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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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c’est comme si je chantaisIt is like talking to the air, preaching in the desert.Rate it:

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c’est le chien de jean de nivelle, il s’enfuit quand on l’appelleThe more you call him, the more he runs away, like John de Nivelle’s dog.Rate it:

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c’est un homme comme il en faudrait beaucoupI wish more men were like him (because of his straightforward or courageous nature).Rate it:

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c’est un homme que j’ai dans la mainHe is a man I hold in the hollow of my hand, i.e. I can make him do what I like.Rate it:

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deprehendere aliquem in manifesto scelereto take a person in the act.Rate it:

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des coq-à-l’âneCock and bull stories; Disconnected rigmaroles.Rate it:

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dig in one's heelsTo act in a determined manner by firmly maintaining one's beliefs, demands, situation, etc. in the face of opposition.Rate it:

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DILLICInitialism of do I look like I care?.Rate it:

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DILLIGAFFAcronym of does it look like I give a flying fuck?.Rate it:

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dirty wordThe name of a topic that a person does not like to hear or discuss.Rate it:

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doTo act or behave in a certain manner; to conduct oneself.Rate it:

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do not wantUsed to indicate that the speaker does not like something they have seen or heard.Rate it:

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do right byTo treat, deal with, or act toward (someone) in a morally just, socially honorable fashion.Rate it:

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do the honorsAct as a host to guests.Rate it:

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do the honoursAct as a host to guests.Rate it:

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donner carte blancheTo give full permission; To grant a person full liberty to act according to his judgment.Rate it:

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dormir comme une marmotte, comme un sabot, comme une souche, les (or, à) poings fermésTo sleep like a top, like a log.Rate it:

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down in the dumpsdown in the dumps is an emotional state of depression, immobilization, an act of vegetating, regressing.Rate it:

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dragTo act or proceed slowly or without enthusiasm; to be reluctant.Rate it:

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drop outPrematurely and voluntarily leave (school, a race, or the like).Rate it:

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dry powdercash (or cash-like securities) kept in reserve in case of need.Rate it:

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duck outTo move or act so as to achieve avoidance, escape, or evasion.Rate it:

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dummy spitThe act of overreacting (as an adult) to a situation childishly, in an angry or frustrated manner.Rate it:

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