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(2) cavere (in iure) (Off. 2. 65)to point out what precautions, what formal steps must be taken to insure immunity.Rate it:

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a good beginning makes a good endingGood beginnings promise a good end; start off on a good note to reap the benefits at the end.Rate it:

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a party animalAn individual whom lives, thinks, reflects, promotes, enjoys, raucous, wild, off the deep end, exotic; parties, gatherings, happenings and blasts.Rate it:

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à peu de chose prèsNot far off.Rate it:

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ad vulgarem sensum or ad communem opinionem orationem accommodare (Off. 2. 10. 35)to express oneself in popular language.Rate it:

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adversante et repugnante natura or invitā Minervā (ut aiunt) aliquid facere (Off. 1. 31. 110)to do a thing which is not one's vocation, which goes against the grain.Rate it:

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aequa iuris descriptio (Off. 2. 4. 15)a sound judicial system.Rate it:

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alere exercitum (Off. 1. 8. 25)to support an army.Rate it:

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

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aliquem proficiscentem prosequito accompany any one when starting; to see a person off.Rate it:

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aliquid cadit in deliberationem (Off. 1. 3. 9)a subject becomes matter for reflection.Rate it:

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aliquid in aliud tempus, in posterum differreto put off till another time; to postpone.Rate it:

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all bets are offIndicates that a future event appears uncertain, especially one that before seemed more certain.Rate it:

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amber gamblerA driver of a road vehicle who accelerates when the traffic lights change from green to amber (instead of stopping, as required by law), gambling that no vehicle will cross his or her path; a driver who starts off when the traffic lights show red and amber together, but not yet green.Rate it:

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an apple a day keeps the doctor awayApples are healthy and stave off illness.Eat healthy and you won't get sick.Rate it:

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animo, cogitatione aliquid praecipere (Off 1. 23. 81)to form a conception of a thing beforehand.Rate it:

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anticonstituellementin french, this word is the biggest word in the whole history of french... it means: I Constantly think you are bugging me, back off or you will regret it.Rate it:

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AOBAway on break.Rate it:

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après skiA place "after skiing". Typically a bar or pub where people go after a day on the slopes to ease off and meet other people.Rate it:

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après-skiA place "after skiing". Typically a bar or pub where people go after a day on the slopes to ease off and meet other people.Rate it:

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aquam ex flumine derivareto draw off water from a river.Rate it:

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at the coal faceTo be directly engaged in the operations of a business, rather than in a hands-off, managerial position.Rate it:

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at the end of the roadNo longer in the competition. Voted off. Eliminated.Rate it:

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auction offTo sell something at an auction.Rate it:

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avaler d’un traitTo drink off at one gulp, at a draught.Rate it:

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avoir du foin dans ses bottesTo be well off.Rate it:

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avoir du pois layStealing brass weights off the counters of shops.Rate it:

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back offTo move backwards away from something.Rate it:

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back offTo become less aggressive, particularly when one had appeared committed to act.Rate it:

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back offTo lower the setting of.Rate it:

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backfootTo put on the defensive; to put off balance.Rate 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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bâcler son ouvrageTo do one’s work quickly and badly; To “polish off” (or, scamp) one’s work.Rate it:

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baîller comme une carpeTo yawn one’s head off.Rate it:

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bar offto barricade with bars.Rate it:

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bas les mainsHands off.Rate it:

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base off ofTo base on.Rate it:

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bash inTo break or dent badly by hitting violently.Rate it:

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be offTo leave.Rate it:

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be offTo be working against a present or former addiction to.Rate it:

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be offTo be away from.Rate it:

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be off with youGo away; get out.Rate it:

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bear offTo gain; to carry off, as a prize.Rate it:

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bear offTo restrain; to keep from approaching.Rate it:

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bear offTo remove to a distance; to keep clear from rubbing against anything.Rate it:

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bear off fromTo stand further off fromRate it:

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beat offTo drive something away with blows.Rate it:

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beat offTo masturbate.Rate it:

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beat offTo waste time.Rate it:

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beat the pants offTo thoroughly and decisively defeat someone, either in a physical fight or, figuratively, in a competition.Rate it:

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