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pièce de résistanceA masterpiece; the most memorable accomplishment of one’s career or lifetime.Rate it:

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pièce de résistanceA masterpiece; the most memorable accomplishment of one's career or lifetime.Rate it:

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pièce de résistancemasterwork, masterpieceRate it:

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pièce de résistanceThe best achievement of an author or artist, representing his major life effort.Rate it:

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pièce de résistancemain course of a mealRate it:

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pièce de résistanceThe finest part of something, especially a meal.Rate it:

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résistance au changementPhénomène psychologique consistant à désirer, et tenter d’obtenir par diverses formes de comportements d’opposition ou de préservation, le maintien du statu quo.Rate it:

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piece of cakeA job, task or other activity that is easy or simple to do.Rate it:

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conversation pieceinteresting objectRate it:

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give somebody a piece of one's mindTo express one's opinion strongly; to voice one's disagreement or dissatisfaction.Rate it:

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give someone a piece of one's mindTo express one's opinion strongly; to voice one's disagreement or dissatisfaction, especially with another person; to scold or rebuke someone.Rate it:

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hit piecea published article or post aiming to sway public opinion by presenting false or biased information in a way that appears objective and truthful.Rate it:

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how long is a piece of stringUsed as a response to a question such as "How long will it take?" or "How big is it?" when the length or size is unknown, infinite, or variable.Rate it:

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it's a piece of cakeEasily accomplished, nothing to itRate it:

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la pièce est tombéeDit lorsque qu’une personne vient de comprendre quelque chose.Rate it:

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of a pieceUsed other than as an idiom: see of, a, piece.Rate it:

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of a pieceOf the same kind.Rate it:

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piece of assA male prostitute.Rate it:

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piece of assA very attractive woman, when considered as a sex object.Rate it:

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piece of assAn act of intercourse, especially a one night stand.Rate it:

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piece of cakeeasyRate it:

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piece of cakeOne slice of cake.Rate it:

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piece of charcoalAn overdone piece of meat.Rate it:

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piece of crapAlternative form of piece of shit.Rate it:

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piece of oneA chance to find out something interesting about someone.Rate it:

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piece of oneA chance to fight with someone.Rate it:

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piece of shitUsed other than as an idiom: A chunk of excrement.Rate it:

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piece of shitA bad thing; an object of poor quality.Rate it:

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piece of shitA despicable person.Rate it:

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piece of tailAlternative form of piece of ass.Rate it:

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piece of the actionA portion of the monetary gains or other benefits produced by some venture or activity; a share of participation in a venture or activity.Rate it:

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piece of workA product or manufactured article, especially an item of art or craft.Rate it:

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piece outTo increase or complete by adding one or more pieces.Rate it:

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piece outTo lay out or present possible components of a whole.Rate it:

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piece togetherTo physically assemble from fragments or pieces.Rate it:

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piece togetherTo reconstruct an event or goal from incomplete or flawed elements.Rate it:

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chocolate hot doga piece of faecesRate it:

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poison penA usually intentionally rude, spiteful, and/or condescending piece of writing directed at a person, group, lifestyle, way of thought, or other target.Rate it:

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ser pan comidoTo be a piece of cakeRate it:

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tattle taleThe person who calls someone out / tells a piece of sensitive information to an authority.Rate it:

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yank offTo remove something, like a piece of cloth or bread, by tearing it with one quick strong pull.Rate it:

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do upTo fasten a piece of clothing.Rate it:

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ear tunnelA piece of jewelry that fits into a stretched earlobe hole and makes it seem like a peephole and makes it see-through.Rate it:

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measure twice and cut once(literally, carpentry) One should double-check one's measurements for accuracy before cutting a piece of wood; otherwise it may be necessary to cut again, wasting time and material.1872, "Dressmaking," Hall's Journal of Health, vol. 19, no. 12, p. 280:Look at Carpenters! . . . In old times it was a proverb "Measure twice, and cut once."(figuratively, by extension) Plan and prepare in a careful, thorough manner before taking action.2008, Hilary Johnson, "Mergers rattle bank relations," Financial Week, 9 Nov. (retrieved 9 Nov. 2008):Mr. Paz noted that since the onset of the credit crisis, eBay, like other companies, hasnRate it:

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muck aboutTo do somethings with a piece of equipment when you do not understand how it works.Rate it:

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out of characterNot acting; not "on"; behaving within one's natural personality rather than that of a character in a performance piece.Rate it:

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against the grainTo sand or plane a piece of wood parallel or nearly parallel to the fibers such that splinters forming ahead of the tool originate below the cutting surface.Rate it:

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au coinInjonction d'un professeur à un élève de s'infliger une punition consistant à se tenir debout contre le mur, face à un coin de la pièce.Rate it:

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big gunA large-caliber artillery piece.Rate it:

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break offTo remove a piece from a whole by breaking or snapping.Rate it:

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