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look as if one has lost a shilling and found sixpenceTo look annoyed or displeased.Rate it:

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nowhere to be foundnot present; missing or lost.Rate it:

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debris fieldAny area, non-dependent of locale, space, or contour, that contains the debris of wreckage, impact, sinking, or other material that once constituted a complete object. Debris fields can be found at the site of air crashes, water vessel sinking, explosions of buildings, collapses, and other events that render a whole entity into components, pieces, or other non-whole items.Rate it:

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keep one's eye on the ballMy ethos has always been to be very straight with people, tell it as it is. It doesn't often make people happy but I found that over a period of time it's better to be that way. So being straight, also being very focused on your objectives, keep your eye on the ball and not get deflected away from it.Rate it:

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bargain basementAn area within a retail store, especially an area located below ground level, where the least costly merchandise can be found.Rate it:

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Beauty is in the Eye of the BeholderThere is no specific standard to measure beauty. So, if a person sees a beautiful thing it is not necessary that it is found beautiful by other too. They might have different opinions, as every person has his own ideas and approach.Rate it:

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buried treasureSomething, having been concealed for a long time, which later is found and is profitable.Rate it:

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cat's clawAny of several species of plant having parts resembling the claw of a cat.Acacia greggii, a tree species native to the southwestern United States and northern MexicoAcacia plumosa, a medicinal plant species native to BrazilCarpobrotus edulis, or uña de gato (Spanish: "cat's claw"), a plant species in the Aizoaceae familyDolichandra unguis-cati, or cat's claw creeper, a Central American climbing vine of the Bignoniaceae familyGrevillea alpina, a shrub species native to AustraliaMartynia annua, a plant species endemic to BrazilMimosa nuttallii (formerly Schrankia nuttalli), a plant native to the Midwestern United StatesUncaria guianensis, a plant species found in GuyanaUncaria rhynchophylla, a plant species used in traditional Chinese medicineUncaria tomentosa, a plant species found in the tropical jungles of South and Central AmericaRate it:

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cat's clawUncaria guianensis, a plant species found in GuyanaRate it:

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cat's clawUncaria tomentosa, a plant species found in the tropical jungles of South and Central AmericaRate it:

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caught in the actTo be found doing something that you weren't supposed to be doing, while you're doing it.Rate it:

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causa posita est in aliqua rethe motive, cause, is to be found in...Rate it:

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causa repetenda est ab aliqua re (not quaerenda)the motive, cause, is to be found in...Rate it:

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ce sont des finesses cousues de fil blancThose tricks are easily found out.Rate it:

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chestnutA round or oval horny plate found on the inner side of the leg of a horse or other animal, similar to a birthmark on a human.Rate it:

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coloniam constituere (Leg. Agr. 1. 5. 16)to found a colony.Rate it:

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coloniam deducere in aliquem locum (vid. sect. XII. 1, note Notice too...)to found a colony somewhere.Rate it:

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dead tree editionPaper version of a publication that can be found online.Rate it:

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dry powderA powder found in a fire extinguisher that is expelled to smother the fireRate it:

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faire écoleTo found (or, to be a leader of) a school of art, literature, music, &c.Rate it:

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faire soucheTo found a family.Rate 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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Hide or HairSomething that is not to be seen or found, something or someone who is lost, missing or hidingRate it:

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hunt where the ducks areTo seek opportunities or results in situations or places where they are most likely to be found.Rate it:

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il a trouvé chaussure à son piedHe has found just what he wanted; He has found his match.Rate it:

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il a trouvé la pie au nidHe has found a mare’s nest.Rate it:

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il découvrit bientôt le pot aux rosesHe soon found out the secret.Rate it:

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il n’y a rien à redire à celaThere is no fault to be found with that; That is quite all right.Rate it:

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inner coreThe solid material found in the centre of some planets at extremely high temperature and pressure, distinct from the liquid outer core.(geology) The innermost part of the Earth, believed to be made of a nickel-iron alloy.Rate it:

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j’ai mon affaireI have found what I want.Rate it:

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Mary Celestea ship found empty of all people, in good condition, seemingly abandoned on the high seasRate it:

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mixed pictureA situation in which both negatives and positives are found.Rate it:

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non est inventusThe response of a sheriff on a writ, when the defendant is not found in his county.Rate it:

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nulla bonaNo goods; used to indicate that a search has found no seizable property.Rate it:

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on n’a plus trouvé que le nidThey found the birds flown.Rate it:

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oppidum constituere, condereto build, found a city.Rate it:

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outer coreThe hot liquid material found near the centre of some planets, distinct from the solid inner core.(geology) The part of the Earth between the mantle and inner core, responsible for generating the planet's magnetic field.Rate it:

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Scare as Hen’s TeethSomething scarce and not found in abundance, a rare thing or non-existentRate it:

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scare upTo find or procure while relying on chance to provide the means, especially something not easily found or procured.Rate it:

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seek and ye shall findsomething can be found if it is looked for.Rate it:

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set upTo found; to startRate it:

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the jig is upAn expression used to mean "We have been caught out and have no defence", or if spoken to a person who's just been found out as the perpetrator of an offense, it means "You've been discovered.".Rate it:

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the rabbit diedA statement spoken to indicate one's own pregnancy, or that someone has found out they are pregnant.Rate it:

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tip of the icebergOcean Scientists assert in reference to an 'iceberg': The {tip} exposed portion, visible above the sea, is only one eighth of the actual size of this awesome natural phenomenon found in the polar seas of our planet Earth.Rate it:

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where there is a will there is a wayIf someone wants or wills something strongly enough, a way can be found to make it happen.Rate it:

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zero-daybenefiting from newly found and yet unpatched or unmitigated flaw in software or hardware; using zero-day vulnerabilityRate it:

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