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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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luck of the drawThe random production of favorable or unfavorable results; chance.Rate it:

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luck of the drawA selection rife with low odds of winning. A game of chance. Luck associated with one's propensity for winning.Rate it:

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the luck of the drawOne Draws Straws, WIN! OR LOSE!, It's The 'Luck Of The Draw!Rate it:

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beginner's luckrefers to the supposed phenomenon of novices experiencing disproportionate frequency of success or succeeding against an expert in a given activity. One would expect experts to outperform novices - when the opposite happens it is counter-intuitive, hence the need for a term to describe this phenomenon.Rate it:

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as luck may have itby chance, luckilyRate it:

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as luck would have itAs it happened; how it turned out; by good fortune; fortunately or luckily.Rate it:

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bad luckill-fortuneRate it:

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be in luckTo be lucky in getting something that one wants.Rate it:

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best of luckUsed to express hopes that someone does well in a new endeavor.Rate it:

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devil's luckastounding good luck.Rate it:

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down on one's luckUnlucky or undergoing a period of bad luck, especially with respect to financial matters.Rate it:

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dumb luckpure chance; luckRate it:

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good luck with thatAn expression wishing someone success in an unlikely enterprise.Rate it:

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luck inTo experience good luck; to be fortunate or lucky.Rate it:

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luck intoto find by chance, to chance uponRate it:

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luck outTo experience great luck; to be extremely fortunate or lucky.Rate it:

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luck outTo have run out of luck.Rate it:

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out of luckExperiencing a temporary misfortune.Rate it:

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push one's luckTo take an excessive risk or to attempt some task unlikely to succeed, especially after having already been unexpectedly lucky.Rate it:

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ride one's luckTo avoid failure only by good fortune.Rate it:

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shit out of luckWhen one has attempted to gain something, either tangible or not, and the attempt failed, either through denial, missed opportunity, etc.Rate it:

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shit out of luckCompletely out of luck; in unfortunate circumstances such that all options for achieving one's goal are exhausted; unlucky; screwed.Rate it:

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some people have all the luckSuggests that someone is enjoying more success than they deserve.Rate it:

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streak of good luckA series of lucky events.Rate it:

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tough luckBad luck.Rate it:

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try one's luckTo make a risky attempt.Rate it:

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with any luckit is hoped that; hopefullyRate it:

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draw offTo remove by using a siphon.Rate it:

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draw onTo sketch or mark with pencil, crayon, etc., on a given surface.Rate it:

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quick on the drawCharacterized by rapid response, as to a verbal remark or to a new situation; quick to act.Rate it:

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draw outTo make something last for more time than is necessary; prolong; extend.Rate it:

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draw outTo extract, bring out, as concealed information; elicit; educe.Rate it:

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draw outTo use means to entice or force to be more open or talkative.Rate it:

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draw backTo retreat from a position.Rate it:

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draw outTo improve a losing hand to a winning hand by receiving additional cards.Rate it:

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draw backTo withdraw from an undertaking.Rate it:

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draw backTo pull something back or apart.Rate it:

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draw a bathTo fill a bathtub with water in preparation for taking a bath.Rate it:

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draw a blankTo be unable to produce a required piece of information.Rate it:

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draw a lineTo delimit a boundary or border.Rate it:

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draw a line in the sandTo lay down a challenge; to provide a test of commitment (often one which carries a high risk) to a cause.Rate it:

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draw a line in the sandTo create a real or artificial boundary or distinction between (two places, people or things).Rate it:

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draw a line in the sandTo indicate the threshold or level above which something will become unacceptable or will provoke a response; to create a boundary and imply or declare that its crossing will provoke a (negative) response.Rate it:

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draw awayTo move away.Rate it:

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draw backTo move backwards.Rate it:

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draw downTo lower (curtains)Rate it:

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draw downTo get fundingRate it:

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draw evenTo attain the same level as a competitor.Rate it:

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draw inTo attract (groups of people).Rate it:

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