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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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a smoke screenEarly sea battles demonstrated the value of gun smoke and smoke from burning ships to hide one battleship from one belonging to the enemy. Later, smoke was generated prior to commencing battle so as to make it more difficult for gun crews to spot the targeted vessel. This tactic became known as a smoke screen.Rate it:

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ABCA straightforward, uniform playing style, often focusing on betting for value, folding weak hands, and avoiding bluffing.Rate 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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account ofTo esteem; to prize; to value.Rate it:

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ad valoremproportionate to the estimated valueRate 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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average outTo acquire a specified average value as more instances occur.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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bang for the buckEfficiency; cost-effectiveness; value.Rate it:

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bargain basementOf poor quality; of little or no value; low-end, shoddy.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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big enchiladaSome item of high value, especially a top prize or reward.Rate it:

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

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brass farthingSomething worthless or of small value.Rate it:

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brazen outTo face up to or confront without shameRate it:

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break the buckFall below the value of one dollar per share.Rate 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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bucket of boltsA piece of machinery that is not worth more than its scrap value, often of old cars.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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cast pearls before swineTo give things of value to those who will not understand or appreciate it.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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change sides, change signsA mnemonic indicating that when a value is moved to the opposite side of the equals sign, then the operator is changed also.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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chump-changeOf or pertaining to something of little monetary value.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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color upTo exchange a high number of low-value chips for a lower number of higher value, but keeping the same overall value.Rate it:

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cotton-pickingAn intensifier, like "darn", used for emphasis or to signify that something is of little value.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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drug dealAn illegal business transaction where cash or something else of value is exchanged for illegal drugs, usually conducted in a clandestine manner.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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