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If you say `Forewarned is forearmed', you are saying that if you know about a problem or situation in advance, you will be able to deal with it when you need to.  
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exp.
means "that's just the way it is"
c'est comme ça, point barre
adj.
the decision is yours
exp.
It is healthy to laugh
[US]
id.
expression referring to the belief that those who hold the power are entitled to anything
exp.
home is the best place to be no matter where it is
exp.
something is easy to do
n.
someone who is going through struggles
n.
charver is another word for chav
If you lived in Newcastle you would know it. Common in NE England
exp.
he is a very good seller
n.
it's the best there is
exp.
Used to express that it is impossible to decide between two options because they're equal
English expression
n.
grunt work is hard, uninteresting work
US informal
n.
to release sth that is tied up
exp.
expression used when nothing is going well
exp.
acronyme de "there is no alternative"
phrase chère jadis à Mme THATCHER reprise au G20 de novembre 2011 contre le Premier ministre grec et son référendum
adv.
someone who is always trying to please others
"He`s always been a people pleaser."
n.
a senior person who is an Internet user
id.
the carrot is more effective than the stick
q.
This expression means it is better to let one's emotions out, rather than bottled up inside. It is also often said when someone has gas.
this is just something my grandmother would say in cajun french
exp.
spend time and energy doing something that is pointless
expression arisen in the 15th century when Newcastle (England) was a major exporter of coal
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