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medium sermonem abrumpere (Verg. Aen. 4. 388)to break off in the middle of the conversation.Rate it:

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mint conditionUsed, but still like new, as if freshly minted.Rate it:

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mores in dies magis labuntur (also with ad, e.g. ad mollitiem)immorality is daily gaining ground.Rate it:

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move inTo start living or working in a new place; to transport one's belongings to a new home or workplace; to make one's home or workplace into a suitable environment.Rate it:

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mucha mierdabreak a legRate it:

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munitiones perrumpereto break through the lines (and relieve a town).Rate it:

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nighthawkA New World nightjar.Rate it:

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no mamesno way!; are you fucking kidding?; gimme a breakRate it:

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nobody's perfectUsed when someone's mistakes or flaws are acknowledged, to remind that everyone else makes mistakes and has flaws1995, New York Magazine Vol. 28, No. 5, 30 January 1995, The de-moralization of society (Book Review)Hypocrisy, particularly in sexual matters, is excused on the grounds that hey, nobody's perfect, and at least folks back then felt bad enough to lie.2000, Madonna, Nobody's PerfectI feel so sad. What I did wasn't right. I feel so bad and I must say to you: Sorry, but nobody's perfect. Nobody's perfect. What did you expect? I'm doing my bestRate it:

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novam rationem ingredito enter on a new method.Rate it:

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novas religiones instituereto introduce a new religion, a new cult.Rate it:

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occupare loca superiorato occupy the high ground.Rate it:

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oculos figere in terra and in terramto keep one's eyes on the ground.Rate it:

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off one's gameC. 1910, Ralph Henry Barbour, "The Dub" in The New Boy at Hilltop and Other Stories.Rate it:

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old schoolCharacteristic of a style, outlook, or method employed in a former era, remembered either as inferior to the current style, or alternately, remembered nostalgically as superior or preferable to the new style, the older denoting something that would be considered out of date or out of fashion to some, but as such, is considered by others as cool and hip.Rate it:

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on boardIs that new teammate properly on board yet?.Rate it:

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on the uptakeIn understanding or in the ability to absorb new information; especially in the phrases "quick on the uptake" and "slow on the uptake".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 colli impositum estthe town stands on rising ground.Rate it:

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oppidum solo aequareto raze a town to the ground.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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peel awayTo separate off from the main body, to move off to one side; as in troop movements on a parade ground or an organized retreat, or columns in a procession.Rate it:

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peel offTo separate off from the main body, to move off to one side; as in troop movements on a parade ground or an organized retreat, or columns in a procession.Rate it:

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peel the onionTo investigate a matter more deeply, usually step by step, each step leading to a new discovery.Rate it:

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peg downTo fasten something to the ground using pegs.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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pericula in or ad aliquem redundantmany dangers hem a person in; one meets new risks at every turn.Rate it:

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phalangem perfringereto break through the phalanx.Rate it:

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pinch and a punch for the first of the monthSaid the first day of a new month, accompanied by a pinch and a punch to the victim.Rate it:

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pitA hole in the ground.Rate it:

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pitA hole or trench in the ground, excavated according to grid coordinates, so that the provenance of any feature observed and any specimen or artifact revealed may be established by precise measurement.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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pluck upTo remove by plucking from e.g. the ground.Rate it:

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plunge inTo start a new endeavor enthusiastically and wholeheartedly, though possibly without experience.Rate 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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proelium dirimere (B. C. 1. 40)to break off the fight.Rate it:

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propre comme un sou neufAs clean as a whistle; As neat as a new pin.Rate it:

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qué te cuentaswhat's new?Rate it:

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qui deux choses chasse, ni l’une ni l’autre ne prendBetween two stools one falls to the ground.Rate it:

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quoi de neufwhat's new, what's up, how's it goingRate it:

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read oneself inTo read about the Thirty-nine Articles and the Declaration of Assent; required of a clergyman of the Church of England when he first officiates in a new benefice.Rate it:

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reduce to rubbleto completely destroy, to raze to the groundRate it:

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roll aroundto move about on the ground while rotating and turning one's bodyRate it:

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room inOf a mother and her new baby; to stay together in the same room.Rate it:

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rubber roomEspecially in New York City, a temporary workplace assigned to a teacher who is not permitted to teach in a classroom because he or she is under disciplinary review.Rate it:

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rules are made to be brokenit is acceptable to break rules.Rate it:

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