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mettre de l’eau dans son vin(fig.) To come down a peg.Rate it:

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misery loves companyRepetitious, droll, depressing revelations of one's hard luck, always being left out of the fun, the prizes, never invited, always overlooked and pleading that others will come to the rescue!Rate it:

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move in onTo come closer to, as if to catch or hunt.Rate it:

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nail in the coffinAn action that will lead something to come to a final finish.Rate it:

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ne venez pas ainsi me corner aux oreillesDo not come and din it into my ears in that way.Rate it:

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ne voilà-t-il pas qu’il est revenuWho should come back but he?Rate it:

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not invented hereInvented outside one's own company (referring to the knee-jerk dismissal of products, technologies, etc. that come from third parties).Rate it:

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n’y revenez pas(lit.) Do not come here again; (fig.) Do not do that again.Rate it:

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offendere, nancisci aliquemto meet, come across a person; to meet casually.Rate it:

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olly olly oxen freeA call in a children's game to say that players in hiding are free to come out.Rate it:

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pan dulceTipo de pan de origen milanés, preparado con levadura, azúcar, huevos, frutos secos y desecados, etc., que se come especialmente en la celebración de Navidad.Rate it:

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panier de crabesA rat race; any organization where people metaphorically claw at one another to come out on top.Rate it:

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parier il y a cent (or, gros) à parier qu’ils ne reviendront pasThe odds are that they will not come back.Rate it:

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passons au délugeWe know all about that, let us come to the point; Don’t let us go over all that again, we will take it for granted.Rate it:

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paw atTo come on to in a rude way, with excessive and unwelcome touching; to handle rudely or clumsily.Rate it:

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pie-in-the-skyOf a dream unlikely to ever come true; impractical, unrealizable.Rate it:

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pop upTo come up with a "pop" sound.Rate it:

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premier arrivé, premier servifirst-come, first-servedRate it:

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qu’il vienne, il trouvera à qui parlerLet him come, he will find his match.Rate it:

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rein upTo stop, to cause to come to a halt.Rate it:

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revenir de loin1. To come back from a distant place. 2. To recover from a very severe illness.Rate it:

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ride upto approach or come near to while riding.Rate it:

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roll into come in an unstoppable flow.Rate it:

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Romam venire, pervenireto come to Rome.Rate it:

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rub offTo cause to come off by rubbingRate it:

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run its courseTo come to a natural endRate it:

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run one's courseTo come to a natural endRate it:

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rust offto come apart, from the process of rusting.Rate it:

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s'y casser les dentsTo come up against a brick wallRate it:

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sea lo que seawhatever may come, no matter what, whatever happens, come what mayRate it:

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seal the dealto come to an agreement, to finalise the deal.Rate it:

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second Tuesday of the weekA time that will never come.Rate it:

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seize upTo stop functioning; to come to a halt.Rate it:

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selective outrageWhen one's prejudiced or biased demeanours come to light to show their disgrace towards a particular group she another group has done the same thing.Rate it:

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sell a bargainA species of wit, much in vogue about the latter end of the reign of Queen Anne, and frequently alluded to by Dean Swift, who says the maids of honour often amused themselves with it. It consisted in the seller naming his or her hinder parts, in answer to the question, What? which the buyer was artfully led to ask. As a specimen, take the following instance: A lady would come into a room full of company, apparently frightened, crying out "It is white, and follows me!" As soon as someone responded "What?" she sold him the bargain, by saying "Mine arse".Rate it:

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sensibus or sub sensus subiectum esseto come within the sphere of the senses.Rate it:

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signa conferre cum hosteto come to close quarters.Rate it:

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Smell like a RoseTo come up winner and successful at the end, to look alright in bad situation, to evade bad reputation by coming up innocentRate it:

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sow the wind, reap the whirlwindEvery decision has consequences; a person's actions will come back to him.Rate it:

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spring upTo come rapidly into existence.Rate it:

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stand someone in good steadto come in handy for someone in the futureRate it:

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sub sensum or sub oculos, sub aspectum cadereto come within the sphere of the senses.Rate it:

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superiorem (opp. inferiorem), victorem (proelio, pugna) discedereto come off victorious.Rate it:

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suss outTo come to understand.Rate it:

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there is a new sheriff in townA new person has come to power and is going to make changes.Rate it:

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this is itThe moment has come.Rate it:

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tôt ou tard la vérité se fait jourSooner or later the truth will come out.Rate it:

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touch onTo come or go to for a short time.Rate it:

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transigere aliquid cum aliquoto come to an understanding with a person.Rate it:

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tricherie revient à son maîtreCurses, like chickens, come home to roost.Rate it:

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