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spring to mindTo appear suddenly in one's thoughts, often as an example of something.Rate it:

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spring forTo pay for; to offer money.Rate it:

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one swallow doesn't make a springAlternative form of one swallow does not a summer make.Rate it:

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

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spring onionscallionRate it:

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daddy will have a stitting of marans in the springa comment about success of a breed of laying hensRate it:

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No Spring ChickenNo longer young, old person, over his young ageRate it:

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no spring chickenSaid of a person who is no longer particularly young.Rate it:

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one swallow does not a spring makeAlternative form of one swallow does not a summer make.Rate it:

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one swallow does not make a springAlternative form of one swallow does not a summer make.Rate it:

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one swallow doesn't a spring makeAlternative form of one swallow does not a summer make.Rate it:

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spring backTo recoil; to bounce back; to recover to an improved position.Rate it:

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spring feverA feeling of invigoration and restlessness associated with the arrival of the warm weather and renewal of nature in the spring season.Rate it:

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spring feverA feeling of laziness or listlessness associated with the arrival of the warm, comfortable weather of the spring season.Rate it:

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spring forward, fall backA mnemonic to advise how clocks are altered for Daylight Saving Time: time goes forward in the Spring, and back in FallRate it:

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spring in one's stepEnthusiasm, energy or a positive outlook or cheerful attitude.Rate it:

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spring onionssalad vegetablesRate it:

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spring outUsed other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see spring,‎ out.Rate it:

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spring outTo spend the season of spring in outdoor pursuits such as camping.Rate it:

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spring outTo emerge or arise.Rate it:

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spring outTo break out; to escape.Rate it:

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spring to lifeTo start to exist.Rate it:

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spring upTo appear suddenly.Rate it:

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spring upTo come rapidly into existence.Rate it:

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bottoming the houseThe process by where someone cleans their house 'from top to bottom'. It is a very thorough clean indeed, even more so than 'spring cleaning'.Rate it:

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aqua iugis, perennisa perpetual spring.Rate it:

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doTo work for or on, by way of caring for, looking after, preparing, cleaning, keeping in order, etc.Rate it:

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faire eau (of boats)To spring a leak.Rate it:

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field dayTop-to-bottom all-hands cleaning.Rate it:

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frapper au bon endroitTo touch the right spring; To hit the right nail on the head; To hit the mark; To touch the spot.Rate it:

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hygiene theatreExcessive and unnecessary cleaning and disinfection of physical locations, to create and maintain an appearance that the location has proactively been made safe, notwithstanding evidence that the actions taken are unnecessary.Rate it:

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ineunte, primo vereat the beginning of spring.Rate it:

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prendre son élanTo take one’s spring (before a jump).Rate it:

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pull throughA length of cord about a metre long with a narrow cylindrical weight at one end and loops at the other. Used for cleaning rifle barrels, by pulling through a piece of cloth.Rate it:

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quand noël est vert, les pâques seront blanchesWhen the winter is mild, the spring will be wintry.Rate it:

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rub downto rub, e.g. for cleaning, stripping paint or massageRate it:

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spannerA hand tool shaped like a small crank handle, for winding the spring of a wheel lock on a musket.Rate it:

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suavitas verni temporisthe charms of spring.Rate it:

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ver appetitspring is approaching.Rate it:

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verno, aestivo, auctumnali, hiberno temporein spring, summer, autumn, winter time.Rate it:

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wipe downTo clean the exterior surface of an object, typically by hand using a damp dishcloth or other cleaning cloth.Rate it:

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春意闌珊the spring is waningRate it:

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