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ce qu’il dit coule de sourceWhat he says comes from the heart, comes fluently from his lips.Rate it:

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cela coule de sourceThat follows naturally.Rate it:

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je le tiens de bonne sourceI have it on good authority.Rate it:

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a little bird told meOf information which was gathered from a source not to be overtly exposed.Rate it:

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check outTo obtain computer source code from a repository.Rate it:

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look upTo obtain information about something from a text source.Rate it:

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three-ring circusA disorderly, complicated, rapidly changing situation or set of events, which is a source of bewilderment, amazement, or amusement.Rate it:

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cash cowSomeone or something which is a dependable source of appreciable amounts of money; a moneymaker.Rate it:

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bone in the throatA source of continuing annoyance; a hindrance.Rate it:

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engine roomThe source of power in a team or other group.Rate it:

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as they sayA vague invocation of popular convention when introducing a phrase or expression, which may be accompanied by attribution to a source or locale in which the phrase or expression is used.Rate it:

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bell it outAn electricians methodology to assure continuity in an electrical circuit. Utilizing and applying a low voltage power source to a circuit and applying a pretested door bell to the opposite end of the circuit to prove continuity.Rate it:

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comment outTo disable a section of source code by converting it into a comment.Rate it:

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daylightThe light from the Sun, as opposed to that from any other source.Rate it:

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daylightA light source that simulates daylight.Rate it:

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draw onTo appeal to, make a demand of, rely on; to utilize or make use of, as a source.Rate it:

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draw uponTo appeal to, make a demand of, rely on; to utilize or make use of, as a source.Rate it:

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feathered oof-birdAny large, plentiful source or supplier of money.Rate it:

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fons et caput (vid. sect. III., note caput...)source, origin.Rate it:

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get pastTo get through a difficult time; to overcome a source of grief.Rate it:

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get pastTo cause someone to overcome a source of grief or get through a difficult time.Rate it:

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grass rootsThe essential foundation or source of something.Rate it:

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he who smelt it dealt it(colloquial, originally) A person who calls attention to or complains about a fart is likely trying to pretend it wasn't his or her own.(colloquial, by extension) Used to suggest that a person calling attention to or complaining about a given problem may in fact be the source of the problem.Rate it:

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hearken backTo go back to something as an origin or source.Rate it:

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hind titAn inferior source of food or other resources.Rate it:

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hook upTo connect to something like a power supply or a signal source.Rate it:

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horse's mouthSource; someone who directly experienced or witnessed something.Rate it:

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le temps, c’est de l’argentLe temps bien employé est souvent source de profits. A contrario, du temps gaspillé provoque souvent pertes et manques à gagner.Rate it:

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light paintingThe artistic technique of moving a light source to selectively illuminate parts of the subject or scene a camera is recording (at a slow shutter speed), or to shine directly into the camera and in this way sketch.Rate it:

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make someone's dayTo make someone happy or to be a source of satisfaction.Rate it:

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meal ticketSomeone or something that provides income or livelihood, especially as an exploited source.Rate it:

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mon petit doigt m’a ditIntroduit une assertion dont on ne souhaite pas divulguer la source.Rate it:

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mother lodeAny source of valuable or useful material.Rate it:

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native soilSource, place of origin, principal location, or natural habitat.Rate it:

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oof-birdAny source or supplier of money.Rate it:

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pain in the buttA nuisance; a source of trouble or annoyance.Rate it:

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peanut galleryAny source of heckling, unwelcome commentary or criticism, especially from a know-it-all or of an inexpert nature.Rate it:

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Pierian springThe source of knowledge, inspiration, or learning.Rate it:

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problem childSomeone or something persistently difficult or vexing; a frequent source of trouble or annoyance.Rate it:

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PTALAcronym of please take another look; please review and comment at the proposed change to software source code.Rate it:

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rem outTo temporarily disable a section of source code by converting it into a comment.Rate it:

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rumor campaignA method of persuasion in which damaging rumors or innuendo are deliberately spread concerning a person or other target, while the source of the rumors tries to avoid detection.Rate it:

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run offTo operate by a particular energy source.Rate it:

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run onTo operate with a particular energy source.Rate it:

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shake the pagoda treeTo find a source of easy enrichment; to become absurdly rich in a short time.Rate it:

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Stein des AnstoßesA source of annoyanceRate it:

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stick it to the manTo take some action intended to defy a source of oppression such as globalization, commercialization, big business or government.Rate it:

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straight from the horse's mouthDirectly from the source; firsthand.Rate it:

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Straight from the Horse’s MouthSomething coming directly from the main, authentic or reliable source direct from trustworthy person or placeRate it:

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suck hind titTo feed from an inferior source of food.Rate it:

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