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urban fabricThe physical aspect of urbanism, emphasizing building types, thoroughfares, open space, frontages, and streetscapes; while excluding without prejudice to this useful term, environmental, functional, economic and sociocultural aspects.Rate it:

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use it or lose itProperty and privileges will be lost if they are not utilized.Rate it:

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vela armamentaquesails and rigging.Rate it:

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vendre en gros et en détailTo sell wholesale and retail.Rate it:

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ventre affamé prend tout en gré“They that have no other meat, Bread and butter are glad to eat.”Rate it:

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vera et falsa (a falsis) diiudicareto distinguish true and false.Rate it:

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vestimenta (et calceos) mutareto change one's clothes (and shoes).Rate it:

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vicissitudines dierum noctiumquethe succession of day and night.Rate it:

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victoria multo sanguine ac vulneribus stetit (Liv. 23. 30)the victory cost much blood and many wounds, was very dearly bought.Rate it:

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victory at seaOcean conditions very windblown and messy, possibly to the point of being inimical to surfing and other water sports.Rate it:

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viginti anni et amplius, aut plustwenty years and more.Rate it:

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vilains taillables et corvéables à merciSerfs taxable and workable at their lord’s will and pleasure.Rate it:

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vires consenescuntto become old and feeble.Rate it:

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viri clari et honorati (De Sen. 7. 22)men of rank and dignity.Rate it:

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vitae ratio bene ac sapienter institutaa sound and sensible system of conduct.Rate it:

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vitam ad annum centesimum perducereto reach one's hundredth year, to live to be a hundred.Rate it:

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vive la différenceUsed to express appreciation of diversity, especially between the sexes; sometimes referring to cultural diversity, and more rarely to diversity of opinion, as in "let's agree to disagree".Rate it:

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vivre d’amour et d’eau fraîche (or, claire)To live on bread and cheese and kisses.Rate it:

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você e quem maisyou and whose army ?Rate it:

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vocum et fidium (nervorum) cantusvocal and instrumental music.Rate it:

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voilà trois médecins qui ne vous trompent pas: gaîté, doux exercice et modeste repasThe best physicians are Dr. Diet, Dr. Quiet, and Dr. Merriman.Rate it:

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von nichts kommt nichtsyou scratch my back and I'll scratch yoursRate it:

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votre montre avance de dix minutesYour watch is ten minutes fast.Rate it:

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wait for itUsed to draw attention to and build suspense, often ironically, for a remark to come.Rate it:

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walk off withTo win, as in a contest and especially without significant effort.Rate it:

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walk on eggshellsTo be careful and sensitive, in handling very sensitive matters.Rate it:

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walk the dogPerform a trick where the ball rolls down the shaft, and then is caught in the head of the lacrosse stick.Rate it:

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walk the floorTo pace back and forth restlessly, because of worry, excitement, distress, etc.Rate it:

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wallow in self pityPity for oneself. Especially exaggerated or self-indulgent pity where you believe that you are the victim who has done no wrong and is deserving of condolence from everyone.Rate it:

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wanton kittens make sober catsPeople who are unruly and reckless in youth may nevertheless turn out to be responsible adults.Rate it:

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war of nervesWarfare or other physical conflict in which one or more combatting parties use especially demoralizing and frightening tactics to attempt to unnerve their opponents.Rate it:

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war of nervesA situation in which opposed parties refrain from direct conflict but maintain a tense, contentious relationship in which each uses annoyances or intimidating psychological tactics to attempt to dishearten and unnerve the other.Rate it:

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warm-bloodedmaintaining a relatively constant and warm body temperature, regardless of the ambient temperatureRate it:

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wash outTo lose traction while going around a turn, especially in cycling, motorsports and skiing/snowboarding.Rate it:

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wash upTo clean the utensils, dishes etc. used in preparing and eating a meal.Rate it:

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wash upTo wash one's hands and/or face, often around mealtimes.Rate it:

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washed outTo be very tired and lacking energy.Rate it:

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waste awayTo lose energy and become weak and feeble.Rate it:

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watch like a hawkto observe (someone or something) closely and keenlyRate it:

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Water Under the BridgeUsed to signify a life situation that has already happened and cannot be changed; therefore, one should not worry about it. The analogy to water having passed under the bridge means that there is nothing you can do about it since it's already passed, so no reason to dwell on it. What's done is done.Rate it:

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watering holeA depression in which water collects and where animals come to drink.Rate it:

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wear awayto erode gradually and progressivelyRate it:

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weasel outTo obtain or extract, especially with effort and by cunning methods.Rate it:

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weight of the worldThe distressing combined burden of the problems, doubts, imperfections, and responsibilities associated with human existence.Rate it:

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WendeDie Wende; the process or time of unification between the BRD and GDR to modern Germany.Rate it:

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whale onTo strike an opponent heavily and repeatedly in a fight.Rate it:

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what did your last slave die ofUsed to indicate that someone is being bossy and/or demanding, usually to an unreasonable extent.Rate it:

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what do you want, a cookieA phrase sometimes given as a retort to someone who has done something unsurprising or unimpressive and has seen fit to inform one of having done so.Rate it:

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what languages do you speakWhat are the languages which you can understand and which you can speak or write in?Rate it:

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what me worryAs an interrogatory, indicative of a nonchalant attitude towards potential criticism, not caring about what other people think, confident and self-possessed.Rate it:

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