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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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(2) cavere (in iure) (Off. 2. 65)to point out what precautions, what formal steps must be taken to insure immunity.Rate it:

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a bird in the hand is worth two in the bushIt is preferable to have a small but certain advantage than a mere potential of a greater one.Rate it:

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à la mainby hand, manuallyRate it:

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à la mainin one's handRate 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 magician never reveals his secretsA polite refusal by someone who has just done a magic trick to reveal how it works.Rate it:

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a mão esquerda não sabe o que faz a direitathe left hand doesn't know what the right hand is doingRate it:

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à propos de bottesWith reference to nothing in particular; With no reference to the subject in hand.Rate it:

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a real knock out!A very attractive woman. So deemed because her attractiveness is so stunning that it can (figuratively) knock you out.Rate it:

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a rey muerto, rey puestoout with the old, in with the newRate it:

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abide byTo remain faithful to something or someone; to stand to; to adhere.Rate it:

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abide withTo remain or live with someone.Rate it:

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abire ex oculis, e conspectu alicuiusto go out of sight, disappear.Rate it:

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above one's bendOut of one's control or power.Rate it:

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above waterOut of difficulty, especially financial.Rate it:

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absence makes the heart grow fonderWhen someone or something is faraway, you realise how much you love (or miss) them or it.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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ace outTo have a lucky streak; to experience a stroke of good fortune.Rate it:

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ache forTo desire, or want something, or someone, very much.Rate it:

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achilles' heela weak point or fault in someone or something otherwise perfect or excellentRate it:

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act as tourch bearerWhen someone play significant role in others lifeRate it:

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act outTo express one's feelings through disruptive actions.Rate it:

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act outTo go through the process of a scene from a play, a charade or a pointless exercise.Rate it:

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ad opus faciendum accedereto take a task in hand, engage upon it.Rate it:

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ad Romam proficiscito set out for Rome.Rate it:

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adopt outTo expel a child from a family by placing them for adoption; to put a child up for adoption privately, without going through an adoption agency.Rate it:

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adopt outTo send a son or daughter away to live in another country..Rate it:

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aere alieno liberarito get out of debt.Rate it:

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AFAICMOInitialism of as far as I can make out.Rate it:

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age outUsed other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see age,‎ out.Rate it:

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age outTo become too old for an activity, program or institution; to become too mature for a behavior.Rate it:

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Aha-ErlebnisAn "aha experience". An experience which gives a sudden insight, solution or answer to a problem that has troubled someone for some time.Rate it:

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air outTo discuss in the open.Rate it:

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air outTo expose to air; to leave open or spread out, as to allow odor or moisture to dissipate.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 EarsTo show keen interest in listening someone, be attentive to someoneRate it:

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all intired outRate it:

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all outusing maximum effortRate it:

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all outThe state of a side having no more men to bat, thus ending its innings.Rate it:

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all things to all peopleSomeone or something that entirely satisfies the expectations of everyone, no matter how diverse and conflicting those expectations may be.Rate it:

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all's well that ends wellProblems do not matter if things turn out well in the end.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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am I rightSaid by someone who has just stated what he or she considers to be an unassailable truth.Rate it:

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an apple a day keeps the doctor awayApples are healthy and stave off illness.Eat healthy and you won't get sick.Rate it:

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an army marches on its stomachYou must eat properly if you want to perform tasks well.Rate it:

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and his motherServes as an intensifier for an inclusive noun or phrase such as everyone, anyone, each someone or all someones.Rate it:

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angel's advocateSomeone who sees what's good about an idea and supports it.Rate it:

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angle for farthingsTo beg out of a prison window with a cap, or box, let down at the end of a long string.Rate it:

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