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chances areIt is likely that, it is probable that.
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ears are burningBeing the topic of discussion in another place; or sensing that this is happening.
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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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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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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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when the chips are downWhen the pressure is on; when the situation is urgent or critical.
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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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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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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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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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if it quacks like a duck, waddles like a duck and looks like a duck, chances are it's a duckif something has all the attributes and appearances of being a certain thing, the probability exists that it is that thing.
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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.
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call a spade a spadeTo speak the truth; to say things as they really are.
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don't shit where you eat(idiomatic, vulgar) One should not cause trouble in a place, group, or situation in which one regularly finds oneself.1998 April 14, Nelson Navarro, "Ever faithful, ever true," Manila Standard (Philippines) (retrieved 12 Aug. 2011):The guiding principle is Don't shit where you eat. Office romances are always destructive of morale and objectivity.2003 Oct. 8, Jonathan Valania, "Rush Limbaugh Is a Big Pussy," Philadelphia Weekly (retrieved 12 Aug. 2011):Limbaugh was scheduled to deliver the keynote speech at the NAB convention in, of all places, Philadelphia, thus violating the cardinal law of the animal kingdom: Don't shit where you eat.2006 Sept. 19, Michael Musto, "NY Mirror," Village Voice (retrieved 12 Aug. 2011):Mitchell refused to indulge in on-set romances with either gender. "You don't shit where you eat," he told me, plainly.
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it's a long road that has no turningencouragement when things are not going well. Just as a long road eventually has a turning, problems also eventually have a solution, even though one might have to wait.
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let the good times rollTo have fun or live fully; may imply letting things that are going well proceed.
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you snooze you loseIf you are not alert and attentive, you will not be successful.
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account forTo explain by relating circumstances; to show that some one, thing or members of a group are present or have been processed.
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cannon fodderMilitary personnel who are regarded as expendable when attacking the enemy.
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diamond in the roughA person whose goodness or other positive qualities are hidden by a harsh or unremarkable surface appearance.
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a good man is hard to findMen who make good husbands or workers are rare.
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hair-splittingThe act of finding exceedingly small differences which are probably neither important nor noticeable to most people.
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the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get(vulgar) The sexual satisfactions that one receives from a spouse or romantic partner are not sufficient to compensate for the significant periods of bad faith and unpleasant treatment which such relationships routinely involve.1971, Allen Churchill, The Literary Decade, ISBN 9780135375228:Years later she expressed her disillusionment with sex by saying, "The fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get."1999, Ben Sonnenberg, Lost Property: Memoirs and Confessions of a Bad Boy, ISBN 9781582430454, p. 93:Maitland got drunk at his parties and threw his arm around you and pulled you over to his wife and made you look down her dress, saying, "The trouble with marriage is that the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get."2008, Joseph Heywood, Blue Wolf In Green Fire, ISBN 9781599213590, p. 63:"I can't believe a little pussy got me into dis mess." "Shit happens," Service said. "Sometimes the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get."
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cattle callAn audition which is open to the public and thus draws a large number of applicants, many of whom are inexperienced.
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a friend in need is a friend indeedA true friend is one who helps you when you are in need.
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a man is known by the company he keepsPeople are similar in character to their friends.
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a rising tide lifts all boatsBenefits provided to a few may lead to conditions that are beneficial to all.
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about turnAn about face; a military command to a formation of soldiers to reverse the direction in which they are facing.
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ace up one's sleeveA surprise advantage of which others are not aware.
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ad nauseamuntil people are sick of
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