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chances areIt is likely that, it is probable that.
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are you deafA rhetorical question asked to confront a nondeaf interlocutor who has been rudely neglecting to hear something.
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are you deafUsed other than as an idiom: see are, you, deaf.
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ears are burningBeing the topic of discussion in another place; or sensing that this is happening.
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gloves are offTo argue or compete without regard to one's actions or feelings
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gloves are offFrom the sport of boxing where competitors fistfight wearing padded gloves; removing the gloves during a fight could result in serious physical injury
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here you areSaid when you hand something over to someone or do a favour to them, usually to draw the recipient's attention to the exchange; Equivalent to “thank you” when receiving something..
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how are youAn informal greeting, not requiring a literal response. Typical responses include.
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roses are redThe start of a generic poem about love.
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there you aresaid when handing something over; here you are.
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there you aresaid to indicate that one has finished talking, finality, or fatalism, particularly of unfortunate or unpleasant news.
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all bets are offIndicates that a future event appears uncertain, especially one that before seemed more certain.
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are your ears burningSaid of somebody who was not present but was the topic of discussion.
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my lips are sealedSee keep one's lips sealed.
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one's days are numberedSome period of time, such as a term of employment or a lifetime, is coming to an end.
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today we are allAn expression indicating that the speaker empathizes with members of an identifiable group that was the subject of a disaster, and projects that others empathize as well.
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today we are allAugust 12, 2008:, Robert Barnes, "McCain to Georgian President: "Today, We Are All Georgians"", Washington Post.
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today we are allMarch 11, 2004: Denis MacShane, Guardian Unlimited.
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today we are allSeptember 12, 2001: Jean-Marie Colombani, "Today, We Are All Americans", Le Monde.
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what are the oddsUsed to express surprise for an unlikely outcome.
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all cats are grey by nightVariant of all cats are grey in the dark.
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are you taking any medications?Asked mostly by doctors and nurses to ascertain whether certain drugs should not be given to patients, as they may interact adversely with other medications.
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diamonds are a girl's best friendA statement that suggests, while love is a luxury, material wealth (particularly jewellery) is more valuable in the long run.
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hunt where the ducks areTo seek opportunities or results in situations or places where they are most likely to be found.
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start from where you areAchievement requires realism.
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when the chips are downWhen the pressure is on; when the situation is urgent or critical.
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when the chips are downA difficult situation in which you are forced to decide what is important to you.
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all cats are gray at nightVariant of all cats are grey in the dark.
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all cats are grey at nightVariant of all cats are grey in the dark.
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idle hands are the Devil's playthingsAlternative form of Idle hands are the devil's workshop..
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idle hands are the devil's playthingsAlternative form of Idle hands are the devil's workshop.
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idle hands are the Devil's toolsAlternative form of Idle hands are the devil's workshop..
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idle hands are the devil's toolsAlternative form of Idle hands are the devil's workshop.
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idle hands are the Devil's workshopAlternative form of Idle hands are the devil's workshop..
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idle hands are the devil's workshopOne who is idle will likely come to do evil.
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kick someone when they are downTo make it worse for someone who is going through a difficult time.
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rules are made to be brokenit is acceptable to break rules.
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there are many ways to skin a catAlternative form of there's more than one way to skin a cat.
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two heads are better than oneSome problems may be solved more easily by two (or more) people working together than by one working alone.
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a fool and his money are soon partedIt is easy to get money from foolish people, especially rich ones.
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all cats are gray in the darkVariant of all cats are grey in the dark.
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all cats are grey in the darkIn the dark, physical appearance is unimportant.
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there are two sides to every questionOne should not make a judgement until one hears the other side.
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there are plenty more fish in the seaThere are many more potential opportunities available.
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there are plenty of fish in the seaThere are many more potential opportunities available.
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there are none so blind as those who will not seeUnderstanding cannot be forced on someone who chooses to be ignorant.
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the three components of art are : 1. mere catharsis and cathexis, 2. (etc. )Cathexis : 2 major definitions, one being psychoanalytic in nature. Very rarely used in speech or in it's written form. Cathexis : what a fascinating word. Even the sound of it is unusual.
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wherever you go, there you are(colloquial, clich
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you are what you eatIf you eat well, you will be well; but if you eat badly you will feel bad
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the bigger they are, the harder they fallThe larger something is, the more disastrous and spectacular its downfall
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