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all work and no play makes jack a dull boyToo much focus on one's career is often viewed unfavorably.Too much hard work and not enough leisure time can be unhealthy.Rate it:

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along aboutApproximately; at around some time.Rate it:

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amuser le tapisTo talk a great deal without coming to the point; To talk time away.Rate it:

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amuser le tapis (or, la galerie)To amuse people by talking the time away.Rate it:

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antiquis temporibusin old days, in the olden time.Rate it:

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any port in a stormAn unfavourable option which might well be avoided in good times but which nevertheless looks better than the alternatives at the current time.Rate it:

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Appendix:Snowclones/if Eskimos have N words for snow, X have Y words for ZUsed to suggest by analogy that Y has frequent interaction with Z or spends substantial time thinking about Z. Often used with other language, country or region stereotypes.Rate it:

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Appendix:Snowclones/if that's not X, I don't know what isUsed to point at something that is obvious, clearly seen from the context.Rate it:

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Appendix:Snowclones/that's X for youUsed to point out that a previously described behavior is typical of something, usually someone or a class of persons.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Appendix:Snowclones/X called, they want their Y backSaid about something that is outdated and can be traced to a certain period in time, usually a decade.Rate it:

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Appendix:Snowclones/X Y is XUsed to point out an obvious characteristic.Rate it:

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argumentum premere (not urgere)to persist in an argument, press a point.Rate it:

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around the HornFollowing the extremely hazardous naval route around Cape Horn, the southernmost point in South America.Rate it:

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as long asWhile; for some period of time.Rate it:

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as ofFrom, on or at a specified time.Rate it:

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as often as notMore or less half of the time; on many occasions but not always; frequently.Rate it:

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at a loss for wordsHaving nothing to say; stunned to the point of speechlessness.Rate it:

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attaquez-le au défaut de la cuirasseAttack him on his weak point.Rate it:

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aunt floColloquialism for the time of a month when a woman is menstruating.Rate 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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bad old daysthe past, seen as a time when things were worse.Rate it:

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balls aboutTo bullshit; to speak or act as a joke or with no real point.Rate it:

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banged upSpending time in prison or jail.Rate it:

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bank nightAn event where patrons are enticed to buy entry tickets into some venue, for example a movie theater, with the anticipation that they will be entered into a drawing to win an amount of money if their ticket is drawn and they are on-site at the time of the winning.Rate it:

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bat five hundredTo be successful half of the time, to have a success rate of 50%.Rate it:

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Batten Down the HatchesTo prepare for any sort of emergency before time by taking proper measuresRate it:

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be withTo understand someone's point or intention.Rate it:

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Beat a Dead HorseTo attempt useless goals or to fight for a cause that has been lost already, to make a useless point, argument or discussion with anyone.Rate it:

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beat offTo waste time.Rate it:

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beat the clockTo perform a task or successfully complete an activity within a time limit.Rate it:

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beat the clockPerform a task quickly or within a fixed time limit.Rate it:

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because reasonsUsed to avoid specifying the reasons for something, perhaps because specifying them would be tangential to the point at hand, or perhaps because they are not sound or are not known to the speaker.Rate it:

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blank canvasSomething with no content, upon which one can easily impose one's point of viewRate it:

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blast from the pastSomething or someone that a person has not seen for a long time and that which evokes nostalgic feelings.Rate it:

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blink of an eyeA very short period of time; quickly.Rate it:

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boil overTo reach the point where aggressive action is taken.Rate it:

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bon ventVent qui porte directement le navire vers le point où l’on veut aller.Rate it:

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booze upTo drink alcohol past the point of drunkenness.Rate it:

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bottom fishingBuying, or seeking opportunities to buy, investment securities or other valuable properties at a time when markets are depressed and prices are low.Rate it:

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bottom outTo reach the bottom, to reach the nadir or low point.Rate it:

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box seatA favorable vantage point.Rate it:

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brace of shakesA very short time.Rate it:

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brace of shakesThe time taken for a sail to shake or shiver twice as a ship comes into the wind.Rate it:

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break backTo win a game having lost a service game, or during a tiebreak, to win a point against the serve having lost a point while serving.Rate it:

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break one's duckTo do something for the first time.Rate it:

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break the deadlockTo score the first goal or point in a competitionRate it:

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break the sealWhen consuming alcohol, to urinate for the first time, which leads to needing to urinate more and more often.Rate it:

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brevis or exigui temporisfor a short time.Rate it:

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Bright-Eyed and Bushy-TailedFeeling lively, bright, fit and cheerful after a long time Rate it:

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bring overTo cause to change allegiance or point of view.Rate it:

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