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(The terms for the different ages of man are infans, puer, adulescens, iuvenis, senior, senex, grandis natu.)Rate it:

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a different ballparkSomething totally unrelated or of a vastly different scale or scope.Rate it:

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ab aliquo in re publica dissentireto hold different views in politics.Rate it:

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against the grainContrary to what is expected; especially, of behavior different from what society expects.Rate it:

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all nationsA composition of all the different spirits sold in a dram-shop, collected in a vessel into which the drainings of the bottles and quartern pots are emptied.Rate it:

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all roads lead to romedifferent paths can take one to the same goalRate it:

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Appendix:Snowclones/I'm an X, not a YClarifies that one is X, while dissociating oneself from Y. X and Y are usually professions or beliefs, and significantly different from one another.Rate it:

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ask aroundTo enquire about something to different people.Rate it:

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ask roundTo enquire about something to different people.Rate it:

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autre pays, autres mœursLes règles, les lois et les coutumes diffèrent selon les pays.Rate it:

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ballpark estimateA ballpark figure, a very rough approximation.Rate it:

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Ballpark FigureTo give a rough estimate or an idea of anythingRate it:

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ballpark figureAn educated guess or estimation within acceptable bounds.Rate it:

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barrelThe quantity which constitutes a full barrel. This varies for different articles and also in different places for the same article, being regulated by custom or by law. A barrel of wine is 31 1/2 gallons; a barrel of flour is 196 pounds; of beer 31 gallons; of ale 32 gallons; of crude oil 42 gallons.Rate it:

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beauty is in the eye of the beholderIndividuals have different inclinations on what is beautiful. Individuals have different beauty standards.Rate it:

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Beauty is in the Eye of the BeholderThere is no specific standard to measure beauty. So, if a person sees a beautiful thing it is not necessary that it is found beautiful by other too. They might have different opinions, as every person has his own ideas and approach.Rate it:

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bed them downTo ​lie down ​somewhere, usually ​somewhere different from where you usually ​sleep, in ​order to go to ​sleep.Rate it:

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brace byto bring the yards in opposite directions on different masts when doing certain maneuversRate it:

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branch outTo attempt something new or different, but related.Rate it:

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Break the IceTo overcome any awkward situation, to help strangers know each other, to overcome social communication difficulties all in a friendly manner, to overcome any sort of nervous situation between different peopleRate it:

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bridgeA valence bond, atom or chain of atoms that connects two different parts of a molecule; the atoms so connected being bridgeheads.Rate it:

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bridgeAny of several electrical devices that measure characteristics such as impedance and inductance by balancing different parts of a circuit.Rate it:

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bring toTo make something equal to a different amount.Rate it:

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chacun à son goûtUsed to acknowledge that different people have different tastes or preferences.Rate it:

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chalk and cheeseSaid of things that are superficially alike but very different in substance.Rate it:

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change one's tuneTo reconsider; rethink; to reach a different conclusion.Rate it:

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China syndromeA rare disease, first characterized in the early 1990s, which resembles poliomyelitis but which has somewhat different characteristics and occurs in persons vaccinated for poliomyelitis.Rate it:

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connect the dotsto understand the relationship between different ideas or experiencesRate it:

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c’est le jour et la nuitThey are as different as chalk and cheese.Rate it:

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different as chalk and cheeseTwo things which are superficially alike but very different in substance.Rate it:

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different strokesDifferent touches.Rate it:

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different strokesDifferent styles adapted to a specific situation.Rate it:

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DNAA biopolymer of deoxyribonucleic acid that has four different chemical groups, called bases: adenine, guanine, cytosine, and thymine.Rate it:

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dormitive virtueA type of tautology in which an item is being explained in terms of the item itself, only put in different (usually more abstract) words.Rate it:

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double bookedOf a single resource, reserved for two different users at the same time.Rate it:

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double-tonguedSaying one thing to one person and something different to another; double talking; deceitful in speech.Rate it:

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eadem (longe alia) est huius rei ratiothe case is exactly similar (entirely different).Rate it:

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ebony and ivoryTwo different things coexisting in harmonyRate it:

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existem casos e casosThere are different cases with different circumstances to be considered separately.Rate it:

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far be itPewtey in Marriage Guidance Counselor from And Now For Something Completely Different.Rate it:

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far crySomething very dissimilar or different.Rate it:

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Finger in Every PieTo be involved in different activities and matters, to take interest in everythingRate it:

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Four Horsemen of the ApocalypseFour beings in Revelation 6:1-8 that bring about the Apocalypse, each riding a different-colored horse representing a different aspect of the Apocalypse.Rate it:

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get aboutTo visit a variety of different places.Rate it:

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ground-breakinginnovative, different than other things of its type.Rate it:

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have one's fingers in many piesto be involved in many different things.Rate it:

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hit one out of the ballparkTo produce a spectacular achievement.Rate it:

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hit one out of the ballparkTo hit a fair ball so well that the ball flies over all of the spectators' seats and lands outside the stadium.Rate it:

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horse of a different colorAn unrelated or only incidentally related matter with distinctly different significance.Rate it:

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Horse of a Different ColourTotally different from something, to come out different from what is being observedRate it:

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