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cuánto tiempolong time no seeRate it:

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cup of teaA cup full of tea.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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deadFull and complete.Rate it:

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deep sleepArtificially induced hibernation in humans for the purpose of long distance space travel.Rate it:

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diamonds are a girl's best friendA statement that suggests, while love is a luxury, material wealth (particularly jewellery) is more valuable in the long run.Rate it:

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dichosos los ojos que te venlong time no see, you're a sight for sore eyesRate it:

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do justiceTo really allow to be apprehended in its full scope.Rate it:

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do not disturbUsed to indicate that somebody does not wish to be disturbed, e.g. a sign on a hotel room door, or a "busy" mode of an instant messenger.Rate it:

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do not enterUsed to ask not to enter, e.g. a sign on a hotel room door.Rate it:

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don't ask, don't tell, don't harass, don't pursueFull name of the U.S. Military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy concerning the service of homosexuals in the military as defined in 10 USC § 654.Rate it:

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don't buy green bananasdon't make long-term plans as you may not live/survive long enough to accomplish them.Rate it:

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donkey's earsA long time.Rate it:

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donkey's yearsA long time.Rate it:

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down for the countDecisively beaten; rendered irrelevant for the long term.Rate it:

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drag onto last too longRate it:

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drain the swamp when up to one's neck in alligators(idiomatic) When performing a long and complex task, and when you've gotten utterly immersed in secondary and tertiary unexpected tangential subtasks, it's easy to lose sight of the initial objective. This sort of distraction can be particularly problematic if the all-consuming subtask or sub-subtask is not, after all, particularly vital to the original, primary goal, but ends up sucking up time and resources (out of all proportion to its actual importance) only because it seems so urgent.Rate it:

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drone onto talk in a boring manner for a long time.Rate it:

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eat like a birdTo eat in small amounts rather than in a single full meal.Rate it:

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every bitExactly, to its full degreeRate it:

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everything happens for a reasonAll events are purposeful.Everything happens for a reason, so there is no such thing as failure. Mary-Kate OlsenPeople like to say "everything happens for a reason." If you repeat that in your head long enough that starts to sound like "anything can happen with a razor." Laura KightlingerI believe that everything happens for a reason, but I think it's important to seek out that reason - that's how we learn. Drew BarrymoreRate it:

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faith can move mountainsa strong, fervent belief in one's capability goes a long way in successful accomplishment of a taskRate it:

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familiarity breeds contemptThe more acquainted one becomes with a person, the more one knows about his or her shortcomings and, hence, the easier it is to dislike that person.1894, H. Rider Haggard, The People Of The Mist, ch. 25:This was the beginning of evil, for if no man is a hero to his valet de chambre, much less can he remain a god for long in the eyes of a curious woman. Here, as in other matters, familiarity breeds contempt.Rate it:

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Feuer und Flamme seinto be full of enthusiasm; to be keen as mustardRate it:

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fiddle withTo manipulate an object, especially in a nervous or restless manner.Rate it:

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fill outTo fill up; to make full.Rate it:

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fill upTo become full.Rate it:

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final curtainThe end to something which has longed for a long time.Rate it:

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flash in the panA transient occurrence with no long-term effect.Rate it:

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floor itto move (run, ride etc.) at full speedRate it:

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Flying DutchmanA Dutch-flagged clipper that is very fast sailing, and never makes it to port, seen on the high seas, where upon being hailed, occupants request information on persons long dead, or leave messages for said people. It is considered bad luck to meet said ship.Rate it:

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for EnglandVery well or for a long time.Rate it:

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for the agesEspecially memorable and noteworthy; deserving to endure for a very long time.Rate it:

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for the agesIn a manner that produces long-lasting effects; for posterity; for a very long duration.Rate it:

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forty minutes of hellThe NCAA strategy of playing a suffocating full-court press and aggressive offense for the entirety of a game.Rate it:

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from here to ya-yaA very long distance.Rate it:

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from stem to sternOver the full length of a ship or boat, from the front end of the vessel to the back end.Rate it:

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from the bottom of one's heartIn earnest; sincerely; with one's full feeling.Rate it:

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fruit upTo become full of fruit, seeds, or spores.Rate it:

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fry upFull English breakfast.Rate it:

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FTFYfull-time full-yearRate it:

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garde à vousOrdre de se mettre à la position formelle, debout, les bras le long du corps et immobile, marquant le respect.Rate it:

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gather dustto remain unused for a long period of timeRate it:

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get cold feetTo become nervous or anxious and reconsider a decision about an upcoming event.Rate it:

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get to the pointTo state (something) directly; as opposed to in a long-winded way.Rate it:

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give one's allTo lose one's life while making the utmost effort with full commitment.Rate it:

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go all around the WrekinTake a long time to arrive.Rate it:

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go down in flamesTo fail miserably and with long-term consequences.Rate it:

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go out on the townTo party all night long.Rate it:

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