Phrases related to: pre-conception

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pre-warDescribing the period before the outbreak of World War II in 1939.Rate it:

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l'herbe est toujours plus verte dans le pré du voisinVariante de l’herbe est toujours plus verte ailleurs.Rate it:

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pre-warDescribing the most recent or significant war in a culture's history.Rate it:

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pre-warDescribing the period before a war.Rate it:

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bird of one's own brainOne's own idea or conception.Rate it:

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ye oldePseudo-archaic, pertaining to a historically inaccurate invocation of pre-modern times.Rate it:

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twinkle in one's father's eyeA notional look of anticipation or hope (either for sex or a child) in one's father's eyes at or around the time of one's conception.Rate it:

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animo, cogitatione aliquid praecipere (Off 1. 23. 81)to form a conception of a thing beforehand.Rate it:

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be the way to goRepresent the best of all possible options or courses of action; pre-eminate over all other choices or alternatives.Rate it:

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c'est un coup montéIt is a pre-arranged affair.Rate it:

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clayA mineral substance made up of small crystals of silica and alumina, that is ductile when moist; the material of pre-fired ceramics.Rate it:

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contendere cum aliquo de principatu (Nep. Arist. 1)to contend with some one for the pre-eminence.Rate it:

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hit the books!Launch a determined review or study of appropriate material and subjects by hitting the books in preparation for a stringent examination/knowledge test in a pre-employment interview.Rate it:

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notionem or rationem alicuius rei in animo informare or animo concipereto form a conception, notion of a thing.Rate it:

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tuppenceTwo pence (in pre- or post-decimalisation currency).Rate it:

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twinkle in one's daddy's eyeOf a person, not yet conceived, particularly when referring to a time period preceding their conception.Rate it:

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