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coquelin fait le rôle principalCoquelin is taking the principal part.Rate it:

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part companyto separate; go their own wayRate it:

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bit partsmall acting roleRate it:

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till death do us partA common phrase said between the bride and the groom at a Christian wedding, indicating togetherness and commitment.Rate it:

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better part ofalmost all of; most ofRate it:

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blague à partSérieusement, sans blague.Rate it:

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discretion is the better part of valorAlternative form of discretion is the better part of valour.Rate it:

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discretion is the better part of valourIt is often wise to refrain from seemingly brave speech or action.1597 Rate it:

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dites bien des choses de ma part à votre frèreRemember me kindly to your brother.Rate it:

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en bonne ou mauvaise partIn a good or bad sense.Rate it:

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faire bande à partNot to mix with other people.Rate it:

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for the most partMostly; in general; usually.Rate it:

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look the partTo appear suitable for a particular kind of work, position or role.Rate it:

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nous le savons de bonne partWe know it on good authority.Rate it:

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part and parcelAn integral or essential piece; that which must be done or accepted as part of something else.Rate it:

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part companyTo end a relationshipRate it:

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part withTo willingly let go of; to give up; to relinquish.Rate it:

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play a partto be involved in such a way to affect the outcome, to be a contributing factorRate it:

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prendre à partto take asideRate it:

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qui part à la chasse perd sa placeVariante de qui va à la chasse perd sa place.Rate it:

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take partTo participate or join.Rate it:

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take partTo share or partake.Rate it:

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un billet de faire partA letter by which a birth, marriage, or death is made known to friends.Rate it:

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blood in the waterIn a competitive situation, the exhibition of apparent weakness or vulnerability by one party, especially when this leads to a feeling of vulnerability or greater pressure to perform on the part of the weak party, and/or enhanced expectation of victory by the other(s).Rate it:

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breast upTo cut the face of on one side so as to lay bare the principal upright stems of the plants.Rate it:

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conjunción finalAquella que expresa la finalidad o el objetivo de lo manifestado en la oración principal.Rate it:

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flutter in the dovecoteI further argued that the principal cause for the political deadlock that persisted for thirty years after the guns fell silent was Israeli intransigence rather than Arab intransigence. The appearance of the first wave of revisionist studies excited a great deal of interest and controversy in the media and more than a flutter in the academic dovecote. — Israel Confronts Its Past.Rate it:

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name of the gameThe essential element (needed to reach the principal goal or objective); the overall purpose.Rate it:

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opinio juris sive necessitatisThe principle of International Law where states believe or accept that a practice exists and must be followed because of a rule of Law requiring it, to the extent that it becomes part of the body of norms known as international Customary Law. See the Lotus CaseRate it:

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razor strappedThe violent WHIPPING of a recalcitrant, errant, disobedient grammar school boy with a two-inch wide by thirty inch long by one/quarter inch thick cowhide strap or belt. Punishment was generally for a misdemeanor and the beating was generally by the schoolmaster, school Principal, janitor or a person designated by the Principal to administer the 'thrashing': 'Crying out' or screaming by the school boy was met by harsher thrashing and Yelling' from the maddened 'THRASHER': The well 'WELTED'STRAPPED victims were forced to return to their classroomRate it:

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top bananaThe principal comedian in a vaudeville or burlesque show.Rate it:

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vale of tearsA symbolic "valley of tears"; meaning the world and the sorrows felt through life. Similar to the Old Testament Psalm 23's reference to the "valley of the shadow of death", the phrase implies that sadness is part of the physical world (i.e. part of human experience).Rate it:

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any nook or crannyAny part of a place; anywhere.Rate it:

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Cream of the CropThe best part or person or excellent choiceRate it:

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bitter endThat part of an anchor cable which is abaft the bitts and thus remains onboard when a ship is riding at anchor.Rate it:

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easy for you to sayRequiring little effort or sacrifice on your part, with the implication that it is or has been more difficult for others.Rate it:

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go in forTo engage or take part in something.Rate it:

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kick offTo make the first kick in a game or part of a game.Rate it:

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back fortyThe remote part of a farm.Rate it:

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proverbs run in pairsEvery proverb seems to be contradicted by another proverb with an opposed message, such as "too many cooks spoil the broth" and "many hands make light work."1863, Sir Richard Burton, Abeokuta and the Camaroons Mountains, vol. 1, Tinsley (London), p. 309:Moreover, all the world over, proverbs run in pairs, and pull both ways: for the most part one neutralizes, by contradiction, the other.Rate it:

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heart and soulThe core of a thing; the most essential or important part.Rate it:

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bear the bruntTo endure the worst part of something.Rate it:

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fat of the landThe greatest part of anything; the finest and most abundant share of resources; the cream of the crop.Rate it:

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gray areaA part that is not clear or certain; something that is open to interpretation.Rate it:

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il a pris fait et cause pour moiHe stood up for me; He took my part.Rate it:

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lay offTo place all or part of a bet with another bookmaker in order to reduce risk.Rate it:

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pitch inTo help out; lend assistance; contribute; to do one's part.Rate it:

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the end all-be allSomething ultimate; the best part of something; the thing which solves all problems associated with something.Rate it:

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throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stickTry the same thing (or similar things) often enough, and, even if the general standard is poor, sometimes one will be successful.2001, And still no one is shouting stop. read in The Kingdom archives at on 02 Nov 06,Many team managers are of the philosophy that if you throw enough mud at the wall some of it will stick. They believe that team preparation is all about physical fitness. They run the players into the ground and they believe they will be "flying on the day".2001, Robert McCrum, Let them eat cake, in The Observer 16 Dec 01, read on Guardian Unlimited site at on 02 Nov 06,Australian publishing boomed and in the past 10 years the country's literary culture has undergone a mini golden age, capped by Carey's triumph at the 2001 Booker Prize. As one Australian arts administrator said to me many years ago: 'Listen, mate, if you throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stick.'2001, Chris Collin, Re: 2-cp speys on The Strathspey Server mailing list archive at on 02 Nov 06,I am finding that "if you throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stick". It doesn't always work of course (especially on the nights when the class is mostly the beginners), but the class seems to thrive on the challange.2005, Ray Craft (poster on The right scale blog), Fitzhooie and his Burden, read at on 02 Nov 06,Prosecutors everywhere have bad habits of overcharging lots of cases, knowing that if the throw enough mud at the wall some of it will stick.2005, Sean Kelleher, Spike Milligan: His part in our downfall in Business 07 Aug 05, read at on 02 Nov 06,As long as there is negligible regulation and enforcement anyone can actually try and do the job...Weak regulation allows the industry to build strategies on full time recruitment. The theory goes: throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stick.c2005, Everything You've Learned About Marketing Is Wrong, read on LINC Performance website at on 02 Nov 06,They have the money to continue to believe in the repetition side of the equation. You throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stick. But it still isnRate it:

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race queenA glamorous model, part of the pit crew in Japanese motor racing.Rate it:

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