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cet argument est son cheval de batailleThat argument is his stronghold; That is his great argument.Rate it:

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cet argument me ferma la boucheThat argument was a poser for me; I could not reply to that.Rate it:

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un argument à brûle-pourpointA convincing argument.Rate it:

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argue downTo win an argument, verbal conflict or debate.Rate it:

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house of cardsA structure or argument built on a shaky foundation.Rate it:

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household nameA genericized trademark or anepronym.Rate it:

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if you can't dazzle them with brilliance, baffle them with bullWhen you don't have all the facts or have a brilliant explanation, you can often convince people or win an argument by using bullshit.Rate it:

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see the pointTo understand someone's argument.Rate it:

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so thereA defiant expression used to finish a poorly-made argument.Rate it:

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talk to the handUsed usually sarcastically to dismiss another person's argument by indicating that the speaker (or writer) is not prepared to hear (or read) anything further that the other person has to say (or write). It is often used while simultaneously holding up the hand with the palm facing the speaker.Rate it:

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boil downAs an allusion to the cooking technique of reducing liquids by heat, one boils down a problem, argument, etc. to its most central elements.Rate it:

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fall overOf an argument, to fail to be valid.Rate it:

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manger à tous les râteliersto run with the hare and hunt with the hounds, to support both sides of an argumentRate it:

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pull one's head inTo withdraw as a turtle might; to discontinue support of a particular argument.Rate it:

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bawl outTo have a serious argument accompanied with shouting.Rate it:

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Beat a Dead HorseTo attempt useless goals or to fight for a cause that has been lost already, to make a useless point, argument or discussion with anyone.Rate it:

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make upTo resolve, forgive or smooth over an argument or fight.Rate it:

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I rest my caseMy argument is proven; I conclude my statement.Rate it:

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shots firedUsed as an indication of or response to an insult, often to the point of starting a fight or argument.Rate it:

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argumentum ducere, sumere ex aliqua re or petere ab aliqua reto derive an argument from a thing.Rate it:

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argumentum immortalitatis afferre (not pro)to quote an argument in favour of immortality.Rate it:

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argumentum premere (not urgere)to persist in an argument, press a point.Rate it:

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Bottom LineThe end results, hard fact or the ultimate deduction of any event, cause, argument or situationRate it:

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causam interponere or interserereto interpose, put forward an argument, a reason.Rate it:

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cease and desistA demanding that one "cease and desist from" continuing certain behavior, such as copyright infringement, trademark infringement, slander, or libel.Rate it:

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climb downAn abandonment, withdrawal from, or softening of a previously expressed opinion, policy, argument, etc.Rate it:

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climb downTo abandon, withdraw from, or soften a previously expressed opinion, argument, etc.Rate it:

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come fromTo derive one's opinion or argument from; to take as a conceptual starting point.Rate it:

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conclusiuncula fallax or captioa fallacious argument; sophism.Rate it:

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cut and thrustA vehement argumentRate it:

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cut-and-thrustA vehement argument.Rate it:

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devil's advocateOne who debates from a view which they may not actually hold, usually to determine its validity, or simply for the sake of argument.Rate it:

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exception that proves the ruleA form of argument in which the existence of a counterexample to a rule is used to demonstrate the fact that a rule exists.Rate it:

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fend and proveTo engage in argument.Rate it:

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go atTo start a fight; to initiate an argument.Rate it:

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Have a Bone to Pick with YouTo have a complaint and argument about somethingRate it:

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have wordsTo argue, to have an argument.Rate it:

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if pigs had wings they would fly(colloquial) Expresses speakers skepticism toward a hypothetical argument by another.Rate it:

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in nullam partem disputareto say nothing either for or against an argument.Rate it:

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it takes two to make a quarrelIt takes two or more people to cause a quarrel; one cannot blame an argument entirely on the other side.Rate it:

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let sleeping dogs lieTo leave things as they are; especially, to avoid restarting or rekindling an old argument; to leave disagreements in the past.Rate it:

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make amendsTo repair a relationship; to make up; to resolve an argument or fight; to make reparations or redress.Rate it:

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non-starterAn idea or argument that cannot be sensibly debated.Rate it:

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not have a leg to stand onTo lack support, as in an argument, debate, or negotiation.Rate it:

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one word leads to anotherSaid of a conversation which suddenly develops in a way that was not planned or anticipated by any of the people involved, sometimes in a positive context, but especially of an escalating argument.Rate it:

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pissing contestAn argument which is instigated, or exacerbated while consuming alcohol.Rate it:

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pitched battleAn intense, rancorous argument or confrontation.Rate it:

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play the ball and not the manTo object to someone's argument by attacking the argument itself instead of them or a facet of their personality; to avoid or make the opposite of an ad hominem attack. Usually considered a positive action, and an avoidance of a fallacious argumentative technique. Often used in comparison to play the man and not the ball.Rate it:

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play the man and not the ballTo object to someone's argument by attacking them or a facet of their personality instead of the argument itself; to make an ad hominem attack.Rate it:

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put that in your pipe and smoke itUsed after stating something surprising or undesired, to emphasize its truth. Also used after refuting an argument. Sometimes an adjective is inserted before pipe.Rate it:

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