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Can't Fight City HallThe under authority person cannot do anything against an administrative system, there is no way to win the struggle against official procedureRate it:

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city slickerOne accustomed to a city or urban lifestyle or unsuited to life in the country.Rate it:

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one can't fight city halltaking on any government entity in a contest is difficult and easier said than done.Rate it:

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you can't fight city hall(chiefly US) Nothing can be done to change the situation, because it is a governmental decision.I see they're going to build the airport after all. I suppose you can't fight city hall.Rate it:

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fashion policeThe mythical fashion police are always standing in the wings eyeballing female employees as they pursue their careers in the executive offices of New York City.Rate it:

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BroadwayThe wide road which runs diagonally through Manhattan, New York City.Rate it:

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anno ab urbe condita quintoin the fifth year from the founding of the city.Rate it:

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appropinquare urbi, rarely ad urbemto draw near to a city.Rate it:

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asphalt jungleA city or urban area, where the landscape is covered by pavement and the environment is alienating and unsafe.Rate it:

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bright lightsThe glamour and glitz of a place, especially a big cityRate it:

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civitatem alicui dare, tribuere, impertireto present a person with the freedom of the city.Rate it:

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company townA town, city, or other municipality in which a single large business has a controlling influence over the economy and, sometimes, over the societal structure and local government.Rate it:

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exterminare (ex) urbe, de civitate aliquem (Mil. 37. 101)to expel a person from the city, country.Rate it:

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ich brauche einen StadtplanI need a city mapRate it:

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inflammare urbemto set fire to a city.Rate it:

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ingredi, intrare urbem, introire in urbemto enter a city.Rate it:

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Main StreetThe generic street name (and often the official name) of the primary retail street of a village, town, or small city in the United States, Canada, Ireland, some parts of Scotland and also in some countries in central Europe.Rate it:

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money gone to townGoing to the big city on a spending spree.Rate it:

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neck of the woodsA certain part of the city, neighborhood, area, or country.Rate it:

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not in kansas anymoreNo longer in quiet and comfortable surroundings; in the big city.Rate it:

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on the townCasually enjoying the nightlife of a town or city.Rate it:

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oppidum constituere, condereto build, found a city.Rate it:

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oppidum obsidereto besiege a city.Rate it:

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oppidum obsidione claudereto besiege a city.Rate it:

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pestilentia (not pestis) in urbem (populum) invaditthe plague breaks out in the city.Rate it:

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propius accedere ad urbem or urbemto advance nearer to the city.Rate it:

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ride on a railTo be subjected to a punishment most prevalent in the United States in the 18th and 19th centuries in which an offender was made to straddle a fence rail held on the shoulders of two or more bearers. The victim was then paraded around town or taken to the city limits and dumped by the roadside.Rate it:

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rubber roomEspecially in New York City, a temporary workplace assigned to a teacher who is not permitted to teach in a classroom because he or she is under disciplinary review.Rate it:

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sinus urbis (Sall. Cat. 52. 35)the heart of the city.Rate it:

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tel avivIsraeli cityRate it:

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town and gownOn one hand, the members of the city, borough, or similar community near a university and, on the other hand, the students and faculty of the university itself, especially when understood as rivals in a state of tension or conflict.Rate it:

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urbs in sinu sita estthe city is situate on a bay.Rate it:

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urbs situ ad aspectum praeclara estthe city is very beautifully situated.Rate it:

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valvas (portam) obstruereto barricade a door (a city-gate).Rate it:

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אני צריך מפה של העירI need a city mapRate it:

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אני צריכה מפה של העירI need a city mapRate it:

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