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à bon jour, bonne œuvreThe better the day, the better the deed.Rate it:

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a picture paints a thousand wordsA visualisation is a better description than a verbal description.Rate it:

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a stitch in time saves nineA little effort expended sooner to fix a small problem prevents it from becoming a larger problem requiring more effort to fix later; A little preparation can eliminate the need for repairs later; consistency (achieving a set rhythm) is better than trying to rush ahead.Rate it:

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above parBetter than the average or normal standardRate it:

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above the foldThe term "above the fold" refers to the part of a webpage that users can see without scrolling down.Rate it:

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accordez mieux vos flûtes, si vous voulez réussirYou must agree better among yourselves if you wish to succeed.Rate it:

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ace outTo defeat others in a contest; to do better than others in a competition.Rate it:

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actor primarum (secundarum, tertiarum) partiumthe actor who plays the leading part.Rate it:

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ad virtutem excitare, cohortari (or simply adhortari, cohortari)to incite to valour.Rate it:

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all in allGenerally; for the most part; mostly.Rate it:

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all to the betterEven better.Rate it:

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all-conqueringthis is used when you are describing someone or something as better than anyone else. They are at the top level they can beRate it:

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American DreamA widespread determination by Americans to provide their children with a better upbringing than their parents were able to provide for them.Rate it:

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anda que nohell yes, hell yeah, you'd better believe itRate it:

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any nook or crannyAny part of a place; anywhere.Rate it:

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any port in a stormAn unfavourable option which might well be avoided in good times but which nevertheless looks better than the alternatives at the current time.Rate 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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are you feeling betterAsked to find out whether someone has recovered to some degree from past illness or unwellness.Rate it:

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até que a morte nos separetill death do us partRate it:

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attache ta tuqueSe dit pour faire part d’un avertissement de conséquences lourdes ou fâcheuses pour l’interlocuteur.Rate it:

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attack is the best form of defenceIn a battle, attacking the opposition first is better than waiting for them to attack.Rate it:

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auf Gedeih und Verderbfor better or worseRate it:

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back and bettercoming back togetherRate it:

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back fortyThe remote part of a farm.Rate it:

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back fortyThe most remote or inaccessible part of any place.Rate it:

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bang up jobSomething done very well; something performed above average or better than expected.Rate it:

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barrelThe hollow basal part of a feather.Rate it:

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be looking upimprove, getting betterRate it:

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bear the bruntTo endure the worst part of something.Rate it:

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believe you meAn emphatic form of "believe me"; you [the subject] had better believe me [the speaker].Rate it:

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besser spät als niebetter late than neverRate it:

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better an egg today than a hen tomorrowIt is better to have a sure thing now than a possibility of more later.Rate it:

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better angelsMorally upright or otherwise positive attributes of human character.Rate it:

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better dead than redIt is preferable to be deceased rather than to be either a Communist or ruled by Communists.Rate it:

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better dead than RedAlternative form of better dead than red.Rate it:

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Better HalfPartner in a lawful marriageRate it:

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better halfspouseRate it:

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better late than neverIt's better to arrive late then to never come or do something.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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better part ofalmost all of; most ofRate it:

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Better Safe than SorryIt is better to be careful and avoid any sort of harmful risks, injuries or complicated situations that you might regret laterRate it:

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better safe than sorryIt is preferable to be cautious in one's choices and actions than to suffer afterwards.Rate it:

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better than a poke in the eyeAlternative form of better than a poke in the eye with a sharp stickRate it:

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better than a poke in the eye with a burnt stickAlternative form of better than a poke in the eye with a sharp stickRate it:

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better than a poke in the eye with a rusty nailAlternative form of better than a poke in the eye with a sharp stickRate it:

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better than a poke in the eye with a sharp stickBetter than nothing; not unsatisfactory but also not a reason for enthusiastic excitement.Rate it:

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better than a poke in the eye with a shitty stickAlternative form of better than a poke in the eye with a sharp stickRate it:

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better than sexSuperlative; wonderful.Rate it:

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better the devil you knowAlternative form of better the devil you know than the devil you don't know.Rate it:

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better the devil you know than the devil you don'tAlternative form of better the devil you know than the devil you don't know.Rate it:

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