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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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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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blue noteNotes added to the major scale for expressive quality in jazz and blues music, particularly the flatted third, fifth and seventh.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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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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cake walkFrom the mid 1900s, a game at a fair or party in which people walk around a numbered circle along to music. When the music is stopped, the caller draws a number from a jar and whoever is standing on or closest to that number that number wins a cake.Rate it:

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cakewalkThe style of music associated with such a contest.Rate it:

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carry a tuneTo produce music, especially to sing, with accurate pitch.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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chalkfaceA musical concept or genre in which music is completely improvised and never played twice. Most often mixing elements of hip-hop, metal, punk and avant-garde jazz.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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cry the bluesTo sing in the style of blues music.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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d.c. al codaA music notation roughly meaning "go back to the beginning, playing everything again up to the coda."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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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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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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eyes closed all earsto listen to high fidelity music in the fullest senseRate 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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face the factsTo accept what is true, especially when it is undesirable.Rate it:

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face the musicTo accept or confront the unpleasant consequences of one's actions.Rate it:

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face to faceIn person; directly; in the physical presence of somebody.Rate it:

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face upTo confront an unpleasant situationRate it:

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