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a bad penny always comes backAlternative form of a bad penny always turns up.Rate it:

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the bad penny always comes backAlternative form of a bad penny always turns up.Rate it:

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a bad penny always turns upA person or thing which is unpleasant, dishonorable, or unwanted tends to appear (or reappear), especially at inopportune times.Rate it:

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the bad penny always turns upAlternative form of a bad penny always turns up.Rate it:

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always late and a penny shortSomeone who is late with a birthday or anniversary wishRate it:

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a penny saved is a penny earnedA maxim for thrift that says that money not spent may be spent later, or may earn interest in the meantimeRate it:

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a penny saved is a penny gaineda penny saved is a penny earnedRate it:

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a bad workman always blames his toolsIt is not the tools we use which make us good, but rather how we employ them.Rate it:

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bad pennyA person or thing which is unpleasant, disreputable, or otherwise unwanted, especially one which repeatedly appears at inopportune times.Rate it:

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bad pennyA counterfeit or damaged penny.Rate it:

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a lie comes back sooner or laterYou can't run from a lie, it will return to you at some point.Rate it:

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back-to-back-to-backsequential or consecutive, in the case of exactly three events.Rate it:

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pride comes before a fallA person who is extremely proud of his or her abilities will often suffer a setback or failure, because he or she tends to be overconfident and to make errors of judgment.Rate it:

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when push comes to shoveWhen the pressure is on; when the situation is critical or urgent; when the time has come for action, even if it is difficult.Rate it:

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what goes around comes aroundWhat encompasses ones ideal thought makes a return to an original meaning once more.Rate it:

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after Saturday comes SundayUsed other than as an idiom: see after, Saturday, comes, Sunday.Rate it:

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after Saturday comes SundayA phrase sometimes attributed to fundamentalist Muslims, implying that they wish to kill the Jews, whose sabbath is Saturday, and then the Christians, whose sabbath is Sunday.Rate it:

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Appendix:Snowclones/with great X, comes great YStates a causation in which Y follows X. Often, this phrase is used in a solemn tone, employed sarcastically for minor things that are not nearly as serious as suggested.Rate it:

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cross that bridge when one comes to itTo deal with a problem or situation only when it arises.Rate it:

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lentejas, si quieres las comes y si no, las dejasExpresión que indica que una determinada acción es de cumplimiento obligatorio.Rate it:

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lentejas, si quieres las comes y si no, las dejastake it or leave itRate it:

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what goes around comes aroundThe status eventually returns to its original value after completing some sort of cycle.A person's actions, whether good or bad, will often have consequences for that person.Rate it:

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when one's ship comes inWhen one makes a significant amount of money.Rate it:

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worst comes to worstIf a possible worst-case scenario actually occurs.Rate it:

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worst comes to worstIf an already bad situation progresses into a catastrophic situation.Rate it:

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the doctor always err's on the side of caution.It means to make sure of, or to make the most ofRate it:

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the one who always envies someone in society, will never live in gaietyThis idiom means that if a person spends time complaining, criticizing and whining about what everyone else does, owns, or how successful other people are about their financial situation, job career, or results they get, instead of focusing and trying their best to improve one's situation, the only consequence is that this behavior will keep them in the guts, that is, at a lower life level than the one they wish to be.Rate it:

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you can't always get what you wantIt is not always possible to get what is wanted.Rate it:

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always be yourselfdon´t change the way you are. be you, be special. don´t be like othersRate it:

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he is always going off at a tangentHe always changes from a topic to another irrelevant oneRate it:

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aes alienum (always in sing.) facere, contrahereto incur debts.Rate it:

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always a bridesmaid, never a brideSaid of a person who has potential that is never fulfilled.Rate it:

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always the bridesmaid, never the brideAlternative form of always a bridesmaid, never a brideRate it:

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ambire aliquem (always with Acc. of person)to solicit the vote or favour of some one.Rate it:

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bona indole (always in sing.) praeditum esseto be gifted, talented (not praeditum esse by itself).Rate it:

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dici vix (non) potest or vix potest dici (vix like non always before potest)I cannot find words for...Rate it:

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gestum (always in the sing.) agereto gesticulate.Rate it:

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homines negotii (always in sing.) gerentesbusiness-men.Rate it:

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it's always somethinga sigh of hopelessness, resignation, regret, dismay, disillusionment, disappointment.Rate it:

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superare Alpes, Pyrenaeum, Apenninum (both always in the sing.)to cross the Alps, Pyrenees, Apennines.Rate it:

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the grass is always greener on the other sideOther circumstances seem more desirable than one's own but in reality are often notRate it:

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there's always a bigger fishNo matter how large or intimidating a person or thing is, there is likely to be an even larger or more intimidating person or thing somewhere.Rate it:

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ut ait Cicero (always in this order)as Cicero says.Rate it:

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cost a pretty pennyTo be expensive.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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in for a pennyin for a penny, in for a pound.Rate it:

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Penny for Your ThoughtsTo ask what other person is thinking, to know the mindset of othersRate it:

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penny pincherOne who spends little money; one who is very frugal or cautious with money.Rate it:

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worth every pennyCompletely worthwhile.Rate it:

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two a pennyVery common; cheap.Rate it:

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