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case closedThe above is meant as final, not subject to amendation or variation.Rate it:

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case closedUsed other than as an idiom: A case is closed; specifically, a police investigation or similar is resolved.Rate it:

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a closed mouth gathers no feetOne who does not speak can be certain he won't say anything embarrassing.Rate it:

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eyes closed all earsto listen to high fidelity music in the fullest senseRate it:

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behind closed doorsPublic disclosure.Rate it:

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closed bookA person or thing that cannot be easily understood; someone or something incomprehensible or puzzling.Rate it:

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closed formA form (expression) that does not use limits, implicitly or explicitly.Rate it:

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closed formUsed other than as an idiom: see closed, form.Rate it:

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basket caseOne made powerless or ineffective, as by nerves, panic or stress.Rate it:

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break in the caseA new discovery in a case.Rate it:

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case in pointAn example that illustrates a point.Rate it:

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federal caseAny over-exaggerated ordeal.Rate it:

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get on somebody's caseTo lecture, berate, or complain to somebody, especially to find fault or criticize.Rate it:

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get on someone's caseTo lecture, berate, or complain to somebody, especially to find fault or criticize.Rate it:

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I rest my caseMy argument is proven; I conclude my statement.Rate it:

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I rest my caseThe previous encapsulates my view.Rate it:

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in caseIn the event; should there be a need.Rate it:

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just in caseIf and only if.Rate it:

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just in caseIn the event; should there be a need.Rate it:

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after allIn the end; anyway; referring to something that was believed to be the case, but has now been shown not to be.Rate it:

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any way one slices itFrom any perspective; in every case.Rate it:

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balance the booksTo put or keep any closed or conservative system or its analysis in balance.Rate it:

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barrelA solid drum, or a hollow cylinder or case.Rate it:

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be it as it mayEven if that is the case; whether that is true or not; nevertheless.Rate it:

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be that as it mayEven if that is the case; whether that is true or not; nevertheless.Rate it:

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believe one's eyesTo believe that something which one directly sees is truly the case.Rate it:

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board outto send (children or pets) to stay with other people (or to boarding school, in the case of children)Rate it:

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common lawLaw developed by judges through decisions of courts and similar tribunals (also called case law), as distinguished from legislative statutes or regulations promulgated by the executive branch.Rate it:

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dry powdercash (or cash-like securities) kept in reserve in case of need.Rate it:

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eat one's own dog foodTo use or consume the economic goods or services that oneself is producing; to be part of a closed household economy.Rate it:

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fire hoseA hose used to deliver water in case of fire.Rate it:

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for good measureAs a precaution; just in case; added as an extra.Rate it:

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Gone FishinHumorous 'Door-Sign' on Front Door of Temporarily 'Closed' Store, Business Place, Service StationRate it:

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hospital passAn unwinnable case, often passed to a newly-qualified member of the firm.Rate it:

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larger than lifeOf greater size or magnitude than is naturally or normally the case.Rate it:

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larger-than-lifeOf greater size or magnitude than is naturally or normally the case.Rate it:

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lay down the lawTo present the law that applies to a given case.Rate it:

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no matter how one slices itfrom any perspective; in every caseRate it:

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on balanceJudging fairly by considering all facets of a case.Rate it:

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ontogeny recapitulates phylogeny(biology, social sciences, art, philosophy) The physical, cultural, moral, or intellectual development of each individual passes through stages similar to the developmental stages of that individual's species, society, or civilization.1905, J. A. Harris, "The Importance of Investigations of Seedling Stages," Science, New Series, vol. 22, no. 554, p. 186:With reference to seedling stages the statement that ontogeny recapitulates phylogeny must be made with great reserve.1961, M. E. Wolfgang, "Pioneers in Criminology: Cesare Lombroso (1835-1909)," The Journal of Criminal Law, Criminology, and Police Science, vol. 52, no. 4, p. 367:Haeckel maintained that ontogeny recapitulates phylogeny, and this idea was incorporated by Lombroso into his parallelism between the criminal and the child.2002, B. S. Jackson, "Models in Legal History: The Case of Biblical Law," Journal of Law and Religion, vol. 18, no. 1, p. 11:For even if we accept that "ontogeny recapitulates phylogeny," those responsible for the drafting of ancient legal documents were not children, and are hardly to be endowed with some form of infantile mentality.Rate it:

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outside worldThe rest of the world outside of some closed, restricted, or remote environment.Rate it:

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right to workThe prohibition of union security agreements or closed shops; the prohibition of the requirement that those who take on work in a unionised shop join the union or pay it for representing them.Rate it:

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spare tireAn extra wheel or tire carried as a replacement in case of a flat.Rate it:

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spare tyreAn extra tyre carried in case one of the vehicle's tyres is damaged or deflated.Rate it:

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the fix is inA process (for example, a court case) has been rigged behind the scenes and its outcome will not reflect true justice.Rate it:

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under glassIn a glass case, like an item in a museum.Rate it:

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welfare CadillacThe case of a person or group receiving public benefits, although the benefits are not actually needed by the recipient or are obtained by fraud.Rate it:

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whichever way one slices itfrom any perspective; in every caseRate it:

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worst comes to worstIf a possible worst-case scenario actually occurs.Rate it:

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