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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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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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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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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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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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faceplantThe act of landing face first, often associated with bailing during extreme sports.Rate it:

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full of hot airTalking a lot, especially without saying anything of value or meaning.Rate it:

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garbage in, garbage out(computing, information technology) If input data is not complete, accurate, and timely, then the resulting output is unreliable and of no useful value.1963, Raymond Crowley, "Robot Tax Collector Seeks Indications of 'Fudging'," Times Daily (Alabama, USA), 1 April (retrieved 26 July 2010):Officials explained that the quality of the computer's work depends on the quality of the data fed into it. Neil Hoke, administrative assistant to Stewart, quoted an adage of computer men: "Garbage in, garbage out."2008, Roger K. Lewis, "'In Architectural Design, Brains and Talent Trump the Best Software," Washington Post, 19 July (retrieved 26 July 2010):The old caveat "GIGO"Rate it:

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get one's money's worthIn a transaction, to receive a good or service which is considered to be of a value equal to or greater than the amount of money expended.Rate it:

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give a hootTo care about; to place value on something.Rate it:

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go downTo decrease; to change from a greater value to a lesser one.Rate it:

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gold standardA monetary system where the value of circulating money is linked to the value of gold.Rate it:

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have one's work cut out for oneTo face a large task or project.Rate it:

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heads or tailsA game to bet upon a which side of a coin lays face up after it is thrown.Rate it:

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heads or tailsThe practice of flipping a coin in the air, to choose between two alternatives based on which side lands face up.Rate it:

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homme de peu de foiExprime la réassurance face à un esprit sceptique.Rate it:

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il ne manquait plus que çaPhrase exclamative utilisée pour exprimer son exaspération face à une mauvaise nouvelle qui vient s’ajouter à d'autres soucis préexistants.Rate it:

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it's better to ask forgiveness than permissionThe value of acting promptly and making a mistake requiring forgiveness is greater than value of delaying to get permission.Rate it:

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killTo cause to assume the value zero.Rate it:

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knuckle sandwichA punch to the face, especially to the mouth.Rate it:

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leave someone holding the bagTo remove the value from an article or arrangement and leave somebody holding the empty (or valueless) container.Rate it:

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

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loose changeCoins of little value kept in one's pocket or bag.Rate it:

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low-downOf no value.Rate it:

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mais ouiExclamation de dénégation face à une assertion que l’on ne croit pas du tout. Elle est généralement dite deux fois.Rate it:

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make a silk purse of a sow's earTo produce something refined, admirable, or valuable from something which is unrefined, unpleasant, or of little or no value.Rate it:

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make facesAlternative form of make a face.Rate it:

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man uprise to the occasion , admit to it , face it...Rate it:

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man upStand up and take the consequences, Get it together and take immediate action, face the music and dance!Rate it:

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man upTo "be a man about it"; to do the things a good man is traditionally expected to do, such as: taking responsibility for the consequences of one's actions; displaying bravery or toughness in the face of adversity; providing for one's family, etc.Rate it:

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mess of pottageSomething of trivial value, especially of immediate value.Rate it:

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MFWmy face whenRate it:

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money for old ropeMoney exchanged for goods of low value.Rate it:

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money's worthA good or service which is considered to be of a value equal to or greater than the amount of money expended for it.Rate it:

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my facmy faceRate it:

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not worth a Continentalworthless, lacking in value, especially due to economic inflation.Rate it:

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not worth a dimeWorthless, lacking in value.Rate it:

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