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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 wind upTo become frightened or disturbed.Rate it:

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get wind ofTo hear about; to learn of, especially with respect to facts intended to have been kept confidential or secret.Rate it:

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snitches get stitches and wind up in ditchesSynonym of snitches get stitchesRate it:

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four sheets to the windExtremely drunkRate it:

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as the wind blowsaccording to circumstanceRate it:

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bag of windA windbag.Rate it:

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break windTo flatulate; fart; to expel gases generated during digestion through the anus.Rate it:

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candle in the windA fragile or vulnerable thing, likely to be put in jeopardy.Rate it:

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close to the windUsed other than as an idiom: see close to, the, wind.Rate it:

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close to the windNear a limit of feasibility or compliance with law or morality.Rate it:

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close to the windIn a direction almost opposite to that from which the wind is blowingRate it:

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eat the windTo take a walk.Rate it:

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gone with the winddeadRate it:

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have the wind upTo be frightened or disturbed.Rate it:

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in the windImpending or in the offing; imminent.Rate it:

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it's an ill windAlternative form of it's an ill wind that blows nobody any good.Rate it:

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it's an ill wind that blows no goodAlternative form of it's an ill wind that blows nobody any good.Rate it:

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it's an ill wind that blows no one any goodAlternative form of it's an ill wind that blows nobody any good.Rate it:

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it's an ill wind that blows nobody any goodThere is usually something of benefit to someone, no matter how bad the situation.Rate it:

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knock the wind out of your sailsTo make you feel less confident or determined.Rate it:

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like the windquickly, at a high speed.Rate it:

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put the wind upTo frighten or disturb.Rate it:

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sail close to the windTo sail in a direction close to that from which the wind is blowing, but still making headwayRate it:

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sail close to the windTo behave in a manner that is on the verge of being dangerous, improper or illegalRate it:

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sow the wind and reap the whirlwindAlternative form of sow the wind, reap the whirlwind.Rate it:

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sow the wind, reap the whirlwindEvery decision has consequences; a person's actions will come back to him.Rate it:

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spit in the windAlternative form of piss in the windRate it:

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spit into the windAlternative form of piss in the windRate it:

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take the wind out of someone's sailsTo discourage someone greatly; to cause someone to lose hope or the will to continue.Rate it:

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three sheets to the windthe state of being quite inebriatedRate it:

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three sheets to the windDrunk.Rate it:

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throw caution to the windDo something despite the risks.Rate it:

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throw to the windTo discard or dispense with, especially in an abrupt or reckless manner.Rate it:

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twist in the windTo be unassisted and without comfort in a situation likely to result in distress or failure.Rate it:

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twist in the windTo wait for an uncomfortably long period of time.Rate it:

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which way the wind is blowingThe prevailing opinion or current view of most people, especially people with influence.Rate it:

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willow in the windOne whose views are easily and regularly changed by the persuasion or influence of others.Rate it:

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wind at one's backForward momentum; a boost in one's prospects for success due to favorable events or circumstances.Rate it:

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wind backTo wind a tape, cassette, or film, etc towards the beginning; to rewind.Rate it:

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wind back the clockFiguratively to return in time to an earlier period of history.Rate it:

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wind downLower by winding something.Rate it:

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wind downTo slow; to become calmer or less busy.Rate it:

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wind downRelax; get rid of stress.Rate it:

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wind it upClose the discussion, adjourn the meeting, cease the efforts and labor.Rate it:

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wind offTo unwind, unspool, or unreel something.Rate it:

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wind upAlternative form of wind-upRate it:

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wind up one's bottomsTo finish a job.Rate it:

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you don't need a weatherman to know which way the wind blowsYou don't need an expert to tell you what you already know.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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