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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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charge upTo motivate, to instill someone with determination.Rate it:

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in charge ofBe in charge of s.th. Means to having responsibility about s.th. That you should control it or lead it.Rate it:

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charge offA write-off.Rate it:

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

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à charge de revancheÀ condition de rendre la pareille.Rate it:

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c'est entendu, à la charge d'autant (or, de revanche)I will do the same for you; One good turn deserves another.Rate it:

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cela est à ma chargeI have to pay for it; That falls on me.Rate it:

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cela m'est à chargeThat is a burden to me.Rate it:

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charge downTo run towards something in an effort to stop it going forward.Rate it:

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charge downTo lose electrical powerRate it:

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charge nursehospital employeeRate it:

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dynamite chargeInstructions given by the judge to a jury that has failed to reach a verdict, in the hope that they can do so after further deliberation.Rate it:

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dynamite chargeUsed other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see dynamite,‎ charge.Rate it:

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get a charge out ofTo derive excitement, entertainment, or pleasure from.Rate it:

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how much do you chargeUsed to ask a professional the monetary cost of his/her services.Rate it:

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il est chargé d'argent comme un crapaud de plumesHe is penniless.Rate it:

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large and in chargeDominating or controlling a situation with confidence and aplomb.Rate it:

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who died and left you in chargeSarcastic response to somebody assuming a position of authority that they have not earned.Rate it:

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break rankTo march or charge out of the designated order in a military unit.Rate it:

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too many cooks spoil the brothIf too many people try to take charge at a task, the end product might be ruined.Rate it:

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turn the tablesTo reverse a situation, such that the advantage has shifted to the party which was previously disadvantaged.Rate it:

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unring a bellTo reverse the ringing of a bell.Rate it:

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break ranksTo march or charge out of the designated order in a military unit.Rate it:

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valley of deathLord Alfred Tennyson, The Charge of the Light Brigade.Rate it:

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back inTo reverse a vehicle into a space.Rate it:

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back intoTo reverse a vehicle into a space.Rate it:

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mix upTo confuse or reverse.Rate it:

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back ontoTo reverse a vehicle onto something.Rate it:

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head upTo lead or take the lead; to direct; to take charge.Rate it:

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about turnAn about face; a military command to a formation of soldiers to reverse the direction in which they are facing.Rate it:

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back outTo reverse a vehicle from a confined space.Rate it:

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daylight robberyAn exorbitant charge for a product or service.Rate it:

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Highway RobberyA big robbery, to charge heavily for somethingRate it:

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run the showTo be the leader, to be in chargeRate it:

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take uponTo take charge of an item of business, or an obligation, as a personal initiative.Rate it:

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at the high portOr in a charge.Rate it:

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rip offTo charge an exorbitant or unfair rate.Rate it:

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point of no returnThe point in any journey, process, or sequence of events when it is no longer possible to reverse course or stop the process.Rate it:

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have in towIn one's charge or close guidance; along with one.Rate it:

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turn backTo reverse one's direction and retrace one's steps.Rate it:

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accusare aliquem perduellionisto charge a person with treason (hostile conduct against the state generally).Rate it:

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accusare aliquem rei capitalis (rerum capitalium)to charge some one with a capital offence.Rate it:

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at the wheelIn control of the situation; in charge.Rate it:

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behind the wheelIn control of the situation; in charge.Rate it:

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Call the ShotsTo take charge, to order, to make the decisionsRate it:

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call the shotsTo make the decisions;to be in charge;to give orders.Rate it:

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classes concurrunt (Liv. 26. 39)the fleets charge.Rate it:

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eat one's youngTo betray a constituent or charge out of self-serving interests or desperation; savaging.Rate it:

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epistulam dare alicui ad aliquemto charge some one with a letter for some one else.Rate it:

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