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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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slip of the tongueA mistake in speech.Rate it:

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bite one's tongueTo forcibly prevent oneself from uttering a word.Rate it:

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bite one's tongueAn admonishment to someone who has said something unfeeling or harsh.Rate it:

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cat got someone's tongueWhy are you not saying anything?.Rate it:

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civil tongueA polite manner of speaking.Rate it:

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forked tongueThe characteristic of deceptiveness; duplicity; untruthfulness.Rate it:

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hold one's tongueTo keep quiet; especially, to leave something unsaid.Rate it:

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keep a civil tongue in one's headTo maintain a polite manner of speaking.Rate it:

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on the tip of one's tongueKnown but not quite remembered.Rate it:

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roll off the tongueTo proceed into oral expression in a manner which is fluent, appealing, or glib.Rate it:

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sharp tongueThe practice or characteristic of speaking to others in a harsh, critical, or insulting manner.Rate it:

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silver tongueThe trait of being clever at speaking, often in a deceitful way.Rate it:

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silver-tongueThe trait of being clever at speaking, often in a deceitful way.Rate it:

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speak with a forked tongueTo speak deceptively; to be duplicitous or untruthful.Rate it:

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take one's tongue out of someone's assTo stop flattering someone (especially a superior) in an obsequious manner, and to support their every opinion.Rate it:

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tongue-in-cheekNot intended seriously; jocular or humorous.Rate it:

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tongue-tiedUnable to express oneself clearly or fluently; at a loss for words.Rate it:

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tongue-tiedSuffering from tongue-tie or ankyloglossia.Rate it:

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tongue-tiedUnable to speak; at a loss for words.Rate it:

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wicked tongueAn abusive, vulgar, nasty, or otherwise objectionable manner of speaking.Rate it:

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pink slipTo get out of the jobRate it:

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there's many a slip twixt cup and lipIn any situation, however well planned, something can always go wrong.Rate it:

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slip under the radarTo go unnoticed, especially for a long period of time.Rate it:

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give somebody the slipTo evade, escape, or get away from somebody.Rate it:

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give someone the slipTo evade, escape, or get away from somebody.Rate it:

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let slipallow to escapeRate it:

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let slipTo divulge a secret, as by accident or mistake.Rate it:

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let something slipTo accidentally reveal a secret.Rate it:

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nip slipThe brief accidental exposure of a woman's breast, usually partially and on the side.Rate it:

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pink slipAn automobile roadworthiness inspection certificate.Rate it:

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pink slipNotice of the termination of employment.Rate it:

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slip awayTo leave a place, or a gathering, without being noticed.Rate it:

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slip awayTo pass quickly, almost unnoticed.Rate it:

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slip awayTo disappear; to elude one.Rate it:

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slip awayTo die peacefully.Rate it:

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slip byto pass without having been taken advantage of.Rate it:

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slip byto go unnoticedRate it:

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slip downTo be easily imbibed; to be easy to drink.Rate it:

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slip her cablesRelease, loose, disconnect mooring lines,cables securing a vessel to a harbor buoy.Rate it:

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slip inTo include into a sentence discreetlyRate it:

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slip inTo enter discreetlyRate it:

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slip inTo play a subtle pass into someone in a goalscoring position.Rate it:

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slip intoTo put on some clothes rapidly.Rate it:

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slip into something a little more comfortableTo wear something suitable to be stripped off by a lover.Rate it:

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slip into something more comfortableTo wear something suitable to be stripped off by a lover.Rate it:

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slip it toTo have sex with.Rate it:

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slip it toTo smuggle to someone; to surreptitiously pass to someone.Rate it:

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slip of the penA mistake in handwriting.Rate it:

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slip offTo leave a place, or a meeting, without being noticedRate it:

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