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a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go downAn otherwise unpleasant situation can be pleasant when a pleasant aspect is deliberately introduced.1999, Eli Yassif, The Hebrew Folktale: History, Genre, Meaning, Indiana University Press, ISBN 0253335833, page 372,One is known as the "sweetening parable," that is to say a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down. Thus, when the aim is to preach to the people, to guide them along the "bitter," arduous path of upholding burdensome precepts and prohibitions, a tale can lighten the load, make the "medicine" easier "to swallow."2001, Maureen Reagan, First Father, First Daughter: A Memoir, Little, Brown, ISBN 0316736368, page 319,It put some fun into the tedious business of preparing for a presidential debate. A spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down, right?2004, John Hoover, How to Work for an Idiot: Survive & Thrive... Without Killing Your Boss, Career Press, ISBN 1564147045, page 11,If a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down, a barrel of laughs can wash down the big pills you might need to swallow.Rate it:

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money creates loveWhen you are in state of success in every aspect of you life meaning that one success brings the other like a dominoRate it:

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bite the bulletTo accept a negative aspect of a situation in order to continue moving forward.Rate it:

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abstract verbA verb of motion whose motion is multidirectional (as opposed to unidirectional) or indirect, or whose action is repeated or in a series (iterative), instead of being a single, completed action. Abstract verbs are always imperfective in aspect, even with prefixes that are normally associated with the perfective aspect.Rate it:

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bon sang mais c’est bien sûrExpression utilisée pour souligner l’aspect absurde, ridicule ou inapproprié de quelque chose, tout en sous-entendant que cela aurait dû sauter aux yeux.Rate it:

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Four Horsemen of the ApocalypseFour beings in Revelation 6:1-8 that bring about the Apocalypse, each riding a different-colored horse representing a different aspect of the Apocalypse.Rate it:

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genius is one percent inspiration, ninety-nine percent perspirationThis is a famous quote attributed to Thomas Edison, a famous and prolific American inventor. The idea that hard work is the most important aspect of new inventions existed before Edison gave his quote, however.Rate it:

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long gameThe aspect of the game in which the strategy is to advance downfield by throwing the ball to a receiving player; the passing game.Rate it:

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mechanically inclinedTo understand/predict how various objects react or behave with one another. Physics is a huge aspect of this.Rate it:

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Other Side of the CoinOpposite aspect, opposite view of matterRate it:

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out of house and homeIn a manner that deprives one of dwelling or some aspect thereof.Rate it:

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sour noteA negative aspect to something mostly positive.Rate it:

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speak toAddress the Topic, List Salient Features, Point-Up the Pros And Cons, Designate The Budgetary Requirements,, Focus On This Aspect, Delineate Definite DangersRate it:

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speciem alicuius rei praebereto give the impression of...; have the outward aspect of...Rate it:

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speciem prae se ferreto give the impression of...; have the outward aspect of...Rate it:

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tout est bon dans le cochonAspect péjoratif, le cochon étant la victime, le niais auquel on utilise ou prélève toutes les capacités mentales, financières, sentimentales. Référence nécessaireRate it:

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urban fabricThe physical aspect of urbanism, emphasizing building types, thoroughfares, open space, frontages, and streetscapes; while excluding without prejudice to this useful term, environmental, functional, economic and sociocultural aspects.Rate it:

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