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act upTo misbehave; to cause trouble.Rate it:

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got sb's act togetherbe serious or organizedRate it:

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act outTo express one's feelings through disruptive actions.Rate it:

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act as tourch bearerWhen someone play significant role in others lifeRate it:

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act outTo go through the process of a scene from a play, a charade or a pointless exercise.Rate it:

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get one's act togetherTo become serious, organized, worthwhile, etc.Rate it:

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act inActing in or as something. committing into some work.Rate it:

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act like a bull in a china shopTo act rudely or clumsily in a delicate situation.Rate it:

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act of CongressAuthorization that is extremely difficult to get, especially in a timely fashion.Rate it:

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act onTo act decisively on the basis of information received or deduced.Rate it:

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act one's ageTo be mature and not childish.Rate it:

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act upgive troubleRate it:

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act up toTo equal in action; to fulfill in practice.Rate it:

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act uponTo take action on the basis of information received or deduced.Rate it:

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balancing actA performance that involves balancing things precariously and suspensefully.Rate it:

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balancing actAn effort to manage many conflicting or competing items or interests.Rate it:

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caught in the actTo be found doing something that you weren't supposed to be doing, while you're doing it.Rate it:

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clean up one's actTo reform; to improve one's habits.Rate it:

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Dutch actSuicide.Rate it:

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get in on the actto become involved in something.Rate it:

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have one's act togetherTo be serious, organized, worthwhile, etc.Rate it:

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in the actIn the process of doing something; used to emphasize the eye-witness evidence.Rate it:

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read somebody the riot actTo scold or berate somebody; to reprimand.Rate it:

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read someone the riot actTo scold or berate somebody; to reprimand.Rate it:

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Read the Riot ActScold in a severe manner, or to give a warning to someoneRate it:

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the ball is in your courtIt is your turn to do something; often making a decision.Rate it:

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kangaroo courtA judicial or quasi-judicial proceeding, or a group which conducts such proceedings, which is without proper authority, abusive, or otherwise unjust.Rate it:

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quand l'arbre est tombé tout le monde court aux branchesWhen the tree falls every one goeth to it with his hatchet.Rate it:

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laugh out of courtTo dismiss as silly something presented with genuine conviction or treated seriously.Rate it:

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court martialmilitary trialRate it:

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dites cela tout courtSay that and no more.Rate it:

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hold courtTo preside in a formal manner over an official assembly of courtiers and others in which entertainment is presented or affairs of state are considered.Rate it:

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hold courtTo convene or preside over a trial or other legal proceeding in a court of law.Rate it:

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hold courtTo serve as the principal discussant or center of attention in an informal gathering of friends, associates, etc.Rate it:

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il court à toutes jambesHe is running as fast as his legs will carry him.Rate it:

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il court comme un verrier déchargéHe runs like a lamplighter. Rate it:

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il court sur mes brisées(lit.) He pursues the same game as I do; (fig.) He poaches on my preserves.Rate it:

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il court un bruit sourdA rumour is being whispered.Rate it:

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il l'a appelé jean tout courtHe called him simply (or, just) John (without Mr. or surname).Rate it:

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il se trouve à court (d'argent)He is short of money.Rate it:

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je l'ai pris à courtI took him unawares.Rate it:

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je suis à court d'argent (fam. à sec)I am short of money (fam. hard up, broke).Rate it:

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je suis resté courtI did not know what to say.Rate it:

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l'esprit court les ruesWit is a drug in the market.Rate it:

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le chemin le plus long est souvent le plus courtThe longest way round often proves to be the shortest; A short cut may be a very long way home.Rate it:

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par le temps qui courtNowadays; As times go.Rate it:

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the ball is in someone's courtIt is someone's turn to do something; often making a decision.Rate it:

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a bridge too farA step or action that is too ambitious; an act of overreaching.Rate it:

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abide byTo accept a decision or law and act in accordance with it; to conform to; to acquiesce; as, to abide by an award.Rate it:

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airs and gracesTo act in a pretentious or pompous manner; to put on airs and graces, derogatory term for one acting above their social status.Rate it:

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