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“It never rains but it pours”

  Vocabulary for Contracts Verträge Rights of lien The right of a creditor in possession of the goods of his debtor to retain possession of them until the price has been paid or debt completely satisfied. Romalpa clauses Otherwise referred to as retention of...

All the best people are „BONKERS“.

From Lewis Carroll’s book, „Alice in Wonderland“. Apparently, Lewis Carroll had two daughters, one he called ‚Alice‘ the other he called ‚Carol‘ (which means ‚free-man‘). Vocabulary for Negotiations Verhandlungen...

A rule of thumb

A rule of thumb. A rough and useful principle or method, based on experience rather than precisely accurate measures. For example, His work with the youth group is largely by the rule of thumb. This expression alludes to making rough estimates of measurements by using...

A frog in my throat

    Law English word of the Week Recht Englisch Withdrawn To be in “dire straits” (British rock group’s name) To pardon someone The plaintiff To sue someone To take them to court Nincompoop (nincompoops) = this is not a law-word, it’s just that some...

“It’s water off a Duck’s back.”

“It’s water off a Duck’s back.” Used to refer to a potentially hurtful remark or situation that has no apparent effect on the person involved. ‘It was like water off a duck’s back to Frank, but I’m sure it upset Joe’. This expression is based...