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every man for himself!Everyone has to fight for his or her own survival. This extraordinary admonition, generally applies during an extreme emergency, commercial or military wherein rescue assistance or other lifesaving help is unlikely.Rate it:

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give him enough rope and he'll hang himselfIf one gives someone enough freedom of action, they may destroy themselves by foolish actions.Rate it:

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every man for himselfAn expression of indifference, that everyone should forget about comradeship and save themselves.Rate it:

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full of himself/herselfThe self-centered individual awash with a smattering of ego expresses an all-knowing, all familiar, par excellence in the extreme.Rate it:

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full of himself/herself:The self-centered individual awash with a smattering of 'ego' expresses an 'all-knowing', 'all familiar', par excellence in the extreme:Rate it:

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à la cour du roi chacun pour soiEvery man for himself and the devil take the hindmost. Rate it:

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back-cloth starAn actor who stands upstage, forcing the other actors to face him and turn their backs to the audience, in order to gain more attention to himself.Rate it:

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back-cloth starAn actor who stands upstage, forcing the other actors to face him and turn their backs to the audience, in order to draw more attention to himself.Rate it:

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ça, c’est de bonne guerreHe has only used fair means to defend himself (or, attack you); He has acted within his rights, you cannot complain.Rate it:

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cet homme file sa cordeThat man will bring himself to the gallows.Rate it:

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chacun a payé son écotEach paid for himself.Rate it:

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chacun pour soievery man for himselfRate it:

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comme cet homme s’écoute!What care that man takes of himself!Rate it:

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cuff Jonassaid of one who is knock-kneed, or who beats his sides to keep himself warm in frosty weather.Rate it:

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deliver the message to garcia...heaves in a deep breath, gathers himself as though he's crossed a continent to deliver the message to Garcia.Rate it:

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dog in a mangerone who denies others what he cannot consume himself: hay in a manger (cattle feeder) cannot be eaten by cows if a (barking) dog is in it - though dogs don't eat hayRate it:

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every man for hisselfSynonym of every man for himselfRate it:

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execution styleResembling an execution; with the victim aware, but unable to defend himself or resist.Rate it:

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il a craché en l’air et ça lui est retombé sur le nez (pop.)He wished to do harm to another but it recoiled on himself.Rate it:

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il a pris cela sous son bonnet1. He invented it. 2. He took it upon himself.Rate it:

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il a pris son parti1. He has made up his mind. 2. He has resigned himself to it.Rate it:

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il demeura tout camusHe had not a word to say for himself; He was “stumped.”Rate it:

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il est de taille à se défendreHe is big enough to defend himself.Rate it:

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il est sans gêneHe is free and easy (casual, off-hand); He makes himself too much at home.Rate it:

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il fait le gros dosHe gives himself airs.Rate it:

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il ne se fait faute de rienHe denies himself nothing.Rate it:

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il ne se foule pas la rate (pop.)He does not overwork himself; He takes things easily.Rate it:

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il ne se gêne guèreDoesn’t he make himself at home! Well, he is a cool customer!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 pied (pop.)1. He is a man of importance; He gives himself airs. 2. He is no fool.Rate it:

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il n’a pas demandé son reste!He soon took himself off, I can tell you! He soon shut up, I can tell you!Rate it:

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il prend sur sa bouche pour aider ces gensHe stints himself to help those people.Rate it:

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il se croit le premier moutardier du papeHe thinks no small beer of himself.Rate it:

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il se donne du bon tempsHe does not work too hard; He enjoys himself; He has a good time of it.Rate it:

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il s’en croit beaucoupHe thinks a great deal of himself.Rate it:

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il s’est battu les flancs pour rienHe gave himself all that trouble for nothing.Rate it:

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il s’est coupé dans ses réponsesHe contradicted himself in his answers.Rate it:

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il s’est jeté à corps perdu dans cette affaireHe threw himself headlong (or, with might and main) into the matter.Rate it:

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il s’est mis martel en têteHe made himself very uneasy.Rate it:

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le style c’est l’hommeStyle is the man himself; Like author, like book.Rate it:

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maintenant qu’il est riche, il s’en donne de la bonne façonNow he is rich, he refuses himself nothing.Rate it:

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nous lui avons fait honte1. We caused him to feel ashamed of himself. 2. He was ashamed of us.Rate it:

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Pot Calling the Kettle BlackThe person who like to point out flaws and weakness in others when he or she has the same in himself or herselfRate it:

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professional victimA person who sets himself or herself up to be an accident victim in order to collect insurance payments or compensation payments, or to get other benefits.Rate it:

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sauve qui peutevery man for himself - more literally "save yourself if you can"; most literally "may he save himself, whoever can"Rate it:

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sauve qui peutEvery one for himself; Run for your lives.Rate it:

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Stuffed ShirtA self-conceited person who brags about himself, to give self-importanceRate it:

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the joke is on someoneThe person who made the joke himself became the subject of a joke.Rate it:

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venire contra factum propriumNo one may set himself in contradiction to his own previous conduct.Rate it:

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師父領進門,修行靠個人A master can only lead a person to the temple gate; the individual must practice himself to become a monkRate it:

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