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  • 1 Accessary after the fact — Fact Fact (f[a^]kt), n. [L. factum, fr. facere to make or do. Cf. {Feat}, {Affair}, {Benefit}, {Defect}, {Fashion}, and { fy}.] 1. A doing, making, or preparing. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] A project for the fact and vending Of a new kind of fucus,… …

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  • 2 Accessary before the fact — Fact Fact (f[a^]kt), n. [L. factum, fr. facere to make or do. Cf. {Feat}, {Affair}, {Benefit}, {Defect}, {Fashion}, and { fy}.] 1. A doing, making, or preparing. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] A project for the fact and vending Of a new kind of fucus,… …

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  • 3 The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane — Infobox Film | name =The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane caption = promotional poster for US release director =Nicolas Gessner producer =Zev Braun writer =Laird Koenig starring =Jodie Foster Martin Sheen Alexis Smith Mort Shuman Scott Jacoby… …

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  • 4 bite the hand that feeds one — {v. phr.} To turn against or hurt a helper or supporter; repay kindness with wrong. * /He bit the hand that fed him when he complained against his employer./ …

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  • 5 kill the goose that laid the golden egg — To spoil something that is good or something that you have, by being greedy. A proverb. * /Mrs. Jones gives you an apple from her tree whenever you go by her house, but don t kill the goose that laid the golden egg by bothering her too much./ …

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  • 6 look like the cat that ate the canary — or[look like the cat that swallowed the canary] {v. phr.} To seem very self satisfied; look as if you had just had a great success. * /Peter bet on the poorest horse in the race and when it won, he looked like the cat that ate the canary./ *… …

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  • 7 the powers that be — {n. phr.} Constituted authority; those in power. * /I have done all I can; the rest is up to the powers that be./ …

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  • 8 to the effect that — {adj. phr.} With the meaning or purpose; to say that. * /He made a speech to the effect that we would all keep our jobs even if the factory were sold./ * /The new governor would do his best in the office to which he had been elected./ …

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  • 9 bite the hand that feeds one — {v. phr.} To turn against or hurt a helper or supporter; repay kindness with wrong. * /He bit the hand that fed him when he complained against his employer./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 10 kill the goose that laid the golden egg — To spoil something that is good or something that you have, by being greedy. A proverb. * /Mrs. Jones gives you an apple from her tree whenever you go by her house, but don t kill the goose that laid the golden egg by bothering her too much./ …

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  • 11 look like the cat that ate the canary — or[look like the cat that swallowed the canary] {v. phr.} To seem very self satisfied; look as if you had just had a great success. * /Peter bet on the poorest horse in the race and when it won, he looked like the cat that ate the canary./ *… …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 12 the powers that be — {n. phr.} Constituted authority; those in power. * /I have done all I can; the rest is up to the powers that be./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 13 to the effect that — {adj. phr.} With the meaning or purpose; to say that. * /He made a speech to the effect that we would all keep our jobs even if the factory were sold./ * /The new governor would do his best in the office to which he had been elected./ …

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  • 14 Accessary after the fact — Accessary Ac*ces sa*ry (277), n.; pl. {Accessaries}. [Cf. {Accessory} and LL. accessarius.] (Law) One who, not being present, contributes as an assistant or instigator to the commission of an offense. [1913 Webster] {Accessary before the fact}… …

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  • 15 Accessary before the fact — Accessary Ac*ces sa*ry (277), n.; pl. {Accessaries}. [Cf. {Accessory} and LL. accessarius.] (Law) One who, not being present, contributes as an assistant or instigator to the commission of an offense. [1913 Webster] {Accessary before the fact}… …

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  • 16 For the reason that — For For, prep. [AS. for, fore; akin to OS. for, fora, furi, D. voor, OHG. fora, G. vor, OHG. furi, G. f[ u]r, Icel. fyrir, Sw. f[ o]r, Dan. for, adv. f[ o]r, Goth. fa[ u]r, fa[ u]ra, L. pro, Gr. ?, Skr. pra . [root] 202. Cf. {Fore}, {First},… …

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  • 17 The Tie That Binds — Kent Haruf s [pronounced to rhyme with sheriff ] novel The Tie That Binds (1984), is the fictitious story of 80 year old Edith Goodnough of Holt County, Colorado, as told to an unnamed inquirer on a Sunday afternoon in the spring of 1977 by her… …

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  • 18 The Plow That Broke the Plains — Infobox Film name = The Plow That Broke the Plains image size = caption = director = Pare Lorentz producer = writer = Pare Lorentz narrator = starring = music = cinematography = Leo Hurwitz Ralph Steiner Paul Strand Paul Ivano editing = Pare… …

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  • 19 That Was The Week That Was — also known as TW3, was a satirical television comedy programme that aired on BBC Television in 1962 and 1963. Devised, produced and directed by Ned Sherrin, the programme was fronted by David Frost and cast members included improvising cartoonis …

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  • 20 bite the hand that feeds one — phrasal to injure a benefactor maliciously …

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