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have a fewTo drink enough alcohol to be slightly drunk
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few and far betweenRare and scarce.
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man of few wordsA man who doesn't speak much, or speaks only for a short period of time.
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a few sandwiches short of a picnicExhibiting disquiet or unsoundness of mind; not sane; mad.
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you've got to crack a few eggs to make an omeletteIn order to achieve something, it is inevitable and necessary that something should be destroyed.
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back upFor the non-striker to take a few steps down the pitch, in preparation to taking a run, just as the bowler bowls the ball.
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cold hands, warm heart; dirty feet, no sweetheart!A few old timer's "fun" way to compliment a lady & to find out if she could be courted.
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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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adding machineA pocket calculator that has very few functions.
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by and largeMostly, generally; with few exceptions.
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by the way[...] I had counted on a life-lease of the profits, whereas I only received those of a few short years. But this is by the way.
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half-nakedWith very few clothes on; revealing lots of one's body.
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half-nakedWith very few clothes on.
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hold one's liquorTo be resistant to intoxication or to show few signs of intoxication, even after consuming a significant amount of alcohol.
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Johnny-one-noteA person (or organization) who often expresses a strong opinion or viewpoint on a single subject or a few particular subjects.
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Johnny-one-noteAn opinion or viewpoint on a single subject or a few particular subjects which is frequently expressed by a person or organization.
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just a secondA short period of time, typically anywhere from a few seconds to several minutes or more.
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mixed bagBy extension, a group of entities with few characteristics in common; an assortment.
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on a shoestringOn a very tight budget; with few resources or little money.
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on boardIt's a good idea, but let's see if we can get a few more of the management team on board.
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one or twoa few
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out of sightYou better stay out of sight for a few days.
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run on fumesBy extension, to operate with few resources or little money.
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shotgunA play formation in which the quarterback is a few feet behind the snapper when the ball is hiked, ideally allowing for an easier pass play.
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step overTo relocate oneself to a position of a few steps away; step aside
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success has many fathers, failure is an orphanMany will seek credit for success, few will accept responsibility for failure.
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the other dayRecently; lately; a few days ago.
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