Phrases related to: proportional counter

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a bean counterOne whom keeps track of minute details. One whom counts trivialities and overlooks the major items of the moment.Rate it:

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run counterTo defy or oppose something, especially an expectation, custom, or social standard.Rate it:

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bean counterA person, such as an accountant or financial officer, who is concerned with quantification, especially to the exclusion of other matters.Rate it:

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behind the counterOf drugs, dispensed by a pharmacist without needing a doctor's prescription or other form of compliance.Rate it:

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rivet counterA person who has an obsession with the minutae of their particular interest. Anyone preoccupied with small distinguishing features between different items.Rate it:

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I'll call the policeIndicates that the speaker is going to call the police, presumably to counter actions from the interlocutor.Rate it:

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beginner's luckrefers to the supposed phenomenon of novices experiencing disproportionate frequency of success or succeeding against an expert in a given activity. One would expect experts to outperform novices - when the opposite happens it is counter-intuitive, hence the need for a term to describe this phenomenon.Rate it:

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escape fireAn unconventional or counter intuitive solution to a difficult problem.Rate it:

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são seus olhosA phrase to humbly counter flattering by claiming that said good qualities are merely a distorting effect of the praiser's eyes.Rate it:

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touch%c3%a9Used in a conversation or debate to concede a point as true, often in response to a successful counter of one's own logic.Rate it:

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vous heurtez de front tous ses préjugésYou run counter to (or, openly attack) all his prejudices.Rate it:

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