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Fiddle While Rome BurnsTo do nothing or engage you in trivial things knowing that something urgent and critical is happening aroundRate it:

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fiddle while Rome burnsTo neglect helping when one's time is needed most; to ignore the major problem at hand (whilst doing something less important); to be idle, inactive, or uninterested in a time of great need.Rate it:

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Money Burns a Hole in Your PocketSomeone who is always eager to spend the money, couldn’t resist from spending the money as soon as you have itRate it:

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all roads lead to romedifferent paths can take one to the same goalRate it:

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even a blind pig can find an acorn once in a whileBeing right once doesn't prove anythingRate it:

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à Rome, fais comme les RomainsIl faut se plier aux règles de l’endroit où l'on se trouve.Rate it:

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à Rome, on fait comme les RomainsVariante de à Rome, fais comme les Romains.Rate it:

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all the whileAt the same time as, usually over an extended period.Rate it:

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get out while the getting's goodTo leave at an opportune time or before adverse conditions appear.Rate it:

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get out while the getting's goodTo sell all or part of one's holdings in stocks, real estate, a business, etc. while conditions are good, particularly in anticipation of a drop in prices.Rate it:

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je l’irai dire à romeIt is so unlikely, that if it happens I will undertake a pilgrimage to Rome; I’ll eat my hat.Rate it:

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je l’irai dire à RomeS’exprime pour dire que l’on croit une chose impossible ou très difficile à réussir.Rate it:

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Make Hay While the Sun ShinesTo do something beneficial in a tight situationRate it:

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make hay while the sun shinesTo act while an opportunity exists; to take action while a situation is favorable.Rate it:

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once in a whileOccasionally; sometimes.Rate it:

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Rome ne s’est pas faite en un jourIl faut du temps pour accomplir un projet important.Rate it:

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Rome was not Built in a DayHarder achievements or goals can’t be attained easily and quicklyRate it:

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rome wasn't built in a dayIt takes a long time to create something complicated or impressive.Rate it:

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Strike While the Iron is HotTo avail the opportunity at the right time, to make use of a favorable conditionRate it:

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strike while the iron is hotTo act on an opportunity promptly; to avoid waiting.Rate it:

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tous les chemins mènent à RomeIl existe plusieurs manières d’atteindre un seul et même but, même si certaines peuvent être plus longues et complexes que d’autres.Rate it:

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when in romeAdjust to local customs.Rate it:

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when in rome, do as the romansAlternative form of when in Rome, do as the Romans do.Rate it:

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when in rome, do as the romans dobehave as those around doRate it:

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while awayTo spend idly but pleasantlyRate it:

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while away your dayOne whom is lackadaisical, regressive, cares less:Rate it:

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while we're youngsoon, without much delayRate it:

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worth one's whileGood and important enough for one to spend time, effort, or money on.Rate it:

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fiddle aboutTo waste time; spend time idly.Rate it:

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fiddle aroundThe act of needless attention, inappropriate experimentation, lackadaisical manipulations.Rate it:

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fiddle awayTo play the fiddle idly.Rate it:

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fiddle awayTo wasteRate it:

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fiddle faddlenonsenseRate it:

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fiddle withTo manipulate an object, especially in a nervous or restless manner.Rate it:

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fiddle withTo adjust the position, as of an electronic device, in order to provide better reception or signal.Rate it:

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fiddle withTo manipulate in order to gain something for oneself.Rate it:

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fit as a fiddlePerfectly fit; in excellent health.Rate it:

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Fit as a FiddleBeing in good health and shapeRate it:

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play first fiddleTo play a leading role.Rate it:

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play second fiddleTo play a subsidiary or subordinate role to someone or something else.Rate it:

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Play Second FiddleTo be subservient to someone, to follow someone or somethingRate it:

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play someone like a fiddleSkilfully.Rate it:

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second fiddleA fiddle part in harmony to the first fiddle.Rate it:

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second fiddleA sidekick or subordinate, or the role of such a person.Rate it:

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second fiddleThe person playing second fiddle.Rate it:

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and then someUsed to confirm preceding utterance, while implying that what was said or asked is an understatement.Rate it:

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bail outTo exit an aircraft while in flight.Rate it:

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bury the ledeTo begin a story with details of secondary importance to the reader while postponing more essential points or facts.Rate it:

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death spiralA manoeuvre in which a male skater spins in place while holding one hand of his female skating partner as she circles around him with one skate on the ice and one leg extended outward parallel to the ice surface, all the while slowly lowering herself until her back almost touches the ice surface.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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