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according toAccording to him, every person was to be bought. - Thomas Babington Macaulay.Rate it:

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according toAccording to the directions, the glue takes 24 hours to dry.Rate it:

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according toBased on what is said or stated.Rate it:

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according toIn a manner conforming or corresponding to; in proportion.Rate it:

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according toOur zeal should be according to knowledge. - Thomas Sprat.Rate it:

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according to CockerDone properly, correctly and reliably; in accordance with proper procedure and established rules.Rate it:

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according to hoyleIn strict accordance with the rules, especially of card games; in the proper or expected manner.Rate it:

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cut one's coat according to one's clothLive according to your means.Rate it:

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à l'en croireif he or she were to be believed, according to him or herRate it:

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as the wind blowsaccording to circumstanceRate it:

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at heartIn spirit; according to one's beliefs, views or feelings; deep down, really, fundamentally.Rate it:

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throw dirt enough, and some will stickIf enough allegations are made about someone or something, then even if they are all untrue, people's opinion of the person or thing will be diminished.1759, John Wesley, letter to John Downes, Rector of St. Michael's, Wood Street, read at Wesley Center Online at on 14 Oct 06.I hope...that you are ignorant of the whole affair, and are so bold only because you are blind...And blind enough; so that you blunder on through thick and thin, bespattering all that come in your way, according to the old, laudable maxim, 'Throw dirt enough, and some will stick.'1857, Thomas Hughes, Tom Brown's Schooldays, read at fullbooks.com on 14 Oct 06,But whatever harm a spiteful tongue could do them, he took care should be done. Only throw dirt enough, and some will stick.1864, John Henry Newman, Apologia Pro Vita Sua, Penguin Classics (1994), p. 10,Archbishop Whately used to say Rate it:

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by all accountsAccording to all available accounts or reports.Rate it:

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a bird of passageSomeone who never stays long in one place; a wanderer, like a swallow which migrates according to season.Rate it:

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à sotte question point de réponseAnswer a fool according to his folly; A silly question needs no answer.Rate it:

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au dire de tout le mondeAccording to what everybody says; According to the general opinion.Rate it:

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below the beltUnfair; dirty; not according to the generally accepted rules.Rate it:

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biblicalIn accordance with the teachings of the Bible (according to some interpretation of the later)Rate it:

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by all accountsAccording to everything that people have said.Rate it:

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by one's lightsAccording to one's understanding.Rate it:

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donner carte blancheTo give full permission; To grant a person full liberty to act according to his judgment.Rate it:

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en este mundo traidor, nada es verdad ni nada e mentira, todo es del color, del cristal atraves delPeople see what is happening in the world or around him, according to his convenience.Rate it:

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ex animi mei sententia (vid. sect. XI. 2)according to my strong conviction.Rate it:

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ex consuetudine mea (opp. praeter consuetudinem)according to my custom.Rate it:

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ex instituto (Liv. 6. 10. 6)according to traditional usage.Rate it:

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ex pacto, ex foedereaccording to treaty.Rate it:

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ex, pro meritoaccording to a man's deserts.Rate it:

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his moribusaccording to the present custom, fashion.Rate it:

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il a dit pis que pendre de vousHe said everything that was bad of you; According to him, hanging is too good for you.Rate it:

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il fait (or, agit) toujours à sa guiseHe always goes his own way; He always acts according to his own sweet will.Rate it:

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Lard-OilAn oil from pork-fat-'LARD' whose viscosity was regulated according to environment in which it was utilized. The oil used in Railroad Switchman's signal-lanterns.Rate it:

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manners maketh manA person may be judged according to his behaviour towards other peopleRate it:

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mea (quidem) sententiaaccording to my opinion.Rate it:

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meritum praemium alicui persolvereto reward a man according to his deserts.Rate it:

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more institutoque maiorum (Mur. 1. 1)according to the custom and tradition of my fathers.Rate it:

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on the straight and narrowHonest; proceeding according to rules and plans.Rate it:

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pan outTo succeed; to proceed according to plan; to result or end up.Rate it:

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pitA hole or trench in the ground, excavated according to grid coordinates, so that the provenance of any feature observed and any specimen or artifact revealed may be established by precise measurement.Rate it:

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play it by earTo play a song according to how it sounds, rather than from a written score.Rate it:

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pro re (nata), pro temporeaccording to circumstances.Rate it:

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pro tempore et pro reaccording to circumstances.Rate it:

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Promised LandThe area historically known as Judea, which was promised to the Israelites by God according to oral tradition recorded in the Book of Genesis.Rate it:

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screw backTo cue the cue ball in such a way as to impart backspin. On impact, the ball will follow a reverse trajectory according to the spin.Rate it:

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selon ta bourse gouverne ta boucheCut your coat according to your cloth.Rate it:

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set in one's waysDriven by habit; inclined or determined to continue according to one's custom or established preferences.Rate it:

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straight and narrowA path of honesty; procedure according to rules and plans.Rate it:

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take the law into one's own handsTo punish someone according to one's own idea of justice and without consideration for the role of law enforcement authorities.Rate it:

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take to heartTo take something seriously; to internalize or live according to something (e.g. advice.)Rate it:

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true to formAccording to one's nature; as expected.Rate it:

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ut mea fert opinioaccording to my opinion.Rate it:

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