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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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set the wheels in motionto initiate a chain of events necessary to help one achieve a goal (more quickly)Rate it:

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poetry in motionGraceful, fluid movement.Rate it:

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put in motionto trigger movement, to get goingRate it:

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set in motionto trigger movement, to get goingRate it:

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slow motionEfecto de lentitud de movimiento que se obtiene al proyectar o rodar una película a mayor velocidad de la normal.Rate it:

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stop motionUna técnica de animación que consiste en aparentar el movimiento de objetos estáticos por medio de una serie de imágenes fijas sucesivas.Rate it:

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elbow greaseEffort or hard work, especially physical work involving repeated motion of the forearm, such as scrubbing.Rate it:

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get the ball rollingTo begin; to start some action; to set in motion.Rate it:

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curveballA forespin pitch thrown by rotating the index and middle fingers down and resulting in motion down "curve".Rate it:

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

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a una manoCon movimiento circular que se produce siempre en un sentido.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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agmen agereto set the army in motion.Rate it:

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body EnglishA body motion made to coax an object already propelled go in a desired direction. For example, a nervous leaning or twisting movement while playing sports such as golf or bowling, to "persuade" the ball to go in a desired direction.Rate it:

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box-office bombA motion picture that generates relatively low revenue at the box office, especially that which is less than the budget for the motion picture.Rate it:

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brush downUsed other than as an idiom: see brush, down. To remove something with a brush, or ones hands using a downward brushing motion.Rate 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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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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death spiralThe downward, corkscrew-motion of a disabled aircraft which is unrecoverably headed for a crash.Rate it:

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discedere (pedibus), ire in alicuius sententiam (Liv. 23. 10)to vote for some one's motion.Rate it:

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don't think twice!In general; A strongly worded. forcefully delivered non-military admonishment to another individual of equal or unequal rank for immediate unquestionable immediate physical action, acceptance of proposal, signature of instant acceptance, 'second the motion'! 'jump the gap', 'sever the line', 'jump overboard'!, "BAIL-OUT!",Rate it:

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head-onOf a collision, from the front or in the direction of motion.Rate it:

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knife-edgeA piece of steel sharpened to an acute edge or angle, and resting on a smooth surface, serving as the axis of motion of a pendulum, scale beam, or other piece required to oscillate with the least possible friction.Rate it:

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lead up toTo set in motion; to act as a causal or preparatory event or sequence of events.Rate it:

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les jeux sont faitsIn roulette, the call made by the croupier as the wheel is set in motion.Rate it:

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les jeux sont faitsIn roulette, the call made by the croupier as the wheel is set in motion.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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pie chartcircular graphRate it:

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pinch offTo separate from something else, using a pinching motion.Rate it:

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plant the seedsTo start something in motion; to begin an idea; to catalyze an action.Rate it:

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popcorn movieA motion picture without serious dramatic content, a weighty message, or intellectual depth, which serves simply as enjoyable entertainment.Rate it:

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rake offTo remove (something from something) in a sweeping motion.Rate it:

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roll down the windowsTo flail one's arms in a circular motion when off-balance, as to mimic the act of rolling down a car window.Rate it:

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roll overTo make a rolling motion or turn.Rate it:

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roll overTo cause a rolling motion or turn.Rate it:

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sea legsThe ability, when walking aboard ship, to anticipate the motion of the deck so as to walk steadily without losing balance.Rate it:

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shift gearsTo change the gear by which motion is transmitted from a powered shaft to another shaft, especially in a motor vehicle.Rate it:

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sistema linfáticoConjunto de órganos, vasos linfáticos, ganglios linfáticos y bazo, por los que circula la linfa entre los tejidos y la sangre. Tiene una función defensiva con la presencia de gran cantidad de leucocitos, y hace circular grasas y proteínas absorbidas por el intestino.Rate it:

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slap leatherTo make a quick motion to draw one's handgun from its holster, especially in a duel in the Old West.Rate it:

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spaghetti westernNickname for a motion picture produced by an Italian-based company and filmed in Europe, depicting a tale of cowboys and desperadoes set in the American Old West.Rate it:

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stir upset in motionRate it:

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tentpole movieA major motion picture which is expensive to produce and which is expected to generate significant revenue for its producing studio and investors.Rate it:

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three-ring circusA large circus in which three separate performances, each within its own circular enclosure, are staged simultaneously before a single audience.Rate it:

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torta fritaMasa delgada de forma circular, con un hoyo en el centro, hecha con harina, aceite y agua, que se fríe en grasa vacuna y se consume sola o untada con diversos aderezos, tanto dulces como salados.Rate it:

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touch and goTo touch bottom lightly and without damage, as a vessel in motion.Rate it:

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wipe awayTo remove or erase with a wiping motion.Rate it:

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