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one small step for man, one giant leap for mankindA cliché used to exaggerate an accomplishment or milestone..
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one small step for man, one giant leap for mankindWords spoken by Neil Armstrong when taking the first steps on the moon.
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have one's work cut out for oneTo face a large task or project.
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run for one's moneyA difficult challenge for the person indicated, especially one involving a competitive situation.
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run for one's moneyA reasonable opportunity to succeed, perform acceptably, or escape harm, especially in a difficult situation.
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for all one is worthIntensely, vigorously, with as much effort as one can supply.
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look out for number oneTo act in one's own interests; to act in a manner advantageous primarily to oneself.
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one in the eye forAn event or achievement which is unpleasant for someone, especially for those who considered it impossible or unwelcome; an annoyance.
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too big for one's bootsFar less capable than one's claims to be.
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too big for one's britchesDisturbingly confident, unacceptably cocky.
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too big for one's britchesToo large to fit into one's pants.
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in for an inch, in for a mileGiven that one is partly involved in or committed to a project, action, position, etc., there is no reason to refrain from becoming fully involved or fully committed.
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it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of godThe rich can afford more immoral behavior than the poor.
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what's sauce for the goose is sauce for the ganderIf something is acceptable for one person, it is acceptable for another.
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in for a dime, in for a dollarAmericanised form of in for a penny, in for a pound.1983, Allen Drury, Decision, p. 356:In for a dime, in for a dollar, he thought crazily, and said what he had to say in a voice he forced to stay level and calm.1998, Ellen Miller, Like Being Killed, p. 47:In for a dime, in for a dollar. I whispered to Gerry,
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in for a penny, in for a poundExpressing recognition that one must, having started something, see it through to its end, rather than stopping short thereof; accepting that one must
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cut off one's nose to spite one's faceTo harm oneself as a result of attempting to harm an adversary.
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one can't hold two watermelons in one handdo not attempt to take on more than you can handle
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put one's money where one's mouth isMore generally, to take an obvious stake in the truth of a claim that one is making.
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cut one's coat according to one's clothLive according to your means.
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keep one's cards close to one's chestTo avoid revealing one's thoughts, circumstances, or plans.
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one's bark is worse than one's biteThe individual acts threatening but is relatively harmless.
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put all one's eggs in one basketRather than diversifying.
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put one's money where one's mouth isTo make or take a bet.
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all one's eggs in one basketDevoting all of one’s resources to one thing.
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all one's eggs in one basketInvesting heavily in just one area.
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it takes one to know oneThe person criticizing is as bad as the person being criticized.
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put one's foot in one's mouthTo misspeak; to say something embarrassing or wrong.
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wear one's heart on one's sleeveTo be extremely transparent, open, or forthright about one's emotions.
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eye for an eye, a tooth for a toothCompensation for injury caused by a person, in the form of inflicting of an identical injury on that person.
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give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetimeIt is more worthwhile to teach someone to do something, than to do something for them.
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have one's wits about oneTo remain calm, composed, or aware.
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keep one on one's toesTo keep one attentive, active, busy or alert.
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ache forTo desire, or want something, or someone, very much.
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answer forTo be held responsible for.
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pay forTo exchange for, especially money for goods or services.
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reckon forTo answer for; to pay the account for.
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run forTo try to obtain political position through the democratic voting process.
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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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allow forTo take into account when making plans.
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angle forTo try to obtain something by subtle indirect means. Political manoeuvres, suggestion, etc.
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for startersas a beginning
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look forTo search; to seek.
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spring forTo pay for; to offer money.
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stand forTo mean; to symbolize; to represent.
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stand forTo advocate, to support.
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answer forTo guarantee.
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ask forTo increase the likelihood of something by persisting in some action; to invite.
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fall forTo fall in love with somebody.
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speak forTo speak on somebody's behalf.
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