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court martialmilitary trialRate it:

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the ball is in your courtIt is your turn to do something; often making a decision.Rate it:

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kangaroo courtA judicial or quasi-judicial proceeding, or a group which conducts such proceedings, which is without proper authority, abusive, or otherwise unjust.Rate it:

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quand l'arbre est tombé tout le monde court aux branchesWhen the tree falls every one goeth to it with his hatchet.Rate it:

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laugh out of courtTo dismiss as silly something presented with genuine conviction or treated seriously.Rate it:

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dites cela tout courtSay that and no more.Rate it:

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hold courtTo convene or preside over a trial or other legal proceeding in a court of law.Rate it:

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hold courtTo preside in a formal manner over an official assembly of courtiers and others in which entertainment is presented or affairs of state are considered.Rate it:

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hold courtTo serve as the principal discussant or center of attention in an informal gathering of friends, associates, etc.Rate it:

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il court à toutes jambesHe is running as fast as his legs will carry him.Rate it:

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il court comme un verrier déchargéHe runs like a lamplighter. Rate it:

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il court sur mes brisées(lit.) He pursues the same game as I do; (fig.) He poaches on my preserves.Rate it:

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il court un bruit sourdA rumour is being whispered.Rate it:

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il l'a appelé jean tout courtHe called him simply (or, just) John (without Mr. or surname).Rate it:

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il se trouve à court (d'argent)He is short of money.Rate it:

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je l'ai pris à courtI took him unawares.Rate it:

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je suis à court d'argent (fam. à sec)I am short of money (fam. hard up, broke).Rate it:

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je suis resté courtI did not know what to say.Rate it:

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l'esprit court les ruesWit is a drug in the market.Rate it:

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le chemin le plus long est souvent le plus courtThe longest way round often proves to be the shortest; A short cut may be a very long way home.Rate it:

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par le temps qui courtNowadays; As times go.Rate it:

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the ball is in someone's courtIt is someone's turn to do something; often making a decision.Rate it:

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come upTo appear before a judge or court.Rate it:

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trial by mediaThe process by which media coverage affects a person's reputation by creating a widespread perception of guilt or innocence, often before, or after, a verdict in a court of law.Rate it:

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bad actorIndividual or entity with the prior criminal conviction, or who has been sanctioned by the court or regulator.Rate it:

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activist justiceA justice (usually referring to a member of a Supreme, High or Appellate court) who makes rulings based on personal political views or considerations rather than on the law, or who issues rulings intended to have political effects.Rate it:

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from downtownA shot in basketball from the front courtRate it:

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accordez-vous si votre affaire est bonne, si votre cause est mauvaise, plaidez. [j. b. rousseau , épigrammes, ii. 19]If you’ve a good case, try and compromise; If you’ve a bad one, take it into court.Rate it:

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amicitiam alicuius appetereto court a person's friendship.Rate it:

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ask my arseA common reply to any question; still deemed wit at sea, and formerly at court, under the denomination of selling bargains.Rate it:

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auram popularem captare (Liv. 3. 33)to court popularity.Rate it:

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back wallThe wall at the back of a racquetball or squash court, directly opposite the front wall.Rate it:

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bring inTo return a verdict in a court of law.Rate it:

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c'est la cour du roi pétaudThis is bedlam let loose; Dover Court—all speakers, no hearers.Rate it:

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causam dicere, orare (Brut. 12. 47)to address the court (of the advocate).Rate it:

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ce tribunal juge en dernier ressortThis court tries without appeal; There is no appeal from the findings of this court.Rate it:

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clayA tennis court surface.Rate it:

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forty minutes of hellThe NCAA strategy of playing a suffocating full-court press and aggressive offense for the entirety of a game.Rate it:

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front wallThe main and largest wall in a racquetball or squash court, located at the front of the world; the wall which the ball must hit in a rally.Rate it:

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gare le pot au noirSe disait, au jeu de colin-maillard, pour avertir celui qui a les yeux bandés qu’il court le risque de se heurter contre quelque chose.Rate it:

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gratiam alicuius sibi quaerere, sequi, more strongly aucuparito court a person's favour; to ingratiate oneself with...Rate it:

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gratiam populi quaerereto court popularity.Rate it:

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ground ruleA rule regarding play on a specific field, course, or court.Rate it:

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in iudicium venire, in iudicio adesseto appear in court.Rate it:

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in ius, in iudicium vocare aliquemto summon some one before the court.Rate it:

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intra legem- A court's power to interpret and apply the law to achieve the most equitable result.Rate it:

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iudicio praeesseto be president of a court.Rate it:

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k. u. k.which refers to the Court of the HabsburgsRate it:

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kaiserlich und königlichwhich refers to the Court of the HabsburgsRate it:

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keep companyTo court.Rate it:

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