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AOBAway on break.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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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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backpedalTo distance oneself from an earlier claim or statement; back off from an idea.Rate it:

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backwaterThe water held back by a dam or other obstructionRate it:

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backwaterA rowing stroke in which the oar is pushed forward to stop the boat; see back waterRate it:

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banker's dozenBy analogy, a method of lending where the interest is deducted beforehand, archetypally borrowing twelve dollars (owing twelve dollars back, a dozen) but actually receiving only eleven.Rate it:

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bbiabBe back in a bit.Rate it:

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bbiafmInitialism of be back in a few minutes.Rate it:

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BBLAbbreviation of be back later.Rate it:

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BBSInitialism of be back soon.Rate it:

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bitch outTo back out of an agreement for any reason.Rate it:

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bitch slappedThe act of slapping someone's face with the back of one's handRate it:

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bite the big oneo break down; to be impossible to repair or not worth repairing.Rate it:

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boldly go where no man has gone beforeTo break new ground.Rate it:

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bow and scrapeTo make a deep bow with the right leg drawn back (thus scraping the floor), left hand pressed across the abdomen, right arm held aside.Rate it:

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bow and scrapeA deep formal bow with right leg drawn back touching the ground.Rate it:

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bugger upTo break or spoil something, or make it inoperative, useless etc.Rate it:

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burst my balloonBreak-up an assertion or a claim of success. Depracate a plan or approach. Deflate and belittle the glowing reports of a well chosen committee:Rate it:

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burst my balloonBreak-up an assertion or a claim of success. Deprecate a plan or approach. Deflate and belittle the glowing reports of a well chosen committee:Rate it:

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bust outto escape (from); break outRate it:

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ça va barderall hell will break loose!Rate it:

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castra movereto begin the march, break up the camp.Rate it:

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cervices (in Cic. only in plur.) frangere alicui or alicuiusto break a person's neck.Rate it:

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chuck upTo chuck up the sponge; to give up; to admit defeat; to jig up, throw up, jack up; to break a contract; to abandon or quit.Rate it:

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claustra portarum revellereto break down the gates.Rate it:

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close outOf a wave, to break all at once, instead of progressively along its length.Rate it:

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come to lifeto bring back to life; revitalize, revive, resurrectRate it:

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cowgirl positionA sex position in which the man lies on his back, and the woman sits on top of him facing him.Rate it:

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crack a cribTo break into a house.Rate it:

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cracked me upTo break ones solemnity, reservedness, seriousness.Rate it:

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crap outTo break down.Rate it:

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cut a cheese?To Break Wind:Rate it:

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c’est du plus loin qu’il me souvienne1. I can barely remember it. 2. It is as far back as I can recollect.Rate it:

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d.c. al codaA music notation roughly meaning "go back to the beginning, playing everything again up to the coda."Rate it:

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deadbeatOwes money but is unlikely to pay it backRate it:

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don't give me any of your guff!Depression Expression; "Don't Give Me Any Of Your Sassy, Back-Talk!"; "Don't 'Sass' ME!" "Don't Talk Back To Your Mother!"Rate it:

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donner l’acquitTo break (at billiards).Rate it:

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Dose of One's Own MedicineThe same or a similar unpleasantness revert back to someone that has been giving othersRate it:

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drive a coach and horses throughTo spoil, break or render ineffective a rule, plan or agreement.Rate it:

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Eat Your WordsTo admit your mistake humbly; to say sorry for something you did or said; to take your words backRate it:

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era só o que me faltavaliterally: “ was the only missing piece for me/ was just what I was missing.” either expresses impatience towards yet another misfortune or expresses disbelief towards an absurd statement: “give me a break!”Rate it:

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être sur le côté (or, flanc)To be on one’s back, ill.Rate it:

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faire la planche1. To show others the way; 2. To float on one’s back.Rate it:

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faire le gros dosto arch one's back.Rate it:

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faire marche arrièreto turn back, go backwardsRate it:

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faire sauter la banqueTo break the bank (gambling).Rate it:

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