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Mythical names. Helika Aigro 12.klass. To cut the Gordian knot. T o take decisive action in order to gain one's ends . Today to say that someone cut the Gordian Knot means the person made a quick, decisive move or took drastic action.

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Mythical names

Mythicalnames

HelikaAigro

12.klass


To cut the gordian knot
TocuttheGordianknot

  • To take decisive action in order to gain one's ends.

  • Today to say that someone cut the Gordian Knot means the person made a quick, decisive move or took drastic action.

    http://ancienthistory.about.com/od/dmen/ss/070709damoclessword_4.htm


The midas touch
TheMidastouch

  • A personis said tohavethiswhen all hisbussinessventuresprosperspectaculary.

  • Used to refer to an ability to make anything potentially profitable, allowing people to make and manage large amounts of money

    http://www.wisegeek.com/what-is-the-midas-touch.htm

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Like the sword of damocles hanging over one
LiketheswordofDamocleshangingoverone

  • Thedangerthatloomsahead and threatensourwell-being.

  • a source of danger; a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune

    http://www.thefreedictionary.com/sword+of+Damocles


Herculean efforts
Herculeanefforts

  • Having enormous strength, courage, or size.

  • Immense, almostsuperhumanefforts

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Achilles heel achilleuse kand
Achilles’ heelAchilleuse kand

  • Theone and onlyweakness, but a fatalone.

  • A weak or vulnerable factor.

  • http://www.google.ee/imgres?q=achilles+heel&um=1&hl=et&client=firefox-a&sa=N&rls=org.mozilla:et:official&biw=1440&bih=797&tbm=isch&tbnid=kNtsEW6NJY62yM:&imgrefurl=http://blogs.vembu.com/2009/02/carbonite-and-mozys-achilles-heel/&docid=dAgRlXu5tSeqAM&imgurl=http://blogs.vembu.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/02/achilles-heel.jpg&w=480&h=423&ei=YgXBTrKKF8-XOtvYzNIB&zoom=1&iact=rc&dur=384&sig=100778125321901882396&page=1&tbnh=144&tbnw=163&start=0&ndsp=30&ved=1t:429,r:3,s:0&tx=93&ty=92


Socratic method
Socraticmethod

  • Therigorouslogicalanalysis.

  • The Socratic method is a way to seek truths by your own lights.

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Platonic love
Platonic love

  • Pure love betweenmen and womeninwhichthereis no sexuality.

  • Platonic love is a chaste and strong type of love that is non-sexual.

http://www.google.ee/imgres?q=Platonic+love&um=1&hl=et&client=firefox-a&sa=N&rls=org.mozilla:et:official&biw=1440&bih=797&tbm=isch&tbnid=lwrylGdOAocBVM:&imgrefurl=http://fineartamerica.com/featured/platonic-love-ramaz-razmadze.html&docid=huAiT16re0WAQM&imgurl=http://images.fineartamerica.com/images-medium/platonic-love-ramaz-razmadze.jpg&w=600&h=475&ei=hgfBTuP9J4OgOuXokOAD&zoom=1&iact=rc&dur=432&sig=100778125321901882396&page=1&tbnh=136&tbnw=182&start=0&ndsp=29&ved=1t:429,r:13,s:0&tx=115&ty=73


Homer sometimes nods
Homersometimesnods

  • Eventhegreatestofmortalserrsfromtimetotime

  • Itsmeans that even someone who is the best at what they do can turn in a subpar performance.

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To be as old as methuselah
TobeasoldasMethuselah

  • Thenameis a symboloflongevity.

  • Itsmeanveryold.


Opening pandora s box
OpeningPandora’sbox

  • Accepting a dangerous present whichwillbringeveryconceivable ill uponone’s head

http://www.google.ee/imgres?q=opening+pandora%27s+box&um=1&hl=et&client=firefox-a&sa=N&rls=org.mozilla:et:official&noj=1&tbm=isch&tbnid=oav0mBOqZ9ggQM:&imgrefurl=http://donorconcierge.blogspot.com/2010/12/pandoras-box-gail-sexton-anderson-edm.html&docid=dko-6gkqzguOgM&imgurl=http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_USuv3k1UlmE/TQbxbxB68WI/AAAAAAAAAF0/wMkbRsGYn_k/s320/Pandora%25252527s%252BBox.jpg&w=220&h=320&ei=CgvBTsPLDcuVOo7c4dIB&zoom=1&iact=rc&dur=303&sig=100778125321901882396&page=1&tbnh=140&tbnw=101&start=0&ndsp=33&ved=1t:429,r:24,s:0&tx=48&ty=69&biw=1440&bih=797


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