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circular fileThe trash container; the wastebasket.Rate it:

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circular firing squadA political party or other group experiencing considerable disarray because the members are engaging in internal disputes and mutual recrimination.Rate it:

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cet argument est son cheval de batailleThat argument is his stronghold; That is his great argument.Rate it:

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cet argument me ferma la boucheThat argument was a poser for me; I could not reply to that.Rate it:

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un argument à brûle-pourpointA convincing argument.Rate it:

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argue downTo win an argument, verbal conflict or debate.Rate it:

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house of cardsA structure or argument built on a shaky foundation.Rate it:

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if you can't dazzle them with brilliance, baffle them with bullWhen you don't have all the facts or have a brilliant explanation, you can often convince people or win an argument by using bullshit.Rate it:

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see the pointTo understand someone's argument.Rate it:

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so thereA defiant expression used to finish a poorly-made argument.Rate it:

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talk to the handUsed usually sarcastically to dismiss another person's argument by indicating that the speaker (or writer) is not prepared to hear (or read) anything further that the other person has to say (or write). It is often used while simultaneously holding up the hand with the palm facing the speaker.Rate it:

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boil downAs an allusion to the cooking technique of reducing liquids by heat, one boils down a problem, argument, etc. to its most central elements.Rate it:

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fall overOf an argument, to fail to be valid.Rate it:

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manger à tous les râteliersto run with the hare and hunt with the hounds, to support both sides of an argumentRate it:

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round offTo change the shape of an object to make it more circular.Rate it:

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pull one's head inTo withdraw as a turtle might; to discontinue support of a particular argument.Rate it:

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bawl outTo have a serious argument accompanied with shouting.Rate it:

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make upTo resolve, forgive or smooth over an argument or fight.Rate it:

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

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shots firedUsed as an indication of or response to an insult, often to the point of starting a fight or argument.Rate it:

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a una manoCon movimiento circular que se produce siempre en un sentido.Rate it:

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argumentum ducere, sumere ex aliqua re or petere ab aliqua reto derive an argument from a thing.Rate it:

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argumentum immortalitatis afferre (not pro)to quote an argument in favour of immortality.Rate it:

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argumentum premere (not urgere)to persist in an argument, press a point.Rate it:

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Bottom LineThe end results, hard fact or the ultimate deduction of any event, cause, argument or situationRate it:

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calor negroCalor irradiado por un aparato que no tiene elementos incandescentes o al rojo vivo por combustión, como es el caso de los calefactores domiciliarios que hacen circular agua caliente por unos tubos.Rate it:

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causam interponere or interserereto interpose, put forward an argument, a reason.Rate it:

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climb downTo abandon, withdraw from, or soften a previously expressed opinion, argument, etc.Rate it:

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climb downAn abandonment, withdrawal from, or softening of a previously expressed opinion, policy, argument, etc.Rate it:

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come fromTo derive one's opinion or argument from; to take as a conceptual starting point.Rate it:

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conclusiuncula fallax or captioa fallacious argument; sophism.Rate it:

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cráter volcánicoParte superior de un volcán, que consiste en una abertura circular ubicada en la cima de la chimenea volcánica, a través de la cual pueden salir humo, ceniza, lava y otros productos de erupción volcánica.Rate it:

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cut and thrustA vehement argumentRate it:

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cut-and-thrustA vehement argument.Rate it:

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devil's advocateOne who debates from a view which they may not actually hold, usually to determine its validity, or simply for the sake of argument.Rate it:

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exception that proves the ruleA form of argument in which the existence of a counterexample to a rule is used to demonstrate the fact that a rule exists.Rate it:

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fend and proveTo engage in argument.Rate it:

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go atTo start a fight; to initiate an argument.Rate it:

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Have a Bone to Pick with YouTo have a complaint and argument about somethingRate it:

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have wordsTo argue, to have an argument.Rate it:

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if pigs had wings they would fly(colloquial) Expresses speakers skepticism toward a hypothetical argument by another.Rate it:

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in nullam partem disputareto say nothing either for or against an argument.Rate it:

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it takes two to make a quarrelIt takes two or more people to cause a quarrel; one cannot blame an argument entirely on the other side.Rate it:

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let sleeping dogs lieTo leave things as they are; especially, to avoid restarting or rekindling an old argument; to leave disagreements in the past.Rate it:

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make amendsTo repair a relationship; to make up; to resolve an argument or fight; to make reparations or redress.Rate it:

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micro enchuladaMicro amarilla, vehículo antiguo de locomoción colectiva que ya no puede circular en Santiago de Chile, que ha sido repintada para usarla como bus urbano, debido al déficit de buses nuevos en la capital.Rate it:

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no matter how flat you make a pancake, it has two sidesThere are always two sides to an argumentRate it:

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non-starterAn idea or argument that cannot be sensibly debated.Rate it:

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not have a leg to stand onTo lack support, as in an argument, debate, or negotiation.Rate it:

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one word leads to anotherSaid of a conversation which suddenly develops in a way that was not planned or anticipated by any of the people involved, sometimes in a positive context, but especially of an escalating argument.Rate it:

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