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faire de l’eau (of boats)To take in fresh water.Rate it:

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fall on one's swordTo voluntarily take the blame for a situation.Rate it:

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feed a cold, starve a feverEating more will cure the common cold, and eating less will cure a fever.1887, J. H. Whelan, "The Treatment of Colds.", The Practitioner, vol. 38, pg. 180:"Feed a cold, starve a fever." There is a deal of wisdom in the first part of this advice. A person with a catarrh should take an abundance of light nutritious food, and some light wine, but avoid spirits, and above all tobacco.1968, Katinka Loeser, The Archers at Home, publ. Atheneum, New York, pg. 60:I have a cold. 'Feed a cold, starve a fever.' You certainly know that.2009, Shelly Reuben, Tabula Rasa, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, ISBN 015101079X, pg. 60:They say feed a cold, starve a fever, but they don't tell you what to do when you got both, so I figured scrambled eggs, tea, and toast.Rate it:

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fend offTo take defensive action, push against, veer away, avoid, steer away, retreat, tack, give strong vocal or signal warning.Rate it:

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filer à l'anglaiseto take French leaveRate it:

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filer à l’anglaiseTo leave without saying good-bye, without attracting attention; To take French leave.Rate it:

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Finger in Every PieTo be involved in different activities and matters, to take interest in everythingRate it:

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fire in the bellyThe emotional stamina and vigor, passion, or inner drive to achieve something, to take action, etc.Rate it:

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fish in troubled watersTo take advantage from a chaotic situation.Rate it:

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follow upTo take further actions remaining after an event; to continue, revisit, or persist; especially, to maintain communication.Rate it:

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forbidden fruitIllicit pleasure; something that one should not take or get involved with, such as an another person's spouse.Rate it:

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fortune favors the boldLuck is usually on the side of those who take chances and risks.Rate it:

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Forty WinksTo take some sleep for shorter period of time, a brief napRate it:

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forward-leaningDisposed to take action or to exercise initiative; aggressive; bold.Rate it:

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frigidā, calidā lavari (Plin. Ep. 3. 5. 11)to take a cold, warm, bath.Rate it:

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friss oder stirbtake it or leave itRate it:

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fugae se mandare (B. G. 2. 24)to take to flight.Rate it:

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fugam capessere, capereto take to flight.Rate it:

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fugam facere (Sall. Iug. 53)(1) to put to flight, (2) to take to flight.Rate it:

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futura non cogitare, curareto take no thought for the future.Rate it:

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get ahead of oneselfTo develop an opinion based on insufficient information or to take action prematurely.Rate it:

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get back atTo retaliate; to take revenge.Rate it:

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get bent out of shapeTo take offense; to become angry, agitated or upset.Rate it:

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get carried awayTo become excessively involved, to take something too far.Rate it:

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get downTo duck or take cover, usually to avoid harm. Commonly used as a caution or warning in the imperative.Rate it:

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get off the dimetake some action; make progressRate it:

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get one's feet wetTo begin gaining experience; To take a risk and try something new.Rate it:

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get outTo take something from its container.Rate it:

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get over onTo take advantage of.Rate it:

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get someone's nose out of jointTo become angry; to take offense or take exception.Rate it:

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Get to the Bottom of SomethingTo discover the root cause of something, to find out and investigate the actual cause of matterRate it:

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give hostage to fortuneTo take an action or make a statement that is risky because it could cause you trouble later.Rate it:

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go all around the WrekinTake a long time to arrive.Rate it:

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go along for the rideTo accompany someone passively, or to take a passive role in a project.Rate it:

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go off half-cocked: To take a premature or ill-considered action.Rate it:

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go off half-cockedTo take a premature or ill-considered action.Rate it:

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go on striketake industrial actionRate it:

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go over someone's headTo take up an issue with another person's boss or other superior rather than beginning or continuing to deal with the original person.Rate it:

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go southTo become unfavorable; to decrease; to take a turn for the worse.Rate it:

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goose upTo boost, to take steps to make something appear more attractive.Rate it:

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grab offTo hurriedly and forcibly take, appropriate or seize control of.Rate it:

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gradum facereto take a step.Rate it:

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Handle With Kid GlovesTo carefully and tenderly take care ofRate it:

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hang your hat on thatAssume or take credit for an idea, suggestion, phrase, development, creation, invention, proclamation, prediction, accomplishment, result, acceptance at large for your creation, art.performance et al:Rate it:

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Hanging by a ThreadTo remain in insecure and risky situation, to take help of a very small to secure youRate it:

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hasta luegogoodbye, see you later, bye, take careRate it:

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have a look-seeTake a look.Rate it:

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have a seatTo sit down; to take a seat.Rate it:

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have an axe to grindTo have a dispute, resentment, or grudge, sometimes with a disposition to act on that resentment covertly; to have a bias; to take issue with something.Rate it:

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have eyes bigger than one's bellyTo take more food on one's plate than one can eat; to be greedy.Rate it:

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