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a miss is as good as a mileA failure remains a failure, regardless of how close to success one has actually come.Rate it:

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from a mile awayWell in advance.Rate it:

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in for an inch, in for a mileGiven that one is partly involved in or committed to a project, action, position, etc., there is no reason to refrain from becoming fully involved or fully committed.Rate it:

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country mileA long way, a great distance.Rate it:

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go the extra mileTo make an extra effort; to do a particularly good job.Rate it:

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run a mileTo escape, flee or leave a situation or relationship, usually as a result of a shocking or sudden announcement or revelation.Rate it:

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talk a mile a minuteTo speak quickly or excessively.Rate it:

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walk a mile in someone's shoesTo experience what someone has experienced.Rate it:

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a good beginning makes a good endingGood beginnings promise a good end; start off on a good note to reap the benefits at the end.Rate it:

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good fences make good neighborsIt is better to mind one's own business than get involved with other people's affairs.Rate it:

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what's good for the goose is good for the ganderWhat is good for a woman is equally good for a man; or, what a woman can have or do, so can a man have or do. This comes from an earlier proverb, "What's sauce for the goose is sauce for the gander."Rate it:

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what's good for the goose is good for the ganderWhat is good for one type is equally good for another type, despite any irrelevant differences between the types.Rate it:

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near missnarrowly avoided accidentRate it:

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blink-and-you-miss-itBarely visible because gone too quickly.Rate it:

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give something a missTo forego something.Rate it:

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miss outTo miss an experience or lose an opportunity, etc. that should not be missed.Rate it:

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Miss RightA perfect, ideal or suitable female mate or wife.Rate it:

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miss the boatTo fail to take advantage of an opportunity; to overlook or be too late to pursue an option or course of action.Rate it:

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miss the boatTo miss out (on something); to be ignorant (of something).Rate it:

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miss the markTo fail to hit the target.Rate it:

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miss the markTo fail to reach the result that was intended.Rate it:

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miss the pointTo fail to grasp the meaning of an utterance.Rate it:

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good as goldwell behavedRate it:

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good as one's wordFaithful to a promise one has made.Rate it:

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a good man is hard to findMen who make good husbands or workers are rare.Rate it:

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let the good times rollTo have fun or live fully; may imply letting things that are going well proceed.Rate it:

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the road to hell is paved with good intentionswell-intended acts can lead to disasterRate it:

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very goodUsed as acknowledgement of receipt of one's orders.Rate it:

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good jobWell done; congratulations!.Rate it:

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one good turn deserves anotherOne act of kindness should be paid back by another act of kindness.Rate it:

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good things come to those who waitA patient seeker will be satisfied in due time; patience is a virtue.Rate it:

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good old boyA friendly, unambitious, relatively uneducated, sometimes racially biased white man who embodies the stereotype of the folksy culture of the rural southern USA.Rate it:

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a good dealVery much; to a great extent; a lot; lots.Rate it:

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a good dealA large amount; a lot.Rate it:

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a good voice to beg baconSaid in ridicule of a bad voice.Rate it:

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a nod is as good as a winkThe hint, suggestion etc can be understood without further explaining.Rate it:

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all good things come to an endNothing lasts forever.Rate it:

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all well and goodBasically good, but with some shortcoming or limitation.Rate it:

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any press is good pressBeing mentioned in the media is beneficial to the subject because it gets publicity.Rate it:

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as good asvirtuallyRate it:

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as good as one's wordFaithful to a promise one has made.Rate it:

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bad money drives out goodDebased coinage (with low levels of precious metals) replaces purer coinage (with higher levels of precious metals).(metaphorically) Mediocre talent drives away real talent.Rate it:

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but goodTo a high degree; very thoroughly; in a most definite manner.Rate it:

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come from a good placeTo be motivated by decency, kindness, or good intentions.Rate it:

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do well by doing goodTo achieve social acceptance or financial success as a result of behaving in a benevolent or charitable manner.Rate it:

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enough is as good as a feastJust the right amount is as good as more than enough: there is no value in excess.Rate it:

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finger lickin' goodIt is a common expression of praise for good food.Rate it:

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for goodForever; permanently.Rate it:

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for good and allPermanently, forever.Rate it:

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for good measureAs a precaution; just in case; added as an extra.Rate it:

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