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Athanasian wenchA sexually promiscuous or loose woman, willing to have sexual intercourse with "whoever wants to".Rate it:

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hot potatoAn awkward or delicate problem with which nobody wants to be associated.Rate it:

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a cat in gloves catches no miceOne cannot get what one wants by being cautious, one must use aggression to get it.Rate it:

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Blind Leading the BlindUninformed people, who try to lead or inform others, or it is about someone, who is not well equipped but wants to educate othersRate it:

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dein Wort in Gottes Ohrfrom your lips to God's ears; I wish; expresses that the speaker wants a preceding statement to be true, but considers it unlikely or at least doubtfulRate it:

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grasp all, lose allone who wants everything, may lose it allRate it:

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and don't play one on TVA term often used after a person claims to have no expertise in a topic of discussion, but still wants to contribute a comment.Rate it:

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be in luckTo be lucky in getting something that one wants.Rate it:

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can I use your phoneIndicates that the speaker wants to communicate with someone via the interlocutor's telephone, if it is available.Rate it:

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champagne taste on a beer budgetExpensive wants or preferences which one lacks the finances to fulfill satisfactorily.Rate it:

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corpus curare (cibo, vino, somno)to refresh oneself, minister to one's bodily wants.Rate it:

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culo veo, culo quieroUsed when someone wants something that another person hasRate it:

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dirty laundryUnflattering facts or questionable activities that one wants to remain secret, but which some other may use to blackmail with.Rate it:

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find oneselfTo learn, or attempt to learn, what kind of person one is and what one wants in life.Rate it:

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I have a questionIndicates that the speaker wants to ask a questionRate it:

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I'm goodNo : used when asked whether one wants or needs something, etc.Rate it:

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il m’est avis qu’il cherche à vous tromperSomehow I think he wants to deceive you.Rate it:

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il veut toujours fourrer son nez partout (fam.)He wants to have his finger in every pie. Rate it:

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is there a grocery store nearbyIndicates that the speaker wants to know whether a grocery store is nearby.Rate it:

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know one's own mindTo clearly understand one's own feelings, intentions, preferences, etc; to know precisely what one wants; to be decisive or determined.Rate it:

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l’appétit vient en mangeantOne leg of mutton helps down another; The more one has the more one wants; Begin to eat, you’ll soon be hungry.Rate it:

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Mexican standoffA confrontation between two or more armed parties, neither of which wants to attack first (fearing that the other could retaliate), but neither of which will disarm (for fear the other will attack).Rate it:

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MFWTKInitialism of my friend wants to know.Rate it:

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qui dit trop ne dit rienHe who wants to prove too much proves nothing.Rate it:

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shut up and take my moneySaid about something that the speaker wants to buy immediately.Rate it:

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verbis non omnia exsequi posseto be unable to say all one wants.Rate it:

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where there is a will there is a wayIf someone wants or wills something strongly enough, a way can be found to make it happen.Rate it:

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