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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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a bad carpenter blames his toolsAlternative form of a bad workman always blames his tools.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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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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the bad penny always turns upAlternative form of a bad penny always turns up.Rate it:

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idle hands are the devil's toolsAlternative form of Idle hands are the devil's workshop.Rate it:

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idle hands are the Devil's toolsAlternative form of Idle hands are the devil's workshop..Rate it:

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one of his majesty's bad bargainsA worthless soldier, a malingeror.Rate it:

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as a dog returns to his vomit, so a fool repeats his follyFoolish people repeatedly do foolish things.Rate it:

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his temporibus, nostra (hac) aetate, nostra memoria, his (not nostris) diebusin our time; in our days.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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always late and a penny shortSomeone who is late with a birthday or anniversary wishRate 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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bad actorIndividual or entity with the prior criminal conviction, or who has been sanctioned by the court or regulator.Rate it:

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bad boyA powerful or impressive product or item.Rate it:

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bad eggSomeone whose behaviour is reprehensible or irresponsible; a rogue.Rate it:

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bad eggdisreputable characterRate it:

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bad jokeA situation that is badly planned, or illogical.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 to the boneCompletely bad and evil; pure evil.Rate it:

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bad hair dayA day when one's hair seems unmanageable.Rate it:

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bad newsAn irritating, troublesome, or harmful person, situation, or thing.Rate it:

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bad taste in one's mouthA feeling of guilt, responsibility, or embarrassment as to cause nausea.Rate it:

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bad for youUnhealthy.Rate it:

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bad money drives out goodDebased coinage (with low levels of precious metals) replaces purer coinage (with higher levels of precious metals).(metaphorically) Mediocre talent drives away real talent.Rate it:

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bad actorIll-intentioned, mean, ill-tempered person.Rate it:

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bad actorUsed other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see bad,‎ actor.Rate it:

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bad appleA person who is not wholesome, honest, or trustworthy, especially one who has an adverse influence on others.Rate it:

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bad bloodAn inherited immoral or disturbed nature.Rate it:

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bad bloodA serious feud or grudge.Rate it:

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bad bloodFeelings of hostility or ill will.Rate it:

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bad boyUsed other than as an idiom: see bad, boy.Rate it:

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bad boyA man whose rebellious nature makes him attractive to women.Rate it:

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