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Franklin prend son thé chaudPhrase utilisée par les élèves francophones qui étudient le néerlandais pour se souvenir que les participes passés réguliers en néerlandais se terminent toujours par un d sauf quand le radical du verbe se termine par f, k, p, s, t ou ch.Rate it:

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give someone the bootTo fire, to sack, to dismiss.Rate it:

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give the bootTo fire, to sack, to dismiss.Rate it:

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boot upTo start a computer using its bootstrap procedure.Rate it:

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boot campA short, intensive, quasi-military program generally aimed at young offenders as an alternative to a jail term.Rate it:

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boot campAny short, intensive course of training.Rate it:

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boot campIndoctrination, physical fitness training and basic instruction in service-related subjects for recruits in the Navy and Marine Corps.Rate it:

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boot outto kick out, eject, expelRate it:

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car boot salesselling eventsRate it:

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couldn't pour water out of a bootSynonym of couldn't organise a piss-up in a breweryRate it:

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couldn't pour water out of a boot with the instructions on the heelSynonym of couldn't organise a piss-up in a breweryRate it:

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get the bootTo be dismissed from employment.Rate it:

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get the bootTo be voted off a competition in a reality television show.Rate it:

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put the boot inTo kick a fallen opponent.Rate it:

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put the boot inTo kick someone when they are down.Rate it:

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the boot is on the other footAlternative form of the shoe is on the other footRate it:

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to bootSome variations in usage remain archaic. Old English, Middle English: to help, in addition.Rate it:

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to bootMoreover, on top of that, besides, also.Rate it:

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give me liberty or give me deathA set-phrase indicating enormous displeasure at any over-authoritarian policy or law.Rate it:

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give a fuckto care.Rate it:

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give him enough rope and he'll hang himselfIf one gives someone enough freedom of action, they may destroy themselves by foolish actions.Rate it:

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give meform of words used as a request by a telephone-user to be connected with a specified person, number, etc.Rate it:

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not give someone the time of dayTo ignore someone deliberately; to refuse to talk or pay attention to someone.Rate it:

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give something a tryTo try or attempt.Rate it:

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give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetimeIt is more worthwhile to teach someone to do something than to do it for them.Rate it:

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give the devil his dueTo acknowledge the positive qualities of a person who is unpleasant or disliked.Rate it:

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give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetimeIt is more worthwhile to teach someone to do something, than to do something for them.Rate it:

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give weightto attach importance toRate it:

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Citations:give someone what for2007, Wilbur Smith, The Sound of Thunder, p. 135:Rate it:

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Citations:give someone what for2002, Joss Whedon, "The Ballad of Jayne Cobb" in "Jaynestown", Firefly.Rate it:

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Citations:give someone what for2000, Ngaio Marsh, Photo Finish, p. 187:Rate it:

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Citations:give someone what for1999, Emile Zola, Roger Pearson, La Bete Humaine, p. 162:Rate it:

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Citations:give someone what for1994, Jerry Blunt, Stage Dialects, p. 72:Rate it:

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Citations:give someone what for1993, Xiaoxiaosheng, David Tod Roy, The Plum in the Golden Vase, Or, Chin Pʻing Mei: The Rivals, p. 60:Rate it:

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Citations:give someone what for1991, Julie Garwood, The Bride, p. 239:Rate it:

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Citations:give someone what for1980, Rebecca West, The Thinking Reed, p. 80:Rate it:

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Citations:give someone what for1972, Gerald Durrell, Catch Me a Colobus, p. 71:Rate it:

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Citations:give someone what for1912, Edward Burke, Bachelor's Buttons: The Candid Confessions of a Shy Bachelor, p. 133:Rate it:

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don't give me a lot of bull!Don't prevaricate, don't exaggerate, don't fib to me!Rate it:

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don't give me any of your guff!Depression Expression; "Don't Give Me Any Of Your Sassy, Back-Talk!"; "Don't 'Sass' ME!" "Don't Talk Back To Your Mother!"Rate it:

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don't give up the day jobAlternative form of don't give up your day jobRate it:

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don't give up your day jobImplying that they could not earn a living from it without other regular employment.Rate it:

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give 'em enough ropeAllow one to function unhindered, or without further overbearing oversight.Rate it:

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give 110%Make the maximum possible effortRate it:

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give 110%25Make the maximum possible effort.Rate it:

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give a damnTo be concerned about, have an interest in, to care.Rate it:

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give a f**To care.Rate it:

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give a good account of oneselfTo act in a creditable manner.Rate it:

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give a hootTo care about; to place value on something.Rate it:

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give a man a fishShortened form of give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetimeRate it:

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