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all wetThoroughly soaked; drenched.
all wetUtterly incorrect; erroneous; uninformed.
all work and no play makes jack a dull boyToo much focus on one's career is often viewed unfavorably.Too much hard work and not enough leisure time can be unhealthy.
all's fair in love and warunpleasant behavior is acceptable during love and conflict.
all's well that ends wellProblems do not matter if things turn out well in the end.
all-a-mortSad; at death's door.
all-conqueringthis is used when you are describing someone or something as better than anyone else. They are at the top level they can be
all-over oneselfFeeling self-satisfied.
allow forTo take into account when making plans.
almighty dollarThe dollar, satirically characterized as a being a god.
almost doesn't countNear success (or correctness) is not deemed success (or correctness).
along aboutApproximately; at around some time.
along the linesIn a general direction or manner.
also ranunplaced horse
Also-RanA Competitor, Activist, Advocate, 'Busy Body', 'Has-Been' {attempting to become an 'Is-Been'}
am i right or am i rightRhetorical question from somebody who has stated what they consider to be an unassailable truth.
amateur hourA situation or activity in which the participants show a lack of skill, sound judgment, or professionalism.
amber nectarLager beer.
an apple a dayHealthy eating and living using traditional temperate-zone fresh foods.
an apple a day keeps the doctor awayApples are healthy and stave off illness.Eat healthy and you won't get sick.
an apple for the teacherChildren would curry favor with teacher by bringing nice apple to her desk:
an axe to grindA grievance, with implications of confrontation.
an englishman's home is his castle(UK) a proverbial expression of personal privacy and security
an offer one can't refuseAn offer from one side in any transaction with terms so attractive that the other side is almost guaranteed to accept.
an offer one can't refuseAn offer from one side in any transaction with the results of failing to accept so unattractive that the other side is almost guaranteed to accept.
and changeAnd some quantity, but less than the increment to the next round number.
and countingUsed to show that the number previously mentioned is continuously changing, i.e. increasing or decreasing.
and howUsed to strongly confirm preceding utterance.
and shitUsed after a noun or list of nouns in place of "etc".
and so forthIndicates that a list continues in a similar manner.
and so onIndicates that a list continues in a similar manner.
and so onIndicates that a list continues in a similar manner.
and then someUsed to confirm preceding utterance, while implying that what was said or asked is an understatement.
and whatnotAnd so on; et cetera
and your little dog tooA statement that not only will the person being addressed be punished but their conspirators will also.
angel's advocateSomeone who sees what's good about an idea and supports it.
angle forTo try to obtain something by subtle indirect means. Political manoeuvres, suggestion, etc.
angle for farthingsTo beg out of a prison window with a cap, or box, let down at the end of a long string.
ankle sockshosiery
another nail in one's coffinOne in a series of factors which lead, or purport to lead, to downfall.
answer backTo reply impertinently; to talk back.
answer backTo reply to a question at a later time.
answer backTo issue echo characters, protocol responses, reflexive connection requests, etc.
answer forTo be held responsible for.
answer forTo guarantee.
answer for!be held accountable FOR your sins!"'; 'to be responsible for the results, the outcome, the success or failure thereof!
answer on a postcardTo give a brief answer or opinion.
anticonstituellementin french, this word is the biggest word in the whole history of french... it means: I Constantly think you are bugging me, back off or you will regret it.
any port in a stormAn unfavourable option which might well be avoided in good times but which nevertheless looks better than the alternatives at the current time.
any press is good pressBeing mentioned in the media is beneficial to the subject because it gets publicity.

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