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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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give it the gunLiteral meaning.Rate it:

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give me liberty or give me deathA set-phrase indicating enormous displeasure at any over-authoritarian policy or law.Rate it:

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poachers gunA small bore shotgun hidden in a walking cane.Rate it:

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under the gunUnder great pressure to perform.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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big gunA large-caliber artillery piece.Rate it:

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big gunSomeone who is powerful or influential most often in plural form.Rate it:

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eat one's gunTo commit suicide, especially by use of a firearm discharged into the victim's mouth.Rate it:

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gun downTo kill by means of a firearm, especially deliberately and in a brutal manner.Rate it:

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gun forTo strive for the downfall or diminution of another.Rate it:

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gun forTo pursue as a goal; to work hard to achieve.Rate it:

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gun itTo accelerate or speed up quickly or suddenly.Rate it:

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hired gunA person who is employed as an armed guard, enforcer, or mercenary and who is prepared to use gunplay or similar violent methods in order to assert the interests of his or her employer.Rate it:

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hired gunA person who is employed to advance the interests of his or her employer, especially in a vigorous manner using such methods as political lobbying, legal advocacy, or persuasion.Rate it:

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is that a gun in your pocket or are you just pleased to see meIndicates the speaker has noticed an erection underneath the interlocutor's clothes.Rate it:

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jump the gunTo act or begin too soon or without due caution.Rate it:

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jump the gunTo begin a race too soon, before the starting gun goes off.Rate it:

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jump the gunTo trade securities based on information that is not yet public; to trade on inside information.Rate it:

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jump the gun!Take Premature Action:, Begin to run before the report of the starter's gun! Illegal actions:Rate it:

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poachers gunUsed other than as an idiom. poacher's gunRate it:

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Quaker gunA nonfunctional imitation of a gun or of a piece of artillery, typically made of wood and usually intended to deceive enemy forces into overestimating one's available firepower.Rate it:

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smoking gunEvidence, particularly of a crime, that is difficult or impossible to dispute.Rate it:

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smoking gunThe conclusive evidence, the bare facts, clear and decisive picture.Rate it:

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under the gunThe first player to act on the first round of betting in Texas hold 'em.Rate it:

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give a fuckto care.Rate it:

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give him enough rope and he'll hang himselfIf one gives someone enough freedom of action, they may destroy themselves by foolish actions.Rate it:

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give meform of words used as a request by a telephone-user to be connected with a specified person, number, etc.Rate it:

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not give someone the time of dayTo ignore someone deliberately; to refuse to talk or pay attention to someone.Rate it:

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give something a tryTo try or attempt.Rate it:

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give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetimeIt is more worthwhile to teach someone to do something than to do it for them.Rate it:

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give the devil his dueTo acknowledge the positive qualities of a person who is unpleasant or disliked.Rate it:

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give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetimeIt is more worthwhile to teach someone to do something, than to do something for them.Rate it:

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give weightto attach importance toRate it:

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Citations:give someone what for2007, Wilbur Smith, The Sound of Thunder, p. 135:Rate it:

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Citations:give someone what for2002, Joss Whedon, "The Ballad of Jayne Cobb" in "Jaynestown", Firefly.Rate it:

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Citations:give someone what for2000, Ngaio Marsh, Photo Finish, p. 187:Rate it:

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Citations:give someone what for1999, Emile Zola, Roger Pearson, La Bete Humaine, p. 162:Rate it:

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Citations:give someone what for1994, Jerry Blunt, Stage Dialects, p. 72:Rate it:

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Citations:give someone what for1993, Xiaoxiaosheng, David Tod Roy, The Plum in the Golden Vase, Or, Chin Pʻing Mei: The Rivals, p. 60:Rate it:

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Citations:give someone what for1991, Julie Garwood, The Bride, p. 239:Rate it:

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Citations:give someone what for1980, Rebecca West, The Thinking Reed, p. 80:Rate it:

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Citations:give someone what for1972, Gerald Durrell, Catch Me a Colobus, p. 71:Rate it:

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Citations:give someone what for1912, Edward Burke, Bachelor's Buttons: The Candid Confessions of a Shy Bachelor, p. 133:Rate it:

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don't give me a lot of bull!Don't prevaricate, don't exaggerate, don't fib to me!Rate it:

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don't give me any of your guff!Depression Expression; "Don't Give Me Any Of Your Sassy, Back-Talk!"; "Don't 'Sass' ME!" "Don't Talk Back To Your Mother!"Rate it:

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don't give up the day jobAlternative form of don't give up your day jobRate it:

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don't give up your day jobImplying that they could not earn a living from it without other regular employment.Rate it:

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give 'em enough ropeAllow one to function unhindered, or without further overbearing oversight.Rate it:

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give 110%Make the maximum possible effortRate it:

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