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false alarmA warning sound which turns out to have been erroneous.Rate it:

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false stepAn erroneous action or decision.Rate it:

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false lightA point of view resulting in a misleading or inaccurate representation of a person, situation, or fact.Rate it:

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false stepA misstep; a stumble.Rate it:

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false teethdenturesRate it:

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false alarmA person who pretends to be more accomplished or a thing that seems to be of higher quality than is later found to be the case.Rate it:

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false alarmA thing or occurrence which initially causes fear, distress, etc. but which is subsequently recognized as being no cause for concern.Rate it:

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false friendA word in a foreign language bearing a deceptive resemblance to a word in one's own language.Rate it:

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false lightA cause of action arising under the common law where a person is portrayed in a way which, while not technically false, is misleading and likely to cause embarrassment to that person.Rate it:

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false noteAn incorrect note which is sung or played in a musical performance.Rate it:

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false noteIn a non-verbal display or presentation, an indication of incongruity or inappropriateness.Rate it:

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false noteIn a remark or narrative, an indication of untruth, insincerity, or inconsistency.Rate it:

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ring falseTo seem to be incorrect, or implausible.Rate it:

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fruit machineone arm banditRate it:

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c'est au fruit que l'on connait l'arbreIl faut juger sur pièces.Rate it:

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low-hanging fruitEasily obtained gains; what can be obtained by readily available means.Rate it:

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poison tree bears poison fruitUnethical actions in the service of good intentions will have immoral or unethical consequences.Rate it:

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bear fruitTo succeed in some task; literally, of a tree or plant bearing fruit; figuratively in relation to any attempted task.Rate it:

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fruit of the unionA child, especially from a marriage or similar union.Rate it:

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"ignorance is a seed that bears no fruit."IgnoranceRate it:

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"the determined seed grows regardless of the opinion of trees that do not bear fruit."SeedRate it:

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forbidden fruitThe fruit forbidden to Adam.Rate it:

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forbidden fruitIllicit pleasure; something that one should not take or get involved with, such as an another person's spouse.Rate it:

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forbidden fruit is the sweetestForbidden things have more worthwhile short-term consequences.Rate it:

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fruit juicesoft drinkRate it:

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fruit of one's loinsOne's child, children, or descendents.Rate it:

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fruit of one's loinsC. 1950, Kay Boyle, "Adam's Death" in Fifty Stories , ISBN 9780811212069, p. 541.Rate it:

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fruit of the poisonous treeAnd which is therefore excluded from being admitted as evidence in a trial.Rate it:

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fruit saladdessert dishRate it:

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fruit upTo grope a young boy.Rate it:

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fruit upTo add fruit; To adorn or embellish with fruit.Rate it:

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fruit upTo become full of fruit, seeds, or spores.Rate it:

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l'enfant tombe par terre, mais le fruit tombe à terreA child falls on the ground, while fruit falls to the earth.Rate it:

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le ver est dans le fruitDécrit une situation corrompue.Rate it:

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buy cheap, buy twiceBuying a cheap but inferior product is a false economy since it will need replacement.Rate it:

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burst someone's bubbleTo disillusion; to disabuse someone of a false notion or rationalization that has grown comfortable.Rate it:

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bring forthTo produce, bear as fruit.Rate it:

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a fools' paradisefalse hopes for a foolish personRate it:

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Cry WolfTo send out a wrong signal of any threat or impending danger, a false alarmRate it:

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no matter how thin you slice it, it's still baloneyRegardless of how many clever points or fine distinctions one makes, what one is saying is still false or is still nonsense.Rate it:

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the cake is a lieThe end you are pursuing is unattainable or misguided; the reward you have been promised is false.Rate it:

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kiss up toTo pay false flattery to; to flatter in excess.Rate it:

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ring hollowTo seem to be false or implausible; to be unconvincing.Rate it:

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damson jamfruit preserveRate it:

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fool's paradiseA state of happiness due to illusion or false hope.Rate it:

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to thine own self be trueThe easiest person to deceive is oneself."This above all:to thine own self be true,and it must follow, as the night the day,Thou canst not then be false to any man." -William ShakespeareRate it:

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on the pretext ofa false reason that you give for doing something, usually something bad, in order to hide the real reason; an excuseRate it:

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a falsis principiis proficiscito start from false premises.Rate it:

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bark up the wrong treeTo attempt or pursue the wrong thing; to take the wrong approach; to follow a false lead.Rate it:

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bon sang ne saurait mentirChacun est le fruit de son héritage, l’enfant de sa famille, de sa lignée.Rate it:

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