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as the case may beAs is appropriate to the circumstances; particularly where a choice must be made between two options.Rate it:

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basket caseOne made powerless or ineffective, as by nerves, panic or stress.Rate it:

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break in the caseA new discovery in a case.Rate it:

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case closedThe above is meant as final, not subject to amendation or variation.Rate it:

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case closedUsed other than as an idiom: A case is closed; specifically, a police investigation or similar is resolved.Rate it:

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case in pointAn example that illustrates a point.Rate it:

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federal caseAny over-exaggerated ordeal.Rate it:

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get on somebody's caseTo lecture, berate, or complain to somebody, especially to find fault or criticize.Rate it:

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get on someone's caseTo lecture, berate, or complain to somebody, especially to find fault or criticize.Rate it:

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I rest my caseMy argument is proven; I conclude my statement.Rate it:

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I rest my caseThe previous encapsulates my view.Rate it:

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in caseIn the event; should there be a need.Rate it:

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just in caseIf and only if.Rate it:

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just in caseIn the event; should there be a need.Rate it:

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Make a Federal Case Out of SomethingTo give something more importance than it deservesRate it:

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On Someone's CaseContinuously criticizing someone, continually bothering someoneRate it:

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whatever the case may beAs is appropriate to the circumstances; particularly where a choice must be made between two options.Rate it:

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under glassIn a glass case, like an item in a museum.Rate it:

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(3) agereto be energetic in the conduct of the case; to plead before the judge.Rate it:

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accordez-vous si votre affaire est bonne, si votre cause est mauvaise, plaidez. [j. b. rousseau , épigrammes, ii. 19]If you’ve a good case, try and compromise; If you’ve a bad one, take it into court.Rate it:

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ad causam aggredi or accedereto undertake a case.Rate it:

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adhuc sub iudice lis est (Hor. A. P. 77)the case is still undecided.Rate it:

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after allIn the end; anyway; referring to something that was believed to be the case, but has now been shown not to be.Rate it:

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ah! vous m’en direz tant!1. Well, that alters the case! 2. Ah! now I understand, why did you not say so at first? 3. There’s no going against such a reason as that.Rate it:

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any way one slices itFrom any perspective; in every case.Rate it:

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audience à huis closA case heard in camera.Rate it:

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back-to-back-to-backsequential or consecutive, in the case of exactly three events.Rate it:

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barrelA solid drum, or a hollow cylinder or case.Rate it:

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bbsAlternative letter-case form of BBS.Rate it:

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be it as it mayEven if that is the case; whether that is true or not; nevertheless.Rate it:

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be that as it mayEven if that is the case; whether that is true or not; nevertheless.Rate it:

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believe one's earsTo believe that something which one hears is truly the case.Rate it:

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believe one's eyesTo believe that something which one directly sees is truly the case.Rate it:

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board outto send (children or pets) to stay with other people (or to boarding school, in the case of children)Rate it:

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causā or iudicio vincereto win a case.Rate it:

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causā or lite cadere (owing to some informality)to lose one's case.Rate it:

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causa privataa civil case.Rate it:

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causa publica (Brut. 48. 178)a criminal case.Rate it:

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causam alicuius agere (apud iudicem)to conduct a person's case (said of an agent, solicitor).Rate it:

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causam alicuius defendereto conduct some one's defence in a case.Rate it:

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causam inferiorem dicendo reddere superiorem (λόγον κρείττω ποιειν) (Brut. 8. 30)to gain a weak case by clever pleading.Rate it:

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causam optimam habere (Lig. 4. 10)to have a good case.Rate it:

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causam or litem amittere, perdereto lose one's case.Rate it:

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causam or litem obtinereto win a case.Rate it:

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causam suscipereto undertake a case.Rate it:

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common lawLaw developed by judges through decisions of courts and similar tribunals (also called case law), as distinguished from legislative statutes or regulations promulgated by the executive branch.Rate it:

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c’est à prendre ou à laisserYou must take it or leave it; It’s a case of Hobson’s choice.Rate it:

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c’est un cas de force majeureIt is a case of absolute necessity; It is an utter impossibility.Rate it:

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dry powdercash (or cash-like securities) kept in reserve in case of need.Rate it:

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eadem (longe alia) est huius rei ratiothe case is exactly similar (entirely different).Rate it:

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