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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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holy shitExpression of terror, awe, surprise, shock, etc., often at something seen for the first time or remembered immediately before using this term.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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I'll see you and raise youUsed to accept a bet, and at the same time raise the stakes.Rate it:

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if it's yellow let it mellowIn order to save water, do not flush the toilet every time you urinate.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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il se donne du bon tempsHe does not work too hard; He enjoys himself; He has a good time of it.Rate it:

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il y a jour d’avisThere is no hurry; There is plenty of time for consideration.Rate it:

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in chorusin unison, all together (at the same time)Rate it:

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in nothing flatA very short amount of time; no time at all.Rate it:

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in the long runAfter a very long time; eventually; over a long period of time; more generally.Rate it:

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in the long termAfter a very long time; eventually; over a long period of time; more generally.Rate it:

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in the short runLasting only a short time, shortsightedly.Rate it:

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in this day and ageIn the current time period of years.Rate it:

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internet hugWhen 2 people send an email to each other at the same time.Rate it:

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intervallo locorum et temporum disiunctum esseto be separated by an immense interval of space and time.Rate it:

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iterum, tertium consulconsul for the second, third time.Rate it:

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já era horaabout timeRate it:

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já era tempoabout timeRate it:

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jack aroundto dawdle, to waste timeRate it:

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je le connais de longue mainI have known him for a long time.Rate it:

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je ne suis pas ici pour enfiler des perlesI am not here to waste my time.Rate it:

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je n’ai jamais été à pareille noce (or, fête)I never had such a time of it.Rate it:

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Jump the GunTo do something a bit earlier or before the time, hasty in doing somethingRate it:

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just a minuteOnly one minute; a passage of time 60 seconds in duration.Rate it:

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just a minuteA short period of time, typically anywhere from several seconds to several minutes or more.Rate it:

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just a secondOnly one second; a passage of time one-sixtieth of a minute in duration.Rate it:

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just a secondA short period of time, typically anywhere from a few seconds to several minutes or more.Rate it:

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keep someone on a leashSetting unreasonable time constraints, requiring excessive reporting of actions, projecting an expanded and ridiculously contrived schedule of tasks.Rate it:

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Keep Your Nose to the GrindstoneImpelled to keep one self-busy all the time, always working hardRate it:

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kick someone when they are downTo make it worse for someone who is going through a difficult time.Rate it:

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