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man and wifeA newly married coupleRate it:

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take a wifeto marry a womanRate it:

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take to wifeto marry (as in a specific woman)Rate it:

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wife upto marry a woman; to make a woman one’s wifeRate it:

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wife upto spend extensive or excessive time with one’s wife or girlfriend; to be under a woman’s thumb; to be whippedRate it:

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apron stringA symbol of the domestic ties binding a male to a female (as a husband to a wife or a son to a mother).Rate it:

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ce mari bat sa femme comme plâtreThat husband beats his wife like a dog.Rate it:

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the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get(vulgar) The sexual satisfactions that one receives from a spouse or romantic partner are not sufficient to compensate for the significant periods of bad faith and unpleasant treatment which such relationships routinely involve.1971, Allen Churchill, The Literary Decade, ISBN 9780135375228:Years later she expressed her disillusionment with sex by saying, "The fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get."1999, Ben Sonnenberg, Lost Property: Memoirs and Confessions of a Bad Boy, ISBN 9781582430454, p. 93:Maitland got drunk at his parties and threw his arm around you and pulled you over to his wife and made you look down her dress, saying, "The trouble with marriage is that the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get."2008, Joseph Heywood, Blue Wolf In Green Fire, ISBN 9781599213590, p. 63:"I can't believe a little pussy got me into dis mess." "Shit happens," Service said. "Sometimes the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get."Rate it:

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'er indoorsone's wifeRate it:

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apron string holdAn estate held by a man during his wife's life.Rate it:

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apron-string holdAn estate held by a man during his wife's life.Rate it:

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bros before hoes(US, informal) A man should prioritize his male friends over his girlfriend or wife.Rate it:

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chicks before dicksA woman should prioritize her female friends over her boyfriend or husband.Rate it:

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c’est elle qui porte la culotteShe is mistress in this house (not her husband); The grey mare is the better horse.Rate it:

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elle a deux enfants du premier litShe has two children by her first husband.Rate it:

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et uxor"and the wife" or "and his wife". It is often used in the context of a legal document to include a man's wife in whatever obligation, ownership, etc. the document spells out.Rate it:

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faire vie qui dureTo live temperately; To husband one’s resources.Rate it:

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golf widowA woman who is deprived of her husband's time and attention due to his regular absence in order to play golf.Rate it:

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grass widowA married woman whose husband is away.Rate it:

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grass widowerA married man whose wife is away.Rate it:

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les cordonniers sont les plus mal chaussésThe shoemaker’s wife goes the worst shod.Rate it:

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little womanwifeRate it:

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live in sinTo cohabit as if man and wife without being married.Rate it:

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love childA child born to a married man to someone not his wife.Rate it:

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Miss RightA perfect, ideal or suitable female mate or wife.Rate it:

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Mister RightA perfect, ideal or suitable mate or husband.Rate it:

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never mind that. where's that big, fat billiken of mine?Said by Oliver Hardy's wife in a sequence of the movie Block-Heads (1938)Rate it:

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old womanWife.Rate it:

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on ne peut contenter tout le monde et son pèreOne cannot satisfy everybody, all the world and his wife.Rate it:

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pin moneyAn allowance of money given by a man to his wife or to other dependents for their personal, discretionary use. [from 16th c.]Rate it:

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quand on a des filles, on est toujours bergerMy son is my son till he gets him a wife, My daughter’s my daughter all the days of her life.Rate it:

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Shooting BlanksInnocuous Veiled Remark to the point; Husband Has Yet To Father any Children.Rate it:

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sisters before mistersA woman should prioritize her female friends over her boyfriend or husband.Rate it:

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turn about is fair playMy business partner came up to Me the week before Halloween to notify that he was leaving for two weeks in Florida 'cause is wife was tired.Rate it:

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