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go all around the WrekinTake a long time to arrive.Rate it:

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go down the wrong wayTo swallow food or drink so that it goes down the wrong tube in one's throat and makes one cough or for a short period lose one's breath or choke.Rate it:

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go forTo endure, sustain or spend time.Rate it:

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going toForms a tense future to some past time.Rate it:

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golden yearsThe period during which someone or something flourishes.Rate it:

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golf widowA woman who is deprived of her husband's time and attention due to his regular absence in order to play golf.Rate it:

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good old daysA period of time in the distant past when things were better or fondly remembered.Rate it:

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gooseberry seasonA period, usually during the summertime, when news media tend to place increased emphasis on reporting light-hearted, offbeat, or bizarre stories.Rate it:

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great minds think alikeUsed to emphasize a coincidence, or two people reaching the same conclusion in any manner at the same time.Rate it:

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Greek calendsA time that never occurs; never; when pigs fly.Rate it:

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grind downTo weaken someone's morale over a long period.Rate it:

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Grit Your TeethTo endure pain courageously, to put up with harsh time or difficultyRate it:

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gym bunnyA person who spends a large amount of time working out at a gym and who may be obsessed with improving his or her physique. Often said of a gay man, but also said of women and heterosexual men.Rate it:

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há quanto tempolong time no seeRate it:

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había una vezonce upon a timeRate it:

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halcyon daysA period of calm, often nostalgic: “halcyon days of yore”, “halcyon days of youth”..Rate it:

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halcyon daysPeriod of calm during the winter, when storms do not occur.Rate it:

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hang heavyOf time or a time period: to seem to pass slowly; to crawl.Rate it:

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hang out withTo spend time with friends, doing nothing in particular.Rate it:

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hang withTo spend time with; to hang out with; to socialize with.Rate it:

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hangar queenAn aircraft which requires a great deal of regular maintenance and has an unfavorable ratio of maintenance time to flight time.Rate it:

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happy EasterAn expression used during Easter to wish someone a happy time.Rate it:

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have a screamTo have a good time, to have a blast.Rate it:

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have the floorTo have permission or time to speak, especially in a formal situation.Rate it:

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heap upTo increase over a period of time; to accumulate.Rate it:

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heat waveA period of exceptionally hot weather.Rate it:

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high cottonThe best of times; a time of well being.Rate it:

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hindsight is 20/20(idiomatic) In hindsight things are obvious that were not obvious from the outset; one is able to evaluate past choices more clearly than at the time of the choice.Rate it:

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his temporibus, nostra (hac) aetate, nostra memoria, his (not nostris) diebusin our time; in our days.Rate it:

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hit the high notesTo produce or attain, at least for a period of time, an especially satisfactory degree of achievement or fulfilment.Rate it:

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hit the nail on the headTo do the right thing at the right time and in right way.Rate it:

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HMUInitialism of hit me up; contact me at a later time.Rate it:

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hold offTo delay commencing an action (until some specified time or event has passed).Rate it:

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homines huius aetatis, nostrae memoriaeour contemporaries; men of our time.Rate it:

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homines qui nunc sunt (opp. qui tunc fuerunt)our contemporaries; men of our time.Rate it:

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hot handA sustained period of luck or success, a streak of good luckRate it:

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hum and hawProcrastinate and take a long time before doing something or taking a decision.Rate it:

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I see, said the blind manSaid to express confusion. Also used to express understanding after an initial period of confusion, i.e., "I see, said the blind man."Rate it:

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il a été reçu d’embléeHe passed his examination the first time he went up, without any difficulty.Rate it:

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il a fait la noce toute la semaineHe has had a high old time of it all the week; He has been on the spree all the week.Rate it:

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il en a vu de grisesHe had an unpleasant time of it.Rate it:

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il est coutumier du faitIt is not the first time he has done it.Rate it:

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il est quelle heurewhat time is it?Rate it:

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il est temps de fondre la clocheThe time for action has arrived.Rate it:

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il était une foisthere was once …; once upon a time, there was …Rate it:

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il l’a fait fort mal à proposHe did it very unseasonably, just at the wrong time.Rate it:

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il n’est bois si vert qui ne s’allume (clément marot )There is nothing so difficult that cannot be done in time.Rate it:

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il n’est de dévotion que de jeune prêtreEnthusiasm wears out in time; New brooms sweep clean. Rate it:

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il prête de l’argent à la petite semaineHe lends money for a short time at a high rate of interest.Rate it:

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il répète la même chose à tout bout de champHe repeats the same thing every instant, every time he has the chance.Rate it:

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