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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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beat someone to the punchTo do something before somebody else is able to.Rate it:

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beat me to the punchSomeone Arrived Sooner, It Happened Too Fast:Rate it:

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beat somebody to the punchTo do something before somebody else is able to.Rate it:

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punch someone's lights outTo give someone a serious beating using one's fists; to punch someone until he or she is unconscious.Rate it:

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beat someone's brains outTo beat someone very severely.Rate it:

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punch inTo enter a workplace by punching a time card.Rate it:

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no show without PunchA show or endeavor cannot proceed without it's star or main purpose.Rate it:

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pack a punchTo be capable of throwing a strong punch.Rate it:

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pack a punchTo have a swift and powerful effect or to be capable of having such an effect.Rate it:

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pinch and a punch for the first of the monthSaid the first day of a new month, accompanied by a pinch and a punch to the victim.Rate it:

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pleased as punchPleased with one's actions or achievements.Rate it:

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pleased as punchan expression of gratitude, joy, appreciation for some gift, service, reward, special treatment.Rate it:

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proud as punchVery proud.Rate it:

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punch aboveTo reach beyond one's limits; to be more capable than an expected limitation.Rate it:

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punch above one's weightTo achieve or perform at a higher level than would be expected based on one's preparation, attributes, rank, or past accomplishments.Rate it:

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punch below one's weightTo achieve or perform at a level lower than should be expected based on one's preparation, attributes, rank, or past accomplishments.Rate it:

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punch bowl waterfallA plunging waterfall descending from a narrow stream into a pool.Rate it:

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punch itSynonym of cheese itRate it:

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punch outTo repeatedly hit a personRate it:

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punch outTo hit so they become unconsciousRate it:

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punch outTo use a punch to remove a piece of material or to remove a piece already scored.Rate it:

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punch outTo leave a workplace by punching a timecardRate it:

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punch outTo leave a workplaceRate it:

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punch outTo eject from an airplane.Rate it:

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punch outTo extract data from a computer by the use of a keyboard.Rate it:

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punch outTo rule that a pitch is a called third strike, often done emphatically.Rate it:

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punch outTo throw a called third strike.Rate it:

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punch the clockRing-In With Your Time Card or as we say; "Punch the Clock"Rate it:

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punch upto fightRate it:

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sucker punchAn unexpected punch or similar blow.Rate it:

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sucker punchA disabling punch targeting a place which is not normally acceptable in a "fair fight", such as on the back of the head.Rate it:

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sucker punchTo deliver an unexpected blow.Rate it:

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give someone an inch and someone will take a mileIf concessions are made for someone, that will embolden them to take further advantage of the person who helped them, instead of being content with what they have been given.Rate it:

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beat a dead horseTo persist or continue far beyond any purpose, interest or reason.Rate it:

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beat outTo sound a rhythm on a percussion instrument such as a drum.Rate it:

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beat downTo strike with great force.Rate it:

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beat downTo haggle someone to sell at a lower price.Rate it:

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beat downTo severely beat someone up.Rate it:

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beat outTo extinguish.Rate it:

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beat outTo win by a narrow margin.Rate it:

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beat upTo sail to windward using a series of alternate tacks across the wind.Rate it:

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beat one's meatTo masturbate.Rate it:

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beat upTo give a severe beating to.Rate it:

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beat upTo alarm by a sudden attack.Rate it:

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beat upRepeatedly bomb a military target or targets.Rate it:

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beat a retreatTo leave hastily in the face of opposition.Rate it:

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beat around the bushevasive responses, implausible explanations, extrapolations instead of explanations.Rate it:

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beat around the bushTo delay or avoid talking about something difficult or unpleasant.Rate it:

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beat around the bushTo treat a topic but omit its main points, often intentionally.Rate it:

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