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a lie comes back sooner or laterYou can't run from a lie, it will return to you at some point.Rate it:

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sooner or laterEventually, at some undetermined point in the not-too-distant future.Rate it:

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no sooner said than doneAs soon as something is said, it will be done.Rate it:

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a bad penny always comes backAlternative form of a bad penny always turns up.Rate it:

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the bad penny always comes backAlternative form of a bad penny always turns up.Rate it:

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lie backTo lie down from a sitting positionRate it:

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lie backTo relax, to exert less effortRate it:

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lie back and think of england. "think of England" refers to the importance of children.Rate it:

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lie back and think of englandUsed to preface any unpleasant but inevitable experience.Rate it:

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back-to-back-to-backsequential or consecutive, in the case of exactly three events.Rate it:

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catch you laterAn informal farewellRate it:

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see you laterA phrase used at parting, and not necessarily implying that the person being addressed will be seen later by the speaker.Rate it:

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see you later alligatorau revoir, see you soonRate it:

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shoot first and ask questions laterTo act boldly.Rate it:

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shoot first and ask questions laterTo take action with serious consequences without delay, preserving the benefit of surprise by not providing indication of one's intent.Rate it:

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smell ya latergoodbye; see you laterRate it:

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to be named laterUsed other than as an idiom. In an exchange, a unspecified example of a thing (in sports, usually a player), either not yet chosen or named publicly, at the time of a trade.Rate it:

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to be named laterSomething of very uncertain value.Rate it:

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to be named laterSomething of very low value.Rate it:

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what goes around comes aroundWhat encompasses ones ideal thought makes a return to an original meaning once more.Rate it:

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after Saturday comes SundayUsed other than as an idiom: see after, Saturday, comes, Sunday.Rate it:

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after Saturday comes SundayA phrase sometimes attributed to fundamentalist Muslims, implying that they wish to kill the Jews, whose sabbath is Saturday, and then the Christians, whose sabbath is Sunday.Rate it:

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Appendix:Snowclones/with great X, comes great YStates a causation in which Y follows X. Often, this phrase is used in a solemn tone, employed sarcastically for minor things that are not nearly as serious as suggested.Rate it:

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cross that bridge when one comes to itTo deal with a problem or situation only when it arises.Rate it:

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lentejas, si quieres las comes y si no, las dejasExpresión que indica que una determinada acción es de cumplimiento obligatorio.Rate it:

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lentejas, si quieres las comes y si no, las dejastake it or leave itRate it:

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pride comes before a fallA person who is extremely proud of his or her abilities will often suffer a setback or failure, because he or she tends to be overconfident and to make errors of judgment.Rate it:

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what goes around comes aroundThe status eventually returns to its original value after completing some sort of cycle.A person's actions, whether good or bad, will often have consequences for that person.Rate it:

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when one's ship comes inWhen one makes a significant amount of money.Rate it:

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when push comes to shoveWhen the pressure is on; when the situation is critical or urgent; when the time has come for action, even if it is difficult.Rate it:

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worst comes to worstIf a possible worst-case scenario actually occurs.Rate it:

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worst comes to worstIf an already bad situation progresses into a catastrophic situation.Rate it:

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a lie has no legsYou can't get away with a lie, the truth will always come out.Rate it:

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give the lieto respond to an insult, accusation, or falsehood by saying the offender is lying, particularly in the context of provoking a challenge to a duelRate it:

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give the lieUsed in give the lie to.Rate it:

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give the lie toTo prove something to be false; to refute.Rate it:

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I tell a lieI am mistaken; I thought that what I said was true, but I have just realised that it is not.Rate it:

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if you lie with dogs you will get fleasIt is important whom to choose as one's closest acquanitances.Rate it:

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let sleeping dogs lieTo leave things as they are; especially, to avoid restarting or rekindling an old argument; to leave disagreements in the past.Rate it:

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lie aroundTo do nothing in particular; to be idle.Rate it:

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lie aroundTo be in an unknown place.Rate it:

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lie beforeto put oneself at the whim of, to bow down toRate it:

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lie before(especially of something honorific) to be situated in front ofRate it:

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lie byTo have sex with.Rate it:

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lie detectorpolygraphRate it:

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lie doggokeep quietRate it:

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lie downto assume a reclining positionRate it:

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lie downto be lazy or remissRate it:

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lie ill in one's mouthTo sound artificial or contradictory.Rate it:

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lie inTo be brought to bed in childbirth.Rate it:

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