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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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play to the crowdTo appeal to the least sophisticated parts of an audience in order to obtain maximum approval.Rate it:

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alone in a crowdFeeling as though one does not fit in with the people around one.Rate it:

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crowd in onTo join when not wanted; to force one's way into a situation where one is unwelcome.Rate it:

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crowd outTo force to leave by crowding; to push out or away.Rate it:

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crowd togetherTo push into an excessively small space; to pack tightly.Rate it:

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crowd upTo come together, to form a crowd.Rate it:

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crowd-pleaserSomething that is pleasing to the majority of a group.Rate it:

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two's company, three's a crowdOne companion is better than two.Rate it:

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work the crowdTo work the room.Rate it:

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wrong crowdA group of people thought to have a negative influence on a person's behaviour.Rate it:

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play downTo make or attempt to make something seem less important, likely, or obvious.Rate it:

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play upTo make or attempt to make something appear more important, likely or obvious; to showcase or highlight.Rate it:

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play upTo misbehave.Rate it:

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play aroundTo behave in a silly, or childish, or irresponsible way.Rate it:

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play alongTo take part in a charade, deception, or practical joke.Rate it:

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play aroundTo engage in sexual practices outside of marriage.Rate it:

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play by earTo play guided by one's memory of the sound, rather than from a written score.Rate it:

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play old harryBlenkiron and I have been moving in the best circles as skilled American engineers who are going to play Old Harry with the British on the Tigris. — John Buchan, "Greenmantle", 1916..Rate it:

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play the race cardMark Fuhrman, Murder in Brentwood p.153.Rate it:

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against the run of playContrary to the flow of the game.Rate it:

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all work and no play makes jack a dull boyToo much focus on one's career is often viewed unfavorably.Too much hard work and not enough leisure time can be unhealthy.Rate it:

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and don't play one on TVA term often used after a person claims to have no expertise in a topic of discussion, but still wants to contribute a comment.Rate it:

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bygones be bygones, and fair play for time to comeLet all past wrongs be forgotten, with a resumption of cordial relations.Rate it:

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child's playSomething particularly simple or easy.Rate it:

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close of playThe end of a day's playRate it:

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close of playThe end of the final game (not to be confused with set or match) during a day at the All England Tennis Championships (Wimbledon)Rate it:

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close of playThe end of the working dayRate it:

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fair playGood behavior, following the rulesRate it:

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go play in the trafficTo go elsewhere and feel free to engage in risky behavior; get lost.Rate it:

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God does not play dice with the universeThe course of all events is predetermined.Rate it:

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grandstand playA successful play or other manoeuvre during a sporting competition in which one or more players shows off unnecessarily in order to entertain or impress the spectators.Rate it:

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hold-up playA play where an attacker retains possession of the ball, while the teammates can move up the field.Rate it:

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if there's grass on the pitch, play ballOnce someone has grown pubic hair or started puberty, they are sexually accessible.Rate it:

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party and playUsed other than as an idiom: see party, play.Rate it:

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party and playMarked by the use of drugs and the absence of sexual inhibitions.Rate it:

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play a partto be involved in such a way to affect the outcome, to be a contributing factorRate it:

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play aroundTo work with in a non-serious manner.Rate it:

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play atTo pretend to be a different person while playing a game.Rate it:

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play atTo do something in a manner that lacks seriousness, commitment, or professionalism.Rate it:

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play awayTo be sexually unfaithful out of one's homeRate it:

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play backTo replay a recording.Rate it:

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play ballAn expression used at the beginning of a game of baseball.Rate it:

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play ballTo start anything tumultuous.Rate it:

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play ballTo work together; to cooperate.Rate it:

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play both sides against the middleTo manipulate opponents or competitors in a manner which benefits the manipulator.Rate it:

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play by earTo do by guessing, intuition, or trial and error; to react to events as they occur.Rate it:

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play dumbTo pretend to be mute.Rate it:

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play dumbTo pretend to be slow-witted or lacking in specific knowledge, usually in order to avoid responsibility or to gain some advantage.Rate it:

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play fast and looseTo be recklessly inaccurate, inappropriate, or otherwise ignoring guidelines and conventions.Rate it:

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