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c'est-à-direthat is to sayRate 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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comme quoiA phrase used to say that: this recent fact or result confirms what we always thought. : it goes to showRate it:

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cómo se dice...en ingléshow do you say...in English?Rate it:

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como se dizHow do you say in Portuguese?Rate it:

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could go all dayOne has much to say about something, but chooses to say only a fraction of it.Rate it:

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das kann man wohl sagenyou can say that againRate it:

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das kannst du laut sagenyou can say that againRate it:

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Deus me perdoeI hate to say itRate it:

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digo yoThat's what I say; in my opinionRate it:

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don't pass goTo say that somebody is not to do anything without receiving further instructions.Rate it:

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don't pass goTo say that somebody is obliged to do something without question.Rate it:

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drop the micTo do or say something decisive, meaningful, or impressive.Rate it:

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dry upTo stop talking, to forget what one was going to say.Rate it:

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duty callsExpresses that the speaker has something they must do.Rate it:

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es heißtthey say, it is saidRate it:

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every shut eye isn't asleepOne must be careful, because some people who seem not to be paying attention are actually paying attention.Rate it:

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everything happens for a reasonAll events are purposeful.Everything happens for a reason, so there is no such thing as failure. Mary-Kate OlsenPeople like to say "everything happens for a reason." If you repeat that in your head long enough that starts to sound like "anything can happen with a razor." Laura KightlingerI believe that everything happens for a reason, but I think it's important to seek out that reason - that's how we learn. Drew BarrymoreRate it:

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excess baggageLuggage which exceeds the allowable size or weight (as for an airline flight or train trip), and for which an extra fee must therefore be paid.Rate it:

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feed a cold, starve a feverEating more will cure the common cold, and eating less will cure a fever.1887, J. H. Whelan, "The Treatment of Colds.", The Practitioner, vol. 38, pg. 180:"Feed a cold, starve a fever." There is a deal of wisdom in the first part of this advice. A person with a catarrh should take an abundance of light nutritious food, and some light wine, but avoid spirits, and above all tobacco.1968, Katinka Loeser, The Archers at Home, publ. Atheneum, New York, pg. 60:I have a cold. 'Feed a cold, starve a fever.' You certainly know that.2009, Shelly Reuben, Tabula Rasa, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, ISBN 015101079X, pg. 60:They say feed a cold, starve a fever, but they don't tell you what to do when you got both, so I figured scrambled eggs, tea, and toast.Rate it:

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feet of clayTo say that someone, who appears strong or invincible, in fact has a hidden weak point which could cause their fall.Rate it:

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fill the billIn order to fill the bill an individual must carry the ball, complete the task, fulfill the expectations.Rate it:

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forewarned is forearmedAdvance awareness of a situation, especially a risky one, prepares one to deal with it.1863, Charles Reade, Hard Cash, ch. 4:[W]hatever a young gentleman of that age says to you, he says to many other ladies; but your experience is not equal to your sense; so profit by mine . . . forewarned is forearmed.1885, G. A. Henty, Saint George for England, ch. 4:Sometimes, they say, it is wiser to remain in ignorance; at other times forewarned is forearmed.circa 1903, Lucy Maud Montgomery, "Why Mr. Cropper Changed His Mind":"Well, Miss Maxwell, I think it only fair to tell you that you may have trouble with those boys when they do come. Forewarned is forearmed, you know."Rate it:

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from the department of the bleeding obviousSo obvious it was unnecessary to say.Rate it:

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front wallThe main and largest wall in a racquetball or squash court, located at the front of the world; the wall which the ball must hit in a rally.Rate it:

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get outTo say something with difficulty.Rate it:

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go off at scoreOf a horse, to break suddenly into a gallop; of a person, suddenly to say or do something impetuous.Rate it:

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gottle o' geerImitating a ventriloquist's attempt at "bottle of beer", a phrase traditionally supposed to be difficult for ventriloquists to say.Rate it:

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ground ruleThe basic rules or standards; whatever someone must know before proceeding.Rate it:

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ground rulesThe basic rules or standards; whatever someone must know before proceeding.Rate it:

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have toMust; need to; to be required to. Indicates obligation.Rate it:

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have toMust.Rate it:

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heaven forbidTo say that one hopes that something does not happen.Rate it:

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how do you pronounce this wordPlease say this word out loud so that I can learn how it is pronounced.Rate it:

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huelga decirneedless to sayRate it:

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in for a dime, in for a dollarAmericanised form of in for a penny, in for a pound.1983, Allen Drury, Decision, p. 356:In for a dime, in for a dollar, he thought crazily, and said what he had to say in a voice he forced to stay level and calm.1998, Ellen Miller, Like Being Killed, p. 47:In for a dime, in for a dollar. I whispered to Gerry, Rate it:

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in the canAt a late stage of completion, generally when the actual work is done and some finalizing process must be undertaken.Rate it:

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it goes to showA phrase used to say that: this recent fact or result confirms what we always thought.Rate it:

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it is what it isThis circumstance is simply a fact and must be accepted or dealt with as it exists.Rate it:

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jump ropeThe activity, game or exercise in which a person must jump, bounce or skip repeatedly while a length of rope is swung over and under, both ends held in the hands of the jumper, or alternately, held by two other participants. Often used for athletic training and among schoolchildren. Variations involve speed, chants, varied rope and jumper movement patterns, multiple jumpers and/or multiple ropes.Rate it:

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latch-key childA child who returns home from school to an empty house and therefore must unlock/unlatch the exterior door with a key, especially a child of working or absent parent(s).Rate it:

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latch-key childA child who returns home from school to an empty house and therefore must unlock/unlatch the exterior door with a key, especially a child of working or absent parent.Rate it:

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leave someone holding the babyTo abandon someone and put them in a position where they must take the responsibility or blame.Rate it:

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lefty loosey, righty tightyA mnemonic used to recall the direction a spanner must turn to either tighten or loosen a bolt.Rate it:

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let aloneMuch less; to say nothing of.Rate it:

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lo que digaswhatever you sayRate it:

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log offTo depart from conversation; to say goodbye.Rate it:

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make an example ofHe made an example of the drunken sailor with twenty lashes, to show that he must have a sober crew.Rate it:

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make one's bed and lie in itTo create a difficult situation whose unpleasant consequences one must now endure.Rate it:

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map out my dayList tasks, phone-calls, errands, must-do's, for the day.Rate it:

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