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fall at the last hurdleTo fail near the end of something.Rate it:

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female-to-maleThat changes a female end (usually a socket) of a connection into a male one (with pins, usually a plug).Rate it:

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fight a losing battleTo try to do something so difficult that it will probably end in failure.Rate it:

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final curtainThe end to something which has longed for a long time.Rate it:

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finem habereto come to an end.Rate it:

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finish withTo complete; to end the use of.Rate it:

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flat-footedTo firmly hold and maintain a decision; to stand one's ground.Rate it:

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fresh meatA person or group of people who arouse one's interest, either as a new target for deception, humiliation or ridicule, or as a potential love interest or one night stand.Rate it:

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from A to izzardFrom beginning to end; thoroughly; covering the whole range or scope.Rate it:

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From Soup to NutsHaving all from beginning to endRate it:

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from soup to nutsFrom beginning to end; throughout.Rate it:

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from stem to sternOver the full length of a ship or boat, from the front end of the vessel to the back end.Rate it:

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from stem to sternFrom front to back; from one end to the other end; entirely, fully.Rate it:

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fugam hostium reprimere (B. G. 3. 14)to bring the flying enemy to a stand.Rate it:

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game outTo run through scenarios to determine what will happen given certain decisions; to play out possibilities; to examine several ideas to come up with their likeliest end results.Rate it:

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game overThe end of some ongoing situation due to either failure or success.Rate it:

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get bentUsed to dismiss a person or what they are saying, and end the conversation.Rate it:

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get off lightlyEnd up with a mild punishment.Rate it:

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get ontoTo move onto an object, especially one on which it is possible to stand.Rate it:

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Get Out of My FaceWhen you are disapproved of my opinions and actions, then you should not stand in front of me arguing in an insulting mannerRate it:

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give byto stand asideRate it:

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go by the boardTo estimate the velocity of a boat or ship in knots by casting overboard the knotted line to whose end is attached the lead and thereafter counting the knots in the line as it goes aft along the side boards of the vessel.Rate it:

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go out with a bangto end something in an exciting wayRate it:

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go the distanceTo have the endurance to see a difficult sustained challenge to its natural end without faltering.Rate it:

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go the way ofTo end up the same way as. To receive the same fate as.Rate it:

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go to potTo come to a bad end.Rate it:

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gratiosum esse alicui or apud aliquemto be popular with; to stand well with a person.Rate it:

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hang togetherTo remain united; to stand by one another.Rate it:

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hang up one's hatTo end one's career.Rate it:

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have done withTo end relations with.Rate it:

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hold one's ownTo stand up to; to give a respectable performance; to provide worthy competition.Rate it:

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hold upTo withstand; to stand up to; to survive.Rate it:

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hold your head highStand erect, shoulders back, head high for actions taken over, up and beyond the ordinary response to the challenge.Rate it:

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holder newtStand by, Stand Fast!, Don't Move, Hold EverythingRate it:

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hugs and kissesAn informal way to end a letter, email etc.Rate it:

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i'll say amen to that!Amen offers a verbal agreement, an end-all to a prayer, a statement, an agreement in progress.Rate it:

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il a bon dosHis back is broad enough to stand a good deal.Rate it:

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il a l’esprit aux talonsHe shines at the wrong end; He is not witty.Rate it:

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il touche à sa finHe is nearing his end; It is nearly over.Rate it:

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il y a terme à toutThere is an end to everything.Rate it:

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in extremo libro (Q. Fr. 2. 7. 1)at the end of the book.Rate it:

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in gratia esse apud aliquemto be popular with; to stand well with a person.Rate it:

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in order toAs a means of achieving the specified end; to.Rate it:

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in the toiletFinished; to an end.Rate it:

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it's not you, it's meThe reason why I want to end our relationship is unspecified.Rate it:

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je n’y tiens plusI cannot stand it any longer.Rate it:

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je sais de quoi il retourneI know how matters stand.Rate it:

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je vous écrirai fin courant (commercial)I will write to you at the end of the present month.Rate it:

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jemandem die Stange haltento remain loyal to someone, to stand by someoneRate it:

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la fin couronne l’œuvreThe end crowns all; All’s well that ends well.Rate it:

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