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case in pointAn example that illustrates a point.Rate it:

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as the case may beAs is appropriate to the circumstances; particularly where a choice must be made between two options.Rate it:

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basket caseOne made powerless or ineffective, as by nerves, panic or stress.Rate it:

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break in the caseA new discovery in a case.Rate it:

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case closedThe above is meant as final, not subject to amendation or variation.Rate it:

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case closedUsed other than as an idiom: A case is closed; specifically, a police investigation or similar is resolved.Rate it:

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federal caseAny over-exaggerated ordeal.Rate it:

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get on somebody's caseTo lecture, berate, or complain to somebody, especially to find fault or criticize.Rate it:

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get on someone's caseTo lecture, berate, or complain to somebody, especially to find fault or criticize.Rate it:

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I rest my caseMy argument is proven; I conclude my statement.Rate it:

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I rest my caseThe previous encapsulates my view.Rate it:

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in caseIn the event; should there be a need.Rate it:

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just in caseIf and only if.Rate it:

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just in caseIn the event; should there be a need.Rate it:

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whatever the case may beAs is appropriate to the circumstances; particularly where a choice must be made between two options.Rate it:

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point outTo identify with a bodily gesture, notably by pointing a finger or implement.Rate it:

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à bon vin point d’enseigneCe qui est bon se recommande de soi même.Rate it:

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à chemin battu il ne croît point d’herbeIl n’y a pas de profit à faire dans un négoce dont trop de gens se mêlent.Rate it:

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à méchant ouvrier, point de bon outilCelui qui fait mal son affaire trouve toujours une excuse ou un prétexte.Rate it:

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at this point in timeRight now.Rate it:

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beside the pointIrrelevant, moot.Rate it:

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boiling pointThe temperature at which a liquid boils, with the vapor pressure equal to the given external pressure.Rate it:

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boiling pointThe state of being heated, with high aggression.Rate it:

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Brownie pointCredit or praise for good work or a good deed, often for the express purpose of currying favor.Rate it:

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faute d’un point, Martin perdit son âneIl a manqué fort peu de chose à quelqu’un pour gagner une partie de jeu ou pour réussir dans une affaire.Rate it:

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get right to the pointReference a lack of focus, an offer of myriad solutions without indicating one with most viability. A lack of preciseness, lack of indicating best choice. An evasive response in a tenable situation.Rate it:

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get the pointTo understand; to interpret correctly.Rate it:

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get to the pointTo state (something) directly; as opposed to in a long-winded way.Rate it:

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il n’est point de petites affairesSignifie que le moindre ennemi peut causer de l'embarras et de la peine.Rate it:

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il n’est point de sot métierTout métier possède une certaine valeur et nécessite des qualités chez le travailleur.Rate it:

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lowest point in my lifeTo experience extrene depression as a result of certain circumstances, loss of a lov'd one, financial or personal reverses, physical or emotional deprivation.Rate it:

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l’aigle ne s’amuse point à prendre les mouchesLes âmes élevées et les esprits supérieurs dédaignent de recourir aux petits expédients, qu’ils jugent indignes d’eux, parce qu’ils ont conscience de leur force et de leur justice. Ils laissent aux faibles la ruse et la violence.Rate it:

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l’argent n’a point de maîtreRien ne fait connaître à qui appartient une pièce de monnaie perdue.Rate it:

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make a pointTo argue or promote an idea.Rate it:

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make a pointTo take care in doing something of something; to pay attention or ensure that something is done.Rate it:

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miss the pointTo fail to grasp the meaning of an utterance.Rate it:

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not to put too fine a point on itUsed to apologise for a possibly impolite statement one is making.Rate it:

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on the pointVery nearly; imminent; close.Rate it:

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on the point ofVery nearly; imminent; close.Rate it:

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point barreTout a été dit, il n’y a rien à rajouter.Rate it:

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point blankThe distance between a gun and a target such that it requires minimal effort in aiming it. In particular no allowance needs to be made for the effects of gravity, target movement or wind in aiming the projectile.Rate it:

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point de rancuneVariante de sans rancune.Rate it:

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point finalLe point qui indique la fin d’une phrase, d’un mot.Rate it:

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point fingersTo accuse people of being responsible for something bad.Rate it:

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point manIn combat, the soldier who takes point; the soldier who assumes the first and most exposed position in a combat military formation; the lead soldier/unit advancing through hostile or unsecured territory.Rate it:

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point manA most trusted assistant or associate; the person to upon whom one would most rely.Rate it:

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point n’est besoin d’espérer pour entreprendre, ni de réussir pour persévérerDéfinition manquante ou à compléter.Rate it:

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point of no returnThe point in an aircraft's flight when there is insufficient fuel to reverse direction and return to the place of origin.Rate it:

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point of no returnThe point in any journey, process, or sequence of events when it is no longer possible to reverse course or stop the process.Rate it:

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point outTo tell, remind, indicate to someone.Rate it:

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