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new standardSomething that is set when someone does the unthinkable, or does something better than anyone else.Rate it:

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ponereto propose, set a theme.Rate it:

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ponere alicui, de quo disputetto set some one a theme for discussion.Rate it:

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public commentInput given by the public to governmental (or rarely other) bodies, about proposed legislation or regulation(s), during a period-and by means-set aside and prescribed by law.Rate it:

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put the cat among the pigeonsIf you set the cat among the pigeons, you will cause a flutter in the dovecote.Rate it:

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rakeA set of coupled rail vehicles, normally coaches or wagons.Rate it:

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ready, steady, goready, set, goRate it:

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renfermer le loup dans la bergerieTo set the fox to keep the geese.Rate it:

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rule the dayTo set the standard which guides behavior; to control a situation, group, strategy, etc.Rate it:

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running targeta standard of performance set by the first place competitor that lower placed competitors try to exceedRate it:

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saddle upTo set and cinch a saddle on a horse in preparation for riding.Rate it:

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saddle upTo set and cinch a saddle in preparation for riding.Rate it:

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serve outTo win a set, or by extension a match, by holding serve.Rate it:

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short leashForcing one to function within a strict set of rules, or under great scrutiny or oversight.Rate it:

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sibi exemplum alicuius proponere ad imitandum or simply sibi aliquem ad imitandum proponereto set up some one as one's ideal, model.Rate it:

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soft shoeA speech, explanation, sales pitch, or other set of remarks delivered in a restrained or conciliatory manner in order to persuade, distract, or otherwise influence someone.Rate it:

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song and danceAn excessively complex set of instructions.Rate it:

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spaghetti westernNickname for a motion picture produced by an Italian-based company and filmed in Europe, depicting a tale of cowboys and desperadoes set in the American Old West.Rate it:

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spem habere in aliquoto set one's hope on some one.Rate it:

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spem suam ponere, collocare in aliquoto set one's hope on some one.Rate it:

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statuam alicui ponere, constituereto set up a statue in some one's honour.Rate it:

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stir upset in motionRate it:

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straight manA member of a team of comic performers who plays a supporting role by helping to set up jokes and punch lines through engaging in preparatory dialog with the principal comedian; a foil who plays such a role in theatrical comedy.Rate it:

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sunder outTo separate or set apart from others; split out; segregate.Rate it:

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swallow one's prideTo set aside one's feelings of pride and adopt a more humble or appropriate stance.Rate it:

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take something in one's strideNot to allow oneself to be set back, daunted, upset or embarrassed by unpleasant or undesirable circumstances.Rate it:

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tanta vis frigoris insecuta est, utthe frost set in so severely that...Rate it:

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tea servicecrockery setRate it:

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tell you the truthUsed to positively assert the frank honesty of an associated statement of set of statements; equivalent to "to you tell the truth".Rate it:

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terminis circumscribere aliquidto set bounds to a thing, limit it.Rate it:

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the natives are restlessA group of agitated people—such as a set of residents, customers, or citizens—is expressing annoyance, distress, or other discomposure.Rate it:

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this, that, and the otherParticular items belonging to a large, diverse set, but items of the general kind of item indicated.Rate it:

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tie downto constrain, or to confine within set limits.Rate it:

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time is of the essenceFailure to complete the required performance by the date certain set forth will constitute an incurable breach.Rate it:

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toils a thrushto describe a cold winter setRate it:

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trancher (or, couper) dans le vif(lit.) To cut to the quick; (fig.) To set to work in earnest.Rate it:

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trancher dans le vif(lit.) To cut to the quick; (fig.) To set to work in earnest.Rate it:

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vela dareto set the sails.Rate it:

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vela facere, pandereto set the sails.Rate it:

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venire contra factum propriumNo one may set himself in contradiction to his own previous conduct.Rate it:

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viae se committereto set out on a journey.Rate it:

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vous ne vous y entendez pasYou do not know how to set about it, how to manage it.Rate it:

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whys and whereforesThe reasons or motivations for a fact, action, or decision, especially the complete set of such reasons or motivations.Rate it:

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y aller bon jeu bon argentTo set about a thing in earnest.Rate it:

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可不是Used other than a set phrase : 可 + 不是Rate it:

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累死Used other than a set phrase: 累 + 死Rate it:

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