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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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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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talent managementHuman capital management of the entire employee lifecycle. Companies that are engaged in talent management are strategic and deliberate in how they source, attract, select, train, develop, promote, and move employees through the organization. This term also incorporates how companies drive performance at the individual level (performance management).Rate it:

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