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power corrupts, absolute power corrupts absolutelyThe corrupting influence of power is total when one's power is total.Lord Acton see: WikiquoteRate it:

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flower power60s youth movementRate it:

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power downTo switch off.Rate it:

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power upTo turn the electrical power on to a device as a precondition to make it operational.Rate it:

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more power to youBest wishes and success; good luck in your endeavor.Rate it:

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power offTo turn off, to cut the power to.Rate it:

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brown powerThe production of electricity made from conventional sources, such as coal, oil, natural gas and nuclear power.Rate it:

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grey powerThe collective political, economic, and social influence of senior citizens, especially when they are mobilized by a common interest.Rate it:

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knowledge is powerWith knowledge and/or education, one's potential or ability to succeed in the pursuit of his objectives will certainly increase.Rate it:

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poor powerLimited ability.Rate it:

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power behind the throneSomeone who appears to be without special status, but who has great covert influence on a person in authority.Rate it:

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Power behind the ThroneThe actual force or person behind ones success, the real person in chargeRate it:

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power chordA chord or combination of notes used in rock music and typically selected to sound good at high volume and high levels of distortion. Power chords make extensive use of intervals such as open fourths and fifths.Rate it:

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power napA short sleep taken in the daytime in order to refresh a person and generally terminated before deep sleep begins so as not to leave the sleeper drowsy.Rate it:

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power onTo turn on.Rate it:

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power pointelectrical socketRate it:

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power upTo become ready for operation as a result of the provision of electrical power.Rate it:

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pulling powerAbility to attract people.Rate it:

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bottom handWith a standard batting grip, the hand placed further down the handle of the bat; the batsman's dominant hand, providing most power to a shot.Rate it:

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check and balanceProvide mutual oversight and limitation by independent organizations in order to prevent abuses of power.Rate it:

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hold backTo act with reserve; to contain one's full measure or power.Rate it:

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iron-willedOf strong powerRate it:

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rerum potiri(1) to usurp supreme power, (2) to be in a position of power.Rate it:

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turn offTo power down; to stop a device by switching it off.Rate it:

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crank upTo increase, as the volume, power or energy of something.Rate it:

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bring downTo make a legitimate rulership lose their position of power.Rate it:

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hold the purse stringsTo be in control of spending; to have financial power and responsibility.Rate it:

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nerves of steelA lot of strength or powerRate it:

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all hat and no cattleFull of big talk but lacking action, power, or substance; pretentious.Rate it:

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scientia potentia estKnowledge is Power; with knowledge or education, one's potential or abilities in life will certainly increase.Rate it:

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stop an eight-day clock and throw it into reverseBefore batteries and household electricity were used to power clocks, most clocks had to be wound by hand to keep operating. Eight-day clocks were designed so they only had to be wound every eighth day and the movement only turned in a clockwise direction. Therefore, someone with an appearance objectionable enough to stop the clock and send the movement spinning in the wrong and opposite direction would be ugly indeed.Rate it:

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the pen is mightier than the swordMore influence and power can be usurped by writing than by fighting.Rate it:

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bring upTo turn on power or start, as of a machine.Rate it:

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charge upTo recharge, to give electrical power to something.Rate it:

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fall from graceTo fall from one's current social position to something lower, to lose one's prestige, status or power.Rate it:

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necker's knobA knob attached to the steering wheel of an automobile, especially before the widespread availability of power steering, helping the driver steer with one arm and leaving the other arm free to provide romantic attention to a companion.Rate it:

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sabre-rattlingA flamboyant display of military power as an implied threat that it might be used.Rate it:

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Still Water Runs DeepSomeone who apparently looks silent might be very knowledgeable or intelligent person, silence has powerRate it:

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under a spellBewitched, held by the power of a magical spell.Rate it:

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blue-eyed boyThe favourite, especially a young one, of especially someone in power; a fair-haired boy,Rate it:

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choke upTo lose one's power of speech, because of embarrassment, fear etc.Rate it:

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divide and conquerA combination of political, military and economic strategies that aim to gain and maintain power by breaking up larger concentrations of power into chunks that individually have less power than the one implementing the strategy.(computing) Applied to various algorithms, such as quicksort, that solve a problem by splitting it recursively into smaller problems until all of the remaining problems are trivial.(as imperative, proverb) In order to rule securely, don't allow alliances of your enemies.Rate it:

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engine roomThe source of power in a team or other group.Rate it:

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il faut à toute force l'empêcher de sortirYou must prevent him going out by all the means in your power; We must do all we can to prevent him going out.Rate it:

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Indian signA curse causing loss of will power or persistent bad luck.Rate it:

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three-on-the-treeOn an automobile, describing the gearshift lever of a steering column-mounted three-speed manual transmission.Rate it:

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tooth and nailViciously; with all one’s strength or power; without holding back..Rate it:

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3-on-the-treeOn an automobile (especially those produced from 1939 through the mid-1970s), a three-speed manual transmission whose gearshift lever is mounted on the steering column.Rate it:

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3-on-the-treeOn an automobile, a three-speed manual transmission whose gearshift lever is mounted on the steering column.Rate it:

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à voile et à vapeurAC/DC; literally on sail and on steam powerRate it:

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