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humi procumbereto fall on the ground.Rate it:

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I approve this messagea phrase said after or before one makes a declaration to attach a mock solemnity to a strongly held beliefRate it:

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I knowA response used to indicate that speaker was in agreement with the preceding statement before it was made.Rate it:

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il a eu le malheur de se brouiller avec la justiceHe was unfortunate enough to fall out with justice (i.e. to be punished by imprisonment, fine, etc.).Rate it:

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il a reculé pour mieux sauter1. He waited for something better. 2. (ironic.) He avoided a small evil to fall into a greater.Rate it:

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il crève dans sa peau (fam.)(lit.) He is extremely fat; (fig.) He is bursting with pride, spite.Rate it:

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il lança un ballon d’essai avant de produire son grand ouvrageHe sent out a feeler before publishing his great work.Rate it:

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il ne faut pas se moquer des chiens (or, du loup) avant qu’on ne soit hors du boisDo not holloa before you are out of the wood.Rate it:

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il ne faut pas vendre la peau de l’ours avant de l’avoir tuéDo not count your chickens before they are hatched; First catch your hare.Rate it:

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il ne tardera pas à venirIt will not be long before he comes.Rate it:

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il n’entend pas raillerie là-dessus1. You must not speak lightly of that before him. 2. He will not be trifled with on that point.Rate it:

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ils se sont donné le motThey have passed the word round; They have agreed before-hand what to say.Rate it:

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in alicuius manus incidereto fall unexpectedly into some one's hands.Rate it:

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in conspectu omnium or omnibus inspectantibusbefore every one, in the sight of the world.Rate it:

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in existimantium arbitrium venire (Brut. 24. 92)to come before the tribunal of the critics.Rate it:

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in ius, in iudicium vocare aliquemto summon some one before the court.Rate it:

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in latus hostium incurrereto fall upon the enemy's flank.Rate it:

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in one's faceIn front of someone's face; before someone's eyes.Rate it:

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in profundum deicito fall down into the abyss.Rate it:

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in terram cadere, decidereto fall to the earth.Rate it:

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insolentia, superbia inflatum esseto be puffed up with pride.Rate it:

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it's not for us to wonder why, it's for us to do or die!Ask no questions, ponder nothing, hold no reservations, withhold no loyalty; Simply fall-in, join forces, obey my orders, follow through and prepare to make the supreme sacrifice in this horrific challenge!Rate it:

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iudicium exercere (vid. sect. V. 7, note The first...)to administer justice; to judge (used of criminal cases before the praetor).Rate it:

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je la connais, celle-là (pop.)That is nothing new; I’ve been “had” before.Rate it:

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jumpTo cause oneself to leave an elevated location and fall downward.Rate it:

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jump outTo exit a loop, function, etc. ending its execution before it has reached its terminating condition.Rate it:

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jump the gunTo begin a race too soon, before the starting gun goes off.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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jump the gun!Take Premature Action:, Begin to run before the report of the starter's gun! Illegal actions:Rate it:

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jump to conclusionsMake conclusions before being presented with all the evidence.Rate it:

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j’ai fait queue au théâtre pendant une heureI waited outside the theatre for an hour (before I could get in).Rate it:

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j’y regarderai à deux foisI shall think twice before doing it.Rate it:

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kick the tiresTo inspect something to ensure it meets expected standards or has favored characteristics, typically before committing to purchasing or otherwise selecting it.Rate it:

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knock someone's block offTo strike a person in the head, causing him to fall to the ground, especially in an unconscious condition; to beat up a person.Rate it:

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last wordThe final statement uttered by a person before death.Rate it:

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lead timeThe amount of time between the initiation of some process and its completion, e.g. the time required to manufacture or procure a product; the time required before something can be provided or delivered.Rate it:

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legem proponere in publicumto bring a law before the notice of the people.Rate it:

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legem suadere (opp. dissuadere)to support a bill (before the people).Rate it:

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legem, rogationem promulgare (Liv. 33. 46)to bring a bill before the notice of the people.Rate it:

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libera contumacia Socratis (Tusc. 1. 29. 71)the frank but defiant demeanour of Socrates (before his judges).Rate it:

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limber upto stretch; stretch one's muscles to make them more limber, as before exerciseRate it:

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longe prospicere futuros casus rei publicae (De Amic. 12. 40)to foresee political events long before.Rate it:

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loose endA small job that needs to be done, or minor problem that needs to be resolved, before a task can be considered complete.Rate it:

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lose the plotTo have one's results decline severely in quality or suddenly fall below an acceptable standard, especially when compared to past excellence.Rate it:

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l’union fait la forceUnited we stand, divided we fall.Rate it:

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make a lightWhen driving, to pass a traffic light before it changes to a color that prohibits passage.Rate it:

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mark my wordsListen to me; used before a statement one wishes to emphasize.Rate it:

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merry ChristmasUsed to express good wishes on or before Christmas Day.Rate it:

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mettre la charrette (or, charrue) devant les bœufsTo put the cart before the horse.Rate it:

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mihi propositum est c. Inf. (or mihi proposui, ut)the task I have put before myself is...Rate it:

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