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l’appétit vient en mangeantOne leg of mutton helps down another; The more one has the more one wants; Begin to eat, you’ll soon be hungry.Rate it:

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

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mettre en coupe réglée(lit.) To cut down periodically (of forests); (fig.) To lay regularly under contribution.Rate it:

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Nilus praecipitat ex altissimis montibusthe Nile rushes down from very high mountains.Rate it:

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nous causions chiffons (of women)We were chattering about dress.Rate it:

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obliquo monte decurrereto run obliquely down the hill.Rate it:

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off the railsWhen you've lost it all, When your world and life is upside down!Rate it:

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omissis pilis gladiis rem gerereto throw down the javelins (pila) and fight with the sword.Rate it:

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on le tenait à quatreIt needed four men to hold him down.Rate it:

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on le tient à quatreIt needs four men to hold him down.Rate it:

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par monts et par vauxUp hill and down dale.Rate it:

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pontem dissolvere, rescindere, interscindere (B. G. 2. 9. 4)to break down a bridge.Rate it:

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poon upTo dress up in order to impress others.Rate it:

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portas refringereto break down the gates.Rate it:

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Pour Oil on Troubled WatersTo calm down the tense situation, to sooth someone in anger or tensionRate it:

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praecipitem ire; in praeceps deferrito fall down headlong.Rate it:

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pull up a chairTo sit down on a chair: to go from a non-seated position to sitting on a chair.Rate it:

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pull up a floorSit down on a floor.Rate it:

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Pull Yourself TogetherTo calm down or settle after bring frustrated or, to control one’s emotions and angerRate it:

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put on the dogTo dress up; to put on airs; to make a show of wealth and/or importance; to be pretentious.Rate it:

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put somebody in his placeTo bring somebody down; to humble or insult.Rate it:

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put someone in his placeTo bring somebody down; to humble or rebuke.Rate it:

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put someone in their placeTo bring somebody down; to humble or rebuke.Rate it:

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put the boot inTo kick someone when they are down.Rate it:

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put the brakes onTo stop or to slow it down.Rate it:

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queen upTo dress like, or become appropriate for, a queen.Rate it:

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rabattre le caquet à quelqu’un (pop.)To take a person down a peg; To stop his jaw; To cut his cackle.Rate it:

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rag outTo dress up.Rate it:

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rain checkIn social interactions, a polite way to turn down an invitation, with the implication one is simply postponing it and that another time would be acceptable.Rate it:

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rat runA small road that people venture down when they want to sneak off the motorway and take a short cut.Rate it:

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regarder de haut en basTo treat contemptuously; To look down upon with contempt.Rate it:

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rig outTo dress; to clothe, especially in an odd or fanciful manner.Rate it:

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rock the houseTo jam at a concert, get down.Rate it:

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rolling stoneA person who moves around a lot and never settles down.Rate it:

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rust outTo rust completely; to become covered in rust; by extension, to break down over time and cease working.Rate it:

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save by the bellIn a boxing or wrestling match or similar competition, to ring the bell which concludes the round and thereby to prevent a competitor who has been knocked down from being counted out by the referee.Rate it:

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Say Cry UncleTo lay down your arms or surrender, to accept defeatRate it:

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scout outto track down, to find by searchingRate it:

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scrub upto dress upRate it:

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sedem ac domicilium (fortunas suas) constituere alicubito take up one's abode in a place, settle down somewhere.Rate it:

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sedem collocare alicubi (Rep. 2. 19. 34)to take up one's abode in a place, settle down somewhere.Rate it:

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sens dessus dessousAll upside down; Topsy-turvy.Rate it:

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set a spellTo sit down for a period of time, especially in the company of other people and in order to relax or to engage in casual conversation.Rate it:

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shrink awayto draw back in fear; cringe, back down, shy awayRate it:

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shroudEspecially, the dress for the dead; a winding sheet.Rate it:

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shy awayto draw back in fear, cringe, back downRate it:

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silver spoonWealth passed down or inherited.Rate it:

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sit outTo escape a hold while face-down by swinging one's legs around into the sitting position.Rate it:

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sit upTo assume a sitting position from a position lying down.Rate it:

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skeleton crewThe minimum number of personnel needed to operate and maintain an item at its most simple operating requirements, such as a ship or business, during an emergency or shut down, and at the same time, to keep vital functions operating.Rate it:

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