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go southTo become unfavorable; to decrease; to take a turn for the worse.Rate it:

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head southAlternative form of go south; to decrease or become unfavorable; to take a turn for the worse.Rate it:

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South TibetUsed other than as an idiom: see south, Tibet. (the southern part of Tibet)(in particular, in the People's Republic of China) Those areas located south of the McMahon Line, which are now administered by the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh, and which were formerly part of the Tibetan cultural area.Rate it:

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South TibetThose areas located south of the McMahon Line, which are now administered by the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh, and which were formerly part of the Tibetan cultural area.Rate it:

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damn YankeeA person from the northern United States (a Yankee) who moves to the South to reside there.Rate it:

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lay openIn Japan and South Korea, to publish a patent for initial public review, prior to the formal application for registration.Rate it:

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around the HornFollowing the extremely hazardous naval route around Cape Horn, the southernmost point in South America.Rate it:

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cat's clawAny of several species of plant having parts resembling the claw of a cat.Acacia greggii, a tree species native to the southwestern United States and northern MexicoAcacia plumosa, a medicinal plant species native to BrazilCarpobrotus edulis, or uña de gato (Spanish: "cat's claw"), a plant species in the Aizoaceae familyDolichandra unguis-cati, or cat's claw creeper, a Central American climbing vine of the Bignoniaceae familyGrevillea alpina, a shrub species native to AustraliaMartynia annua, a plant species endemic to BrazilMimosa nuttallii (formerly Schrankia nuttalli), a plant native to the Midwestern United StatesUncaria guianensis, a plant species found in GuyanaUncaria rhynchophylla, a plant species used in traditional Chinese medicineUncaria tomentosa, a plant species found in the tropical jungles of South and Central AmericaRate it:

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cat's clawUncaria tomentosa, a plant species found in the tropical jungles of South and Central AmericaRate it:

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culpable homicideCriminal negligence causing the unlawful death of a human being.(Can we verify this sense?) (Canada, law) Murder, manslaughter or infanticide.(Can we verify this sense?) (Scotland, law) Manslaughter.(Can we verify this sense?) (South Africa, law) The unlawful negligent killing of another human being.Rate it:

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culpable homicide(South Africa, law) The unlawful negligent killing of another human being.Rate it:

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it's grim up northA phrase suggesting that the standard of life in the north of England is poor compared to that in the south.Rate it:

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spectare in (vergere ad) orientem (solem), occidentem (solem), ad meridiem, in septentrionesto lie to the east, west, south, north.Rate it:

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touch of the tar brushOf South Asian or Afro-Caribbean in their background and/or in their appearance.Rate it:

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ventus se vertit in Africumthe wind is turning to the south-west.Rate it:

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wits' endA. 1911, John Muir, in John Muir and Michael P. Branch, John Muir's Last Journey: South to the Amazon and East to Africa, 2002, page 138.Rate it:

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