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fruit of the unionA child, especially from a marriage or similar union.Rate it:

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l'union fait la forceOn réussit à réaliser une œuvre de grande envergure grâce aux efforts individuels et collectifs.Rate it:

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l'union fait la forceDevise de la Belgique, de la Bulgarie, d’Andorre et de l’Angola.Rate it:

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l'union fait la forceUnited we stand, divided we fall.Rate it:

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state of the unionAddress given by US president annually in January to explain to the country the current status of the US government, and how it relates to the worldRate it:

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trade unionsocial eventRate it:

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trade unionworkers' organisationRate it:

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black don't crackPeople of African descent tend to wrinkle less with age than people with fairer skin.Rate it:

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black manA (male) member of an ethnic group having dark pigmentation of the skin, typically of sub-Saharan African descent.Rate it:

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hammer and sickleA depiction of a sickle crossed with a hammer, used as a symbol of communism and the Soviet Union.Rate it:

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I'm all right, JackIndicates a selfish attitude, not worried about any problems one's friends and neighbours might have. Often associated with strikes and other trade union industrial actions.Rate it:

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albatrossAny of various large seabirds of the family Diomedeidae ranging widely in the Southern Ocean and the North Pacific and having a hooked beak and long narrow wings.Rate it:

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dog in the huntThis is often used erroneously to indicate that one has no stake in the outcome. As such this is a bastardization of two Southern idioms: "no dog in the fight," and "that dog won't hunt." (The latter indicates something is a bad idea or prone to fail.) Use of the phrase "no dog in the hunt" when one wishes to indicate they have no "dog in the fight" will generate funny glances from any Southerners who overhear it.Rate it:

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good old boyA friendly, unambitious, relatively uneducated, sometimes racially biased white man who embodies the stereotype of the folksy culture of the rural southern USA.Rate it:

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shotgunA one-story dwelling with no hallways or corridors, with the rooms arranged in a straight line. Mostly heard in the southern United States.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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a pristina consuetudine deflectereto give up old customs.Rate it:

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a una manoCon unión, consenso y conformidadRate it:

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a vetere consuetudine discedereto give up old customs.Rate it:

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araña de marPez traquínido de cuerpo uniforme, aplastado por el vientre, y cabeza grande al igual que sus ojos y la boca. Su primera aleta anal es muy larga y llega casi hasta la unión de los pectorales. Los primeros cinco radios de la aleta dorsal están unidos a una glándula que inocula una toxina capaz de provocar inflamación, enrojecimiento local, fiebre, vómitos y dolor intenso. Su longitud no suele sobrepasar de los 50 cm. Vive en aguas del Mediterráneo, cerca de la costa en fondos arenosos o fangosos. Es muy solitario. Se entierra en el fondo de la arena asomando los ojos y la espina dorsal a la espera de presas para atacar. Se reproduce en primavera y en verano, siendo esta época cuando más se acerca a la orilla.Rate it:

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black beetleA common name for many species of beetle that are black in color, including:The African black beetle, Hetronychus arator, a serious pest of grasses in New Zealand.The Asiatic rhinoceros beetle, Oryctes rhinoceros, a pest of palm trees in tropical Asia.The European species Feronia nigrita.Rate it:

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black beetleThe African black beetle, Hetronychus arator, a serious pest of grasses in New Zealand.Rate it:

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BrusselsThe European Union.Rate it:

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enemy combatantAny person in an armed conflict who may be properly detained under the laws and customs of war.Rate it:

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EuropeA political entity; the European Union.Rate it:

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fresh off the boatNewly arrived from a foreign place, especially as an immigrant who is still unfamiliar with the customs and language of his or her new environment.Rate it:

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fusión nuclearUnión entre dos átomos o más para formar uno más pesado.Rate it:

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in nostros mores inducere aliquid (De Or. 2. 28)to introduce a thing into our customs; to familiarise us with a thing.Rate it:

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locución conjuntivaLocución que funciona como conjunción, sirviendo de lazo o unión entre dos palabras o grupos de palabras.Rate it:

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mariage plus vieux, mariage heureuxExpression utilisée pour illustrer une union entre jeune fille et un homme plus âgé, pour annoncer à la jeune fille que son mariage n’allait pas durer très longtemps et qu’au décès de son conjoint, elle allait bénéficier de l’héritage de son défunt mari.Rate it:

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mariage pluvieux, mariage heureuxUne union de deux personnes par temps de pluie a des chances de se prolonger dans la joie.Rate it:

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número realEs el comprendido dentro de la unión de los conjuntos de los números irracionales y los números racionales.Rate it:

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right to workThe prohibition of union security agreements or closed shops; the prohibition of the requirement that those who take on work in a unionised shop join the union or pay it for representing them.Rate it:

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scissorbillAnd railroad term for someone who refused to join the union or who openly colluded with management to thwart the union.Rate it:

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shop stewardunion officialRate it:

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tártaro de CrimeaLengua túrquica noroccidental, descendiente del tártaro kypchak, muy influida por el turco oguz. Se habla en Crimea, lugares de la antigua Unión Soviética y, tras la diáspora de los tártaros de Crimea, principalmente en Turquía, Rumania y Bulgaria.Rate it:

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third countryA country outside the European Union.Rate it:

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thorn in the fleshIvar Specto. The Soviet Union and the Muslim World, 1917-1958.Rate it:

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well ain't that the catfish in the trapA sentence commonly spoken in the Southern United States. It can often be used in place of "well, I'll be damned". Used to express surprise.Rate it:

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when in romeAdjust to local customs.Rate it:

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winter sunthe off-season holiday market, typically to destinations in North Africa and Southern Europe.Rate it:

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