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i am speaking to you from the future....That is what i say to new generations, like my children when i want to explain them something i have learned in my life, and want them to understandRate it:

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like speaking to a brick walla saying used of the difficulty of talking to someone who is not listeningRate it:

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bite one's lipTo forcibly prevent oneself from speaking, especially in order to avoid saying something inappropriate or likely to cause a dispute.Rate it:

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darn tootinAbsolutely correct; speaking the truth.Rate it:

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all talk and no actionSpeaking, promising, or boasting much, but doing littleRate it:

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hold one's peaceTo refrain from speaking; to be silent.Rate it:

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spill one's gutsTo confess, or to divulge secrets, typically speaking freely and at length after a change of motive or an incentive.Rate it:

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for all intents and purposesFor every functional purpose; in every practical sense; in every important respect; practically speaking.Rate it:

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ars dicendithe art of speaking; oratory.Rate it:

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ça a sa petite volonté (fam.)It has a will of its own (in speaking of children, etc.).Rate it:

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civil tongueA polite manner of speaking.Rate it:

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darn tootin'Absolutely correct; speaking the truth.Rate it:

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double talkSpeaking in a mixture of real English and English-sounding gibberish, for humorous effect.Rate it:

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drop a brickTo commit a faux pas, especially in speech, such as by tactlessly speaking of a subject that should not be mentioned.Rate it:

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far be itA disclaimer stating that the person speaking will not do something.Rate it:

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Felices ReyesHappy Wise Men Day A phrase used to wish a happy "Wise Men Day", celebrated on January 6 in some Spanish-speaking countriesRate it:

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ferret aroundTo search for something by sorting through materials or by speaking to contacts and following leads.Rate it:

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finem dicendi facereto cease speaking.Rate it:

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frog in one's throatAny temporary physical difficulty in speaking.Rate it:

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full of itSpeaking nonsense; lying, exaggerating, or boasting.Rate it:

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full of shitCharacterized by speaking nonsense or falsehoods.Rate it:

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in aliqua re dicito be used in speaking of a thing.Rate it:

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keep a civil tongue in one's headTo maintain a polite manner of speaking.Rate it:

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keep one's mouth shutTo keep a secret; to refrain from speaking indiscreetly or carelessly.Rate it:

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leather-lungedPossessing or characterized by robust lungs and a strong voice suitable for loud, sustained public speaking, shouting, wailing, singing, etc.Rate it:

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look daggersTo stare sharply at someone to indicate disapproval without actually speaking.Rate it:

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mendosum esse (Verr. 2. 4. 77)(1) to make frequent mistakes in writing; (2) to be full of mistakes (speaking of a passage).Rate it:

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mettez les points sur les iBe precise, clear (in speaking or writing); Cross your t’s and dot your i’s.Rate it:

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mouthful of marblesAn indistinct, muffled or garbled manner of speaking.Rate it:

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nous parlions de choses et d'autresWe were speaking of different things.Rate it:

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on aboutSpeaking about, talking of.Rate it:

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over one's skisActing or speaking prematurely; getting get ahead of oneself.Rate it:

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preach to the choirSpeaking as if to convince a person or group of something which that person or group already believes.Rate it:

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ses collègues opinent du bonnetHis colleagues agree with what he says (without speaking). Rate it:

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sharp tongueThe practice or characteristic of speaking to others in a harsh, critical, or insulting manner.Rate it:

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she came in from the cold with her bold, brazen, out-spoken, take on the world positive attitude.Speaking her mind, daring to take on/face challenges, speaking up and speaking out, not staying shut to anyone, ready/willing to face whatever life/anyone dishes out to her.Rate it:

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silent treatmentA form of social sanction that consists of ignoring a particular individual, neither speaking to that person nor responding to his or her words.Rate it:

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silver tongueThe trait of being clever at speaking, often in a deceitful way.Rate it:

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silver-tongueThe trait of being clever at speaking, often in a deceitful way.Rate it:

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star struckOne who adopts the dress, hairstyle, manner of speaking to the persona of a model or celebrity.Rate it:

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tight lippedNot speaking; silent.Rate it:

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tiptoe aroundTo act very cautiously about something; to avoid speaking about a painful or controversial issue.Rate it:

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to all intents and purposesFor every functional purpose; in every practical sense; in every important respect; practically speaking.Rate it:

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une façon de parlerA form of speech; A way of speaking (not to be taken literally).Rate it:

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vocem intercludere (Just. 11. 8. 4)to prevent some one from speaking.Rate it:

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vous moquez-vous du monde de parler ainsi?Are you making fun of people (are you serious) in speaking thus? Do you take people for a pack of fools?Rate it:

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weigh inTo bring in one's weight, metaphorically speaking, to bear on an issue.Rate it:

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what's real one time?Asking in a general way of speaking,"WTF?" at such a time when the truth is strayed from. Shout out to what's really the deally.Rate it:

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wicked tongueAn abusive, vulgar, nasty, or otherwise objectionable manner of speaking.Rate it:

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一般來說generally speaking; normally; generallyRate it:

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