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daughter of EveAny woman or girl; any female human.Rate it:

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Adam and Eve not Adam and SteveImplying that only heterosexual relations are normal.Rate it:

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christmas evedecember 24Rate it:

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je ne le connais ni d’ève ni d’adamI do not know him from Adam.Rate it:

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like mother, like daughterA daughter will have traits similar to her mother upon reaching adulthood.Rate it:

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daughter outTo expire due to having only females surviving the death of the last male in a line.Rate it:

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gunner's daughterThe gun to which sailors were tied to be flogged.Rate it:

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kiss the gunner's daughterTo be flogged or beaten while restrained over a cannon.Rate it:

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only daughterUsed other than as an idiom: see only, daughter.Rate it:

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only daughterThe sole female among siblings.Rate it:

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a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go downAn otherwise unpleasant situation can be pleasant when a pleasant aspect is deliberately introduced.1999, Eli Yassif, The Hebrew Folktale: History, Genre, Meaning, Indiana University Press, ISBN 0253335833, page 372,One is known as the "sweetening parable," that is to say a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down. Thus, when the aim is to preach to the people, to guide them along the "bitter," arduous path of upholding burdensome precepts and prohibitions, a tale can lighten the load, make the "medicine" easier "to swallow."2001, Maureen Reagan, First Father, First Daughter: A Memoir, Little, Brown, ISBN 0316736368, page 319,It put some fun into the tedious business of preparing for a presidential debate. A spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down, right?2004, John Hoover, How to Work for an Idiot: Survive & Thrive... Without Killing Your Boss, Career Press, ISBN 1564147045, page 11,If a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down, a barrel of laughs can wash down the big pills you might need to swallow.Rate it:

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adopt outTo send a son or daughter away to live in another country..Rate it:

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apple does not fall far from the treeA child grows up to be very similar to its parents, both in behavior and in physical characteristics.1842, E. A. Freidlaender (translator), Frederika Bremer (author), The Neighbours, ch. 10:It is impossible to look at Madam Rhen, without at once making the conclusion that she is pleasantness, hospitality, and loquacity itself; nor can one look upon her daughter Renetta without thinking, "the apple does not fall far from the tree!"1978, Dr. Isador Rosenfeld, "Doctor Asks Patient Rate it:

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dotem filiae dareto give a dowry to one's daughter.Rate it:

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du temps que berthe filaitWhen Adam delved and Eve span; In the good old times.Rate it:

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elle est ma nièce à la mode de bretagneShe is the daughter of my first cousin.Rate it:

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filiam alicui despondereto betroth one's daughter to some one.Rate it:

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filiam alicui in matrimonio or in matrimonium collocare or simply filiam alicui collocareto give one's daughter in marriage to some-one.Rate it:

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filiam alicui in matrimonium dareto give one's daughter in marriage to some-one.Rate it:

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filiam alicui nuptum dareto give one's daughter in marriage to some-one.Rate it:

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il ne prétend à votre fille qu’en tout bien tout honneurHe has honourable intentions towards your daughter.Rate it:

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quand on a des filles, on est toujours bergerMy son is my son till he gets him a wife, My daughter’s my daughter all the days of her life.Rate it:

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throw awayTo place a son or daughter for adoption.Rate it:

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