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in the interest of justicethe reason of case dismissal used when the judge decides that justice will be best served when the case is dismissedRate it:

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keep one's fingers crossedto hope for the best, to show supportRate it:

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laundry listOriginally, a list of articles of clothing that had been sent to be laundered.Rate it:

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les Anglais débarquenta person is having or has just had her periodRate it:

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make a virtue of necessityTo make the best of a difficult situation; to recast or portray an action or situation in which one has no alternatives as an action or situation which was deliberately chosen on its merits.Rate it:

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mindestens haltbar bisbest beforeRate it:

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no harm doneUsed to express that someone's action had no serious adverse consequences.Rate it:

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nobody's perfectUsed when someone's mistakes or flaws are acknowledged, to remind that everyone else makes mistakes and has flaws1995, New York Magazine Vol. 28, No. 5, 30 January 1995, The de-moralization of society (Book Review)Hypocrisy, particularly in sexual matters, is excused on the grounds that hey, nobody's perfect, and at least folks back then felt bad enough to lie.2000, Madonna, Nobody's PerfectI feel so sad. What I did wasn't right. I feel so bad and I must say to you: Sorry, but nobody's perfect. Nobody's perfect. What did you expect? I'm doing my bestRate it:

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number oneFirst; foremost; best.Rate it:

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otro gallo cantaríawoulda, coulda, shoulda; if pigs had wings they would fly; if my aunt had balls, she'd be my uncleRate it:

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out on the tilesI've had a pint of bitter and now I'm feeling better and I'm out on the tiles." Led Zeppelin in their song "Out on the tiles", 1970.Rate it:

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pick of the litterThe best person or item in a group.Rate it:

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pièce de résistanceThe best achievement of an author or artist, representing his major life effort.Rate it:

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raking in the doughIn the Depression Daze, we had 'Cupee' , 'Whitehouse' and a few 'hot dog'/Coney Island shops to rake in the dough of 'hard-put' citizens of the 1930's:Rate it:

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rediscover fireTo relearn fundamental concepts, principles or practices that had been previously well known and widely practiced at a prior time in human society.Rate it:

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robber baronEspecially in the 19th-century and early 20th-century, a business tycoon who had great wealth and influence but whose methods were morally questionable.Rate it:

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rub salt in someone's woundsTo make a painful situation even worse (even with the best of intentions).Rate it:

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rye seedCaraway seed, used whole as a flavoring in the best-known type of rye bread- often mistakenly assumed to be the rye itself.Rate it:

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same hereI agree; I am in the same situation; I have had or am having the same experience or perception.Rate it:

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seventy-threesBest wishes; regards.Rate it:

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short of a lengthOf a ball that pitches short of a good length; a ball that bounces closer to the bowler than the area of the pitch regarded as the best for dismissing or restricting the scoring of the batsman.Rate it:

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show offwhen you think you are the best you SHOW OFF to others by repeating every time 'I am the best' without knowing others' opinion for you.Rate it:

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silence is goldenPeace and quiet have immense value.Often the best choice is to say nothing.Rate it:

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stand up withIn a wedding ceremony, to serve as best man or as maid of honor or as an official witness for (someone).Rate it:

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steal the showTo be the best performer during a performance.Rate it:

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suck outTo win a hand, usually on a showdown, by hitting a card on the turn or river to make a better hand than one's opponent, even though one had a significantly inferior hand on the flop.Rate it:

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the early bird gets the wormWhoever arrives first has the best chance of success; some opportunities are only available to the first competitors.Rate it:

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the end all-be allSomething ultimate; the best part of something; the thing which solves all problems associated with something.Rate it:

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the manThe best man for a job.Rate it:

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the pick of the litterThe absolute best one has to offer.Rate it:

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top of the lineThe best, fanciest, or highest quality, especially among selections in a product line.Rate it:

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top oneselfTo outdo oneself or do more than one's previous best.Rate it:

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top shelfBest, or high quality.Rate it:

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try as one mayhowever hard one tries; despite one's best effortsRate it:

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try to get on first!An encouraging expression to others to attempt a seemingly impossible task. The leader asks the crew to give it their best and try the "baseball theme".Rate it:

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tuitsIf I had more tuits.Rate it:

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wenns hoch kommtat best; at most; maximally; typically expressing that something is insufficient or inadequateRate it:

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what's goodwhat is your problem. Example: And now back to this bitch that had a lot to say about me the other day in the press. Miley, what's good?Rate it:

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you were sayingPrompts the interlocutor to resume what they had been saying prior to an interruption.Rate it:

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you were sayingDraws attention to something that has just happened that conflicts with what the interlocutor had said.Rate it:

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此致敬禮best regards; kindest regardsRate it:

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