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bit partsmall acting role
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bit partsmall acting role
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bit partsmall acting role
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discretion is the better part of valorAlternative form of discretion is the better part of valour.
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discretion is the better part of valourIt is often wise to refrain from seemingly brave speech or action.1597
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for the most partMostly; in general; usually.
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look the partTo appear suitable for a particular kind of work, position or role.
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part and parcelAn integral or essential piece; that which must be done or accepted as part of something else.
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part companyTo end a relationship
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part companyto separate; go their own way
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take partTo participate or join.
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take partTo share or partake.
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till death do us partA common phrase said between the bride and the groom at a Christian wedding, indicating togetherness and commitment.
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go in forTo engage or take part in something.
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kick offTo make the first kick in a game or part of a game.
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lay offTo place all or part of a bet with another bookmaker in order to reduce risk.
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pitch inTo help out; lend assistance; contribute; to do one's part.
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play alongTo take part in a charade, deception, or practical joke.
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above the foldThe term "above the fold" refers to the part of a webpage that users can see without scrolling down.
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all in allGenerally; for the most part; mostly.
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any nook or crannyAny part of a place; anywhere.
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back fortyThe remote part of a farm.
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back fortyThe most remote or inaccessible part of any place.
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barrelThe hollow basal part of a feather.
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bear the bruntTo endure the worst part of something.
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bitter endThat part of an anchor cable which is abaft the bitts and thus remains onboard when a ship is riding at anchor.
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blood in the waterIn a competitive situation, the exhibition of apparent weakness or vulnerability by one party, especially when this leads to a feeling of vulnerability or greater pressure to perform on the part of the weak party, and/or enhanced expectation of victory by the other(s).
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bottom of the ninthIn baseball, the second part of the ninth and final inning. The end of the game.
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brain surgerySurgery on any part of the nervous system, especially the brain; neurosurgery.
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brake pedalcar part
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break the back ofTo achieve the greater part of some project.
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break upTo dissolve; to part.
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business endThe part of a tool or other similar item, that is physically used for its operation, rather than the part which is held.
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by the grace of godUsed as part of the titles of royalty.
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casting couchA sofa on which a jobseeker is expected to perform sexual acts in return for a part in a film or other job.
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center fieldThe part of a baseball field which is beyond the infield and straight ahead left if you stand on home plate and face the pitcher.
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chip inTo make a contribution; help in a small way; especially, to pay for a part of something.
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common crossingThe part of a railway switch or turnout where the running-rails cross; a frog.
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crown jewelsA part of a company sought by another in a hostile takeover.
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deep endThe part of a swimming pool with relatively deep water.
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ear tunnelA part of the ear.
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eat one's own dog foodTo use or consume the economic goods or services that oneself is producing; to be part of a closed household economy.
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eat someone out of house and homeC. 1598, William Shakespeare, Henry IV, Part 2, Act II Scene I.
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fat of the landThe greatest part of anything; the finest and most abundant share of resources; the cream of the crop.
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feed a cold, starve a feverEating more will cure the common cold, and eating less will cure a fever.1887, J. H. Whelan, "The Treatment of Colds.", The Practitioner, vol. 38, pg. 180:"Feed a cold, starve a fever." There is a deal of wisdom in the first part of this advice. A person with a catarrh should take an abundance of light nutritious food, and some light wine, but avoid spirits, and above all tobacco.1968, Katinka Loeser, The Archers at Home, publ. Atheneum, New York, pg. 60:I have a cold. 'Feed a cold, starve a fever.' You certainly know that.2009, Shelly Reuben, Tabula Rasa, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, ISBN 015101079X, pg. 60:They say feed a cold, starve a fever, but they don't tell you what to do when you got both, so I figured scrambled eggs, tea, and toast.
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feed offTo consume as part of a diet
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for one's particularFor one's part; as far as one is concerned.
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get out while the getting's goodTo sell all or part of one's holdings in stocks, real estate, a business, etc. while conditions are good, particularly in anticipation of a drop in prices.
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gray areaA part that is not clear or certain; something that is open to interpretation.
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heart and soulThe core of a thing; the most essential or important part.
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