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domino effectAn accumulation of events where one event is triggered by the previous eventRate it:

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bystander effectThat someone is less likely to help another if other potential helpers are present than otherwise.Rate it:

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bystander effectUsed other than as an idiom: see bystander, effect.Rate it:

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knock-on effectThe continued running of an engine after the ignition has been turned off; dieseling.Rate it:

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knock-on effectA secondary, often unintended effect.Rate it:

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motor effectTendency of a wire carrying an electric current in a magnetic field to move.Rate it:

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or words to that effectused to indicate a paraphrase or the chance of an error in the details of reported speech.Rate it:

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put into effectTo implement; to execute; to carry out.Rate it:

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side effectA change in state caused by a function call (typically "side-effect").Rate it:

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side effectAn adverse effect, an unintended consequence of a drug or therapy; usually not a beneficial effect.Rate it:

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side effectAn unintended consequence of any action in addition to the intended consequence of that action.Rate it:

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take effectTo become active; to become effective.Rate it:

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Cool Your HeelsTo wait for a long time due to some problem, influence or effectRate it:

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from the East German judgeUsed for comedic effect with an imaginary score in a competition because of the reputation of East German judges for giving low scores to non-East Germans.Rate it:

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cancel outTo neutralize the effect of something.Rate it:

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bring to bearTo apply; to employ something to achieve an intended effect.Rate it:

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wear offTo diminish in effect.Rate it:

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shave and a haircutA 7-note riff played at the end of a song for comic effect.Rate it:

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get under someone's skinTo make a memorable impression or have a strong effect on someone; to impact someone's feelings.Rate it:

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add up toTo have a particular effect.Rate it:

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bear onTo influence, have an effect on.Rate it:

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on all foursSimilar in nature or effect to something else; consistent.Rate it:

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grace periodA length of time during which rules or penalties do not take effect or are withheld.Rate it:

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hits pretty close to homehaving a direct personal effect on you.Rate it:

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to no availEffect in achieving a goal or aim; purpose, use (now usually in negative constructions).Rate it:

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as wellTo the same effect.Rate it:

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bear uponTo influence, have an effect upon.Rate it:

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causae rerum et consecutionescause and effect.Rate it:

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cela ne me dit rienThat has no effect upon me; I have no desire for it.Rate it:

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cette démarche a porté coupThat step told, had its effect.Rate it:

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dial downTo reduce or diminish in effect or intensity.Rate it:

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double talkSpeaking in a mixture of real English and English-sounding gibberish, for humorous effect.Rate it:

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flap one's gumsTo speak idly; to talk without effect.Rate it:

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flash in the panA transient occurrence with no long-term effect.Rate it:

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gum upTo cause to be gooey or gummy, especially with the effect of obstructing the operation of some mechanism or process.Rate it:

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hit the fanTo have a dramatic, usually negative, effect.Rate it:

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kick like a muleTo have a very strong physical effectRate it:

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killTo exert an overwhelming effect on.Rate it:

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less is moreThat which is less complicated is often better understood and more appreciated than what is more complicated; simplicity is preferable to complexity; brevity in communication is more effective than verbosity.1855, Robert Browning, "Men and Women":Well, less is more, Lucrezia: I am judged.1954, "'Less Is More'," Time, 14 Jun.:The essence of Mies's architectural philosophy is in his famous and sometimes derided phrase, "Less is more." This means, he says, having "the greatest effect with the least means."2007, Gia Kourlas, "Dance Review: An Ordered World Defined With Soothing Spareness," New York Times, 3 Mar. (retrieved 22 Oct. 2008):The program, which features two premieresRate it:

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make all the differenceTo be a crucial or deciding factor; to have a very significant effect.Rate it:

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pack a punchTo have a swift and powerful effect or to be capable of having such an effect.Rate it:

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prodigia procurare (Liv. 22. 1)to avert by expiatory sacrifices the effect of ominous portents.Rate it:

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respondere in hanc sententiamto answer to this effect.Rate it:

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rhetorical questionA QUESTION which is asked merely for effect, and which does not expect an answer. For example: If I say, "Do I look like a fool?" then I don't expect an answer: I am merely choosing a rhetorical way of saying, "I am not a fool."Rate it:

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rien n'y faitNothing has any effect upon him (or, on it); It is all of no use.Rate it:

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root causeAn initiating cause of a chain of events which leads to an outcome or effect of interest.Rate it:

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salutem expedireto effect a person's deliverance.Rate it:

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são seus olhosA phrase to humbly counter flattering by claiming that said good qualities are merely a distorting effect of the praiser's eyes.Rate it:

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see toTo take care of; to effect; to make happen.Rate it:

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size mattersUsed to assert the opinion that sexual partners prefer men with larger penises, or that penis size has an effect on the quality of an act of intercourse.Rate it:

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