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bene, male audire (ab aliquo)to have a good or bad reputation, be spoken well, ill of.Rate it:

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bene, optime (meliora) sperare de aliquo (Nep. Milt. 1. 1)to hope well of a person.Rate it:

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bene, praeclare (melius, optime) mereri de aliquoto deserve well at some one's hands; to do a service to...Rate it:

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benevolentiam habere erga aliquemto be well-disposed towards...Rate it:

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benevolo animo esse in aliquemto be well-disposed towards...Rate it:

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best of luckUsed to express hopes that someone does well in a new endeavor.Rate it:

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best-kept secretSomething interesting or important but not well-known.Rate it:

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bien fenduwell cleft,Rate it:

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bien perdu bien connuThat which is well lost is well known, or what once was lost is prized.Rate it:

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blanket termA word or phrase that is used to describe multiple groups of related things. The degree of relation may vary. Blanket terms often trade specificity for ease-of-use; in other words, a blanket term by itself gives little detail about the things that it describes or the relationships between them, but is easy to say and remember. Blanket terms often originate as slang, and eventually become integrated into the general vocabulary.Rate it:

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bless youShort for (may) God bless you: said as a short prayer for the recipient.Rate it:

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blindA covering for a window to keep out light. The covering may be made of cloth or of narrow slats that can block light or allow it to pass.Rate it:

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bloom is off the roseBusiness is not going well for a particular identified firm or industry, or the overall economy has taken a downturn.Rate it:

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Bob's your uncle"No problem", "the solution is simple", "there you have it", you have what you want, all will be well; indicates a desirable conclusion has been reached.Rate it:

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bon berger tond mais n’écorche pasWe may use but not abuse our subordinates.Rate it:

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boomshankaA wish of happiness. Purportedly a literal translation (from an unknown language) is, "May the seed of your loin be fruitful in the belly of your woman"Rate it:

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borganismAn organization of autonomous organisms that exhibit collectivism: individual "units" that have merged to yield a unified construct. Such an amalgam may possess a collective consciousness, arguably an emergent phenomenon of social networking.Rate it:

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break a legTo perform well in a theatrical production or comparable endeavor.Rate it:

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built like a brick shithouseExceptionally well constructed; strong or tough.Rate it:

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built like a brick shithouseOf a person, with an exceptionally well-developed chest.Rate it:

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burn offTo dispose of by burning it as it emerges from the well.Rate it:

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burst my balloonBreak-up an assertion or a claim of success. Depracate a plan or approach. Deflate and belittle the glowing reports of a well chosen committee:Rate it:

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burst my balloonBreak-up an assertion or a claim of success. Deprecate a plan or approach. Deflate and belittle the glowing reports of a well chosen committee:Rate it:

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ça a étéwas everything OK?, did it go well?Rate it:

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capilli compti, compositi (opp. horridi)well-ordered, well-brushed hair.Rate it:

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ce n’est pas tous les jours fête1. Christmas comes but once a year. 2. One cannot always have “a high old time,” but must work as well. 3. Life is not all beer and skittles.Rate it:

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cela est bon à dire, mais...That is all very well for a speech, but...; That is all very fine, but...Rate it:

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cela fait de l’effetThat looks well; That is showy; That makes a fine display.Rate it:

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cela se peutThat may be.Rate it:

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ces poires sont de bonne gardeThese pears will keep well.Rate it:

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cette maladie peut avoir des suitesThat illness may have serious consequences.Rate it:

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cherchez bien, vous brûlezSearch well, you are getting warm.Rate it:

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children should be seen and not heardChildren should behave well and be quiet, especially in the presence of adults.Rate it:

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Christmas tree billA bill consisting of many riders that attracts many, often unrelated, floor amendments, which may provide special benefits to various groups or interests.Rate it:

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citation neededA portion of text, a statement in a video, or any other item published on the Internet may be false or inaccurate.Rate it:

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claim to fameThat for which one has bragging rights; one's reason for being well-known or famous.Rate it:

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clutch artistA player who performs especially well in crucial situations.Rate it:

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coffee soup and crackersA Depression Daze midnight treat of crumbled salted soda crackers immersed in a mug of hot coffee, well accented with cream and white sugar.Rate it:

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courage! tout finira bienCheer up! all will yet be well.Rate it:

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coûte que coûteCost what it may.Rate it:

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c’est bien le cas de le direOne may indeed say so.Rate it:

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c’est un ami à toute épreuveHe is a well-tried, faithful, trusty friend.Rate it:

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devil is in the detailsThe specific provisions of, or particular steps for implementing, a general plan, policy, or contract may be complicated, controversial, or unworkable.Rate it:

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devil's advocateOne who debates from a view which they may not actually hold, usually to determine its validity, or simply for the sake of argument.Rate it:

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diminishing returnsA condition in which additional inputs into an organization, project or process produce progressively fewer or lower-quality additional outputs, and may, in extreme cases, cause the total quantity or quality of outputs to decrease.Rate it:

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dirty laundryUnflattering facts or questionable activities that one wants to remain secret, but which some other may use to blackmail with.Rate it:

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do you accept American dollarsUsed to ask whether or not products or services may be paid for in American dollars.Rate it:

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don't get someone startedUsed to attempt to avoid or abbreviate a discussion that speaker or hearer may wish to avoid.Rate it:

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ear to the groundPursuing the practice or having the characteristic of carefully gathering information; well-informed.Rate it:

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eat your wordsA reminder that if one misspeaks, missquotes, carelessly asserts irresponsibly, one may have to consume his own words.Rate it:

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