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a fools' paradisefalse hopes for a foolish personRate it:

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

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trouble in paradiseAn unexpected problem in a supposedly positive situation, especially in a marital or romantic relationship.Rate it:

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fools rush in where angels fear to treadA person who does not plan ahead and think matters through becomes involved in risky or unfavorable situations which prudent people avoid.Rate it:

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only fools and horses workPhilosophy of life that people who do not look for an easy way of earning a living are foolish.Rate it:

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suffer fools gladlyTo be tolerant of stupidity or incompetence in other people.Rate it:

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the doctor always err's on the side of caution.It means to make sure of, or to make the most ofRate it:

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doubting debbiesomeone who always see's the negativeRate it:

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she would rip a dog off a gut wagonA gut wagon was a horse drawn wagon that was used for collecting butcher's scraps for further processing. The wagons were often followed by determined and persistent dogs intent on eating the contents of the wagon. It took a great deal of effort to keep these dogs away from or off the wagon. A person's appearance ugly or objectionable enough to discourage or scare the dogs from the gut wagon would be ugly indeed.Rate it:

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read to filth (or) read for filthBasically to scold, or to get called out on something; to reprimand, to degrade, to cuss out, to correct, to set them straight, to tell them what's what & who's who.Rate it:

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you can put lipstick on a pig, but it is still a pigYou can try to change something or one's outward appearance, but it will not change the inward appearance. Even if you put lipstick on a pig, it will always roll in mud and grunt.Rate it:

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Elysian FieldsA place or state of ideal happiness; paradise.Rate it:

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full of himself/herself:The self-centered individual awash with a smattering of 'ego' expresses an 'all-knowing', 'all familiar', par excellence in the extreme:Rate it:

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lay an eggThe act or performance which is substandard in one's capability. An act or performance which is substandard or below the typical level of one's usual production or output: An act, production or presentation of a noxious, negative, repulsive, boorish nature:Rate it:

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look at the winter trees, cold-hearted; cruel; apathetically ignorant.The 'winter trees' are my family, and they are exactly as I have described.Rate it:

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sweet hereafterHeaven; paradise as enjoyed in the afterlife.Rate it:

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there's a sucker born every minuteThere are a great number of fools in the world, and there always be.Rate it:

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