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take up a collectionTo request and receive money or goods of value from members of a group, especially for a charitable purpose.Rate it:

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the one who always envies someone in society, will never live in gaietyThis idiom means that if a person spends time complaining, criticizing and whining about what everyone else does, owns, or how successful other people are about their financial situation, job career, or results they get, instead of focusing and trying their best to improve one's situation, the only consequence is that this behavior will keep them in the guts, that is, at a lower life level than the one they wish to be.Rate it:

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mutual admiration societyA group of two or more people, in a workplace or other social environment, who routinely express considerable esteem and support for one another, sometimes to the point of exaggeration or pretense.Rate it:

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pay one's debt to societyTo serve time in prison or a similar correctional facility.Rate it:

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Birds of a Feather Flock TogetherPeople, groups or parts of a society that carry common interests, usually go along well and remain together, people having same idea, interests or minds usually become friends very quicklyRate it:

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come in from the coldTo gain widespread acceptance in a group or society, especially where there was not any before.Rate it:

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come outTo make a formal debut in society.Rate it:

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the qualityThe upper class, the high society, the gentry; the people of quality.Rate it:

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e pluribus unumA national motto of the United States of America, meaning "From many, one", or "out of many, one", referring to the integration of 13 independent colonies into one country, and that has taken an additional meaning, giving the pluralistic nature of American society from immigration.Rate it:

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against the grainContrary to what is expected; especially, of behavior different from what society expects.Rate it:

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guarded rightsThose rights laid down by a constitution as being guaranteed to all individuals in the society; human rights.Rate it:

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montha collection of days make up a month, there are 12 months in a year, or 56 weeks in a year, or 365 days in a yearRate it:

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out of house and homeHelping Your Dog Adjust to a New Home, The Progressive Animal Welfare Society.Rate it:

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aliquem socium admittereto admit a person into one's society.Rate it:

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aw14Autumn/Winter 2014 - used in the fashion industry to mean the designer's autumn/winder collection.Rate it:

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bag of tricksA collection of items, especially as constituting a very complete set of such items.Rate it:

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beautiful peopleFashionable, privileged, glamorous people, especially those belonging to international high society.Rate it:

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BelgravianA resident of Belgravia, London; by extension a member of the fashionable or aristocratic society assumed to reside in Belgravia.Rate it:

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bill of goodsA collection of items purchased or offered for sale.Rate it:

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Black Sheep of the FamilyA disrespected member of a family, community or any other group or society due to certain actions. It happens when all other are performing or doing well but one person lacks it allRate it:

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Blue BloodBelonging to upper class of the society or having a royal backgroundRate it:

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bottom feederA person who operates amidst or thrives on the unwholesome things in a society; one who takes advantage of the misfortune of others.Rate it:

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culture heroA mythical character or real person who is renowned as the exemplar of the values or achievements of a society, group, or time period.Rate it:

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c’est un homme très répanduHe is a man who goes into society a great deal.Rate it:

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dissipatos homines in (ad) societatem vitae convocare (Tusc. 1. 25. 62)to unite isolated individuals into a society.Rate it:

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Fat CatA rich person who enjoys a privileged status in societyRate it:

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go GaltTo become a recluse and stop contributing to one's society, especially in the form of taxes by reducing one's productivity or work or by refusing to follow societal norms that one believes to be unjust.Rate it:

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grass rootsPeople and society at the local level rather than at the national centre of political activity.Rate it:

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grey matterA collection of cell bodies and (usually) dendritic connections, in contrast to white matter.Rate it:

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hell weekThe week during which new members are required to undergo undignified rites of initiation or gruelling discipline in order to be accepted into a fraternity, sorority, secret society, military group, etc.Rate it:

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hominum coetus, congressus fugereto shun society.Rate it:

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honey do lista collection of requests, usually by a spouse for a partner to perform a series of tasks, assignments, or jobs dealing with the maintenance of a household.Rate it:

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kick inTo contribute, especially to a collection of money.Rate it:

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man among menA man who is accepted on the same terms, and as having the same worth, as other men in society.Rate it:

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nobody's perfectUsed when someone's mistakes or flaws are acknowledged, to remind that everyone else makes mistakes and has flaws1995, New York Magazine Vol. 28, No. 5, 30 January 1995, The de-moralization of society (Book Review)Hypocrisy, particularly in sexual matters, is excused on the grounds that hey, nobody's perfect, and at least folks back then felt bad enough to lie.2000, Madonna, Nobody's PerfectI feel so sad. What I did wasn't right. I feel so bad and I must say to you: Sorry, but nobody's perfect. Nobody's perfect. What did you expect? I'm doing my bestRate it:

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ontogeny recapitulates phylogeny(biology, social sciences, art, philosophy) The physical, cultural, moral, or intellectual development of each individual passes through stages similar to the developmental stages of that individual's species, society, or civilization.1905, J. A. Harris, "The Importance of Investigations of Seedling Stages," Science, New Series, vol. 22, no. 554, p. 186:With reference to seedling stages the statement that ontogeny recapitulates phylogeny must be made with great reserve.1961, M. E. Wolfgang, "Pioneers in Criminology: Cesare Lombroso (1835-1909)," The Journal of Criminal Law, Criminology, and Police Science, vol. 52, no. 4, p. 367:Haeckel maintained that ontogeny recapitulates phylogeny, and this idea was incorporated by Lombroso into his parallelism between the criminal and the child.2002, B. S. Jackson, "Models in Legal History: The Case of Biblical Law," Journal of Law and Religion, vol. 18, no. 1, p. 11:For even if we accept that "ontogeny recapitulates phylogeny," those responsible for the drafting of ancient legal documents were not children, and are hardly to be endowed with some form of infantile mentality.Rate it:

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paper trailA written record, history, or collection of evidence.Rate it:

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pileupa collection of Jumbled vehicles, piled atop each other as a result of any number of untoward, unsafe vehicle operation or environmental factors occurring on a roadway, street, freeway, railway:Rate it:

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public intellectualA well-known, intelligent, learned person whose written works and other social and cultural contributions are recognized not only by academic audiences and readers, but also by many members of society in general.Rate it:

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Rat RaceSevere, long-lasting and stressing competition in the society or in businessRate it:

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reasonable personA fictional person used as a comparative legal standard to represent an average member of society and how he or she would behave or think, especially in determining negligence; sometimes formulated as "a person of ordinary prudence exercising due care in like circumstances."Rate it:

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rediscover fireTo relearn fundamental concepts, principles or practices that had been previously well known and widely practiced at a prior time in human society.Rate it:

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se dare in consuetudinem alicuiusto devote oneself to a person's society.Rate it:

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se insinuare in consuetudinem alicuius (Fam. 4. 13. 6)to insinuate oneself into a person's society.Rate it:

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sift outTo isolate or identify one particular thing from a collection that includes less relevant things.Rate it:

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social deathThe alienation of certain people from society to the point of being forgotten, excluded, or ignored in society.Rate it:

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social ladderThe hierarchy of a society.Rate it:

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socium se adiungere alicuito attach oneself to a person's society.Rate it:

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sort outTo organise or separate into groups, as a collection of items, so as to make tidy.Rate it:

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the hand that rocks the cradle rules the worldWomen, particularly mothers, have a decisive influence on the future direction of society because they raise and nurture the next generation.Rate it:

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