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come full circleTo complete a cycle of transition, returning to the point of origin.Rate it:

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circle gets the squareAn affirmative response; often used sarcastically.Rate it:

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circle the drainTo be in rapid decline or a state of downfall, especially as leading to inevitable utter failure or destruction.Rate it:

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circle the wagonsTo draw a wagon train into a circle to allow the wagons to provide cover when under attack.Rate it:

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circle the wagonsTo prepare to defend against an attack.Rate it:

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come full circleTo make a complete change or reform.Rate it:

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full circleUsed other than as an idiom: see full, circle.Rate it:

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full circleAn arc of 360 degrees.Rate it:

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full circleA full turn back to the original direction or orientation.By extension, of a discussion, a point arrived at which is the same point at which it began; the point at which effort has resulted in no progress.Rate it:

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full circleBy extension, of a discussion, a point arrived at which is the same point at which it began; the point at which effort has resulted in no progress.Rate it:

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full circleThrough a rotation or revolution that ends at the starting point.Rate it:

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full circleThrough a cycle of transition, returning to where one started after gaining experience or exploring other things.Rate it:

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inner circleThe closest of friends of a person.Rate it:

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squaring the circleA hopeless or impossible task.Rate it:

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squaring the circleThe historical problem of how to construct, using compass and ruler, a square having the same area as a given circle.Rate it:

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aliquem (tertium) ad (in) amicitiam ascribereto admit another into the circle of one's intimates.Rate it:

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ring roundTo call a number of people by phone, usually a circle of friends, to organise something.Rate it:

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boucler la boucleto come full circleRate it:

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cake walkFrom the mid 1900s, a game at a fair or party in which people walk around a numbered circle along to music. When the music is stopped, the caller draws a number from a jar and whoever is standing on or closest to that number that number wins a cake.Rate it:

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close to homeAffecting people close to, or within, ones family circle.Rate it:

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ring aroundTo call a number of people by phone, usually a circle of friends, to organise something.Rate it:

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twiddle one's thumbsTo circle one's thumbs around one another, usually with the fingers interlaced, usually done idly while waiting or bored.Rate it:

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貴圈真亂The lifestyle of people in your social circle is something I cannot easily comprehend.Rate it:

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