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le roi jean a crevé les yeux à arthurKing John caused Arthur’s eyes to be put out.Rate it:

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Red BaronA hotshot fighter pilot; an ace fighter pilot.Rate it:

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robber baronEspecially in the 19th-century and early 20th-century, a business tycoon who had great wealth and influence but whose methods were morally questionable.Rate it:

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robber baronIn Europe, an aristocrat who charged exorbitant fees or otherwise exacted money from people who journeyed across land or waterways which he controlled.Rate it:

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break rankTo march or charge out of the designated order in a military unit.Rate it:

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pull rankTo assert one's authority over a subordinate who disagrees.Rate it:

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rank and fileThose lacking any particular title or status; those having no station.Rate it:

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rank and fileordinary membersRate it:

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above one's stationOf higher social status than is suitable for one's position, standing or rank.Rate it:

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bawdy basketThe twenty-third rank of canters, who carry pins, tape, ballads, and obscene books to sell, but live mostly by stealing.Rate it:

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iron eagleAn American military officer who has attained the rank of colonel but will not be promoted to the rank of general.Rate it:

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aye aye, sirThe correct and seamanlike reply, onboard a Royal Navy (or U.S. Navy) ship, on receipt of an order from someone of senior rank or authority. It means "I understand the command and hasten to comply with the order."Rate it:

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big fish in a small pondOne who has achieved a high rank or is highly esteemed, but only in a small, relatively unimportant, or little known location or organization.Rate it:

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call outYell, Scream, Bellow, or utilize P.A. system or any viable means to summon HELP or summon individuals by name, number I.D. rating, rank, or any viable identifier.Rate it:

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carve outTo create (a reputation, chance, role, rank, career, victory) by hard work, or as if by cutting.Rate it:

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don't think twice!In general; A strongly worded. forcefully delivered non-military admonishment to another individual of equal or unequal rank for immediate unquestionable immediate physical action, acceptance of proposal, signature of instant acceptance, 'second the motion'! 'jump the gap', 'sever the line', 'jump overboard'!, "BAIL-OUT!",Rate it:

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fall inOf a soldier, to get into position in a rank.Rate it:

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homines omnis generispeople of every rank.Rate it:

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homines omnium ordinum et aetatumpeople of every rank and age.Rate it:

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il est en première ligneHe is in the front rank.Rate it:

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Kalendis Ianuariis Romā (dabam)Rome, January 1st.Rate it:

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noblesse obligeThe honourable obligation that is the responsibility of those of high rank; in American English this often includes the expectation of benevolent actions such as helping those less fortunate.Rate it:

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punch above one's weightTo achieve or perform at a higher level than would be expected based on one's preparation, attributes, rank, or past accomplishments.Rate it:

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punch below one's weightTo achieve or perform at a level lower than should be expected based on one's preparation, attributes, rank, or past accomplishments.Rate it:

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RAInitialism of rear admiral, a rank in the Royal Navy.Rate it:

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snowmanA playing card with the rank of eight.Rate it:

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summo loco natusof high rank.Rate it:

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viri clari et honorati (De Sen. 7. 22)men of rank and dignity.Rate it:

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