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beat your arseDepression Expression of threatened punishment if the child or youth ever repeated the act or expression.Rate it:

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bed downThe act of lying down, reclining, preparing for sleep by assuming a supine position/reclining/upon or in a quiet, comfortable venue.Rate it:

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bellum (inlatum) defendereto act on the defensive.Rate it:

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bellum or arma ultro inferreto be the aggressor in a war; to act on the offensive.Rate it:

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bind overTo compel someone to do, or abstain from, a particular act.Rate it:

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bio queenA biologically female performance artist who performs in female drag at drag shows, or acts like a drag queen. Essentially a woman pretending to be a man who is mimicking or parodying another woman.Rate it:

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bitch slappedThe act of slapping someone's face with the back of one's handRate it:

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böhmische Dörferdouble Dutch, all Greek, like a foreign languageRate it:

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boire comme un trou (une éponge)To drink like a fish.Rate it:

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bon chien chasse de raceLike sire, like son; Cat after kind.Rate it:

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bon sang ne peut mentirGood breeding always shows itself; Like father, like son.Rate it:

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border onTo be almost like some other thing.Rate it:

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box cleverTo act wisely.Rate it:

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break the cycleTo act so as to end a repeating pattern of harmful or otherwise negative behavior.Rate it:

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brickbatA piece of brick used as a weapon, especially if thrown, or placed in something like a sock and used as a club.Rate it:

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bridge too farA step or action that is too ambitious; an act of overreaching.Rate it:

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bring down the houseSpawn overwhelming agreement, acceptance, appreciation, applause as a result of a speech, magic act, athletic, dramatic, vocal, jocular or mime offering.Rate it:

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camel's noseA metaphor for a situation where the permitting of some small act will lead consequently to a larger undesirable act or circumstance.Rate it:

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can't get enoughTo greatly enjoy; to like a lotRate it:

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care forTo like or appreciate; to consider to be appealing, tasteful, or suitable.Rate it:

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carry onTo act or behave; especially to act or behave so as to attract attention.Rate it:

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cast the first stoneTo act self-righteously in accusing another person, believing that one is blameless.Rate it:

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Catch Someone Red-HandedTo get hold of a person or situation, while a wrong act is being carried outRate it:

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catch someone red-handedTo discover or capture someone in the act of committing a crime.Rate it:

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ce sont des descriptions prises sur le vifThose descriptions are life-like.Rate it:

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ce sont là de vos traitsThat is just like you.Rate it:

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cela arrive comme mars en carêmeThat comes regularly, like clockwork.Rate it:

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cela en a tout l’airIt looks uncommonly like it.Rate it:

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cela me sourit assezI rather like this.Rate it:

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cela ne sent pas bon(fig.) I don’t like the look of that.Rate it:

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chacun cherche son semblableLike will to like. Rate it:

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chestnutOf a deep reddish-brown colour, like that of a chestnut.Rate it:

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chickenizeTo make chicken-like or suitable for chickens.Rate it:

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Chine continentalemainland ChinaRate it:

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chino mandarínConjunto de dialectos chinos mutuamente inteligibles que se hablan en el norte, centro y suroeste de China.Rate it:

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chrome hornThe front bumper of a car when used to bump another vehicle, usually to inform the driver of the other vehicle, that the first car would like to pass.Rate it:

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cigüeña negraAve ciconiforme de hábitos migratorios, que habita zonas templadas de Europa Oriental, África y Asia. Recibe su nombre del color negro metálico de su plumaje, uniformemente tal salvo en el vientre; las patas y el pico son rojos. Alcanza un metro de longitud y hasta 1,80 m de envergadura de alas. Habita humedales preferentemente, aunque también se la encuentra en zonas boscosas ricas en arroyos. Migran hacia el sur en invierno, pasando la temporada fría en Nigeria los ejemplares que habitanen Europa, y en el sur de China los del Lejano Oriente.Rate it:

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Climb the WallsNot be able to sustain pressure or inability to act right during frustration or a challengeRate it:

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cold comfortC. 1594, William Shakespeare, The Taming of the Shrew, act 4, sc. 1.Rate it:

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come to gripsseize the day! grasp the meaning, act upon the challenge, address the issue, issue stringent directives, take command, show 'em who's boss!Rate it:

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comme chat sur braiseLike a cat on hot bricks.Rate it:

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comme un nigaud, j’ai donné dedansLike a goose, I fell into the trap.Rate it:

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como quierasas you likeRate it:

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Cool As a CucumberTo act calm and remain relaxedRate it:

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cotton-pickingAn intensifier, like "darn", used for emphasis or to signify that something is of little value.Rate it:

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courir comme un dératéTo go like a shot; To run like mad.Rate it:

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crank upTo start something mechanical, an act that often used to involve cranking.Rate it:

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curl upto shape one's body into a somewhat ball-like shape, with one's legs tucked into the abdomen, especially for cosiness or for protection.Rate it:

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Cut to the QuickTo hurt someone in a grave manner; to act cold or unkindRate it:

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c’est comme le couteau de jeannotThat is like the Irishman’s gun (said of anything that has been mended so often as to have nothing of the original left).Rate it:

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