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dubitationem alicui tollereto relieve a person of his doubts.Rate it:

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e patria exire iubere aliquemto banish a man from his native land.Rate it:

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each to their ownAlternative form of each to his ownRate it:

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Eat You Out of House and HomeTo eat and spend everything that other person has in his houseRate it:

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eat your wordsA reminder that if one misspeaks, missquotes, carelessly asserts irresponsibly, one may have to consume his own words.Rate it:

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elle lui a tiré les cartesShe told his fortune (by cards).Rate it:

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en este mundo traidor, nada es verdad ni nada e mentira, todo es del color, del cristal atraves delPeople see what is happening in the world or around him, according to his convenience.Rate it:

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en mathématiques il est sur son terrainHe is quite in his element at mathematics.Rate it:

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entre chien et loupbetween a dog and a wolf.Rate it:

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erranti viam monstrareto direct a person who has lost his way.Rate it:

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et uxor"and the wife" or "and his wife". It is often used in the context of a legal document to include a man's wife in whatever obligation, ownership, etc. the document spells out.Rate it:

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ex illius orationibus ipsae Athenae redolentthere is a flavour of Atticism about his discourse.Rate it:

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expellere aliquem domo, possessionibus pellereto turn a person out of his house, his property.Rate it:

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faire avaler des couleuvres à quelqu’unTo say very humiliating things to a man who, on account of his inferior position, is obliged to put up with them; To make any one swallow a bitter pill.Rate it:

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faire marcherto fool someone, usually as a jokeRate it:

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fanny aboutTo waste time or fool around; to engage in activity which produces little or no accomplishment.Rate it:

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fart aboutTo waste time, or to fool about.Rate it:

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fart aroundTo waste time, or to fool about.Rate it:

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Faustian bargainAn agreement in which a person abandons his or her spiritual values or moral principles in order to obtain wealth or other benefits.Rate it:

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fidem abrogare, derogare alicuito rob a person of his credit.Rate it:

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fidem alicuius labefactare (Cluent. 60. 194)to make a person waver in his loyalty.Rate it:

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fidem derogare alicuito rob a person of his credit.Rate it:

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Fix Your WagonTo punish someone, to deal someone with annoyance and criticism causing his or her failureRate it:

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Flash in the PanSomething or someone getting success for a brief time, a person failed to maintain his earlier reputationRate it:

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Foam at the MouthTo be extremely furious and uncontrollable much similar to an angry dogRate it:

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forewarned is forearmedAdvance awareness of a situation, especially a risky one, prepares one to deal with it.1863, Charles Reade, Hard Cash, ch. 4:[W]hatever a young gentleman of that age says to you, he says to many other ladies; but your experience is not equal to your sense; so profit by mine . . . forewarned is forearmed.1885, G. A. Henty, Saint George for England, ch. 4:Sometimes, they say, it is wiser to remain in ignorance; at other times forewarned is forearmed.circa 1903, Lucy Maud Montgomery, "Why Mr. Cropper Changed His Mind":"Well, Miss Maxwell, I think it only fair to tell you that you may have trouble with those boys when they do come. Forewarned is forearmed, you know."Rate it:

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fresh off the boatNewly arrived from a foreign place, especially as an immigrant who is still unfamiliar with the customs and language of his or her new environment.Rate it:

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front footThe batsman's foot farthest from his wicket.Rate it:

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fuck aroundTo fool around.Rate it:

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genius is one percent inspiration, ninety-nine percent perspirationThis is a famous quote attributed to Thomas Edison, a famous and prolific American inventor. The idea that hard work is the most important aspect of new inventions existed before Edison gave his quote, however.Rate it:

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give hostage to fortuneHe was very cautious with his words and gave no hostages to fortune.Rate it:

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give some skinTo greet or congratulate someone by slapping his or her palm; see slap me five.Rate it:

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gladius cervicibus impendeta sword hangs over his neck.Rate it:

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gloriae, laudi esseto confer distinction on a person; to redound to his credit.Rate it:

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Go Against the GrainAnnoying people by saying or doing something in an unusual way, to arouse anger in someone by going against his willRate it:

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golf widowA woman who is deprived of her husband's time and attention due to his regular absence in order to play golf.Rate it:

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good drunkA person who is cheerful and companionable when intoxicated, retaining reasonable control of his or her mental and emotional faculties.Rate it:

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goof aroundTo play, or to fool around.Rate it:

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Gott hab ihn seligGod rest his soul; God have mercy on his soulRate it:

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great danedogRate it:

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gros jean qui en remontre à son curéHodge tries to teach the Parson how to preach; He teaches his grandmother to suck eggs.Rate it:

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gym bunnyA person who spends a large amount of time working out at a gym and who may be obsessed with improving his or her physique. Often said of a gay man, but also said of women and heterosexual men.Rate it:

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haert droppedRichard Dana's heart dropped upon learning of the tragic loss of his friend Miramar!Rate it:

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hanc in sententiam dixitthe tenor of his speech was this...Rate it:

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handsome is as handsome doesA person's good actions, rather than his outward appeal, define his handsomeness in the eyes of others.Rate it:

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he who smelt it dealt it(colloquial, originally) A person who calls attention to or complains about a fart is likely trying to pretend it wasn't his or her own.(colloquial, by extension) Used to suggest that a person calling attention to or complaining about a given problem may in fact be the source of the problem.Rate it:

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heave to and splice the main braceMarlinspike Era sailors expression: relative to his upcoming Liberty Ashore and His Activity; . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . He Proclaimed.Rate it:

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hired gunA person who is employed as an armed guard, enforcer, or mercenary and who is prepared to use gunplay or similar violent methods in order to assert the interests of his or her employer.Rate it:

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hired gunA person who is employed to advance the interests of his or her employer, especially in a vigorous manner using such methods as political lobbying, legal advocacy, or persuasion.Rate it:

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hold someone's feet to the fireTo maintain personal, social, political, or legal pressure on someone in order to induce him or her to comply with one's desires; to hold someone accountable for his or her actions.Rate it:

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