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a bad carpenter blames his toolsAlternative form of a bad workman always blames his tools.Rate it:

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a bad workman always blames his toolsIt is not the tools we use which make us good, but rather how we employ them.Rate it:

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as a dog returns to his vomit, so a fool repeats his follyFoolish people repeatedly do foolish things.Rate it:

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one of his majesty's bad bargainsA worthless soldier, a malingeror.Rate it:

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idle hands are the devil's toolsAlternative form of Idle hands are the devil's workshop.Rate it:

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idle hands are the Devil's toolsAlternative form of Idle hands are the devil's workshop..Rate it:

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lick his bootsTo try too hard to please someone important.Rate it:

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a man's home is his castle(US) a proverbial expression of personal privacy and securityRate it:

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beard the lion in his denTo confront an adversary in his or her own environmentRate it:

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rest his soulUsed parenthetically to mark the referent as being deceased.Rate it:

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sent him home to his mamaGot a divorce.Rate it:

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a fool and his money are soon partedIt is easy to get money from foolish people, especially rich ones.Rate it:

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an englishman's home is his castle(UK) a proverbial expression of personal privacy and securityRate it:

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and his motherServes as an intensifier for an inclusive noun or phrase such as everyone, anyone, each someone or all someones.Rate it:

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down with his apple-cartKnock or throw him down.Rate it:

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each to his ownEveryone is entitled to their own opinion or tastes.My housemate is a strict vegan. I personally could never not eat meat, but each to his own.Rate it:

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every jack has his jilleverybody will find someone to have a romantic relationship with at some point in their lifeRate it:

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everybody and his cousinEverybody; a huge crowd; too many people.Rate it:

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everybody and his motherA large assortment of people.Rate it:

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everyone and his brotherA large number of people; most people.Rate it:

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everyone and his motherA large assortment of people.Rate it:

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give someone his headTo allow (someone) to act without constraint: to give (someone) free rein.Rate it:

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give the devil his dueTo acknowledge the positive qualities of a person who is unpleasant or disliked.Rate it:

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haul his ashesA euphemism for sexual intercourse.Rate it:

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his back is upHe is offended or angry; an expression or idea taken from a cat; that animal, when angry, always raising its back. An allusion also sometimes used to jeer a crooked man.Rate it:

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it is a wise child that knows his own fatherOne can never be sure of paternity.Rate it:

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knock some sense into his headDepression Expression: During the Depression, there was little empathy for the unemployed. Pundits identified the loafer, the hobo, the bum, the specified lazy-boy, the uninspired, those lacking ambition as needing a wakeup Call.Rate it:

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knock someone off his perchTo defeat or overcome someone who was in a dominant position.Rate it:

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Out of His SkullCrazy, Demented, Nuts, 'Gone Bananas!Rate it:

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put somebody in his placeTo bring somebody down; to humble or insult.Rate it:

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put someone in his placeRemind someone of his or her position.Rate it:

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put someone in his placeTo bring somebody down; to humble or rebuke.Rate it:

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stop someone in his tracksTo prevent someone from continuing along a path or way, literal or figurative, he has begun going along.Rate it:

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the way to a man's heart is through his stomachCooking for a man is a good way to win his affections.Rate it:

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the whole world and his dogEverybody; too many people; a huge crowd.Rate it:

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to each his ownAn expression asserting the right of individuals to subscribe, sanction, believe, acquire, marry, associate.Rate it:

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to each his ownEvery person is entitled to his or her personal preferences and tastes.Rate it:

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a bad penny always comes backAlternative form of a bad penny always turns up.Rate it:

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a bad penny always turns upA person or thing which is unpleasant, dishonorable, or unwanted tends to appear (or reappear), especially at inopportune times.Rate it:

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bad to the boneCompletely bad and evil; pure evil.Rate it:

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bad appleA person who is not wholesome, honest, or trustworthy, especially one who has an adverse influence on others.Rate it:

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bad bloodAn inherited immoral or disturbed nature.Rate it:

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bad bloodA serious feud or grudge.Rate it:

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bad bloodFeelings of hostility or ill will.Rate it:

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bad boyUsed other than as an idiom: see bad, boy.Rate it:

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bad boyA man whose rebellious nature makes him attractive to women.Rate it:

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bad boy(slang) A male criminal.Rate it:

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bad boyAn undesirable task.Rate it:

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bad boyA powerful or impressive product or item.Rate it:

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bad eggSomeone whose behaviour is reprehensible or irresponsible; a rogue.Rate it:

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