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separate the wheat from the chaffTo select only that which is of value.Rate it:

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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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never eat Shredded WheatUsed to learn the cardinal points.Rate it:

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break upTo break or separate into pieces; to disintegrate or come apart.Rate it:

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crush outTo force out or separate by pressure.Rate it:

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break outTo separate from a bundle.Rate it:

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break upTo break or separate into pieces.Rate it:

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sunder outTo remove a piece of something from the whole; separate out.Rate it:

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back officeThe IT and infrastructure support services for a company, separate from the public face of the business.Rate it:

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blaze upTo begin smoking cannabis; to light up cannabis; to get high. <--so this shd be 2 separate senses?-->Rate it:

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branch offto diverge into two or more separate paths.Rate it:

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break upTo stop a fight; to separate people who are fighting.Rate it:

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carve upTo divide or dismember, separate into partsRate it:

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chicken scratchChicken feed consisting of random mixed grains such as corn, wheat, barley, sorghum and milling by-products.Rate it:

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chop upTo separate or divide something that was whole. To cut or chop into separate pieces. To convert a sampled audio file into short segments.Rate it:

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come apartto break, separate.Rate it:

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cream offTo separate.Rate it:

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cross pathsTo be, by chance, in the same physical place at the same time, as a result of two completely separate journeys.Rate it:

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divide upTo divide, particularly into separate shares for distribution.Rate it:

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fall into placeTo assume a clear and complete form when separate elements come together; to be realised.Rate it:

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fork offto diverge into two or more separate paths.Rate it:

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hive offTo separate from a larger group.Rate it:

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kiddie tableAt family events, the dining table where children are seated together, separate from the table reserved for adults.Rate it:

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ladies' loungeA room in a pub or hotel, separate from the main drinking area, in which drinks are served; originally a place for women to drink in when not welcome or not comfortable in the traditionally male-oriented public bar, and latterly a more genteel area than the public bar. Rate it:

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leadA thin strip of type metal, used to separate lines of type in printing.Rate it:

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mark offTo separate by or as with a boundary line.Rate it:

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one country, two systemsSlogan for the reunification of China as one country, but with areas like Hong Kong and Taiwan with separate economic and political systems.Rate it:

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pair offTo separate into groups of two.Rate it:

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part companyto separate; go their own wayRate it:

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peel awayTo separate off from the main body, to move off to one side; as in troop movements on a parade ground or an organized retreat, or columns in a procession.Rate it:

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peel awayTo become separate from peelingRate it:

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peel offTo separate off from the main body, to move off to one side; as in troop movements on a parade ground or an organized retreat, or columns in a procession.Rate it:

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pinch offTo separate from something else, using a pinching motion.Rate it:

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put asunderTo sunder; disjoin; separate; disunite; divorce; annul; dissolve.Rate it:

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rope offTo separate by ropes; to cordon off.Rate it:

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say goodbyeTo separate from someone.Rate it:

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screen outTo use a screen, grate, sieve or similar means to separate large from small objects or particles.Rate it:

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set apartUsed other than as an idiom: to separate or isolate.Rate it:

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set asideTo separate and reserve something for a specific purpose.Rate it:

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skim offto separateRate it:

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sort outTo organise or separate into groups, as a collection of items, so as to make tidy.Rate it:

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sort outTo separate from the remainder of a group; often construed with from.Rate it:

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split upSeparate, disassociate, cause to come apart.Rate it:

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sunder outTo separate or set apart from others; split out; segregate.Rate it:

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tear apartto cause to separateRate it:

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tease outTo separate as if by unraveling.Rate it:

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three-ring circusA large circus in which three separate performances, each within its own circular enclosure, are staged simultaneously before a single audience.Rate it:

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tread outTo press out with the feet; to press out, as wine or wheat.Rate it:

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Turkish breadA broad, round and flat bread made from wheat, sometimes considered a type of pita; pide.Rate it:

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wall offTo separate with a wall.Rate it:

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