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personal capitalFinancial resources or other wealth belonging to a particular person, especially when used for investment purposes.Rate it:

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personal capitalGood reputation, credibility, or influence.Rate it:

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personal computersPCsRate it:

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che sara saraUsed to express a personal philosophy of fatalism1892 March 17, Cigarette, Rate it:

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

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it's your nickelReference to one's right to shop, select, evaluate, purchase any item for any personal reason.Rate it:

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take care of the pennies and the pounds will take care of themselvesIf you take care of little things one at a time, they can add up to big things.1750, Chesterfield, letter 5 Feb. (1932) IV. 1500:Old Mr. Lowndes, the famous Secretary of the Treasury, ?used to say?Take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves.1912, G. B. Shaw, Pygmalion ii. 132:Take care of the pence and the pounds will take care of themselves is as true of personal habits as of money.1979, R. Cassilis, Arrow of God, iv. xvii.:Little things, Master Mally. Look after the pennies, Master Mally, and the pounds will look after themselves.1999, Rate it:

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a brand new meOne can forge a complete new outlook, launch a personal renaissance by enrolling in self improvement courses or agendas.Rate it:

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che sera seraUsed to express a personal philosophy of fatalism1604, Christopher Marlowe, Doctor Faustus:Why then belike we must sin, / And so consequently die. / Aye, we must die an everlasting death. / What doctrine call you this ? Che, sera, sera: / What will be*, shall be; Divinity adieu. / These Metaphysics of Magicians, / And necromantic books, are heavenly.Rate it:

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butter upTo flatter, especially with the intent of personal gain.Rate it:

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a big blow hardOne whom exaggerates, over emphasizes personal prowess and accomplishments.Rate it:

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activist justiceA justice (usually referring to a member of a Supreme, High or Appellate court) who makes rulings based on personal political views or considerations rather than on the law, or who issues rulings intended to have political effects.Rate it:

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a man's home is his castle(US) a proverbial expression of personal privacy and securityRate it:

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clout listA usually secret list containing the names of people who are to be given special access, benefits, or influence in a political or social situation, especially as a result of having personal, professional, or financial relationships with those in authority.Rate it:

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i'm in a real pickle now!Personal Realization That One Is In A Dilemma; In An Awkward Circumstance Or A Baffling Interpersonal Relationship.Rate it:

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knock outTo exhaust a personal or animal.Rate it:

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suck upTo adulate or flatter somebody excessively, generally to obtain some personal benefit or favour.Rate it:

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take uponTo take charge of an item of business, or an obligation, as a personal initiative.Rate it:

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been there, done thatAn assertion that the speaker has personal experience or knowledge of a particular place or topic and is now bored.Rate it:

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activist judgeA judge or justice who makes rulings based on personal political views or considerations rather than on the law, or who issues rulings intended to have political effects.Rate it:

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Air Your Dirty Laundry in PublicTo discuss your personal matters and conflicts publicly specifically when you argue with someone .Rate it:

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an englishman's home is his castle(UK) a proverbial expression of personal privacy and securityRate it:

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arte marcialLos artes marciales son sistemas de prácticas codificadas y tradiciones de entrenamiento para el combate, su objetivo es vencer a un oponente en una lucha cuerpo a cuerpo o bien defenderse de una agresión física. Pueden ser estudiadas por varias razones incluyendo el deporte, la salud, la protección personal, el desarrollo personal, la disciplina mental, la forja del carácter y la autoconfianza.Rate it:

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as you sow, so shall you reapThe personal consequences of one's actions are in proportion to the good or bad intentions towards others.Rate it:

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bag of tricksA set of skills, techniques, items of information, or other resources used to help achieve professional or personal goals.Rate it:

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bare one's soulTo reveal one's innermost feelings and thoughts, especially concerning one's doubts, regrets, or flaws; to tell one's personal secrets to others.Rate it:

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blind side someoneTo injure, reveal shared private information or cause financial or personal loss through disloyalty or actions which hurt or disappoint.Rate it:

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care forTo attend to the needs of, especially in the manner of a nurse or personal aide.Rate it:

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cláusula compuestaClase de oración que tiene más de un núcleo o forma personal del verbo.Rate it:

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cláusula simpleClase de oración que solamente tiene un núcleo o una sola forma personal del verbo.Rate it:

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common touchThe personal quality of showing understanding of and sympathy for the concerns of ordinary people; rapport with and acceptance by ordinary people.Rate it:

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confide inTo share a secret with; to talk of sensitive and personal issues with.Rate it:

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cuarto de bañoHabitación de una casa que sirve para el aseo personal y para evacuar los excrementos y otros residuos orgánicos corporales.Rate it:

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desvinculación asistidaReacomodo o reubicación de personal excedente de altos sueldos a otra empresa, cuando es asistido por la empresa origen.Rate it:

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doesn't have two nickels to rub togetherReference an individual whom from all evidence and appearances is badly bent and broken relative to personal finances.Rate it:

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dress downThe heavy criticism, personal attack upon a subaltern by a superior for any infraction, misdemeanor, rule violation, felony et al which leaves the victim shattered:Rate it:

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excess baggageA dubious or unhelpful mental outlook, emotional disposition, or personal history.Rate it:

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feather one's nestTo achieve benefits, especially financial ones, by taking advantage of the opportunities with which one is presented; to amass a comfortable amount of personal wealth.Rate it:

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good booksFavorable regard; personal approval; kindly treatment.Rate it:

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good gracesFavorable regard; personal approval; kindly treatment.Rate it:

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hacerle la cama a alguienActuar a espaldas de una persona de forma de conseguir que esta caiga en desgracia y conseguir una ventaja personal con el cambio de situación.Rate it:

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Hang Out Your ShingleTo establish your own personal office and put a sign board over the entranceRate it:

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have a mind of one's ownTo form one's personal opinions and choose one's actions without being governed by the views or choices of others; to be independently minded; to think for oneself.Rate it:

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hear ofTo become aware of through second-hand knowledge, or not through personal experience.Rate it:

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heart to heartA sincere, serious, or personal conversation.Rate it:

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hold someone's feet to the fireTo maintain personal, social, political, or legal pressure on someone in order to induce him or her to comply with one's desires; to hold someone accountable for his or her actions.Rate it:

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hounded me almost to deathA continuing harassment, a constant and recurring state of personal raging.Rate it:

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il ne faut pas parler de corde dans la maison d’un penduWe must not make personal remarks; We must not allude to the skeleton in the cupboard. Rate it:

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il n’a pas de dehorsHis personal appearance is not prepossessing; He looks nobody.Rate it:

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it's a small worldUsed to express surprise at meeting an acquaintance or discovering a personal connection in a distant place or an unexpected context.Rate it:

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