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lip serviceEmpty talk; words absent of action or intention.Rate it:

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à votre serviceFormule de politesse dont on se sert pour dire à quelqu’un qu’on est à sa disposition pour lui rendre service.Rate it:

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press into serviceTo make someone perform a task or duty, especially one they are not prepared or willing to do; to make something serve a function, especially one it was not designed or intended for.Rate it:

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qu’y a-t-il pour votre service?What can I do for you?Rate it:

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room serviceFormule prononcée par le personnel d’un hôtel annonçant sa venue lorsqu’il frappe à la porte d’une chambre.Rate it:

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tea servicecrockery setRate it:

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yeoman's serviceArduous work, performed in a vigorous, committed manner.Rate it:

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yeoman's serviceReliable, useful, capable service.Rate it:

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call upAn order to report for military service.Rate it:

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darken a church doorto go to church for a service.Rate it:

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the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get(vulgar) The sexual satisfactions that one receives from a spouse or romantic partner are not sufficient to compensate for the significant periods of bad faith and unpleasant treatment which such relationships routinely involve.1971, Allen Churchill, The Literary Decade, ISBN 9780135375228:Years later she expressed her disillusionment with sex by saying, "The fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get."1999, Ben Sonnenberg, Lost Property: Memoirs and Confessions of a Bad Boy, ISBN 9781582430454, p. 93:Maitland got drunk at his parties and threw his arm around you and pulled you over to his wife and made you look down her dress, saying, "The trouble with marriage is that the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get."2008, Joseph Heywood, Blue Wolf In Green Fire, ISBN 9781599213590, p. 63:"I can't believe a little pussy got me into dis mess." "Shit happens," Service said. "Sometimes the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get."Rate it:

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call outTo order into service; to summon into service.Rate it:

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lay upTo take out of active service.Rate it:

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poison tree bears poison fruitUnethical actions in the service of good intentions will have immoral or unethical consequences.Rate it:

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tart upTo modify or repackage a product, service, or idea to make it more attractive or easier to sell.Rate it:

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snail mailLetter Mail, or Surface-Delivered Mail By United States Postal ServiceRate it:

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arm and a legA relatively high price for an item or service; an exorbitant price.Rate it:

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cash cowA product, service, or enterprise that generates ongoing, high net free cash flows.Rate it:

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get one's money's worthIn a transaction, to receive a good or service which is considered to be of a value equal to or greater than the amount of money expended.Rate it:

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Beggars Cannot Be ChoosersDeserving people cannot put forward their choices. You cannot be concerned about the quality or quantity of certain product or service that you cannot buy or get hold of easily.Rate it:

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bell the catTo undertake a dangerous action in the service of a group.Rate it:

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bene, praeclare (melius, optime) mereri de aliquoto deserve well at some one's hands; to do a service to...Rate it:

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beneficio aliquem afficere, ornareto do any one a service or kindness.Rate it:

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beneficium alicui dare, tribuereto do any one a service or kindness.Rate it:

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beneficium remunerari or reddere (cumulate)to (richly) recompense a kindness or service.Rate it:

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boot campIndoctrination, physical fitness training and basic instruction in service-related subjects for recruits in the Navy and Marine Corps.Rate it:

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break backTo win a game having lost a service game, or during a tiebreak, to win a point against the serve having lost a point while serving.Rate it:

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Buggins's turnThe appointment of a person by rotation or promotion, on the basis of length of service (it being that person's "turn") rather than merit or level of qualification.Rate it:

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bulk billTo invoice the government or insurer, and not the patient, for medical expenses incurred at a general practitioner or other medical service provider.Rate it:

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bulk billingThe process whereby a general practitioner or other medical service provider charges the government for medical expenses incurred by a patient.Rate it:

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buy offto pay off, convince to refrain etc. by corrupt payment or other serviceRate it:

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chaud devantExpression utilisée dans la restauration par le personnel de service pour avertir de son passage.Rate it:

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come onlineTo enter service or become active.Rate it:

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companyNickname for an intelligence service.Rate it:

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company manA spy or other operative of an intelligence service, especially the U. S. Central Intelligence Agency.Rate it:

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computer says noA popular phrase for an attitude in customer service in which the default response is to check with information stored or generated electronically and then make decisions based on that, apparently without using common sense, and showing a level of unhelpfulness whereby more could be done to reach a mutually satisfactory outcome, but is not.Rate it:

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cross someone's palmTo give money to a person, especially as a bribe or as an inducement to perform a service.Rate it:

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cultus dei, deorum (N. D. 2. 3. 8)worship of the gods; divine service.Rate it:

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daylight robberyAn exorbitant charge for a product or service.Rate it:

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don't ask, don't tell, don't harass, don't pursueFull name of the U.S. Military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy concerning the service of homosexuals in the military as defined in 10 USC § 654.Rate it:

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donner un œuf pour avoir un bœufRendre un petit service en vue d’en obtenir un plus grand.Rate it:

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emeritis stipendiis (Sall. Iug. 84. 2)after having completed one's service.Rate it:

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Gone FishinHumorous 'Door-Sign' on Front Door of Temporarily 'Closed' Store, Business Place, Service StationRate it:

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hot messA warm meal, usually cooked in a large pot, often similar to a stew or porridge; or, service of such a heated meal to soldiers.Rate it:

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I want my money backSaid to demand a refund for a product or service.Rate it:

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in kindIn the form of goods and service rather than money.Rate it:

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lay upTo go out of active service.Rate it:

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militia functum, perfunctum esseto retire from service.Rate it:

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militiam (only in the sing.) capessereto take service in the army.Rate it:

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militiam detrectare, subterfugereto try to avoid military service.Rate it:

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