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call rollTo make a roll call; to take attendance.Rate it:

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call someone's bluffTo take action on the basis that another person is bluffing.Rate it:

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Call the ShotsTo take charge, to order, to make the decisionsRate it:

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call the tunetake control of something.Rate it:

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capere aliquem vivumto take a person alive.Rate it:

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carry onTo take baggage or luggage onto an airplane, rather than check it.Rate it:

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carry the canTo take responsibility, especially in a challenging situation.Rate it:

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cart awayTo take something away in order to dispose of it; to remove a large volume of materials.Rate it:

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catch nappingTo surprise; to take advantage of the lack of watchfulness of.Rate it:

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catch someone nappingTo take advantage of someone's inattention.Rate it:

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causam popularem suscipere or defendereto take up the cause of the people, democratic principles.Rate it:

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ce sont les paresseux qui font le plus de cheminLazy people take the most pains.Rate it:

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chew the meat and spit out the bonesTo take in a great deal of information and selectively disregard some of it as invalid or inapplicableRate it:

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cibum sumere, capereto take food.Rate it:

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clap onto temporarily add something to an existing part, especially to add an additional sail to take advantage of a fair windRate it:

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Clip Your WingsTo cut off luxuries and privileges or take away the power and authority enjoyed by someoneRate it:

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come fromTo derive one's opinion or argument from; to take as a conceptual starting point.Rate it:

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come to gripsseize the day! grasp the meaning, act upon the challenge, address the issue, issue stringent directives, take command, show 'em who's boss!Rate it:

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companyAs he had worked for the CIA for over 30 years, he would soon take retirement from the company.Rate it:

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considere alicubi (Att. 5. 14. 1)to take up one's abode in a place, settle down somewhere.Rate it:

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consilia inter se communicareto take common counsel.Rate it:

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consistere in monteto take up one's position on a mountain.Rate it:

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consuetudo inveterascit (B. G. 5. 41. 5)a custom is taking root, growing up.Rate it:

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cool itCalm down, relax, take a time out.Rate it:

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cover one's assTo make preparations or take precautions to ensure that one is not blamed or punished for one's conduct.Rate it:

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cover someone's assTo make preparations or take precautions to ensure that a person is not blamed or punished for his or her conduct.Rate it:

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cross the rubiconTo make an irreversible decision or to take an action with consequences.Rate it:

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cum aliquo facere (Sull. 13. 36)to take some one's side.Rate it:

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curae habere aliquidto have laid something to heart; to take an interest in a thing.Rate it:

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cut acrossTo take a shortcut over or through.Rate it:

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cut cornersTo do a less than thorough or complete job; to do something poorly or take short cuts.Rate it:

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cut throughto take a shortcut throughRate it:

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c’est à prendre ou à laisserYou must take it or leave it; It’s a case of Hobson’s choice.Rate it:

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c’est mon dernier motThat is the last concession I can make; I will not take less.Rate it:

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dar las tantascause someone to take a long timeRate it:

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delectari aliqua reto take pleasure in a thing.Rate it:

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delight into enjoy; to take pleasure inRate it:

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demittere aliquid in pectus or in pectus animumque suumto take a thing to heart.Rate it:

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deprehendere aliquem in manifesto scelereto take a person in the act.Rate it:

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discessionem facere (Sest. 34. 74)to take the vote (by division).Rate it:

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do offTo take off.Rate it:

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Do or DieTo get complete success or failure; to take the chance of destroy oneself in trying to succeedRate it:

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don't make me laughUsed to express that one cannot take a suggestion seriously.Rate it:

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donnant donnantfair's fair, give and takeRate it:

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dot the i's and cross the t'sTo take care of every detail, even minor ones; To be meticulous or thorough.Rate it:

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double takerSomething causing someone to do a double takeRate it:

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Eat Your WordsTo admit your mistake humbly; to say sorry for something you did or said; to take your words backRate it:

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epistulam deprehendereto take forcible possession of a letter.Rate it:

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étourdir la grosse faimTo take the edge off one’s appetite.Rate it:

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exsurgere altius or incitatius ferrito take a higher tone (especially of poets and orators).Rate it:

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