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act one's ageTo be mature and not childish.Rate it:

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age before beautyA phrase said to allow older people to go before younger ones.Rate it:

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age outUsed other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see age,‎ out.Rate it:

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age outTo become too old for an activity, program or institution; to become too mature for a behavior.Rate it:

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age quod agisFais ce que tu fais. Incitation à faire correctement ce qu'on entreprend.Rate it:

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asfInitialism of age-sex-from : what is your age, what sex are you, and where are you from?Rate it:

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auf dünnem Eison thin iceRate it:

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black don't crackPeople of African descent tend to wrinkle less with age than people with fairer skin.Rate it:

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bleu, blanc et rougeThe Montreal Canadiens ice hockey club.Rate it:

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break a sweatJanuary 2008, The Age - Walkovers blaze a trail for women's equal-pay theory.Rate it:

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break the iceTo start to get to know people, by avoiding awkwardness.Rate it:

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cold as iceVery cold.Rate it:

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come of ageTo mature, or become fully developed.Rate it:

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come of ageTo reach a specific age where one is legally considered to be an adult.Rate it:

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coon's ageA very long time.Rate it:

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cradle robberA person who marries or becomes romantically involved with someone who is much younger or who employs or otherwise engages a young person for a purpose inappropriate for his or her age.Rate it:

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cut no iceTo have no influence (on).Rate it:

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c’est dans les vieux pots qu’on fait la meilleure soupeLes femmes d’âge mûr sont sexuellement plus intéressantes que les jeunes.Rate it:

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day and ageA time period of years or more.Rate it:

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death spiralA manoeuvre in which a male skater spins in place while holding one hand of his female skating partner as she circles around him with one skate on the ice and one leg extended outward parallel to the ice surface, all the while slowly lowering herself until her back almost touches the ice surface.Rate it:

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drinking ageUsed other than as an idiom: The least age at which one is permitted by law to drink alcoholic beverages.Rate it:

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drinking ageA two and an ace as a starting hand in Texas hold 'emRate it:

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face offThe starting point, in a match of ice hockey. Two players face each other, for snatching the puck.Rate it:

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failure to thrivePoor physical growth or level of weight, relative to one's age peers.Rate it:

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forewarned is forearmedAdvance awareness of a situation, especially a risky one, prepares one to deal with it.1863, Charles Reade, Hard Cash, ch. 4:[W]hatever a young gentleman of that age says to you, he says to many other ladies; but your experience is not equal to your sense; so profit by mine . . . forewarned is forearmed.1885, G. A. Henty, Saint George for England, ch. 4:Sometimes, they say, it is wiser to remain in ignorance; at other times forewarned is forearmed.circa 1903, Lucy Maud Montgomery, "Why Mr. Cropper Changed His Mind":"Well, Miss Maxwell, I think it only fair to tell you that you may have trouble with those boys when they do come. Forewarned is forearmed, you know."Rate it:

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golden yearsOld age, especially the years after one has retired from employment.Rate it:

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how old are youAsks the interlocutor to give his or her age.Rate it:

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how old are youUsed to question the mental age of the interlocutor.Rate it:

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ice coolcalm and composed in a difficult situation.Rate it:

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ice creamcold dessertRate it:

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ice creamdessert itemRate it:

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ice cubeUsed other than as an idiom: see ice, cube.Rate it:

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ice cubeAny small piece of ice used for cooling drinks, larger than crushed ice, regardless of their shape.Rate it:

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ice cubessmall frozen blocksRate it:

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ice maidenA woman who comes from a frozen climate.Rate it:

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ice maidenAn ice queen; a beautiful but heartless woman.Rate it:

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ice overTo become covered in ice, usually of a body of water.Rate it:

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ice queenA beautiful but heartless woman.Rate it:

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ice queenA female ice-skating champion.Rate it:

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ice upTo become clogged with ice, usually of a mechanical device.Rate it:

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ice-calmExtremely calmRate it:

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ice-calmExtreme calm, utter calmnessRate it:

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in this day and ageIn the current time period of years.Rate it:

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keep someone on iceto keep someone uninformed or uncontactedRate it:

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les voyages forment la jeunesseLes premiers grands voyages, qu’on effectue seul ou en bande, à l’entrée dans l’âge adulte, permettent aux jeunes de découvrir le monde, d’aller à la rencontre des autres et de conquérir leur autonomie, font office de « rite de séparation et de socialisation ». [1]Rate it:

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long drinkAny drink containing more than 5 ounces of liquid and less than 9 ounces. Typically, a long drink will have lots of ice and mixer.Rate it:

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l’âge n’est fait que pour les chevauxL’âge n’est pas important tant qu’on est en bonne santé.Rate it:

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l’âge n’est fait que pour les chevauxPar extension : il n’est pas poli de parler de la vieillesse en présence d’une personne âgée.Rate it:

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mariage plus vieux, mariage heureuxExpression utilisée pour illustrer une union entre jeune fille et un homme plus âgé, pour annoncer à la jeune fille que son mariage n’allait pas durer très longtemps et qu’au décès de son conjoint, elle allait bénéficier de l’héritage de son défunt mari.Rate it:

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mint chocolate chipIce cream made with a spearmint or peppermint base and chocolate chips.Rate it:

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