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fine feathers make fine birdsSomething that appears beautiful or good is by definition beautiful or good.Rate it:

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che fine ha fattowhat happened to...Rate it:

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down to a fine artHaving or showing exceptional proficiency.Rate it:

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fine words butter no parsnipsTalking about doing something does not get it done.Rate it:

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fine as frog hairExtremely fine.Rate it:

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arrivare alla fine del mesemake ends meetRate it:

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as fine as Dick's hatbandVery fine: very good or well-made.Rate it:

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chance would be a fine thingAlternative form of chance'd be a fine thingRate it:

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chance'd be a fine thingGiven to indicate that an aforementioned thing would be desirable but unlikely. Comparable to if I should be so lucky.Rate it:

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che fine ha fattowhere's...?Rate it:

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cut it fineTo achieve something at the last possible moment, or with no margin for error.Rate it:

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c’est la fine fleur de l’arméeIt is the cream of the army.Rate it:

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c’est une fine moucheHe is a sly dog, a deep one.Rate it:

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c’est une fine mouche (or, lame)He is a cunning fellow, a sly dog. Rate it:

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fine lineA difference, albeit vague and difficult to discern.Rate it:

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fine printThe details, restrictions, terms, or conditions, especially of a contract, often printed in very small type.Rate it:

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Go Over With a Fine-Tooth CombTo examine something with great attention, to search something thoroughlyRate it:

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I'm fineConventional response to "how are you?", indicating that one is well.Rate it:

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I'm fine, thank youThe expected, polite response to how are you?Rate it:

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not to put too fine a point on itUsed to apologise for a possibly impolite statement one is making.Rate it:

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dans les petites boîtes les bons onguentsSmall parcels hold fine wares. Rate 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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finer than frog hairExtremely fine.Rate it:

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'sall goodNo problem; that’s fine; you’re welcome.Rate it:

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a beau mentir gui vient de loinA traveller may lie with impunity; Travellers tell fine tales.Rate it:

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abhorrere ab artibus (opp. delectari artibus)to have no taste for the fine arts.Rate it:

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artium (liberalium) studium, or simply studiuma taste for the fine arts.Rate it:

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aures elegantes, teretes, tritae (De Or. 9. 27)a fine, practised ear.Rate it:

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black-on-blackSomething that is invisible or intentionally obfuscated, such as warnings or fine print.Rate it:

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ça marcheOK, all right, sure, sure thing, that's fine, that works for meRate it:

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ça va bienI'm fine, I'm alrightRate it:

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ce que vous proposez est bel et bon, mais je n’en ferai rienWhat you propose is all very fine, but I shall do no such thing.Rate it:

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cela est bon à dire, mais...That is all very well for a speech, but...; That is all very fine, but...Rate it:

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cela fait de l’effetThat looks well; That is showy; That makes a fine display.Rate it:

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cela vous ferait une belle jambe (ironic.)A fine lot of good that will do you.Rate it:

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c’est du propre (ironic.)A fine thing indeed.Rate it:

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c’est un beau brin de filleShe is a fine slip of a girl.Rate it:

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dans les petits sacs sont les fines épicesLittle fellows are often great wits; Small parcels hold fine wares. Rate it:

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everything in the garden is rosyThings are going well; everything is fine.Rate it:

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flosculi, rhetorum pompafine, rhetorical phrases.Rate it:

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il a eu le malheur de se brouiller avec la justiceHe was unfortunate enough to fall out with justice (i.e. to be punished by imprisonment, fine, etc.).Rate it:

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il fera beau quand je retournerai chez luiIt will be a very fine day when I go to his house again (i.e. I shall never go).Rate it:

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il partira un de ces quatre matinsHe will start one of these fine days.Rate it:

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il vous en conte de bellesHe is deceiving you finely; He is telling you fine tales.Rate it:

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ins and outsThe details or fine points of something.Rate it:

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je suis dans de beaux drapsI am in a fine mess, in a pretty pickle.Rate it:

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la belle cage ne nourrit pas l’oiseauFine clothes do not fill the stomach.Rate it:

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la belle plume fait le bel oiseauFine feathers make fine birds.Rate it:

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leave well enough aloneIf things are fine, then leave the situation alone; don't do anything to disturb the current situation.Rate it:

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multam irrogare alicui (Cic. Dom. 17. 45)to impose a fine (used of the prosecutor or the tribunus plebis proposing a fine to be ratified by the people).Rate it:

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