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mindestens haltbar bisbest beforeRate it:

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mother of allUsed before a plural noun to form a compound noun having the sense of: the greatest or largest of its kind.Rate it:

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NIBMARAbbreviation of no independence before majority rule : a policy adopted by the United Kingdom requiring the implementation of majority rule in a colony, rather than rule by the white colonial minority, before the colony could be granted independence.Rate it:

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nightcapA beverage drunk before bed that is usually alcoholic.Rate it:

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nightcapA warm cloth cap worn while sleeping, often with pajamas. Nightcaps were common in northern Europe before central heating was available, when homes were cold at night.Rate it:

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Nothing New Under the SunEverything is almost the same as seen before, everything happening now has happened previouslyRate it:

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nut-cutting timeTime to gather nuts before they are taken by other animals or buried in snow.Rate it:

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old moneyThe monetary system used in the United Kingdom before decimalisation and consisting of pounds, shillings, and pence.Rate it:

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one step at a timeSlowly and carefully, ensuring that each action has been completed successfully before taking the next.Rate it:

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open someone's eyesTo become or be made aware of something that was not known or fully understood before.Rate it:

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paperA written document that reports scientific or academic research and is usually subjected to peer review before publication in a scientific journal or in the proceedings of a scientific or academic meeting .Rate it:

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Perlen vor die Säue werfencast pearls before swineRate it:

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perp walkThe intentional public display before news cameras of someone in police custody, especially someone famous or notorious, for the purpose of satisfying public interest, demonstrating the authorities' effectiveness, or shaming the person.Rate it:

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poner el carro delante de los bueyesput the cart before the horseRate it:

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power napA short sleep taken in the daytime in order to refresh a person and generally terminated before deep sleep begins so as not to leave the sleeper drowsy.Rate it:

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prae se agere hostemto drive the enemy before one.Rate it:

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praecipitem ire; in praeceps deferrito fall down headlong.Rate it:

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pre-warDescribing the period before a war.Rate it:

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pre-warDescribing the period before the outbreak of World War II in 1939.Rate it:

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prendre du champTo take a run (before leap); To have room before one (for an effort).Rate it:

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prendre son élanTo take one’s spring (before a jump).Rate it:

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prior tobeforeRate it:

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pro lege dicereto support a bill (before the people).Rate it:

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pull downTo cause to fall to the floorRate it:

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put that in your pipe and smoke itUsed after stating something surprising or undesired, to emphasize its truth. Also used after refuting an argument. Sometimes an adjective is inserted before pipe.Rate it:

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quand les voleurs se battent, les larcins se découvrentWhen thieves fall out, honest men get their own.Rate it:

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quand l’arbre est tombé tout le monde court aux branchesWhen the tree falls every one goeth to it with his hatchet.Rate it:

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quarter ofFifteen minutes before the next hour.Rate it:

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qui a terme ne doit rienNo one is obliged to pay before a debt is due.Rate it:

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qui compte sans son hôte compte deux foisHe who reckons without his host must reckon again; Don’t count your chickens before they are hatched. Rate it:

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quod ante pedes est or positum est, non videreto fail to see what lies before one.Rate it:

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rain downto fall from the sky, as rainRate it:

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Rats Abandoning a Sinking ShipPeople who aren’t loyal to something, especially an enterprise and leave it before things get worseRate it:

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reach an early graveTo die young. To die before the age of 80.Rate it:

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ride downto cause (a horse) to fall when riding.Rate it:

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round inTo haul up; usually, to haul the slack of through its leading block, or to haul up by its fall.Rate it:

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Same Old Song and DanceTypical absurd lie or excuse used quite often, lame, and silly things that have been stated beforeRate it:

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se casser le nez1. To fall on one’s face. 2. To knock up against an obstacle. 3. To fail in an enterprise.Rate it:

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se péter la gueuleTo fall overRate it:

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see how the land liesTo wait for all the information about something before taking action.Rate it:

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senatum alicui dare (Q. Fr. 2. 11. 2)to give a man audience before the senate.Rate it:

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send someone to the showersTo remove a player from a particular team competition before the conclusion of the event, especially because that player's contribution on this occasion has been below his or her expected level of performance.Rate it:

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senior noteA bond that takes priority over other debt securities sold by the issuer. In the event the issuer goes bankrupt, senior debt must be repaid before other creditors receive any payment.Rate it:

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Shabbat shalomUsed to express good wishes on or before the Jewish sabbath.Rate it:

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shake downTo cause something to fall down by shaking it, or something it is attached to.Rate it:

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shop aroundTo actively search and compare options before making a selection or choice of vendor.Rate it:

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show the flagTo display the flag of one's country, especially as an expression of patriotic pride.Rate it:

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shower downTo fall from the sky, especially in vast quantitiesRate it:

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smash downTo cause to fall down and break by hitting it hard.Rate it:

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smash downTo fall heavily.Rate it:

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