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also ranunplaced horseRate it:

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Also-RanA Competitor, Activist, Advocate, 'Busy Body', 'Has-Been' {attempting to become an 'Is-Been'}Rate it:

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ran as fast as a cheetahTo start running fastRate it:

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see alsoA suggestion that other topics of study are related to a current topic.Rate it:

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ad summos honores pervenire (cf. also sect. V. 17)to attain to the highest offices.Rate it:

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aliquid fidem habet (vid. also fides under sect. VII., History)a thing finds credence, is credible.Rate it:

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also known asUsed to introduce an alternative name; alias.Rate it:

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ambitus, circuitus, comprehensio, continuatio (verborum, orationis), also simply periodusthe period.Rate it:

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artis praecepta, or also simply arsthe rules of art; aesthetics.Rate it:

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boni cives, optimi, optimates, also simply boni (opp. improbi); illi, qui optimatium causam aguntthe aristocracy (as a party in politics).Rate it:

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caritas annonae (opp. vilitas), also simply annonadearth of corn; high prices.Rate it:

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de via declinare, deflectere (also metaphorically)to turn aside from the right way; to deviate.Rate it:

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epistulam solvere, aperire, resignare (of Romans also linum incīdere)to open a letter.Rate it:

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in manibus habere aliquid (also metaphorically)to have something in one's hands, on hand.Rate it:

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ius praecipuum, beneficium, donum, also immunitas c. Gen.prerogative, privilege.Rate it:

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late patere (also metaphorically vid. sect. VIII. 8)to have a wide extent.Rate it:

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mores in dies magis labuntur (also with ad, e.g. ad mollitiem)immorality is daily gaining ground.Rate it:

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nullum tempus intermittere, quin (also ab opere, or ad opus)to devote every spare moment to...; to work without intermission at a thing.Rate it:

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oculorum aciem alicui praestringere (also simply praestringere)to dazzle a person.Rate it:

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oculos pascere aliqua re (also simply pasci aliqua re)to feast one's eyes with the sight of...Rate it:

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opinio praeiudicata, also simply opinio (not praeiudicium = a preliminary decision)prejudice.Rate it:

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partium studium, also simply studiaparty-spirit.Rate it:

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QT (also QT and qt)Mysteriously; silently; no one knows.Rate it:

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quid huic homini (also hoc homine) faciam?what am I to do with this fellow?Rate it:

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scriptor tragoediarum, comoediarum, also (poeta) tragicus, comicusa writer of tragedy, comedy.Rate it:

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species optima or eximia, specimen, also simply species, formaan ideal.Rate it:

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vela contrahere (also metaph.)to furl the sails.Rate it:

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vestigiis alicuius insistere, ingredi (also metaph.)to follow in any one's steps.Rate it:

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viam ingredi, inire (also metaphorically)to enter upon a route; to take a road.Rate it:

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viam persequi (also metaphorically)to continue one's journey, pursue one's course.Rate it:

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a blessing and a curseSomething that is both a benefit and a burden, or that may seem initially beneficial but also brings unforeseen negative consequencesRate it:

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it's a long road that has no turningencouragement when things are not going well. Just as a long road eventually has a turning, problems also eventually have a solution, even though one might have to wait.Rate it:

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lionA large cat, Panthera leo, native to Africa, India and formerly to much of Europe. The term may apply to the species as a whole, to individuals, or to male individuals. It also applies to related species like mountain lions.Rate it:

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willful ignoranceA bad faith decision to avoid becoming informed about something so as to avoid having to make undesirable decisions that such information might prompt. It may also be shown as for a person to have no clue in a decision but still goes ahead in their decision.Rate it:

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Blue BloodsDeprecating Term for 'Upper Class People', also - - - - Upper-Crust' 'Rich BitchesRate it:

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better than a poke in the eye with a sharp stickBetter than nothing; not unsatisfactory but also not a reason for enthusiastic excitement.Rate it:

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knock upIn the morning as by knocking at the door; rouse; call; summon; also, to go door-to-door on election day to persuade a candidate's supporters to go to the polling station and vote. See also knocker up.Rate it:

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jack upTo raise, increase, or accelerate; often said of prices, fees, or rates. See also jack up the price.Rate it:

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lay downTo stock, store for the future. See also lay by.Rate it:

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well, i'll be dipped (in a barrell of beer!)When one is completely taken aback by the facts at hand. Can be expressed in both elation and/or frustration. Also, depending on the level of either of the forementioned emotions, the phrase goes from the simple short version of, "(Well), I'll Be Dipped.(!) to the extended version of, "(Well), I'll be Dipped In A Barrell of Beer.(!)Rate it:

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keep one's eye on the ballMy ethos has always been to be very straight with people, tell it as it is. It doesn't often make people happy but I found that over a period of time it's better to be that way. So being straight, also being very focused on your objectives, keep your eye on the ball and not get deflected away from it.Rate it:

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as wellIn addition; also.Rate it:

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autem mortA married woman; also a female beggar with several children hired or borrowed to excite charity.Rate it:

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bridgeCue for extended or tedious shots. Also called a spider.Rate it:

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mainland ChinaAlso used other than as an idiom: see mainland, China.Rate it:

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one to talkA person who hypocritically criticizes others for a fault that he/she also has.Rate it:

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two-edged swordA double-edged sword; a benefit that is also a liability.Rate it:

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a fila andaExpresses the notion that it is normal to move on from one relationship to the next. See also: serial monogamy.Rate it:

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an insult to one is an insult to allWhen individuals are insulted based on their characteristics, that insult also applies to everybody who shares them.Rate it:

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and your little dog tooA statement that not only will the person being addressed be punished but their conspirators will also.Rate it:

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