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'til the cows come homeAlternative form of until the cows come home.Rate it:

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(se) ex aqua emergereto come to the surface.Rate it:

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a day late and a dollar shortCome into the picture minus some necessary fundamental factors or entities.Rate it:

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à la guerre comme à la guerreOne must take things as they come; We must take the rough with the smooth.Rate it:

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a lie has no legsYou can't get away with a lie, the truth will always come out.Rate it:

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a miss is as good as a mileA failure remains a failure, regardless of how close to success one has actually come.Rate it:

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à propos, viendrez-vous ce soir?By the way, shall you come this evening?Rate it:

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à qui mal veut, mal arriveHarm watch, harm catch; Curses, like chickens, come home to roost.Rate it:

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ad aures alicuius (not alicui) pervenire, accidereto come to some one's ears.Rate it:

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ad omnes casus subsidia comparareto be prepared for all that may come.Rate it:

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ad propositum reverti, redireto come back to the point.Rate it:

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ad rem redireto come back to the point.Rate it:

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ad teli coniectum venire (Liv. 2. 31)to come within javelin-range.Rate it:

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adieu paniers, vendanges sont faitesYou come too late, it is all over.Rate it:

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aggredi ad dicendumto come forward to make a speech; to address the house.Rate it:

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all good things come to an endNothing lasts forever.Rate it:

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all hands on deck!Nautical call for all ships crew to come topside and man their usual station. Work challenge or approaching gale threatens safety of crew and vessel.Rate it:

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all things come to those who wait(dated) A patient seeker will be satisfied in due time; patience is a virtue.Rate it:

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allons!Come, now!Rate it:

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allons-ycome with me, follow meRate it:

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après lui il faut tirer l’échelleOne cannot do better than he has; No one can come up to him in that; That takes the cake.Rate it:

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arriver en trois bateauxTo come with great fuss, in great state, with unnecessary ceremony.Rate it:

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at bayUnable to come closer; at a distance.Rate it:

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au pis allerShould the worst come to the worst.Rate it:

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auxilio alicui venireto come to assist any one.Rate it:

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better let your glasses up. it's fixing to come up a cloud.Roll the car windows up, a thunderstorm is happening soon.Rate it:

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blow offTo shoot something with a gun, causing it to come disconnected.Rate it:

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blow to kingdom comeTo totally destroy; to wipe outRate it:

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boucler la boucleto come full circleRate it:

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break coverUsed other than as an idiom. to come out of hiding; to become visible.Rate it:

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break upTo break or separate into pieces; to disintegrate or come apart.Rate it:

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bunch upTo come or gather together.Rate it:

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bygones be bygones, and fair play for time to comeLet all past wrongs be forgotten, with a resumption of cordial relations.Rate it:

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calamitatibus defungito come to the end of one's troubles.Rate it:

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can I come inAsks for permission to enter a room.Rate it:

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ce qui vient de la flûte s’en va au tambourLightly come, lightly go; What is dishonestly acquired is easily dissipated.Rate it:

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chassez le naturel, il revient au galopWhat is bred in the bone will never come out of the flesh.Rate it:

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Chickens Come Home to RoostCertain words or actions, which carry evil intentions, always haunt a person - who uses them or carries them outRate it:

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chickens come home to roostA person's past wrongdoings will always return to negatively affect them.Rate it:

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choke offTo get rid of, cause to come to an end.Rate it:

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come a cropperTo fall headlong from a horse.Rate it:

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come a cropperTo suffer some misfortune; to fail.Rate it:

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come a long wayTo make significant progress.Rate it:

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come aboutTo come to pass; to develop; to occur; to take place; to happen.Rate it:

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come aboutTo tack; to change tack; to maneuver the bow of a sailing vessel across the wind so that the wind changes from one side of the vessel to the other; to position a boat with respect to the wind after tacking.Rate it:

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come acrossTo find, usually by accident.Rate it:

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come acrossTo give an appearance or impression; to project a certain image.Rate it:

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come afterTo pursue or follow; to pursue with hostile intent.Rate it:

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come afterTo follow or succeed; to be the successor of.Rate it:

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