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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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not playing with a full deck(chiefly US, Canada) (of a person) Not acting completely sanely, or mildly mentally retarded or diminished.Rate it:

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grunt levelAlternative form of grunt-levelRate it:

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level bestThe very best that one can do.Rate it:

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level offto get to a stable level, to cease oscillatingRate it:

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level outTo become even.Rate it:

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level outTo cause to be even.Rate it:

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level upTo progress to the next level of player character stats and abilities. Often used in role-playing games when the character has aquired enough experience points.Rate it:

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level-headedSensible; rational; possessing sound judgment.Rate it:

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next-levelSignificantly more advanced, better, or more extreme.Rate it:

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on the levelA discreet reference to freemasonry.Rate it:

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on the levelHonest, sincere, straightforward.Rate it:

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on the levelgenuineRate it:

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significance levelUsed other than as an idiom: see significance, level.Rate it:

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significance levelA measure of how likely it is to draw a false conclusion in a statistical test, when the results are really just random variations.Rate it:

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significance levelThe probability, usually expressed as a percentage, of making a decision to reject the null hypothesis when the null hypothesis is actually true; the probability of making a type 1 error).Rate it:

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home field advantageUsually in sports, the heightened performance enjoyed by the team playing on its own familiar field in front of its home crowd.Rate it:

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center fieldA central role in some activity that requires speed.Rate it:

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center fieldThe defensive position in the outfield in the middle, typically played by a player that can run fast.Rate it:

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center fieldThe part of a baseball field which is beyond the infield and straight ahead left if you stand on home plate and face the pitcher.Rate it:

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debris fieldAny area, non-dependent of locale, space, or contour, that contains the debris of wreckage, impact, sinking, or other material that once constituted a complete object. Debris fields can be found at the site of air crashes, water vessel sinking, explosions of buildings, collapses, and other events that render a whole entity into components, pieces, or other non-whole items.Rate it:

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field dayA parade day.Rate it:

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field dayA school day for athletic events; a sports day.Rate it:

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field dayTop-to-bottom all-hands cleaning.Rate it:

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field dayA day of class taken away from school for a field trip.Rate it:

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field dayA great time or a great deal to do, at somebody else's expense.Rate it:

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field dayA great time or a great deal to do.Rate it:

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left fieldThe defensive position in the outfield to the left.Rate it:

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left fieldThe part of a baseball field which is beyond the infield and to your left if you stand on home plate and face the pitcher.Rate it:

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play the fieldTo date more than one person at the same time.Rate it:

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play the fieldDate a number of eligible females.Rate it:

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potter's fieldA public place where strangers, paupers, and criminals are buried.Rate it:

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take the fieldTo go out onto the playing field.Rate it:

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get a handle onTo build or acquire a basic level of understanding or control.Rate it:

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way out of a paper bagA minimal level of competence or effectiveness, as used in phrases where one is unable to perform such.Rate it:

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come outTo walk onto the field at the beginning of an innings.Rate it:

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drill downTo examine information at another level or in greater detail; especially in a database, to navigate to a more detailed level or record.Rate it:

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quantum mechanicsThe branch of physics which studies matter and energy at the level of atoms and other elementary particles, and substitutes probabilistic mechanisms for classical Newtonian ones.Rate it:

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nuts and boltsThe basic, inner workings of something; the fundamentals or basics; that which makes something operate, on a basic level.Rate it:

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home teamThe team that's playing in the usual area that they play in, as opposed to the visitor team.Rate it:

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knock upTo gently hit the ball back and forth before a tennis match, as practice or warm-up, and to gauge the state of the playing surface, lighting, etc. See knock-up.Rate it:

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strike upTo start something, usually playing live music.Rate it:

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take it outsideTo take a fight to a more violent level, especially by moving it to an outside place.Rate it:

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thin as a rakeIncredibly thin, at an unhealthy-looking level of thinness.Rate it:

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a hundred and ten percentA level of effort exceeding one's sustained capacity, possibly risking injury.Rate it:

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ABCA straightforward, uniform playing style, often focusing on betting for value, folding weak hands, and avoiding bluffing.Rate it:

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ace of spadesThe playing card belonging to the spades suit and featuring one pip.Rate it:

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ahead of one's timeShowing characteristics of changes yet to be; present in one's work before later advances in the field; coming earlier than could be generally accepted.Rate it:

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all-conqueringthis is used when you are describing someone or something as better than anyone else. They are at the top level they can beRate it:

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as above, so belowWhat happens on one level of reality also happens on every other level; the microcosm and macrocosm behave alike.Rate it:

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