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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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get the bootTo be dismissed from employment.Rate it:

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get the bootTo be voted off a competition in a reality television show.Rate it:

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boot upTo start a computer using its bootstrap procedure.Rate it:

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boot campA short, intensive, quasi-military program generally aimed at young offenders as an alternative to a jail term.Rate it:

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boot campAny short, intensive course of training.Rate it:

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boot campIndoctrination, physical fitness training and basic instruction in service-related subjects for recruits in the Navy and Marine Corps.Rate it:

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boot outto kick out, eject, expelRate it:

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car boot salesselling eventsRate it:

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couldn't pour water out of a bootSynonym of couldn't organise a piss-up in a breweryRate it:

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couldn't pour water out of a boot with the instructions on the heelSynonym of couldn't organise a piss-up in a breweryRate it:

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give someone the bootTo fire, to sack, to dismiss.Rate it:

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give the bootTo fire, to sack, to dismiss.Rate it:

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put the boot inTo kick a fallen opponent.Rate it:

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put the boot inTo kick someone when they are down.Rate it:

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the boot is on the other footAlternative form of the shoe is on the other footRate it:

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to bootSome variations in usage remain archaic. Old English, Middle English: to help, in addition.Rate it:

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to bootMoreover, on top of that, besides, also.Rate it:

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the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get(vulgar) The sexual satisfactions that one receives from a spouse or romantic partner are not sufficient to compensate for the significant periods of bad faith and unpleasant treatment which such relationships routinely involve.1971, Allen Churchill, The Literary Decade, ISBN 9780135375228:Years later she expressed her disillusionment with sex by saying, "The fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get."1999, Ben Sonnenberg, Lost Property: Memoirs and Confessions of a Bad Boy, ISBN 9781582430454, p. 93:Maitland got drunk at his parties and threw his arm around you and pulled you over to his wife and made you look down her dress, saying, "The trouble with marriage is that the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get."2008, Joseph Heywood, Blue Wolf In Green Fire, ISBN 9781599213590, p. 63:"I can't believe a little pussy got me into dis mess." "Shit happens," Service said. "Sometimes the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get."Rate it:

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the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you're going to getAlternative form of the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get.Rate it:

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the screwing you get isn't worth the screwing you getAlternative form of the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get.Rate it:

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the screwing you get isn't worth the screwing you're going to getAlternative form of the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get.Rate it:

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as all get-outExtremely; to a superlative degree; very much.Rate it:

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getOffspring.Rate it:

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get a handle onTo build or acquire a basic level of understanding or control.Rate it:

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get byto passRate it:

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get on like a house on fireTo immediately start a good relationship with someoneRate it:

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get one's freak onTo party.Rate it:

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get one's panties in a bunchTo become overwrought or unnecessarily upset over a trivial matter.Rate it:

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get the goods onTo acquire knowledge or develop evidence that reveals the truth about someone's character or behavior, especially criminal behavior.Rate it:

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get the sackTo be firedRate it:

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get wellTo recover from an illness or injury.Rate it:

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just get on with [it]Exhortation ...to discontinue activities seen to hinder optimum progress toward a desired outcome; ...to proceed without further stalling, debate, frivolity, or ritual.Rate it:

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to get hold of wrong end of the stickto not understand the situation correctlyRate it:

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you can't always get what you wantIt is not always possible to get what is wanted.Rate it:

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get a lifeUsed sarcastically to tell someone who keeps meddling in other people's business, or gossiping about others, to stop obsessing over other people's lives and to concentrate on themselves and do something useful.Rate it:

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get one's juices flowingto inspire creativity and thought.Rate it:

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get out of jail free cardsomething that will relieve an undesired situationRate it:

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you get what you pay forIn commercial transactions, the quality of goods and services increases as the prices increase, i.e., the more one pays, the better the merchandise.2003, Michael Blumenthal, "For Whom the School Bell Tolls," Time, 7 Dec.:Though it may sound unapologetically capitalistic to say soRate it:

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getLineage.Rate it:

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get itTo realize or understand why a joke is funny.Rate it:

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get on somebody's nervesTo annoy or irritate; to bother.Rate it:

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get one's end awayTo have sex.Rate it:

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get one's voice heardIt often requires much energy and persistence to get people to listen to your strongly held views.Rate it:

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get the ball rollingTo begin; to start some action; to set in motion.Rate it:

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get the lead outto go faster; to hurry upRate it:

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get under someone's skinTo make a memorable impression or have a strong effect on someone; to impact someone's feelings.Rate it:

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you get more with a kind word and a gun than you do with a kind word aloneIt is advantageous not to rely solely on being nice.Rate it:

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get out of here!An exclamation of disbelief.Rate it:

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get one's hands dirtyto get involved with the unpleasant parts, or the lowest levels, of a task.Rate it:

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