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in lawrelations by marriage
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break a lawTo violate a law.
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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.
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common lawOne of two legal systems in England and in the United States before 1938 (the other being equity).
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common lawUsed other than as an idiom: see common, law.
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common lawcommon law (law developed by judges)
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law LatinBarbarous Latin.
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lemon lawA law dealing with defective items, especially automobiles, and consumers' rights.
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above the lawExempt from the laws that apply to everyone else.
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against the lawIllegal, forbidden by law.
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against the lawUsed other than as an idiom: see against, the, law.
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one's word is lawRequests or orders of (a person) should definitely be fulfilled.
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the law is a assAlternative form of the law is an ass.
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the law is an assThe law, as created by legislators or as administered by the justice system, cannot be relied upon to be sensible or fair.
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law of the jungleThe survival of the fittest, strongest or most cunning.
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lay down the lawTo authoritatively or dogmatically assert what is permitted or not permitted.
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lay down the lawTo present the law that applies to a given case.
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lay down the lawTo promulgate law.
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long arm of the lawThe influence or effectiveness of law enforcement institutions; law enforcement officers collectively.
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possession is nine points of the lawDated form of possession is nine-tenths of the law.
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possession is nine-tenths of the lawOne who has possession of a thing has some right to it; a popular statement of the doctrine of adverse possession.
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take the law into one's own handsTo punish someone according to one's own idea of justice and without consideration for the role of law enforcement authorities.
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let go an anchor to the windward of the lawTo keep within the letter of the law.
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the long arm of the lawThe body of law enforcement officers.
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abide byTo accept a decision or law and act in accordance with it; to conform to; to acquiesce; as, to abide by an award.
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bring inTo introduce a new rule, law, or system of organisation.
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don't shit where you eat(idiomatic, vulgar) One should not cause trouble in a place, group, or situation in which one regularly finds oneself.1998 April 14, Nelson Navarro, "Ever faithful, ever true," Manila Standard (Philippines) (retrieved 12 Aug. 2011):The guiding principle is Don't shit where you eat. Office romances are always destructive of morale and objectivity.2003 Oct. 8, Jonathan Valania, "Rush Limbaugh Is a Big Pussy," Philadelphia Weekly (retrieved 12 Aug. 2011):Limbaugh was scheduled to deliver the keynote speech at the NAB convention in, of all places, Philadelphia, thus violating the cardinal law of the animal kingdom: Don't shit where you eat.2006 Sept. 19, Michael Musto, "NY Mirror," Village Voice (retrieved 12 Aug. 2011):Mitchell refused to indulge in on-set romances with either gender. "You don't shit where you eat," he told me, plainly.
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go in forTo enter a competition.
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activist judgeA judge or justice who makes rulings based on personal political views or considerations rather than on the law, or who issues rulings intended to have political effects.
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activist justiceA justice (usually referring to a member of a Supreme, High or Appellate court) who makes rulings based on personal political views or considerations rather than on the law, or who issues rulings intended to have political effects.
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adds upTo enhance. " Law of attraction adds up to the success in life."
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amber gamblerA driver of a road vehicle who accelerates when the traffic lights change from green to amber (instead of stopping, as required by law), gambling that no vehicle will cross his or her path; a driver who starts off when the traffic lights show red and amber together, but not yet green.
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at the end of the roadNo longer in the competition. Voted off. Eliminated.
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barrelThe quantity which constitutes a full barrel. This varies for different articles and also in different places for the same article, being regulated by custom or by law. A barrel of wine is 31 1/2 gallons; a barrel of flour is 196 pounds; of beer 31 gallons; of ale 32 gallons; of crude oil 42 gallons.
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beat the pants offTo thoroughly and decisively defeat someone, either in a physical fight or, figuratively, in a competition.
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big yearan informal competition among birdwatchers to see who can see or hear the largest number of species of birds within a single calendar year and within a specific geographical area.
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bomb outTo fail; to produce no or very poor results; to drop out of or be eliminated from a competition.
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break the deadlockTo score the first goal or point in a competition
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bring backTo reenact an old rule or law.
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bring inTo return a verdict in a court of law.
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bring onTo make something appear, as on a stage or a place of competition.
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caucus raceA political competition; the game of campaigning and one-upmanship to get votes and be elected.
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clean someone's clockTo defeat decisively, in a physical fight or other competition or negotiation.
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close to the windNear a limit of feasibility or compliance with law or morality.
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close to the windNear a limit of feasibility or compliance with law or morality.
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cough upTo lose a competition by one's own mistakes, usually near the end of the contest.
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culpable homicideCriminal negligence causing the unlawful death of a human being.(Can we verify this sense?) (Canada, law) Murder, manslaughter or infanticide.(Can we verify this sense?) (Scotland, law) Manslaughter.(Can we verify this sense?) (South Africa, law) The unlawful negligent killing of another human being.
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culpable homicide(Canada, law) Murder, manslaughter or infanticide.
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culpable homicide(Scotland, law) Manslaughter.
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culpable homicide(South Africa, law) The unlawful negligent killing of another human being.
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