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Figure

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To cut a figure. This phrase seems applicable more especially to dress and outward bearing. To make a figure is rather to make a name or reputation, but the distinction is not sharply observed.

To make a figure. To be a notability. Faire quelque figure dans le monde. “He makes no figure at court;” Il ne fait aucune figure à la cour.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Figaro
Fight
Fight Shy (To)
Fighting-cocks
Fighting Fifth (The)
Fighting Kings [Chen-kuo]
Fighting Prelate
Fighting the Tiger
Fighting with Gloves on
Figure
Figure
Figure-head
Figure of Fun (A)
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Filioque Controversy (The)
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