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a picture is worth a thousand wordsAlternative form of a picture paints a thousand words.Rate it:

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a picture paints a thousand wordsA visualisation is a better description than a verbal description.Rate it:

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a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single stepeven the longest and most difficult ventures have a starting pointRate it:

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bat a thousandTo achieve perfection.Rate it:

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bat a thousandTo achieve success at each attempt.Rate it:

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bat a thousandTo reach first base on every at-bat.Rate it:

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let a thousand flowers bloomDon't interfere with promising developments in their early stages.Rate it:

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one thousandUsed in a common chronometric counting scheme, in which each iteration is sequentially numbered and supposed to be approximately one second in length.Rate it:

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big pictureThe main film in a double feature.Rate it:

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big pictureThe totality of a situation.Rate it:

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get the pictureTo understand or comprehend; to interpret correctly.Rate it:

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mixed pictureA situation in which both negatives and positives are found.Rate it:

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out of the pictureNot included in the matter being planned or under consideration; not a factor or participant in the present situation.Rate it:

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out of the pictureDead.Rate it:

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out of the pictureNot suiting or attuned to the situation; incongruous.Rate it:

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out of the pictureIn a manner resulting in removal from involvement in a situation.Rate it:

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picture cardking, queen or jackRate it:

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picture perfectAn expression conveying the thought that the result, the outcome of an agenda has been as successful as an ideal portrait, painting or photograph conveying a pleasing perfect image or impression.Rate it:

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pretty as a pictureVery pretty, very cuteRate it:

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take a pictureTo photographically capture an image.Rate it:

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fine words butter no parsnipsTalking about doing something does not get it done.Rate it:

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not to rewrite other people's wordsThe act of compromising to limiting ones word usage.Rate it:

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actions speak louder than wordsIt is more effective to act directly than to speak of action.Rate it:

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at a loss for wordsHaving nothing to say; stunned to the point of speechlessness.Rate it:

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beyond wordsDisbeliefRate it:

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beyond wordsIn recalling an incident, in observing an accident, any or all of which can be disastrous and shocking. A destructive fire and explosion may leave one awestruck and beyond words to describe.Rate it:

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eat one's wordsTo regret or retract what one has said.Rate it:

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eat your wordsA reminder that if one misspeaks, missquotes, carelessly asserts irresponsibly, one may have to consume his own words.Rate it:

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have wordsTo argue, to have an argument.Rate it:

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have wordsTo speak sternly, angrily, or in an argumentative manner to.Rate it:

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in other wordsStated or interpreted another way; introduces an explanation.Rate it:

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man of few wordsA man who doesn't speak much, or speaks only for a short period of time.Rate it:

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mark my wordsListen to me; used before a statement one wishes to emphasize.Rate it:

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mince wordsTo restrain oneself in a conversation by withholding some comments or using euphemisms.Rate it:

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or words to that effectused to indicate a paraphrase or the chance of an error in the details of reported speech.Rate it:

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play on wordsA pun, or similar humorous use of language such as a double entendre.Rate it:

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put words in somebody's mouthTo attribute to somebody something he or she did not say; to claim inaccurately that somebody said or intended something.Rate it:

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words of one syllableSimple, clear, straightforward language; blunt language.Rate it:

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the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get(vulgar) The sexual satisfactions that one receives from a spouse or romantic partner are not sufficient to compensate for the significant periods of bad faith and unpleasant treatment which such relationships routinely involve.1971, Allen Churchill, The Literary Decade, ISBN 9780135375228:Years later she expressed her disillusionment with sex by saying, "The fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get."1999, Ben Sonnenberg, Lost Property: Memoirs and Confessions of a Bad Boy, ISBN 9781582430454, p. 93:Maitland got drunk at his parties and threw his arm around you and pulled you over to his wife and made you look down her dress, saying, "The trouble with marriage is that the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get."2008, Joseph Heywood, Blue Wolf In Green Fire, ISBN 9781599213590, p. 63:"I can't believe a little pussy got me into dis mess." "Shit happens," Service said. "Sometimes the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get."Rate it:

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a bird in the hand is worth two in the bushIt is preferable to have a small but certain advantage than a mere potential of a greater one.Rate it:

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a dime's worthAn insignificant amount.Rate it:

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all one's life's worthA momentous matter; a very serious risk; a difficult task or situation.Rate it:

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dime's worthAn insignificant amountRate it:

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for all one is worthIntensely, vigorously, with as much effort as one can supply.Rate it:

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get one's money's worthIn a transaction, to receive a good or service which is considered to be of a value equal to or greater than the amount of money expended.Rate it:

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get one's money's worthTo derive satisfaction from an experience or occurrence; to have one's expectations or hopes fulfilled.Rate it:

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money's worthA good or service which is considered to be of a value equal to or greater than the amount of money expended for it.Rate it:

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money's worthSatisfaction.Rate it:

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money's worthRecompense or just deserts, especially as resulting from dealing with a perceived injury or injustice.Rate it:

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not worth a brass farthingWorth nothing or next to nothing.Rate it:

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