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new schoolA style, way of thinking, or method for accomplishing a task that is typical of the current era, as opposed to former eras.Rate it:

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rule the schoolTo substantially control a school administratively, financially, or to control a school's curriculum.Rate it:

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every day is a school dayYou learn something new every day.Rate it:

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old schoolCharacteristic of a style, outlook, or method employed in a former era, remembered either as inferior to the current style, or alternately, remembered nostalgically as superior or preferable to the new style, the older denoting something that would be considered out of date or out of fashion to some, but as such, is considered by others as cool and hip.Rate it:

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rule the school(of one or a group of students) To socially dominate a school's student population, or a major part of it (such as the girls or the boys).Rate it:

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school of hard knocksAn education consisting of real-world experiences, especially harsh experiences.Rate it:

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tell tales out of schoolTo reveal confidential or sensitive information; to gossip.Rate it:

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to tell tales out of school.to reveal information which should have been kept privy to an organization.Rate it:

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vaulting schoolUsed other than as an idiom: see vaulting, school. (A place where one learns to vault.)Rate it:

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vaulting schoolA brothel.Rate it:

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above the lawExempt from the laws that apply to everyone else.Rate it:

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against the lawUsed other than as an idiom: see against, the, law.Rate it:

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against the lawIllegal, forbidden by law.Rate it:

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break a lawTo violate a law.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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common lawOne of two legal systems in England and in the United States before 1938 (the other being equity).Rate it:

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common lawUsed other than as an idiom: see common, law.Rate it:

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common lawcommon law (law developed by judges)Rate it:

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in lawrelations by marriageRate it:

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law LatinBarbarous Latin.Rate it:

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law of the jungleThe survival of the fittest, strongest or most cunning.Rate it:

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lay down the lawTo authoritatively or dogmatically assert what is permitted or not permitted.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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lay down the lawTo promulgate law.Rate it:

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lemon lawA law dealing with defective items, especially automobiles, and consumers' rights.Rate it:

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let go an anchor to the windward of the lawTo keep within the letter of the law.Rate it:

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long arm of the lawThe influence or effectiveness of law enforcement institutions; law enforcement officers collectively.Rate it:

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one's word is lawRequests or orders of (a person) should definitely be fulfilled.Rate it:

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possession is nine points of the lawDated form of possession is nine-tenths of the law.Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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the law is a assAlternative form of the law is an ass.Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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the long arm of the lawThe body of law enforcement officers.Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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bring inTo introduce a new rule, law, or system of organisation.Rate it:

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no harm, no foulEncapsulation of the idea that although technically a breach of some code or law may have occurred there is no need for punishment, apology or retribution if no actual damage occurred.Rate it:

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razor strappedThe violent WHIPPING of a recalcitrant, errant, disobedient grammar school boy with a two-inch wide by thirty inch long by one/quarter inch thick cowhide strap or belt. Punishment was generally for a misdemeanor and the beating was generally by the schoolmaster, school Principal, janitor or a person designated by the Principal to administer the 'thrashing': 'Crying out' or screaming by the school boy was met by harsher thrashing and Yelling' from the maddened 'THRASHER': The well 'WELTED'STRAPPED victims were forced to return to their classroomRate it:

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rogues' galleryA set of pictures of convicted or suspected criminals used in law enforcement investigations to help witnesses identify suspects.Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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hold backTo delay, especially in school.Rate it:

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you get what you pay forIn commercial transactions, the quality of goods and services increases as the prices increase, i.e., the more one pays, the better the merchandise.2003, Michael Blumenthal, "For Whom the School Bell Tolls," Time, 7 Dec.:Though it may sound unapologetically capitalistic to say soRate it:

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alma materthe university, school, or college that one formerly attended.Rate it:

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bunk offWe all bunked off school yesterday to watch the football.Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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adds upTo enhance. " Law of attraction adds up to the success in life."Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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beat the rapAvoid fines or punishment, receive forgiveness from family, friends, the law and the Boss for misdemeanors, infractions and Stupid Stunts.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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