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personal computersPCsRate it:

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personal capitalFinancial resources or other wealth belonging to a particular person, especially when used for investment purposes.Rate it:

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personal capitalGood reputation, credibility, or influence.Rate it:

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a brand new meOne can forge a complete new outlook, launch a personal renaissance by enrolling in self improvement courses or agendas.Rate it:

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activist justiceA justice (usually referring to a member of a Supreme, High or Appellate court) who makes rulings based on personal political views or considerations rather than on the law, or who issues rulings intended to have political effects.Rate it:

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butter upTo flatter, especially with the intent of personal gain.Rate it:

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a big blow hardOne whom exaggerates, over emphasizes personal prowess and accomplishments.Rate it:

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a man's home is his castle(US) a proverbial expression of personal privacy and securityRate it:

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clout listA usually secret list containing the names of people who are to be given special access, benefits, or influence in a political or social situation, especially as a result of having personal, professional, or financial relationships with those in authority.Rate it:

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e thumbA natural skill for tinkering with electronics; or computers.Rate it:

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knock outTo exhaust a personal or animal.Rate it:

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suck upTo adulate or flatter somebody excessively, generally to obtain some personal benefit or favour.Rate it:

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take uponTo take charge of an item of business, or an obligation, as a personal initiative.Rate it:

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been there, done thatAn assertion that the speaker has personal experience or knowledge of a particular place or topic and is now bored.Rate it:

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activist judgeA judge or justice who makes rulings based on personal political views or considerations rather than on the law, or who issues rulings intended to have political effects.Rate it:

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an englishman's home is his castle(UK) a proverbial expression of personal privacy and securityRate it:

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arte marcialLos artes marciales son sistemas de prácticas codificadas y tradiciones de entrenamiento para el combate, su objetivo es vencer a un oponente en una lucha cuerpo a cuerpo o bien defenderse de una agresión física. Pueden ser estudiadas por varias razones incluyendo el deporte, la salud, la protección personal, el desarrollo personal, la disciplina mental, la forja del carácter y la autoconfianza.Rate it:

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as you sow, so shall you reapThe personal consequences of one's actions are in proportion to the good or bad intentions towards others.Rate it:

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bag of tricksA set of skills, techniques, items of information, or other resources used to help achieve professional or personal goals.Rate it:

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bare one's soulTo reveal one's innermost feelings and thoughts, especially concerning one's doubts, regrets, or flaws; to tell one's personal secrets to others.Rate it:

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blind side someoneTo injure, reveal shared private information or cause financial or personal loss through disloyalty or actions which hurt or disappoint.Rate it:

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care forTo attend to the needs of, especially in the manner of a nurse or personal aide.Rate it:

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che sara saraUsed to express a personal philosophy of fatalism1892 March 17, Cigarette, Rate it:

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che sera seraUsed to express a personal philosophy of fatalism1604, Christopher Marlowe, Doctor Faustus:Why then belike we must sin, / And so consequently die. / Aye, we must die an everlasting death. / What doctrine call you this ? Che, sera, sera: / What will be*, shall be; Divinity adieu. / These Metaphysics of Magicians, / And necromantic books, are heavenly.Rate it:

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cláusula compuestaClase de oración que tiene más de un núcleo o forma personal del verbo.Rate it:

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cláusula simpleClase de oración que solamente tiene un núcleo o una sola forma personal del verbo.Rate it:

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common touchThe personal quality of showing understanding of and sympathy for the concerns of ordinary people; rapport with and acceptance by ordinary people.Rate it:

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confide inTo share a secret with; to talk of sensitive and personal issues with.Rate it:

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cuarto de bañoHabitación de una casa que sirve para el aseo personal y para evacuar los excrementos y otros residuos orgánicos corporales.Rate it:

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desvinculación asistidaReacomodo o reubicación de personal excedente de altos sueldos a otra empresa, cuando es asistido por la empresa origen.Rate it:

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doesn't have two nickels to rub togetherReference an individual whom from all evidence and appearances is badly bent and broken relative to personal finances.Rate it:

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dress downThe heavy criticism, personal attack upon a subaltern by a superior for any infraction, misdemeanor, rule violation, felony et al which leaves the victim shattered:Rate it:

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eat one's own dog foodTo test the beta programs that are in the test phase on one's own computers; to dogfood.Rate it:

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excess baggageA dubious or unhelpful mental outlook, emotional disposition, or personal history.Rate it:

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feather one's nestTo achieve benefits, especially financial ones, by taking advantage of the opportunities with which one is presented; to amass a comfortable amount of personal wealth.Rate it:

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good booksFavorable regard; personal approval; kindly treatment.Rate it:

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good gracesFavorable regard; personal approval; kindly treatment.Rate it:

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hacerle la cama a alguienActuar a espaldas de una persona de forma de conseguir que esta caiga en desgracia y conseguir una ventaja personal con el cambio de situación.Rate it:

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have a mind of one's ownTo form one's personal opinions and choose one's actions without being governed by the views or choices of others; to be independently minded; to think for oneself.Rate it:

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hear ofTo become aware of through second-hand knowledge, or not through personal experience.Rate it:

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heart to heartA sincere, serious, or personal conversation.Rate it:

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hits pretty close to homehaving a direct personal effect on you.Rate it:

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hold someone's feet to the fireTo maintain personal, social, political, or legal pressure on someone in order to induce him or her to comply with one's desires; to hold someone accountable for his or her actions.Rate it:

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hounded me almost to deathA continuing harassment, a constant and recurring state of personal raging.Rate it:

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i'm in a real pickle now!Personal Realization That One Is In A Dilemma; In An Awkward Circumstance Or A Baffling Interpersonal Relationship.Rate it:

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it's a small worldUsed to express surprise at meeting an acquaintance or discovering a personal connection in a distant place or an unexpected context.Rate it:

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it's not what you know but who you knowFor success, and especially to obtain employment, one's knowledge and skills are less useful and less important than one's network of personal contacts.1951, G. P. Bush and L. H. Hattery, "Federal Recruitment of Junior Engineers," Science, vol. 114, no. 2966, p. 456:Eighty-four students referred to political influence as a disadvantage of federal employment with such remarks as: "There are too many political connections necessary . . . it's not what you know but who you knowRate it:

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it's your nickelReference to one's right to shop, select, evaluate, purchase any item for any personal reason.Rate it:

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Joe SixpackSomebody without particular expertise or interest in computers or the Internet; a nontechie.Rate it:

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kitchen table softwareEspecially in the early years of personal computers, a set of computer programs developed by an entrepreneurial advanced amateur or self-employed professional computer programmer in his or her own home; software developed by a small business using the services of such programmers.Rate it:

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