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within an inch of one’s lifeFiguratively or hyperbolically, means very soundly, thoroughly, or completely; To an extreme degree or extent; often follows the verb ‘beat’ to mean ‘very close to or near death’Rate it:

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ejusdem generisA canon of construction holding that when a general term follows a list of particular terms, the general term only applies to things similar to the particular terms. For example, in the list "sun, moon, and other large objects", the phrase "other large objects" only includes celestial bodies, not houses and elephants.Rate it:

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Appendix:Snowclones/with great X, comes great YStates a causation in which Y follows X. Often, this phrase is used in a solemn tone, employed sarcastically for minor things that are not nearly as serious as suggested.Rate it:

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c'est un enfant de la balleHe is his father’s son; He follows the profession of his father. Rate it:

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cela coule de sourceThat follows naturally.Rate it:

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cela va de soiThat follows naturally.Rate it:

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et seq.And that which follows.Rate it:

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ex Platonis Phaedone haec in latinum conversa suntwhat follows has been translated into Latin from Plato's Phaedo.Rate it:

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ex quo, unde, hinc efficitur utit follows from this that...Rate it:

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first things firstDeal with matters of highest priority first; deal with matters in logical sequence.1922, H. G. Wells, The Secret Places of the Heart, ch.4,"First things first," said Sir Richmond. If we set about getting fuel sanely, if we do it as the deliberate, co-operative act of the whole species, then it follows that we shall look very closely into the use that is being made of it.1999, Frank Pellegrini, "House Republicans Quell Mutiny Over Tax Bounty," Time, 23 Jul.,Judging by the pollsRate it:

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game overA message usually signaling that the player failed a computer or video game, for example by losing all of their lives, although the phrase sometimes follows the score after successful completion of a game.Rate it:

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haec (fere) dixithe spoke (very much) as follows.Rate it:

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hoc probato consequens estit follows from what we have shown.Rate it:

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litterae in hanc sententiam or his verbis scriptae suntthe terms, contents of the letter are as follows.Rate it:

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much to be saidUsed to assert the defensibility or advisability of what follows.Rate it:

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no prize for guessingUsed to form expressions emphasizing the unsurprising nature of what follows.Rate it:

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sell a bargainA species of wit, much in vogue about the latter end of the reign of Queen Anne, and frequently alluded to by Dean Swift, who says the maids of honour often amused themselves with it. It consisted in the seller naming his or her hinder parts, in answer to the question, What? which the buyer was artfully led to ask. As a specimen, take the following instance: A lady would come into a room full of company, apparently frightened, crying out "It is white, and follows me!" As soon as someone responded "What?" she sold him the bargain, by saying "Mine arse".Rate it:

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sequitur (not ex quo seq.) utit follows from this that...Rate it:

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slippery slopeA logical argument that follows a chain of events or causes and effects to some conclusion.Rate it:

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the story goesThe story is usually depicted as follows.Rate it:

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