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in the wrong place at the wrong timeAt a location where something bad is about to happen at just the time of its occurrence.Rate it:

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la royauté, place noyée de lumière où toute tache paraît une fange sordide“In that fierce light which beats upon a throne And blackens every blot.” [Tennyson , Idylls of the King, Dedication.]Rate it:

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lightning never strikes twice in the same placeA lucky or unusual event is unlikely to occur again in the same way.Rate it:

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out of placeAmongst all those horsey people I felt quite out of place.Rate it:

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out of placeNot in the proper situation or arrangement, or inappropriate for the circumstances.Rate it:

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out of placeShe comes in out of the storm with not a hair out of place.Rate it:

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place in the sunUsed other than as an idiom: see place, in the sun.Rate it:

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place in the sunA favorable position.Rate it:

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place in the sunRecognition, fame.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 remind someone of his position.Rate it:

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

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qui part à la chasse perd sa placeVariante de qui va à la chasse perd sa place.Rate it:

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qui va à la chasse perd sa placeQui quitte sa place doit s'attendre à la retrouver occupée à son retour.Rate it:

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qui va à la chasse perd sa placeIf you leave your place, you lose it.Rate it:

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se mettre à la placeSe supposer dans l’état, dans la situation où il est.Rate it:

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sticking-placeThe point at which a process or thing, especially a state of mind or emotion, reaches its greatest strength and remains steadfast; sticking point.Rate it:

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the place to beA great, trendy, or perfectly suitable placeRate it:

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there's no place like homeone feels the most comfortable at homeRate it:

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wrong place at the wrong timeNoun form of in the wrong place at the wrong time.Rate it:

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your place or mineA question suggesting sexual intercourse: literally meaning "shall we go to your place or mine to have sex?"Rate it:

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a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go downAn otherwise unpleasant situation can be pleasant when a pleasant aspect is deliberately introduced.1999, Eli Yassif, The Hebrew Folktale: History, Genre, Meaning, Indiana University Press, ISBN 0253335833, page 372,One is known as the "sweetening parable," that is to say a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down. Thus, when the aim is to preach to the people, to guide them along the "bitter," arduous path of upholding burdensome precepts and prohibitions, a tale can lighten the load, make the "medicine" easier "to swallow."2001, Maureen Reagan, First Father, First Daughter: A Memoir, Little, Brown, ISBN 0316736368, page 319,It put some fun into the tedious business of preparing for a presidential debate. A spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down, right?2004, John Hoover, How to Work for an Idiot: Survive & Thrive... Without Killing Your Boss, Career Press, ISBN 1564147045, page 11,If a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down, a barrel of laughs can wash down the big pills you might need to swallow.Rate it:

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dash offTo leave a place quickly or briefly.Rate it:

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dead lastThe standings, often by a considerable margin to the next-to-last-place finisher or after an exceptionally poor showing or season.Rate it:

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death spiralA manoeuvre in which a male skater spins in place while holding one hand of his female skating partner as she circles around him with one skate on the ice and one leg extended outward parallel to the ice surface, all the while slowly lowering herself until her back almost touches the ice surface.Rate it:

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don't shit where you eatOne should not cause trouble in a place, group, or situation in which one regularly finds oneself.Rate it:

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ears are burningBeing the topic of discussion in another place; or sensing that this is happening.Rate it:

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el doradoplace of great richesRate it:

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figguhlatorThe phrase "figguhlator" is often used to describe a person, place or thing that is in some way formidable a d or impressive.Rate it:

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go out with a bangTo depart from a place or situation in a grand or dramatic fashion.Rate it:

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happy landingsAn expression of good-luck, safe travel in any conveyance, Have success in your career or business venture.Rate it:

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like all get outLike nobody's business; The utmost degree possible.Rate it:

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lose trackTo forget one's train of thought or temporarily misplace an item or its place in a sequence.Rate it:

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pinch-hitTo bat in place of another playerRate it:

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put backTo return something to it's original place.Rate it:

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ring inTo make a phone call to one's usual place of work.Rate it:

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road movieA film in which much of the action takes place during a journey, especially one involving overland travel.Rate it:

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the streets are paved with goldUsed to describe a place where it is easy to become wealthy or live well.Rate it:

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valley of deathDeath; or a place or period where death is impending.Rate it:

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what's done is doneEvents that have already taken place cannot be changed and actions that have already been committed cannot be undone, so it is best not to dwell on them.Rate it:

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widow's walkA roof-top walkway or balcony associated with the homes of early sea captains from which the wife could see far out to sea and hope to catch a glimpse of her returning husband's ship...or not. Sailing in wooden ships and/or whaling was a hazardous business.Rate it:

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put inTo place inside.Rate it:

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put onTo place upon or atop.Rate it:

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a chain is only as strong as its weakest linkAn organization (especially a process or a business) is only as strong or powerful as its weakest person. A group of associates is only as strong as its laziest member.Rate it:

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come aboutTo come to pass; to develop; to occur; to take place; to happen.Rate it:

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good fences make good neighborsIt is better to mind one's own business than get involved with other people's affairs.Rate it:

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pour outTo leave a place quickly, and in large numbers.Rate it:

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hail fromto be a native of, to come from, to originate from; to have as one's birth place or residenceRate it:

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put downTo set down, stop carrying, or place in a low location.Rate it:

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