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a stitch in time saves nineA little effort expended sooner to fix a small problem prevents it from becoming a larger problem requiring more effort to fix later; A little preparation can eliminate the need for repairs later; consistency (achieving a set rhythm) is better than trying to rush ahead.Rate it:

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a stich in time saves nineWhat ever work you have you should perform the and there, thereby your work being helped others work.Rate it:

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stitch upTo close by sewing.Rate it:

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stitch upTo maliciously or dishonestly incriminate someone.Rate it:

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nine livesDurability; near immunity to damage.Rate it:

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the whole nine yardsAll the way; with everything done completely or thoroughly.Rate it:

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bent as a nine-bob noteExtremely dishonest or criminally-mindedRate it:

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bent as a nine-bob noteOstentatiously homosexualRate it:

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cloud nineA state of happiness, elation or bliss; often used in the phrase on cloud nine.Rate it:

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nine day wonderSomething that generates interest for a limited time and is then abandoned.Rate it:

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on cloud nineVery happy, blissful.Rate it:

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possession is nine points of the lawDated form of possession is nine-tenths of the law.Rate it:

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possession is nine-tenths of the lawOne who has possession of a thing has some right to it; a popular statement of the doctrine of adverse possession.Rate it:

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the whole nine yardsAnd everything. Often used, like etc., to finish out a list.Rate it:

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from time to timeC. 1595, William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet, act 3, sc. 3.Rate it:

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from time to timeOccasionally; sometimes; once in a while.Rate it:

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time after timeAgain and again; repeatedly; every time; always.Rate it:

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not give someone the time of dayTo ignore someone deliberately; to refuse to talk or pay attention to someone.Rate it:

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for the time beingTemporarily; until later.Rate it:

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in the nick of timeAt the last possible moment; at the last minute.Rate it:

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third time's a charmOne is sure to succeed at a task or event on the third try.Rate it:

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before someone's timeFrom before one was born or old enough to be aware of the world.Rate it:

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in the right place at the right timeAt a location where something good is about to happen at just the time of its occurrence; lucky; fortunate; able to obtain a benefit due to circumstances, rather than due to merit.Rate it:

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a week is a long time in politicsIn politics, a lot of change can happen in a short space of time.Rate it:

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about timeClose to the right time.Rate it:

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about timeFar past the desired time.Rate it:

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ahead of one's timeShowing characteristics of changes yet to be; present in one's work before later advances in the field; coming earlier than could be generally accepted.Rate it:

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all the timeAlways; constantly; for the complete duration.Rate it:

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all the timeVery often; frequently.Rate it:

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at this point in timeRight now.Rate it:

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before someone's timeAt a stage in one's life, development, etc. that seems premature.Rate it:

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behind its timeShowing characteristics of the past; present in one's work after later advances in the field; coming later than could be generally accepted.Rate it:

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behind timeLate, arriving late.Rate it:

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bide one's timeTo wait, especially for a suitable opportunity.Rate it:

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borrowed timeA period of time whose precise duration is not known but which can be expected to be quite limited, and at the end of which one's situation, benefits, or opportunities will be entirely terminated.Rate it:

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buy timePurposefully cause a delay to something, in order to achieve something else.Rate it:

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by the timeWhen.Rate it:

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closing timeUsed other than as an idiom: see closing, time.Rate it:

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closing timeThe time when a public house closes. Used to invite final drink orders.Rate it:

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closing timeUsed to suggest that a deadline for action is imminent.Rate it:

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copious free timeA hypothetical time set aside for performing time-consuming tasks, however insinuating that the speaker really has no free time.Rate it:

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every timeAt each occasion that.Rate it:

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every timeUsed to express a strong preference for something.Rate it:

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every time i turn aroundFrequently; at every turn; with annoying frequency.Rate it:

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every time one turns aroundEvery time, to an annoyingly repetitive or consistent degree.Rate it:

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get the timeHave a free period of time to do something.Rate it:

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give somebody a hard timeTo tease, kid, or rib.Rate it:

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give someone a hard timeTo cause difficulty or make trouble for someone.Rate it:

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give someone a hard timeTo tease, kid, or rib someone.Rate it:

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give the time of dayTo acknowledge somebody; to give somebody any respect or attention.Rate it:

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