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a fim de quein order toRate it:

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a la carteorder and payRate it:

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ABCA type of poem in which the lines start with the letters of the alphabet in order.Rate it:

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all correctin order; properly arranged; as expected; above reproach; shipshapeRate it:

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all students take calculusA mnemonic for the sign values of all the trigonometric functions in the two-dimensional Cartesian coordinate system. The initial letters ASTC — for all, sine, tangent, cosine — signify which of the functions are positive, in the order of the quadrants, starting at the top right and moving counterclockwise.Rate it:

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alles in OrdnungEverything in order; Everything is OK.Rate it:

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après moi le délugeUsed to indicate indifference to events that will happen after one’s death, or to indicate one’s own importance in maintaining orderRate it:

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aye aye, sirThe correct and seamanlike reply, onboard a Royal Navy (or U.S. Navy) ship, on receipt of an order from someone of senior rank or authority. It means "I understand the command and hasten to comply with the order."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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bed them downTo ​lie down ​somewhere, usually ​somewhere different from where you usually ​sleep, in ​order to go to ​sleep.Rate it:

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BEDMASBrackets, exponents, division, multiplication, addition, subtraction; a mnemonic for arithmetic order of precedence, with B first and AS last.Rate it:

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belay my lastIgnore what I just said; previous order or request is retracted.Rate it:

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bend the truthTo change or leave out certain facts of a story or situation, generally in order to elicit a specific response in the audience.Rate it:

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bite one's lipTo forcibly prevent oneself from speaking, especially in order to avoid saying something inappropriate or likely to cause a dispute.Rate it:

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bite the bulletTo accept a negative aspect of a situation in order to continue moving forward.Rate it:

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blind with scienceTo overwhelm someone with details in order to influence or mislead them.Rate it:

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blow off steamTo rant or shout in order to relieve stress; to vent.Rate it:

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BODMASBrackets, order, division, multiplication, addition, subtraction; a mnemonic for arithmetic order of precedence, with the highest precedence first.Rate it:

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BOMDASBrackets, then order, then multiplication and division, then addition and subtraction; a mnemonic for arithmetic order of operations, with B first and AS last.Rate it:

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bone upTo study or cram, especially in order to refresh one's knowledge of a topic.Rate it:

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break rankTo march or charge out of the designated order in a military unit.Rate it:

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break ranksTo march or charge out of the designated order in a military unit.Rate it:

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brew upMake a fire in order to make teaRate it:

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brush-up!A 'brush-up' is a thorough review, rehearsal, self-examination prior to submitting to job interviews, probings, investigations of any category in order to be proficient in the future demands of the hoped-for position, challenge or opportunity:Rate it:

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budge upTo move or scoot over in order to make room for someone, especially when sitting.Rate it:

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build onTo add additional elements or components to in order to extend it.Rate it:

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bulk upTo train the body with a high-calorie diet and intense weightlifting in order to increase the overall mass of the body, especially the muscles.Rate it:

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burn some rubberAn expression of intent to drive ruthlessly, speedily, wildly, illegally: Express the intention to perform tasks, agendas in wild abandon, in order to impress, gain an advantage, recover lost time or missed opportunity:Rate it:

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button one's lipTo remain silent, especially in order to keep a secret or to avoid saying something inappropriate.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 forTo shout out in order to summon.Rate it:

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call outTo order into service; to summon into service.Rate it:

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call upAn order to report for military service.Rate it:

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cart awayTo take something away in order to dispose of it; to remove a large volume of materials.Rate it:

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charm offensiveA campaign of deliberately using charm and flattery in order to achieve some goal, especially in a political or diplomatic field.Rate it:

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check and balanceProvide mutual oversight and limitation by independent organizations in order to prevent abuses of power.Rate it:

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check intoTo formally announce one's arrival at a location or event to a proprietor or employee of that location or event in order to secure admission, accommodations, or other services.Rate it:

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check up onTo examine or inspect something in order to determine its condition; to check outRate it:

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Chinese WallA barrier of silence and secrecy established within an organization in order to cope with confidentiality requirements.Rate it:

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chip shotA shot in which the ball is kicked from underneath with accuracy but with less than maximum force, to launch it high into the air in order either to pass it over the heads of opponents or to score a goal.Rate it:

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click throughTo click on a link in order to move to another page.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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cold readingThe technique, or an instance, of using likely guesses and assumptions, then narrowing in on any positive responses, in order to give the impression of having information about a person or event.Rate it:

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come forto search for something or someone, in order to catch them/it.Rate it:

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comfort zoneThe range of temperature, humidity, and other environmental factors that people or other organisms require in order to be physiologically unstressed.Rate it:

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command performanceA task, activity, or other assignment which one undertakes in order to satisfy someone in authority, such as an employer.Rate it:

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consider it doneUsed to indicate an intent to fulfil a request or order promptly.Rate it:

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cop-outAn excuse made in order to avoid performing a task or duty; a reason offered when someone cops out.Rate it:

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