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"never mind your mother sonny.... eat your bleedin' orange"I worked with a man from Foulridge, Lancashire for over 35 years who often used this phrase whenever there was a problem and he wasn't sure of the answer!.. Said the phrase came from a "chap I used to work with in Colne... but he didn't know what it meant either"Rate it:

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a bad penny always comes backAlternative form of a bad penny always turns up.Rate it:

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a lie comes back sooner or laterYou can't run from a lie, it will return to you at some point.Rate it:

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à sotte question point de réponseAnswer a fool according to his folly; A silly question needs no answer.Rate it:

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account toTo answer to; to be responsible to.Rate it:

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ad interrogata respondereto answer questions.Rate it:

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ad nomen non respondere (Liv. 7. 4)to fail to answer one's name.Rate it:

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ad propositum reverti, redireto come back to the point.Rate it:

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ad rem redireto come back to the point.Rate it:

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ad sanitatem adducere, revocare aliquemto bring some one back to his senses.Rate it:

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AFFORDABLE UTILITY VEHICLEHatch back (two box) vehicle with 'utility vehicle' appearance/some features; 'donut tires', e.g. Ford Ecosport. Who Sez?Rate it:

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Aha-ErlebnisAn "aha experience". An experience which gives a sudden insight, solution or answer to a problem that has troubled someone for some time.Rate it:

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all the way to egery and backThe long way; a roundabout route; a long distance to travel.Rate it:

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answer backTo reply to a question at a later time.Rate it:

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answer backTo reply impertinently; to talk back.Rate it:

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answer backTo issue echo characters, protocol responses, reflexive connection requests, etc.Rate it:

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answer forTo be held responsible for.Rate it:

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answer forTo guarantee.Rate it:

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answer for!be held accountable FOR your sins!"'; 'to be responsible for the results, the outcome, the success or failure thereof!Rate it:

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answer on a postcardTo give a brief answer or opinion.Rate it:

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answer toUsed other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see answer,‎ to.Rate it:

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answer toTo be accountable or responsible to; to account to; to report to.Rate it:

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answer toTo justify oneself to.Rate it:

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answer toTo respond to; to treat as one's own name.Rate it:

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anticonstituellementin french, this word is the biggest word in the whole history of french... it means: I Constantly think you are bugging me, back off or you will regret it.Rate it:

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Appendix:Snowclones/X called, they want their Y backSaid about something that is outdated and can be traced to a certain period in time, usually a decade.Rate it:

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as I was sayingUsed to refer back to a previous statement in a discourseRate it:

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ask me one on sporta sarcastic reply given when a person does not know the correct answer.Rate it:

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au bout de l’aune faut (or, manque) le drapThere is an end to everything; The last straw breaks the camel’s back.Rate it:

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aux pauvres la besaceThe back is made for the burden.Rate it:

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avoir bon bec (fam.)To be a chatterbox; To speak well; To be able to answer back.Rate it:

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avoir des yeux derrière la têteto have eyes in the back of one's headRate it:

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back and forthunsureRate it:

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back at yaEye dialect spelling of back at you.Rate it:

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back at youUsed to return a greeting.Rate it:

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back atchaAlternative form of back at youRate it:

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back awayOf your attention on the thing in front being avoided.Rate it:

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back burnerA section of a stove used to keep some pots warm while one focuses on others.Rate it:

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back burnerA state of low urgency; a state of low current importance.Rate it:

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back downTo take a less aggressive position in a conflict than one previously has or has planned to.Rate it:

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back fortyThe remote part of a farm.Rate it:

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back fortyThe most remote or inaccessible part of any place.Rate it:

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back gammon playerA sodomite.Rate it:

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back inTo reverse a vehicle into a space.Rate it:

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back inA betting term from French hazardRate it:

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back in the dayIn the past; at one time, especially a time which is fondly remembered.Rate it:

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back in the gameHaving recovered from a disadvantageous position.Rate it:

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back in the game In sports, when a losing team regains chances for winningRate it:

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back in the game To return to a particular industry or disciplineRate it:

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back in the knife drawer, Miss SharpSaid as a retort to somebody who has made a cutting remark.Rate it:

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