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

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there's no fool like an old foolAge does not bring wisdom.Rate it:

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as soon asUsed other than as an idiom: see as, soon.Rate it:

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as soon asAt the moment when; immediately after.Rate it:

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as soon asUsed in contrast, sometimes to mark a denial.Rate it:

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as soon asUsed other than as an idiom: see as, soon.Rate it:

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eaten bread is soon forgottenKind deeds or favours are often forgotten by the beneficiary/beneficiaries once they have been done.Rate it:

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long absent, soon forgottenLove fades away when people are distant and don't keep close physical contact.Rate it:

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not a minute too soonat the last possible moment; just in timeRate it:

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flannelled foolA cricketer (from his white flannel trousers).Rate it:

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fool awayto waste, squanderRate it:

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fool withto be involved in a dangerous activityRate it:

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fool's errandA foolish undertaking, especially one that is purposeless, fruitless, nonsensical, or certain to fail.Rate it:

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fool's errandSuch an undertaking, assigned as a prank.Rate it:

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fool's paradiseA state of happiness due to illusion or false hope.Rate it:

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make a fool of oneselfTo appear foolish to others.Rate it:

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play the foolTo behave in a foolish or comical manner.Rate 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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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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the whole world and his dogEverybody; too many people; a huge crowd.Rate it:

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you pays your money and you takes your choiceEach person should make their own decisions.Rate it:

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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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lick his bootsTo try too hard to please someone important.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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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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an englishman's home is his castle(UK) a proverbial expression of personal privacy and securityRate 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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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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one of his majesty's bad bargainsA worthless soldier, a malingeror.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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