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Christmas presentUsed other than as an idiom: see Christmas, present.Rate it:

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Christmas presentA contemporary Christmas.Rate it:

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no time like the presentA shortened form of there's no time like the presentRate it:

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present company exceptedThese negative remarks do not pertain to anyone who is currently listening to them (including the speaker).Rate it:

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present company excludedAlternative form of present company exceptedRate it:

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present daycurrentRate it:

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there's no time like the presentNow (i.e., the present time) is an appropriate time to take a particular action.Rate it:

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carpe diemseize the day, make the most of today, enjoy the presentRate it:

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in evidenceVisibly present; noticeable.Rate it:

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balls upThird-person singular simple present indicative form of ball up.Rate it:

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account forTo explain by relating circumstances; to show that some one, thing or members of a group are present or have been processed.Rate it:

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cheese downTo coil the tail of a rope on deck so as to present a neat appearance.Rate it:

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fire awayTo begin to talk or present information quickly.Rate it:

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put upTo present, especially in "put up a fight".Rate it:

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YOLOyou only live once, i.e. expressing the view that one should make the most of the present moment.Rate it:

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be offTo be working against a present or former addiction to.Rate it:

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dress upTo present in a favorable light.Rate it:

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rat runningPresent participle of rat run.Rate it:

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à Dieu vatCe qui pouvait être fait a été fait et à présent, l’avenir est entre les mains de Dieu.Rate it:

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a lot of malarkeyStatements, results, appearances which are unproven, present myriad shortfalls, do not appear within plausible parameters.Rate it:

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ahead of one's timeShowing characteristics of changes yet to be; present in one's work before later advances in the field; coming earlier than could be generally accepted.Rate it:

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are your ears burningSaid of somebody who was not present but was the topic of discussion.Rate it:

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as isIn its present state or condition, especially as a contractual condition of sale.Rate it:

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as yetUp to the present; thus far.Rate it:

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be aroundTo be alive, existent, or present.Rate it:

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beats one's swords into ploughsharesThird-person singular simple present indicative form of beat one's swords into ploughsharesRate it:

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behind its timeShowing characteristics of the past; present in one's work after later advances in the field; coming later than could be generally accepted.Rate it:

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blue-sky thinkingThinking that is not grounded or in touch in the realities of the present.Rate it:

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bluewashTo tout a business or organization's commitment to social responsibility, and to use this perception for public relations and economic gain; to present a humanitarian front in this manner.Rate it:

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break outTo bring out, use, or present.Rate it:

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bulk billingPresent participle of bulk bill.Rate it:

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bystander effectThat someone is less likely to help another if other potential helpers are present than otherwise.Rate it:

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c'était le bon tempsPhrase utilisé pour parler d'une époque révolue, souvent que le locuteur a connue lui-même, avec nostalgie, souvent pour indiquer que le temps présent est moins agréable que cette époque.Rate it:

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cakewalkSomething that is easy or simple, or that does not present a great challenge.Rate it:

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carpe diemExpression célèbre, qui se trouve dans un poème d'Horace : Odes, I, 1 vers 8. Cueille le jour, et ne crois pas au lendemain. Ce conseil est à la fin de l'ode. Dans celle-ci, Horace cherche à persuader Leuconoé de profiter du moment présent, sans s’inquiéter de l’heure de sa mort. La vie est courte ; il ne faut pas gâcher le peu de temps que nous avons, en imaginant un lendemain moins agréable.Rate it:

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carpe diemEmploi moderne de cette locution : invitation à l'insouciance et au plaisir sans arrière-pensée. Profite de l’instant présent.Rate it:

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carpe noctemCueille la nuit, profite de l’instant présent.Rate it:

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cherry-pickTo pick out the best, or most desirable items from a list or group, especially to obtain some advantage or to present something in the best possible light.Rate it:

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climbing the wallsPresent participle of climb the walls.Rate it:

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come down the pikeTo emerge, come up; to approach or arrive on the scene; to present (itself or oneself).Rate it:

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come down to usTo survive to the present day; to be extant in some form.Rate it:

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come upTo emerge or become known, especially unexpectedly; to come to attention, present itself.Rate it:

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count outTo declare adjourned, as a sitting of the House, when it is ascertained that a quorum is not present.Rate it:

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cut a figureTo present an image; to make an impression.Rate it:

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doUsed to form the present progressive of verbs.Rate it:

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economical with the truthNot telling the whole truth, especially in order to present a false image of a situation; untruthful; lying. Often used with sarcasm or satire.Rate it:

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get ahead of oneselfTo focus excessively on one's plans or on prospective future events without paying adequate attention to the present.Rate it:

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ghost from one's pastSomething unpleasant from one's past that "haunts" them to the present day.Rate it:

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going at itthird-person singular simple present indicative form of go at itRate it:

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going awaypresent participle of go awayRate it:

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