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Rome Was Not Built in a Day

An important goal takes time to achieve

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Incognito

Italian
Undercover or in disguise
"In disguise"

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A

Without
atypical - not typical
agnostic - without a god
amoral - without morals
anomaly - not normal

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Anti

Against
antisocial - not social
antibiotic - against bacteria
antidote - a cure

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(Don't) Burn Your Bridges Behing You

To make a decision that you cannot change
To ruin a relationship beyond repair

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Macho

Spanish
Strong; Aggressive
"Manly"

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Bri/Brev

Brief or short
Brief - Quick
Briefing - Instructions
Brevity - short
Abbreviations - shorten
Abridged - shortened

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Ben/Bon

Good
Bonfire - Good fire
Benefit - advantage
Bonjour - good day
Bon bon - chocolate truffle

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A Watched Pot Never Boils

When waiting anxiously for something, the time moves slower

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Tycoon

Japanese
A powerful and wealthy business person
"Great lord"

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Cap/Cip/Cept

to take or to get
intercept - block
capture - take away
recipient - a person who receives something
susceptible - likely to get

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Co/Col/Com/Con

With or together
Coworker - person that you work with
Conversation - discussion with somebody
Community - Group of people
Companion - person that you are with

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Off the Wall

Shocking or really unusual ; energetic
Kudos

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Kudos

Greek
praise or "good job"
"Glory"

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Dem

people
democracy - people government
epidemic - something that spreads from person to person
demographics - statistics about people

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Dis/Dif

not, away from, apart, the reverse
dishonest - not honest
disagree - don't agree
disapproved - not approved
diffuse - disable

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Backseat Driver

A person who gives unwanted advice

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Utopia

Greek
A perfect or flawless place or society
"no place"

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Err

to wander
error - mistake
erratic - not focused ; not stable
errant - wanderer
errand - wander to different things to do

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E/Ex/Ef

Out ; out of former
ex-president - former president
exclude - keep out
expire - out of date
explain - say to understand

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Go against the grain

to go against the norm or status quo

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Chic

French
Fashionable, in style, or sophisticated
"Elegant

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Fer

to carry
transfer - across
offer - give
confer - bring together
defer - ?

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Fin

End, complete
Finish - the end
Finale - end of show
final - last
infinite - not ending

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In the Limelight

At the enter of attention

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Angst

German
"fear"
intense worry

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Gen

Birth/Creation/race/kind
genocide - wiping out a race
generation - group
gender - boy or girl
generous - giving

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Gn/Gno

to know
incognito - in disguise
ignore - not see or hear
ignorant - stupid
recognize - know

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Under the Table

in secret, not out in the open, not legal

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Ad lib

latin
"according to one's pleasure"
to improvise

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Hyper

over excessive
hyper - energetic
hyperbole - over reacting
hyperactive - very energetic

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Hypo

Under or beneath ; less than
hypothesis - scientific question
hypothermal - under temperature
hypocritical - doing what you're criticizing
hypochondriac - ?