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new schoolA style, way of thinking, or method for accomplishing a task that is typical of the current era, as opposed to former eras.Rate it:

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school's outThe school year has come to an end.Rate it:

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every day is a school dayYou learn something new every day.Rate it:

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vaulting schoolUsed other than as an idiom: see vaulting, school. (A place where one learns to vault.)Rate it:

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vaulting schoolA brothel.Rate it:

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rule the schoolTo substantially control a school administratively, financially, or to control a school's curriculum.Rate it:

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old schoolCharacteristic of a style, outlook, or method employed in a former era, remembered either as inferior to the current style, or alternately, remembered nostalgically as superior or preferable to the new style, the older denoting something that would be considered out of date or out of fashion to some, but as such, is considered by others as cool and hip.Rate it:

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rule the school(of one or a group of students) To socially dominate a school's student population, or a major part of it (such as the girls or the boys).Rate it:

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school of hard knocksAn education consisting of real-world experiences, especially harsh experiences.Rate it:

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School of Hard KnocksTesting and tough experiences of life that teach you lots of lessonsRate it:

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tell tales out of schoolTo reveal confidential or sensitive information; to gossip.Rate it:

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to tell tales out of school.to reveal information which should have been kept privy to an organization.Rate 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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hold backTo delay, especially in school.Rate it:

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you get what you pay forIn commercial transactions, the quality of goods and services increases as the prices increase, i.e., the more one pays, the better the merchandise.2003, Michael Blumenthal, "For Whom the School Bell Tolls," Time, 7 Dec.:Though it may sound unapologetically capitalistic to say soRate it:

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alma materthe university, school, or college that one formerly attended.Rate it:

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bunk offWe all bunked off school yesterday to watch the football.Rate it:

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keep inTo require a pupil to stay after school as a punishment.Rate it:

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dropout factoryAn underperforming high school, especially with low graduation ratesRate it:

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sick noteA note from a doctor certifying the patient is ill, and therefore unable to go to work, school etc.Rate it:

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à la rentrée des classesWhen school reopens.Rate it:

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Appendix:Harry Potter/Draco Dormiens Nunquam TitillandusThe motto of the fictional European school Hogwarts.Rate it:

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board outto send (children or pets) to stay with other people (or to boarding school, in the case of children)Rate it:

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boys will be boysIt is hard, often fruitless, to attempt to curb the natural playfulness and tendency to mischief of most growing boys.1922, James Joyce, Ulysses Chapter 13But just then there was a slight altercation between Master Tommy and Master Jacky. Boys will be boys and our two twins were no exception to this golden rule.Even grown men usually remain somewhat boyish in heart"Boys will be boys", grinned grandpa while he joined his adult son playing with the fancy train-set he gave his grandson for Christmas while the kid was in school.Rate it:

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bug outMiss school, play truant, play hooky.Rate it:

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buissonnierducking schoolRate it:

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cop offto leave school earlyRate it:

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cry for helpIn her second year at the school Alexis stopped doing her homework and would often scribble on walls. Her teachers wondered whether this was a cry for help, or if she was simply misbehaving.Rate it:

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c’est un homme de la vieille rocheHe belongs to the good old stock; He is a man of the old school.Rate it:

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drop outPrematurely and voluntarily leave (school, a race, or the like).Rate it:

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e disciplina alicuius profectum esseto be brought up in some one's school.Rate it:

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faire écoleTo found (or, to be a leader of) a school of art, literature, music, &c.Rate it:

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field dayA school day for athletic events; a sports day.Rate it:

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field dayA day of class taken away from school for a field trip.Rate it:

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fire drillAn organised practice to prepare occupants of an office, school or other public building for evacuation in the event of a fire.Rate it:

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get inTo secure membership at a selective school.Rate it:

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latch-key childA child who returns home from school to an empty house and therefore must unlock/unlatch the exterior door with a key, especially a child of working or absent parent(s).Rate it:

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latch-key childA child who returns home from school to an empty house and therefore must unlock/unlatch the exterior door with a key, especially a child of working or absent parent.Rate it:

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ludus (discendi or litterarum)an elementary school.Rate it:

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ludus gladiatoriusa school for gladiators.Rate it:

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match dayThe day graduating medical-school students find out where they will serve as residents.Rate it:

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obtenir une bourse au lycéeTo gain an exhibition (or, scholarship) at a public school.Rate it:

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old boy networkA presumed unacknowledged system of association between childhood friends (especially those at school or university together), used for mutual assistance or favouritism.Rate it:

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on the hopPlaying truant from school.Rate it:

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pas dans le trainNot up-to-date; Of an older school.Rate it:

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play hookeyTo be absent without permission, especially from school.Rate it:

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play hookyTo miss school, work, or other duties without permission or an excuse.Rate it:

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sag offTo skive, to not attend school when required to do so.Rate it:

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scholaa school for higher education.Rate it:

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schola, disciplina, familia; sectaa sect, school of thought.Rate it:

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