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on a tearIn or into a protracted state of agitation, fury, or zeal.Rate it:

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ontogeny recapitulates phylogeny(biology, social sciences, art, philosophy) The physical, cultural, moral, or intellectual development of each individual passes through stages similar to the developmental stages of that individual's species, society, or civilization.1905, J. A. Harris, "The Importance of Investigations of Seedling Stages," Science, New Series, vol. 22, no. 554, p. 186:With reference to seedling stages the statement that ontogeny recapitulates phylogeny must be made with great reserve.1961, M. E. Wolfgang, "Pioneers in Criminology: Cesare Lombroso (1835-1909)," The Journal of Criminal Law, Criminology, and Police Science, vol. 52, no. 4, p. 367:Haeckel maintained that ontogeny recapitulates phylogeny, and this idea was incorporated by Lombroso into his parallelism between the criminal and the child.2002, B. S. Jackson, "Models in Legal History: The Case of Biblical Law," Journal of Law and Religion, vol. 18, no. 1, p. 11:For even if we accept that "ontogeny recapitulates phylogeny," those responsible for the drafting of ancient legal documents were not children, and are hardly to be endowed with some form of infantile mentality.Rate it:

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oppidum fame domareto starve a town into surrender.Rate it:

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ordines turbare, perrumpereto break the ranks.Rate it:

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out of characterNot in character; not successfully performing within the mindset of a given character in a theatrical performance. See also break character, drop character.Rate it:

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pacem dirimere, frangereto break the peace.Rate it:

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paeninsula in mare excurrit, procurrita peninsula projects into the sea.Rate it:

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pair offTo separate into groups of two.Rate it:

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pair offTo join two people into a relationship.Rate it:

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pair upTo put into pairs; to put into a group of two.Rate it:

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pair upTo get into pairs; to join together to make a group of two.Rate it:

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palmed the ticketSharpie' kept his ticket, volunteered to 'Draw the Winning Ticket', reached into the barrel and withdrew his own 'winning ticket': It happened at the 'Marvin'' theater:Rate it:

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par dessus le marchéInto the bargain; Over and above.Rate it:

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party crasherSomeone who attempts and often gains entry to a party or club to which they were not invited, often using social engineering techniques. The party crasher usually tries to blend into the party so as not to be kicked out.Rate it:

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pen inTo enclose in a pen To be stuck in a situation; to be forced into a situation by circumstances.Rate it:

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penny for your thoughtsUsed to inquire into the thoughts and feelings of another, especially when the person appears pensive or conflicted.Rate it:

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per medios hostes (mediam hostium aciem) perrumpereto break through the enemy's centre.Rate it:

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pétage de plombsDescent into madness, the act or process of going crazyRate it:

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phalangem perfringereto break through the phalanx.Rate it:

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pick one's noseThe act of picking one's nose, insertion of a finger or other object into one's nostril.Rate it:

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piquer une colèreto fly into a rageRate it:

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pitAn enclosed area into which gamecocks, dogs, and other animals are brought to fight, or where dogs are trained to kill rats.Rate it:

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pitTo put (a dog) into a pit for fighting.Rate it:

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pitTo bring (something) into opposition with something else.Rate it:

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pizza tableA small, inedible, table-shaped object that sits on a pizza pie and holds up the top of the box the pie lies in, preventing it from settling into the pie.Rate it:

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plant outTo put into the ground outside, from a greenhouse or a plant pot.Rate it:

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play inTo pass the ball into an attacking position.Rate it:

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play onto hit the ball into his own wicket, thus being out bowledRate it:

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play one against anotherTo manipulate two persons into competing against one another in a way that benefits the person carrying out the manipulation.Rate it:

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plough backTo reinvest profits into a businessRate it:

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plow backTo reinvest profits into a businessRate it:

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plug upTo put a plug or bung into something to prevent leakage.Rate it:

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pocket-sizedsmall enough to fit into a pocketRate it:

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pognerto surprise, to run into, to find outRate it:

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pontem dissolvere, rescindere, interscindere (B. G. 2. 9. 4)to break down a bridge.Rate it:

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pop the cherryTo break the hymen; to lose one's virginity.Rate it:

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portas refringereto break down the gates.Rate it:

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pot upTo put into a potRate it:

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pour inTo flow or flood into something or somewhere.Rate it:

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pour renfort de potageInto the bargain; In addition.Rate it:

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price upTo calculate the price or cost of, especially when a number of components must be taken into account.Rate it:

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proelium dirimere (B. C. 1. 40)to break off the fight.Rate it:

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promunturium in mare procurrita promontory juts out into the sea.Rate it:

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pull backTo pass (the ball) into a position further from the attacking goal line.Rate it:

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pull somebody's legTo tease someone; to lead someone on; to goad someone into overreacting. It usually implies teasing or goading by jokingly lying.Rate it:

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punch bowl waterfallA plunging waterfall descending from a narrow stream into a pool.Rate it:

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put on the mapTo bring something into a position of prominence.Rate it:

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Put Your Foot in Your MouthTo become trouble maker by uttering wrong words at wrong time, to put yourself into problem with your blundersRate it:

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quaerere aliquid or de aliqua reto hold an inquiry into a matter.Rate it:

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quelle mouche vous pique?What irritates you? What whim have you got into your head?Rate it:

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