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as the fella saysas the saying goes; as someone once said, invoking the wisdom of the common man on the streetRate it:

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as the fella saidAlternative form of as the fella saysRate it:

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the doc says im going blind but i could never see anywayLess hurtRate it:

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computer says noA popular phrase for an attitude in customer service in which the default response is to check with information stored or generated electronically and then make decisions based on that, apparently without using common sense, and showing a level of unhelpfulness whereby more could be done to reach a mutually satisfactory outcome, but is not.Rate it:

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hesiod says: even a fool after suffering gets him knowledge; the italians: can scotato da l’acqua calda ha paura poi della freddaA dog burnt by hot water afterwards fears cold.]Rate it:

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it does exactly what it says on the tinWhat is described or what one would expect with no further explanation needed.Rate it:

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says meI say so; on my authority.Rate it:

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says whoWho says so; on whose authority?Rate it:

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what it says on the tinExactly what is described or what one would expect from the name.Rate 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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no brainerSomething that supposedly doesn’t take much intellectual thought. Whoever says that something is a no brainer is usually the one with no brains.Rate it:

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elle dit qu’elle a vingt ans.—et les mois de nourrice! (fam.)She says she is twenty.—And the rest!Rate it:

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you're rightIndicates that what the interlocutor said/says is correct.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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bestes Wissen und Gewissenthe best of one's knowledge; good faith; roughly combining the senses of both English idioms, namely that one does or says something in the honest conviction of its correctness but under the condition of the fallibility of one’s knowledge and competencesRate it:

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ce qu’il dit coule de sourceWhat he says comes from the heart, comes fluently from his lips.Rate it:

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Cicero dicit in Laelio (suo) or in eo (not suo) libro, qui inscribitur LaeliusCicero says in his "Laelius."Rate it:

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Cicero loco quodam haec dicitCicero says this somewhere.Rate it:

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eye catchingTwo words which may have evolved from the marketing and advertising entities, The phrase says and sees it all, appeals only to the sighted.Rate it:

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forewarned is forearmedAdvance awareness of a situation, especially a risky one, prepares one to deal with it.1863, Charles Reade, Hard Cash, ch. 4:[W]hatever a young gentleman of that age says to you, he says to many other ladies; but your experience is not equal to your sense; so profit by mine . . . forewarned is forearmed.1885, G. A. Henty, Saint George for England, ch. 4:Sometimes, they say, it is wiser to remain in ignorance; at other times forewarned is forearmed.circa 1903, Lucy Maud Montgomery, "Why Mr. Cropper Changed His Mind":"Well, Miss Maxwell, I think it only fair to tell you that you may have trouble with those boys when they do come. Forewarned is forearmed, you know."Rate it:

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I'll see you and raise youMore generally, used when someone produces or reveals something. One says this to announce they will answer by producing or revealing something of their own, usually greater in significance.Rate it:

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il a le cœur sur les lèvres1. He always says what he thinks (and this is always something good and kind); He is open-hearted. 2. He feels sick.Rate it:

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il le dit à tout proposHe says it on every occasion, at every turn.Rate it:

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il n’y entend pas malice1. He does not mean any harm; He means no more than he says. 2. He takes it innocently.Rate it:

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il se vante d’en venir à boutHe says he is sure to succeed.Rate it:

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in lege scriptum est, or simply estthe law says...Rate it:

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je ne puis ajouter foi à ce qu’il ditI cannot believe what he says.Rate it:

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less is moreThat which is less complicated is often better understood and more appreciated than what is more complicated; simplicity is preferable to complexity; brevity in communication is more effective than verbosity.1855, Robert Browning, "Men and Women":Well, less is more, Lucrezia: I am judged.1954, "'Less Is More'," Time, 14 Jun.:The essence of Mies's architectural philosophy is in his famous and sometimes derided phrase, "Less is more." This means, he says, having "the greatest effect with the least means."2007, Gia Kourlas, "Dance Review: An Ordered World Defined With Soothing Spareness," New York Times, 3 Mar. (retrieved 22 Oct. 2008):The program, which features two premieresRate it:

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pick up what someone is putting downTo understand, pay attention to, or learn from what someone says or does.Rate it:

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please repeat after meA request for the interlocutor to repeat what the speaker says next. Often used in language training.Rate it:

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rumor, fama, sermo est or manatreport says; people say.Rate it:

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sell a bargainA species of wit, much in vogue about the latter end of the reign of Queen Anne, and frequently alluded to by Dean Swift, who says the maids of honour often amused themselves with it. It consisted in the seller naming his or her hinder parts, in answer to the question, What? which the buyer was artfully led to ask. As a specimen, take the following instance: A lady would come into a room full of company, apparently frightened, crying out "It is white, and follows me!" As soon as someone responded "What?" she sold him the bargain, by saying "Mine arse".Rate it:

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ses collègues opinent du bonnetHis colleagues agree with what he says (without speaking). Rate it:

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SSIAInitialism of subject says it all.Rate it:

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stand correctedSaid to acknowledge someone who corrects something that one says or writes that was not correct.Rate it:

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take someone's pointTo agree with what a person says; to understand a person's argument and be persuaded by it.Rate it:

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take the pointTo agree with what a person says, to be persuaded by their arguments.Rate it:

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

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ut est in proverbioas the proverb says.Rate it:

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ut or quod or quomodo aiunt, ut or quemadmodum dicituras the proverb says.Rate it:

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vulgo dicitur, pervulgatum estevery one says.Rate it:

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watch one's mouthTo be careful about what one says, especially with regard to disrespectful or profane language.Rate it:

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you and whose armyUsed in response to someone’s threat suggesting that the person in question cannot do what she or he says alone.Rate it:

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