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a day late and a dollar shortCome into the picture minus some necessary fundamental factors or entities.Rate it:

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a into gAss into gear.Rate it:

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a little knowledge is a dangerous thingThe proverb 'A little knowledge is a dangerous thing' expresses the idea that a small amount of knowledge can mislead people into thinking that they are more expert than they really are, which can lead to mistakes being made.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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ab ineunte (prima) aetate (De Or. 1. 21. 97)from one's entry into civil life.Rate it:

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abstract awayto generalize concepts or their application by using abstraction into a more usable formRate it:

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accident of birthReference to the fact that various benefits or detriments to the life of a person arise from the circumstances into which that person was born, these being entirely beyond his control.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 intoTo be barely admitted into something, or to be admitted only at the last minute.Rate it:

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act inActing in or as something. committing into some work.Rate it:

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ad (summam) desperationem pervenire, adduci (B. C. 2. 42)to be plunged into the depths of despair.Rate it:

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aliquem (tertium) ad (in) amicitiam ascribereto admit another into the circle of one's intimates.Rate it:

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aliquem disputantem facere, inducere, fingere (est aliquid apud aliquem disputans)to introduce a person (into a dialogue) discoursing on...Rate it:

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aliquem in errorem inducere, rapereto lead a person into error.Rate it:

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aliquem in insidias elicere, inducereto draw some one into an ambush.Rate it:

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aliquem in servitutem abducere, abstrahereto carry off into slavery.Rate it:

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aliquem socium admittereto admit a person into one's society.Rate it:

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aliquid (graeca) latine reddere or sermone latino interpretarito render something into Latin.Rate it:

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aliquid e graeco in latinum (sermonem) convertere, vertere, transferreto translate from Greek into Latin.Rate it:

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aliquid in risum vertereto make a thing ridiculous, turn it into a joke.Rate it:

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aliquid, causam cognoscereto hold an inquiry into a matter.Rate it:

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all nationsA composition of all the different spirits sold in a dram-shop, collected in a vessel into which the drainings of the bottles and quartern pots are emptied.Rate it:

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aller au diable vauvert (corrupted into au vert)To go very far away, a devil of a way; To disappear.Rate it:

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aller planter ses choux (or, garder les dindons)To retire into the country.Rate it:

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allow forTo take into account when making plans.Rate it:

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anni descriptiothe division of the year (into months, etc.)Rate it:

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AOBAway on break.Rate it:

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arbores frondescuntthe trees are coming into leaf.Rate it:

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Asiam in provinciae formam (in provinciam) redigere (B. G. 1. 45)to make Asia into a Roman province.Rate it:

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ass into gearGet going; get moving; start producing.Rate it:

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at all hoursLate into the night or early morning; when people ought to be sleeping.Rate it:

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aures alicuius obtundere or simply obtundere (aliquem)to din a thing into a person's ears.Rate it:

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auto fill formEnter information into fields. Save information for future useRate it:

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

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

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back intoTo back up or walk backwards and hit something.Rate it:

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bald is boldShaving your head is a signal of power, dominion, focus - changing a bad situation into a brand-new trail...Rate it:

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bale upto pack or collect into a bale or bundle.Rate it:

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ball upTo crush into a ball shape.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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bash inTo break or dent badly by hitting violently.Rate it:

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battre de l'aileto go into decline, to wane; to be on the rocks, on the skidsRate it:

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beat intoTo teach or instil by harsh repetition.Rate it:

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beat one's swords into ploughsharesTo refrain from doing aggressive activities and to do peaceful ones.Rate it:

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beat one's swords into ploughsharesTo create a peaceful civilian instrument from military technologies.Rate it:

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beat one's swords into plowsharesAlternative spelling of beat one's swords into ploughsharesRate it:

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Beat Your Swords into PlowsharesTo abandon any sort of fights and divert attention and efforts towards some peaceful activitiesRate it:

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beats one's swords into ploughsharesThird-person singular simple present indicative form of beat one's swords into ploughsharesRate it:

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beats one's swords into plowsharesAlternative spelling of beats one's swords into ploughsharesRate it:

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Behind the Eight BallGetting into trouble or difficult situation due to bad luck, a situation through which, one might not get out easilyRate it:

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