Rate it:

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friend with benefitsA friendship with no reserves when it comes to the release of shared sexual tension thus leading to sexual fraternization.Rate it:

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god helps those who help themselvesFortune comes to those who make a genuine effort to accomplish things.Rate it:

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ice maidenA woman who comes from a frozen climate.Rate it:

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il ne tardera pas à venirIt will not be long before he comes.Rate it:

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out of placeShe comes in out of the storm with not a hair out of place.Rate it:

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out of the mouths of babesThe greatest wisdom comes from children, who are not afraid or weary of the world and its pressures.Rate it:

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parting shotAn insult or barbed comment issued as the speaker departs or the conversation comes to an end.Rate it:

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pride cometh before a fallAlternative form of pride comes before a fall.Rate it:

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pride goes before a fallAlternative form of pride comes before a fall.Rate it:

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pride goeth before a fallAlternative form of pride comes before a fall.Rate it:

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pride wenteth before a fallAlternative form of pride comes before a fall.Rate it:

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pull inTo pull something, so that comes inside.Rate it:

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quand il n’y a pas de foin au râtelier, les chevaux se battentWhen poverty comes in at the door, love flies out at the window.Rate it:

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seagull managerA manager who comes into the workplace or office only on occasion, especially when a problem arises or to criticize or critique employees.Rate it:

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slow inTo adjust the spacing of inbetween frames so as to smoothly decelerate movement of an object as it comes to restRate it:

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