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bring onTo cause.Rate it:

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bring overTo cause to change allegiance or point of view.Rate it:

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bring to justiceTo cause a person alleged to have committed criminal acts to be brought to trial on the offenses.Rate it:

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bring togetherTo cause people to do something together; to bring about togetherness.Rate it:

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bring up againstTo cause someone to have to solve a problem or deal with an issue.Rate it:

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bruise upTo cause bruises to appear, usually by beating or battering.Rate it:

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bug outTo cause to bulge.Rate it:

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bulk outTo cause to be thicker, fatter or more bulky.Rate it:

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bulk outTo cause to be more substantial; to add substance to.Rate it:

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bum outTo cause a person to be depressed or disappointed.Rate it:

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burn offTo cause to dissipate by applying heat.Rate it:

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buy timePurposefully cause a delay to something, in order to achieve something else.Rate it:

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call awayTo summon; to cause to depart.Rate it:

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call off the dogsDuring a one-sided sports contest, to remove the first-string unit of a team from the game after dominating the opponent.Rate it:

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ce n’est pas en cassant le thermomètre qu’on fait tomber la fièvreLe thermomètre n’est pas cause de la fièvre, le casser ne sert de rien. Donc, figurativement, cette expression signifie que si des résultats sont insatisfaisants, on ne saurait en blâmer les instruments de mesure employés pour exprimer ces résultats. Choisir de se passer de ces instruments de mesure ne changera rien à ses mauvais résultats.Rate it:

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chercher une aiguille dans une botte de foinSe dit en parlant d’une chose que l’on cherche, mais qui est très difficile à trouver, à cause de sa petitesse.Rate it:

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China syndromeA rare disease, first characterized in the early 1990s, which resembles poliomyelitis but which has somewhat different characteristics and occurs in persons vaccinated for poliomyelitis.Rate it:

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chip upTo cause something to have cracks or dents.Rate it:

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choke offTo get rid of, cause to come to an end.Rate it:

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choke upTo block up; to cause something to be blocked.Rate it:

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chop upTo cause a body of water to become choppy.Rate it:

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Christmas graduateA freshman who drops out of college at the end of the first semester.Rate it:

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chrome hornThe front bumper of a car when used to bump another vehicle, usually to inform the driver of the other vehicle, that the first car would like to pass.Rate it:

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Citations:man downTo lose courage or cause to lose courage.Rate it:

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come betweenTo affect negatively or cause discord between and another person.Rate it:

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come to JesusTo become committed or display commitment to a cause.Rate it:

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cook offTo cause an accidental detonation of explosives, especially due to excess heat.Rate it:

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cook up a stormTo cause a storm.Rate it:

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cool offTo cause to decrease in temperature, activity or temper.Rate it:

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crack upTo cause to laugh heartily.Rate it:

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crash togetherTo cause objects to collide with great force.Rate it:

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cry all the way to the bankTo be happy due to the receipt of money, although expressing sorrow about the cause of such receipt.Rate it:

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cut like a knifeTo sting severely, to cause a sensation of stinging, especially said of cold weather.Rate it:

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c’est le diable et son trainC'est tout à la fois long, difficile, cause de souffrances, et dangereux ; bref, infernal.Rate it:

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dar las tantascause someone to take a long timeRate it:

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dar las uvasto cause to go slowlyRate it:

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dieFollowed by with. Now rare as indicating direct cause.Rate it:

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die awayTo cause to die; to do away with.Rate it:

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diminishing returnsA condition in which additional inputs into an organization, project or process produce progressively fewer or lower-quality additional outputs, and may, in extreme cases, cause the total quantity or quality of outputs to decrease.Rate it:

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dip a toe intoTo enter or get involved in tentatively and for the first time.Rate it:

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disagree withTo cause (a person or animal) to feel sick.Rate it:

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doTo cause, make.Rate it:

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do forcause the ruin ofRate it:

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do someone proudTo cause someone to feel pride, admiration, or satisfaction.Rate it:

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double whammya twofold blow or setback; a series of two events that cause adverse effectsRate it:

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drag downto cause to suffer the same fate.Rate it:

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draw a line in the sandTo lay down a challenge; to provide a test of commitment (often one which carries a high risk) to a cause.Rate it:

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draw togetherTo cause to seek emotional support from each other; to cause to pull together or come together.Rate it:

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drive someone crazyto cause insanity onto someoneRate it:

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drive someone crazyto cause to be infatuatedRate it:

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