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"...three philosophical problems that are ineliminable from any version of theism"the phrase comes from a philosophical book (by Alasdair MacIntyre, professor at Notre Dame University)Rate it:

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'sall goodNo problem; that’s fine; you’re welcome.Rate it:

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(de via) decedere alicuimake way for any one.Rate it:

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(in) equo haerereto sit a horse well; to have a good seat.Rate it:

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23 Skidoo Street[c. 1900] A fictitious place or a generic place that could refer to any location.Rate it:

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a bad workman always blames his toolsIt is not the tools we use which make us good, but rather how we employ them.Rate it:

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à beau jeu beau retourOne good turn deserves another.Rate it:

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à bon vin point d’enseigneGood wine needs no bush.Rate it:

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à cela près il est bon enfantExcept for that he is a good fellow.Rate it:

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a day late and a dollar shortAction that was taken too late and too feeble to be of any use.Rate it:

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a force to reckon withA competition or entity which is strong with experiences, trained personnel, good reputation, hundreds of successful projects.Rate it:

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a fortuna desertum, derelictum esseto be abandoned by good luck.Rate it:

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a fresh fucked fox in a forest fireSomething which is extremely hot, in any sense. Hot weather, sexual arousal, one who is wanted by the police, etc. are all described as "hotter than..." or "as hot as a fresh fucked fox in a forest fire",Rate it:

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a golden key can open any doorSufficient money can accomplish anything.Rate it:

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a good beginning makes a good endingGood beginnings promise a good end; start off on a good note to reap the benefits at the end.Rate it:

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a good dealA large amount; a lot.Rate it:

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a good dealVery much; to a great extent; a lot; lots.Rate it:

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a good man is hard to findMen who make good husbands or workers are rare.Rate it:

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a good voice to beg baconSaid in ridicule of a bad voice.Rate it:

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a miss is as good as a mileA failure remains a failure, regardless of how close to success one has actually come.Rate it:

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à moitié fait qui commence bienWell begun is half done; A good beginning is half the battle.Rate it:

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a nod is as good as a winkThe hint, suggestion etc can be understood without further explaining.Rate it:

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a purple patchBritish (Informal) a run of success or good fortune. "people expect him to score in every game now he's hit a purple patch."Rate it:

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à quelque chose malheur est bonIt is an ill wind that blows no one any good.Rate it:

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à quoi bon lui dire cela?What is the good of telling him that?Rate it:

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a risk takerAny new venture replete with myriad unknown consequences can become costly in many areas.Rate it:

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a side glance!Offering/Receiving, observing a straight forward focus of attention, without any variation of head or eye movement.Rate it:

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a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go downAn otherwise unpleasant situation can be pleasant when a pleasant aspect is deliberately introduced.1999, Eli Yassif, The Hebrew Folktale: History, Genre, Meaning, Indiana University Press, ISBN 0253335833, page 372,One is known as the "sweetening parable," that is to say a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down. Thus, when the aim is to preach to the people, to guide them along the "bitter," arduous path of upholding burdensome precepts and prohibitions, a tale can lighten the load, make the "medicine" easier "to swallow."2001, Maureen Reagan, First Father, First Daughter: A Memoir, Little, Brown, ISBN 0316736368, page 319,It put some fun into the tedious business of preparing for a presidential debate. A spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down, right?2004, John Hoover, How to Work for an Idiot: Survive & Thrive... Without Killing Your Boss, Career Press, ISBN 1564147045, page 11,If a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down, a barrel of laughs can wash down the big pills you might need to swallow.Rate it:

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à telle fin que de raisonAt all events; At any rate.Rate it:

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à tout prixat all costs, by any means, no matter whatRate it:

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a.o.b.Initialism of any other business or any other competent business, the last item on the agenda for a meeting, when any matter not already dealt with may be raised.Rate it:

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ab iniuria aliquem defendereto protect any one from wrong.Rate it:

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ABCThe fundamentals of any subject.Rate it:

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abondance de biens ne nuit pasStore is no sore; One cannot have too much of a good thing.Rate it:

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accordez-vous si votre affaire est bonne, si votre cause est mauvaise, plaidez. [j. b. rousseau , épigrammes, ii. 19]If you’ve a good case, try and compromise; If you’ve a bad one, take it into court.Rate it:

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ace outTo have a lucky streak; to experience a stroke of good fortune.Rate it:

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acerbum dolorem alicui inurereto cause any one very acute pain.Rate it:

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ad infinitumwithout any limitRate it:

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adiós Madrid, que te quedas sin gentegood riddanceRate it:

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adscribere alicui salutem (Att. 5. 20. 9)to add to one's letter good wishes to some one.Rate it:

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aemulatio dupliciter dicitur, ut et in laude et in vitio hoc nomen sitthe word aemulatio is employed with two meanings, in a good and a bad sense.Rate it:

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alarums and excursionsAny frantic activity.Rate it:

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albatrossA double eagle, or three under par on any one hole.Rate it:

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albatrossAny of various large seabirds of the family Diomedeidae ranging widely in the Southern Ocean and the North Pacific and having a hooked beak and long narrow wings.Rate it:

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aliquem proficiscentem prosequito accompany any one when starting; to see a person off.Rate it:

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aliquem proficiscentem votis ominibusque prosequi (vid. sect. VI. 11, note Prosequi...)to wish any one a prosperous journey.Rate it:

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aliquid ab aliquo impetrareto gain one's point with any one.Rate it:

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alive and kickingHealthy; vital; in good health, particularly in opposition to unfavorable circumstances.Rate it:

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all goodIt's all good.Rate it:

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all good things come to an endNothing lasts forever.Rate it:

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