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longer la côteTo hug the shore.Rate it:

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take a picture, it will last longeran ironic statement said after being stared at for a long time.Rate it:

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Out of Sight, Out of MindYou forget people that are no longer visible, if you don’t see someone for a while, you tend to forgetRate it:

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let goTo no longer hold on.Rate it:

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throw outTo dismiss or expel someone from any longer performing duty or attending somewhere.Rate it:

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rag-chewingA phrase used by morse code operators for a longer than usual conversation, generally a conversation extending about 30 minutes.Rate it:

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à l’heure qu’il est on ne le fait plusNowadays it is no longer done.Rate it:

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all washed-upno longer successful, skillful, popular, or needed.Rate it:

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at the end of the roadNo longer in the competition. Voted off. Eliminated.Rate it:

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at the end of the roadNo longer living. Dead.Rate it:

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be pastTo have recovered from; to no longer believe that an experience is important.Rate it:

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ce peintre est hors concoursThat artist is no longer a competitor (having already received the highest award).Rate it:

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come to an endTo stop; to cease; to no longer continue.Rate it:

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deadNo longer living.Rate it:

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deadNo longer used or required.Rate it:

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dead men tell no talesOnce someone is dead, they can no longer communicate, hence killing someone is the best way to keep him/her quiet.Rate it:

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dead woodPersonnel no longer contributing to an organization.Rate it:

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drag through the mudto tarnish or spoil enough so that it is no longer respectableRate it:

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est-ce que vous vous êtes brouillés?Are you no longer friends?Rate it:

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fight firesTo deal with urgent matters and minor emergencies rather than longer-term work.Rate it:

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go off the boilCease to boil when heat is no longer applied.Rate it:

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have seen one's dayTo be at the point in a life cycle or career of no longer being useful or effective; to be worn-out.Rate it:

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hold a grudgeFar longer than is reasonable.Rate it:

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il branle dans le manche (or, au manche)He is no longer firmly established in his post; He is irresolute.Rate it:

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in abraham's bosomNo longer living. Dead.Rate it:

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je ne tiens plus à rienI no longer care for anything.Rate it:

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je n’en suis plusI am no longer one of the party; I no longer belong to it.Rate it:

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je n’y tiens plusI cannot stand it any longer.Rate it:

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jump the queueTo move into a queue ahead of others who have been waiting longer or that have a higher priority; push in.Rate it:

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lapsed academicA person formerly employed as a professor or researcher in a university or other institution of higher education, especially one who no longer attempts to remain current in his or her former academic field.Rate it:

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les pièces des états du pape n’ont plus coursThe coins of the Papal States are no longer legal tender.Rate it:

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lose sight ofTo be no longer able to see.Rate it:

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No Spring ChickenNo longer young, old person, over his young ageRate it:

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no spring chickenSaid of a person who is no longer particularly young.Rate it:

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not in kansas anymoreNo longer in quiet and comfortable surroundings; in the big city.Rate it:

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off the wagonNo longer maintaining a program of self-improvement or abstinence from an undesirable habit, especially drinking alcohol.Rate it:

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one-horse raceA horse race in which a single horse takes such a considerable lead that the other horses are no longer contenders to win.Rate it:

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one-night standA single sexual encounter between two individuals, where at least one of the partners has no immediate intention or expectation of establishing a longer-term sexual or romantic relationship. As the phrase implies, the relationship lasts for only one night.Rate it:

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one-night standA single sexual encounter between two individuals, where at least one of the parties has no immediate intention or expectation of establishing a longer-term sexual or romantic relationship. As the phrase implies, the relationship lasts for only one night.Rate it:

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out of the runningNo longer in competition.Rate it:

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out of touchNo longer conversant with facts; not aware or realistic.Rate it:

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out of touchNo longer maintaining contact or communications.Rate it:

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outshoutTo shout louder or for longer than another.Rate it:

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pack awayTo store away, place out of the way, or stash, especially for the longer term.Rate it:

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parade passed someone bySomeone no longer has what it takes to remain competetive and thus has no future in a particular role.Rate it:

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point of no returnThe point in any journey, process, or sequence of events when it is no longer possible to reverse course or stop the process.Rate it:

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poke someone's eye outTo damage or harm someone's eye to the point that it can no longer see.Rate it:

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spin outto prolong, make longer (in time)Rate it:

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stay outTo outstay; to stay longer than.Rate it:

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take awayTo remove something, either material or abstract, so that a person no longer has it.Rate it:

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