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fool's errandA foolish undertaking, especially one that is purposeless, fruitless, nonsensical, or certain to fail.Rate it:

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fool's errandSuch an undertaking, assigned as a prank.Rate it:

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there's no fool like an old foolAge does not bring wisdom.Rate it:

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lost errandA mission likely to fail.Rate it:

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don't be a fool, wrap your toolThere are consequences to not wearing a condom on your penisRate it:

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fool aroundTo engage in frivolous behaviour; to monkey around.Rate it:

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as a dog returns to his vomit, so a fool repeats his follyFoolish people repeatedly do foolish things.Rate it:

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

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a fool and his money are soon partedIt is easy to get money from foolish people, especially rich ones.Rate it:

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flannelled foolA cricketer (from his white flannel trousers).Rate it:

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fool aboutto fool aroundRate it:

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fool aroundTo waste time.Rate it:

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fool aroundTo engage in casual or flirtatious sexual acts.Rate it:

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fool aroundTo engage in adultery; to play around.Rate it:

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fool awayto waste, squanderRate it:

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fool upTo act foolishly.Rate it:

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fool withto be involved in a dangerous activityRate it:

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fool's bargainA bad bargain; one that leaves the person accepting it worse off.Rate it:

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hesiod says: even a fool after suffering gets him knowledge; the italians: can scotato da l’acqua calda ha paura poi della freddaA dog burnt by hot water afterwards fears cold.]Rate it:

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make a fool of oneselfTo appear foolish to others.Rate it:

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play the foolTo behave in a foolish or comical manner.Rate it:

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de tanto aprontar, hoje conheço as artimanhas de quem pensa em me enganar.For those who want to fool me, I've learned how to behave after make a lot of bad things.Rate it:

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put one overTo fool, trick or deceive.Rate it:

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jack aroundto misbehave, fool aroundRate it:

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Play Cat and MouseTo make someone fool by playing tricks, to annoy or tease someoneRate it:

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shit yourself!Admonition; "Don't Shit Yourself' . . . 'Don't! . . . . kid/deceive/fail/fool/disappoint. . . . . YOURSELF!,Rate it:

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put one pastTo deceive, trick, or fool, especially by concealing something.Rate it:

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fuck aboutTo fool around.Rate it:

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Pull the Wool over Your EyesTo play trick with someone making him or her fool, to deceive or cheat someoneRate it:

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à laver la tête d’un maure (or, d’un âne, or, d’un nègre) on y perd sa lessiveTo endeavour to teach a fool is a waste of time.Rate it:

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a otro perro con ese huesoyou can't fool me, go tell that to somebody else; tell it to the marinesRate it:

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à sotte question point de réponseAnswer a fool according to his folly; A silly question needs no answer.Rate it:

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any fule knoAny fool knows; it is well known.Rate it:

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Born YesterdayOne who is immature and not experienced, one who does not know a lot of tricks or statements that people use to fool othersRate it:

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ce qui me lie, c’est ma folieStraw bands will tie a fool’s hands.Rate it:

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c’est un sot à vingt-quatre caratsHe is an out-and-out fool, an A 1 fool.Rate it:

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c’est un sot en trois lettresHe is a thorough fool.Rate it:

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de fou juge briève (brève) sentenceA fool’s bolt is soon shot.Rate it:

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faire marcherto fool someone, usually as a jokeRate it:

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fanny aboutTo waste time or fool around; to engage in activity which produces little or no accomplishment.Rate it:

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fart aboutTo waste time, or to fool about.Rate it:

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fart aroundTo waste time, or to fool about.Rate it:

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fuck aroundTo fool around.Rate it:

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goof aroundTo play, or to fool around.Rate it:

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il ne se laisse pas manger la laine sur le dosHe is not the man to let himself be made a fool of; He will not allow people to take the food out of his mouth; He will not tamely submit to any imposition.Rate it:

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il ne se mouche pas du coude (fam.)1. He is no fool. 2. He does things in grand style. Rate it:

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il ne se mouche pas du pied (pop.)1. He is a man of importance; He gives himself airs. 2. He is no fool.Rate it:

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les fous sont aux échecs les plus proches des roisIn chess the fool stands next to the king. (Régnier , Sat. xiv.)Rate it:

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l’homme absurde est celui qui ne change jamaisThe wise man changes his opinion—the fool never.Rate it:

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melon headA dimwit, a fool.Rate it:

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