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frohes neues JahrHappy New YearRate it:

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gain onTo win ground upon; to move faster than, as in a race or contest.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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get a word in edgewiseTo break into or participate in a conversation.Rate it:

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get one's feet wetTo begin gaining experience; To take a risk and try something new.Rate it:

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give birthTo invent a new idea.Rate it:

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give birthTo produce new life into the world; to have a baby. Transitive when used with to.Rate it:

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give somebody the heave-hoTo fire, expel or break up with someone.Rate it:

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give someone the heave-hoto fire, expel or break up with someone.Rate it:

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go againstTo violate; to breach; to break.Rate it:

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go moggy(usually in the past tense, as in "gone moggy") To break something or to cause something to become disorganized or dysfunctional.Rate it:

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go off at scoreOf a horse, to break suddenly into a gallop; of a person, suddenly to say or do something impetuous.Rate it:

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guten Rutschhappy New YearRate it:

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Happy HolidaysA greeting used during the Christmas and winter holiday season to recognize the celebration of many holidays, including Christmas, New Year's Day, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa, and sometimes Thanksgiving.Rate it:

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haul downTo violently cause to fall to the ground.Rate it:

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hell weekThe week during which new members are required to undergo undignified rites of initiation or gruelling discipline in order to be accepted into a fraternity, sorority, secret society, military group, etc.Rate it:

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hit paydirtTo strike it rich; to get lucky or have a big break.Rate it:

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housewarmingA party to celebrate moving into a new home.Rate it:

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humi procumbereto fall on the ground.Rate it:

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humi prosternere aliquemto throw any one to the ground.Rate it:

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il est resté sur le carreauHe was killed on the spot, left for dead on the ground.Rate it:

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il l’a laissé sur le carreauHe killed him (or, left him for dead on the ground).Rate it:

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il n’est de dévotion que de jeune prêtreEnthusiasm wears out in time; New brooms sweep clean. Rate it:

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il n’est rien de tel que balai neufA new broom sweeps clean.Rate it:

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in oppidum irrumpereto break into the town.Rate it:

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in oppidum irruptionem facereto break into the town.Rate it:

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inducere novum verbum in latinam linguamto introduce a new word into the Latin language.Rate it:

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indutias violareto break a truce.Rate it:

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it's not the whistle that pulls the trainBoasting and loud talk should not be mistaken for the work that produces real achievements; bravado is no proof of action.1956, James Reston, "Washington: It's Not the Whistle that Pulls the Train," New York Times, 1 July, p. E8:Rate it:

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iusiurandum violareto break one's oath.Rate it:

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je la connais, celle-là (pop.)That is nothing new; I’ve been “had” before.Rate it:

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je te dis merdebreak a leg! good luck!Rate it:

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joyeuses fêtesMerry Christmas and a Happy New Year; happy holidays.Rate it:

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kick the bucketOf a machine, to break down such that it cannot be repaired.Rate it:

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knock someone's block offTo strike a person in the head, causing him to fall to the ground, especially in an unconscious condition; to beat up a person.Rate it:

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la faim chasse le loup hors du boisHunger tames the lion; Hunger will break through stone walls.Rate it:

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lâcher pied1. To lose ground. 2. To scamper away.Rate it:

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late modelRecently designed or fabricated; new.Rate it:

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lay downTo give up, surrender, or yield , usually by placing it on the ground.Rate it:

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le chapelet commence à se défilerThe association is beginning to break up.Rate it:

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legem abrogare (Att. 3. 23. 2)to replace an old law by a new.Rate it:

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less is moreThat which is less complicated is often better understood and more appreciated than what is more complicated; simplicity is preferable to complexity; brevity in communication is more effective than verbosity.1855, Robert Browning, "Men and Women":Well, less is more, Lucrezia: I am judged.1954, "'Less Is More'," Time, 14 Jun.:The essence of Mies's architectural philosophy is in his famous and sometimes derided phrase, "Less is more." This means, he says, having "the greatest effect with the least means."2007, Gia Kourlas, "Dance Review: An Ordered World Defined With Soothing Spareness," New York Times, 3 Mar. (retrieved 22 Oct. 2008):The program, which features two premieresRate it:

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loca aspera et montuosa (Planc. 9. 22)rough and hilly ground.Rate it:

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loca edita, superioraheights, high ground.Rate it:

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loca, regiones, loci naturam explorareto reconnoitre the ground.Rate it:

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locum ad pugnam idoneum deligereto choose suitable ground for an engagement.Rate it:

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locum dare suspicionito give ground for suspicion.Rate it:

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l’enfant tombe par terre, mais le fruit tombe à terreA child falls on the ground, while fruit falls to the earth.Rate it:

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make roomTo rearrange or organize existing people, objects, furniture, belongings, etc., to create space for new objects.Rate it:

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manquer de parole (or, manquer à sa parole)To break one’s word.Rate it:

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