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in lawrelations by marriage
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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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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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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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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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adds upTo enhance. " Law of attraction adds up to the success in life."
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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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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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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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cough upTo lose a competition by one's own mistakes, usually near the end of the contest.
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first loserThe second place finisher in auto racing competition.
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fly-by-nightOne who departs or flees at night in order to avoid creditors, law enforcement etc. .
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get the bootTo be voted off a competition in a reality television show.
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get the chopTo be eliminated from a competition in a reality television program.
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give me liberty or give me deathA set-phrase indicating enormous displeasure at any over-authoritarian policy or law.
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grandstand playA successful play or other manoeuvre during a sporting competition in which one or more players shows off unnecessarily in order to entertain or impress the spectators.
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high groundA position of advantage or superiority in a conflict or competition.
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hold one's ownTo stand up to; to give a respectable performance; to provide worthy competition.
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in a league of one's ownFar excelling even the closest contender; not having any worthy competition.
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legal dutyA duty prescribed by the law, to act or forbear from acting.
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lex dubia non obligat(law) A doubtful law is not binding.
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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.
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out of the runningNo longer in competition.
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pissing contestA boys' prankish competition to determine who can urinate the furthest up a wall.
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run for the rosesA hard-fought competition or demanding challenge of any kind.
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take sidesTo ally oneself with a given opinion, agenda or group; to support one side or viewpoint in a competition or confrontation.
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to sing like a canaryto squeal to the law on one's accomplices
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top dogIn a competition, the one expected to win.
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walk the lineTo behave in an authorized or socially accepted manner, especially as prescribed by law or morality; to exercise self-control.
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wooden spoonAn ironic prize for finishing last in a competition.
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