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"never mind your mother sonny.... eat your bleedin' orange"I worked with a man from Foulridge, Lancashire for over 35 years who often used this phrase whenever there was a problem and he wasn't sure of the answer!.. Said the phrase came from a "chap I used to work with in Colne... but he didn't know what it meant either"Rate it:

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(3) agereto be energetic in the conduct of the case; to plead before the judge.Rate it:

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(in) equo haerereto sit a horse well; to have a good seat.Rate it:

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a camel is a horse designed by a committeeAn expression critical of committeesRate it:

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a camel is a horse made by a committeeAlternative form of a camel is a horse designed by a committee.Rate it:

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à cheval donné on ne regarde pas à la brideOne does not look a gift-horse in the mouth.Rate it:

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à cheval donné on ne regarde pas à la bride (or, à la dent)One does not look a gift-horse in the mouth.Rate it:

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a chip on your shoulderBeing angry about something that happened in the past; holding a grudge.Rate it:

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a dark horseHaving Nothing To Do With The Color Of A Fantasy Horse, Rather An Expression Of A Winner, A Success Story, A Triumph Suddenly Developing, Revealing Itself All In A Positive Manner:Rate it:

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a man/woman after your own hearta man or woman who likes the same things or has the same opinions as youRate it:

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à qui le dites-vous?Am I not perfectly aware of it? Don’t I know it?Rate it:

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a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go downAn otherwise unpleasant situation can be pleasant when a pleasant aspect is deliberately introduced.1999, Eli Yassif, The Hebrew Folktale: History, Genre, Meaning, Indiana University Press, ISBN 0253335833, page 372,One is known as the "sweetening parable," that is to say a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down. Thus, when the aim is to preach to the people, to guide them along the "bitter," arduous path of upholding burdensome precepts and prohibitions, a tale can lighten the load, make the "medicine" easier "to swallow."2001, Maureen Reagan, First Father, First Daughter: A Memoir, Little, Brown, ISBN 0316736368, page 319,It put some fun into the tedious business of preparing for a presidential debate. A spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down, right?2004, John Hoover, How to Work for an Idiot: Survive & Thrive... Without Killing Your Boss, Career Press, ISBN 1564147045, page 11,If a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down, a barrel of laughs can wash down the big pills you might need to swallow.Rate it:

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a stich in time saves nineWhat ever work you have you should perform the and there, thereby your work being helped others work.Rate it:

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a sus piesat your fingertipsRate it:

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à votre air on ne vous donnerait pas vingt-cinq ansFrom your looks I should take you for less than five-and-twenty.Rate it:

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à vous la balleIt is now your turn to act.Rate it:

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à vous le déIt is your turn to play (at dice). [See Avoir.]Rate it:

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abdicare se magistratu (Div. 2. 35)to resign one's post (before the expiry of the term of office).Rate it:

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about usUsually describes who you or your company are.Rate it:

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above the curveWith above average innovative performance or quality, especially a trailblazer developing advances before competitors.Rate it:

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Ace up Your SleeveA matchless hidden advantage and ability of a person that nobody else knows about and that no one else could ownRate it:

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acheter à vil prixTo buy dirt cheap, for a mere song.Rate it:

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acheter chat en pocheTo buy a pig in a poke.Rate it:

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acheter chat en pocheto purchase without seeing the object in question; to buy on trust; to be sold a pig in a pokeRate it:

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acheter par francs et vendre par écusTo buy in the cheapest market and sell in the dearest; To sell at a high profit.Rate it:

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ad pedes alicuius iacēre, stratum esse (stratum iacēre)to prostrate oneself before a person.Rate it:

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ad senatum referre (Cic. Dom. 53. 136)to bring a question before the senate (of the presiding magistrate).Rate it:

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Add Fuel to the FireTo boost up one’s anger or trouble more with your deeds or words, when he/she is already facing worst situationRate it:

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adhuc tua messis in herba est (proverb.)your crop is still green, i.e. you are still far from your ambition.Rate it:

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admittere, permittere equumto give a horse the reins.Rate it:

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Afraid of Your Own ShadowTo get easily frightened of even minor things or anything unknownRate it:

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age before beautyA phrase said to allow older people to go before younger ones.Rate it:

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agitare equumto make a horse prance.Rate it:

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ahead of one's timeShowing characteristics of changes yet to be; present in one's work before later advances in the field; coming earlier than could be generally accepted.Rate it:

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ahead of the curveChanging before competitors.Rate it:

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ahead of the gameHaving completed a task before it is due; ready, prepared, or anticipating.Rate it:

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ain't no hill for a stepping horseNo big deal; no problem.Rate it:

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Air Your Dirty Laundry in PublicTo discuss your personal matters and conflicts publicly specifically when you argue with someone .Rate it:

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Albatross Around Your NeckA person or a thing you feel like a burden and you always want to avoid and get rid of, something bad you did and want to avoid discussing or someone else recall it againRate 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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all y'all'sPossessive of all y'all (standing in for all your).Rate it:

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all your base are belong to usUsed to tout victory over an opponent, or simply as a humorous catchphrase.Rate it:

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also ranunplaced horseRate it:

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always be yourselfdon´t change the way you are. be you, be special. don´t be like othersRate it:

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ancient historyA period of history generally seen as occurring before the Middle Ages, that is, before the fall of the Roman Empire. Includes Ancient Egypt, Ancient Greece and Ancient Rome.Rate it:

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and don't play one on TVA term often used after a person claims to have no expertise in a topic of discussion, but still wants to contribute a comment.Rate it:

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and the horse you rode in onIntensifier.Rate it:

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and the horse you rode in onEuphemistic shortening of "fuck you and the horse you rode in on"Rate it:

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and your little dog tooA statement that not only will the person being addressed be punished but their conspirators will also.Rate it:

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answer for!be held accountable FOR your sins!"'; 'to be responsible for the results, the outcome, the success or failure thereof!Rate it:

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