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à chaque jour suffit sa peineIl faut faire face aux difficultés d’aujourd'hui sans s’inquiéter de celles que peut réserver l’avenir.Rate it:

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a mal tiempo buena caraface the musicRate it:

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about turnAn about face; a military command to a formation of soldiers to reverse the direction in which they are facing.Rate it:

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according to hoyleIn strict accordance with the rules, especially of card games; in the proper or expected manner.Rate it:

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ace of spadesThe playing card belonging to the spades suit and featuring one pip.Rate it:

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ante upTo pay a fee necessary to play a game, typically a card gameRate it:

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arse about faceSomething that is placed or arranged the opposite way to the way it should be.Rate it:

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at the coal faceTo be directly engaged in the operations of a business, rather than in a hands-off, managerial position.Rate it:

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au coinInjonction d'un professeur à un élève de s'infliger une punition consistant à se tenir debout contre le mur, face à un coin de la pièce.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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back-cloth starAn actor who stands upstage, forcing the other actors to face him and turn their backs to the audience, in order to gain more attention to himself.Rate it:

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back-cloth starAn actor who stands upstage, forcing the other actors to face him and turn their backs to the audience, in order to draw more attention to himself.Rate it:

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bacon-facedHaving a fat, sleek face.Rate it:

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be on the horns of a dilemmaTo face a choice between two equally undesirable alternatives.Rate it:

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beat a retreatTo leave hastily in the face of opposition.Rate it:

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below parHaving a price below its face value.Rate it:

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better to light a single candle than to curse the darknessIn the face of bad times or hopelessness, it is more worthwhile to do some good, however small, in response than to complain about the situation.Rate it:

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blow up in one's faceTo fail disastrously.Rate it:

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brazen outTo face up to or confront without shameRate it:

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breast upTo cut the face of on one side so as to lay bare the principal upright stems of the plants.Rate it:

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build downIn solitaire card games, to place a card over another card of higher value.Rate it:

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bulgerA driver or a brassy with a convex face.Rate it:

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butter faceUsed other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see butter,‎ face.Rate it:

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butter faceAlternative form of butterfaceRate it:

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calling cardA prepaid card or credit card, usually electronically readable, used to pay the charges when making a telephone call.Rate it:

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calling cardA small printed card which identifies the bearer, traditionally presented for introduction when making a social visit to a home or when attending a formal social event or business meeting.Rate it:

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calling cardAn attribute, object, or behavior which is distinctly characteristic of someone or something.Rate it:

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calling cardExcrement, especially of a domestic animal.Rate it:

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cash outTo reconcile at the end of a shift; to compare receipts of items sold to records of credit card, check and cash placed into the drawer, verifying that correct change was given out by the clerk.Rate it:

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center fieldThe part of a baseball field which is beyond the infield and straight ahead left if you stand on home plate and face the pitcher.Rate it:

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charité bien ordonnée commence par soi-mêmeIl faut penser à soi avant de s’occuper des autres. Ce proverbe est aussi utilisé face à une critique de son interlocuteur. Il signifie alors qu’il faut s’occuper de ses propres défauts avant de critiquer ceux des autres.Rate it:

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cheat outTo face or turn toward the audience more than would be natural, for instance in a staged conversation.Rate it:

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close ranksto regroup forces, especially when this involves overlooking differences in order to face a challenge or adverse situation. Often implies making a show of unity, especially to the public.Rate it:

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close the faceTo turn the face of the bat inwards, in order to hit the ball to the leg side.Rate it:

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courage of one's convictionsSteadfast adherence to one's beliefs or principles, especially in the face of criticism or other opposition.Rate it:

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cut off one's nose to spite one's faceTo harm oneself as a result of attempting to harm an adversary.Rate it:

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dig in one's heelsTo act in a determined manner by firmly maintaining one's beliefs, demands, situation, etc. in the face of opposition.Rate it:

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do you accept credit cardsUsed to ask whether or not products or services may be paid for by credit card.Rate it:

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drawing cardsomething that grabs attentionRate it:

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è l'uovo di Colomboit's as plain as the nose on your face; it's extremely clear and obvious.Rate it:

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early bathBeing shown a red card in soccer.Rate it:

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eat itTo fall forward, hitting one's face on the ground.Rate it:

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eat shitTo fall and land on one's face.Rate it:

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eat your face offto eat huge quantities of delicious food for the pure joy of eatingRate it:

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face awayTo turn one's head so that one's face is not aimed in a particular direction.Rate it:

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face downTo confront.Rate it:

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face offEither an actual or a figurative face to face confrontation, especially a bitter one.Rate it:

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face offThe starting point, in a match of ice hockey. Two players face each other, for snatching the puck.Rate it:

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face that would stop a clockA shockingly attractive face.Rate it:

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face that would stop a clockA shockingly unattractive face.Rate it:

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