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a mão esquerda não sabe o que faz a direitathe left hand doesn't know what the right hand is doingRate it:

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a miss is as good as a mileA failure remains a failure, regardless of how close to success one has actually come.Rate it:

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a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go downAn otherwise unpleasant situation can be pleasant when a pleasant aspect is deliberately introduced.1999, Eli Yassif, The Hebrew Folktale: History, Genre, Meaning, Indiana University Press, ISBN 0253335833, page 372,One is known as the "sweetening parable," that is to say a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down. Thus, when the aim is to preach to the people, to guide them along the "bitter," arduous path of upholding burdensome precepts and prohibitions, a tale can lighten the load, make the "medicine" easier "to swallow."2001, Maureen Reagan, First Father, First Daughter: A Memoir, Little, Brown, ISBN 0316736368, page 319,It put some fun into the tedious business of preparing for a presidential debate. A spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down, right?2004, John Hoover, How to Work for an Idiot: Survive & Thrive... Without Killing Your Boss, Career Press, ISBN 1564147045, page 11,If a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down, a barrel of laughs can wash down the big pills you might need to swallow.Rate it:

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a stopped clock is right twice a dayA normally unreliable person or instrument can occasionally provide correct information, even if only by accident.Rate it:

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about timeClose to the right time.Rate it:

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absence makes the heart grow fonderWhen someone or something is faraway, you realise how much you love (or miss) them or it.Rate it:

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all rightD’accord.Rate it:

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all right, my loverAn informal affectionate greeting.Rate it:

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all rights reservedThe copyright holder of a creative work reserves all copyright-related rights, typically including the right to publish the work, to make derivative works of it, to distribute it, to make profit from it, to license a number of these rights to other people, and to forbid these uses by any unauthorized people, thus being entitled to take legal action against infringement.Rate it:

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all students take calculusA mnemonic for the sign values of all the trigonometric functions in the two-dimensional Cartesian coordinate system. The initial letters ASTC — for all, sine, tangent, cosine — signify which of the functions are positive, in the order of the quadrants, starting at the top right and moving counterclockwise.Rate it:

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all very wellAll right, to a certain extent.Rate it:

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am I rightSaid by someone who has just stated what he or she considers to be an unassailable truth.Rate it:

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am i right or am i rightRhetorical question from somebody who has stated what they consider to be an unassailable truth.Rate it:

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arse has gone clean out of 'erAlternative form of arse is gone right out of 'erRate it:

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arse has gone out of 'erAlternative form of arse is gone right out of 'erRate it:

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arse has gone right out of 'erAlternative form of arse is gone right out of 'erRate it:

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arse is clean out of 'erAlternative form of arse is gone right out of 'erRate it:

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arse is gone right out of 'erMatters, especially economic matters, have gone very wrong; things are out of control.Rate it:

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arse is out of 'erAlternative form of arse is gone right out of 'erRate it:

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arse is right out of 'erAlternative form of arse is gone right out of 'erRate it:

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at onceImmediately; now; right away.Rate it:

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at this point in timeRight now.Rate it:

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auf dem richtigen Dampferon the right trackRate it:

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back in the knife drawer, Miss SharpSaid as a retort to somebody who has made a cutting remark.Rate it:

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be right backUsed to indicate the speaker will return in a moment. Often abbreviated in online slang as brb.Rate it:

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bem feitoserves me/you/him/her/us/them rightRate it:

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black-and-whiteClassifying people, objects or concepts as two polar opposites, especially "right" and "wrong"; dichotomous and inflexible.Rate it:

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blink-and-you-miss-itBarely visible because gone too quickly.Rate it:

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bow and scrapeTo make a deep bow with the right leg drawn back (thus scraping the floor), left hand pressed across the abdomen, right arm held aside.Rate it:

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bow and scrapeA deep formal bow with right leg drawn back touching the ground.Rate it:

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bug outMiss school, play truant, play hooky.Rate it:

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by the grace of godBy divine right.Rate it:

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ça irait will be all right; it will be OKRate it:

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ça marcheOK, all right, sure, sure thing, that's fine, that works for meRate it:

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can't do right for doing wrongBe in a situation where any course of action leads to a negative outcome.Rate it:

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caveat emptorA provision of Roman law which gave the seller of a house the legal right to keep quiet about any defects of the house.Rate it:

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da arse is gone right out of 'erAlternative form of arse is gone right out of 'erRate it:

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damn rightExpresses enthusiastic support or opposition, agreement or disagreement, certainty or emphasis.Rate it:

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dead onexactly rightRate it:

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do right byTo treat, deal with, or act toward (someone) in a morally just, socially honorable fashion.Rate it:

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do the right thingTo do what is ethical or just.Rate it:

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don't zig when you should zag, once you find true love.Make the right steps and not the wrong ones when you have someone who loves you and/or you are in a relationship, in order to keep love and not lose it.Rate it:

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enough is as good as a feastJust the right amount is as good as more than enough: there is no value in excess.Rate it:

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eso esthat's right, exactly, you got itRate it:

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EuropeThe portion of Eurasia west of the Urals, traditionally considered a continent in its own right, located north of Africa, west of Asia and east of the Atlantic Ocean.Rate it:

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even a blind pig can find an acorn once in a whileBeing right once doesn't prove anythingRate it:

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everything seemed to fall right into place.after all that effort, it seemed to be made in the shadeRate it:

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final sayThe right to make a final decision.Rate it:

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fit intoTo be of the right size and shape to be placed in a location.Rate it:

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fit like a gloveTo be a perfect fit, to be exactly the right size.Rate it:

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