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man is man to manThe human is a human for itselfRate it:

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give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetimeIt is more worthwhile to teach someone to do something than to do it for them.Rate it:

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give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetimeIt is more worthwhile to teach someone to do something, than to do something for them.Rate it:

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man is a wolf to manHumans prey upon one another.Rate it:

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one man's meat is another man's poisonPeople have differing tastes; what pleases one person may displease another.Rate it:

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it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of godThe rich can afford more immoral behavior than the poor.Rate it:

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Man On The Roof!Depression Daze "Warning" in a Social Gathering or 'Knot of Male Conversationalists' of proximity of A Lady Within Earshot, So "Watch Your Filthy Language!"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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early to bed, early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy and wiseplatitude from Benjamin Franklin under the pseudonym Poor Richard.Rate it:

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a man is known by the company he keepsPeople are similar in character to their friends.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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a man/woman after your own hearta man or woman who likes the same things or has the same opinions as youRate it:

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barrow manA man under sentence of transportation; alluding to the convicts at Woolwich, who are principally employed in wheeling barrows full of brick or dirt.Rate it:

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be a manTo put up with something or take responsibility for it; to deal with something, such as pain or misfortune, without complaining.Rate it:

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black manUsed other than as an idiom: see black, man.Rate it:

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black manA (male) member of an ethnic group having dark pigmentation of the skin, typically of sub-Saharan African descent.Rate it:

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black manBlack people collectively; black culture.Rate it:

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black manAn evil spirit, a demon.Rate it:

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boldly go where no man has gone beforeTo break new ground.Rate it:

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clothes don't make the manAn aphorism meaning that you cannot judge a person solely by his appearance. Usually pertains to men.Rate it:

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company manA male employee who has a great-and often, in the view of others, an excessive-commitment to serving the interests of the organization which employs him.Rate it:

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company manA spy or other operative of an intelligence service, especially the U. S. Central Intelligence Agency.Rate it:

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company manA male homosexual.Rate it:

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con manswindlerRate it:

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dimber damber upright manThe chief of a gang of thieves or gypsies.Rate it:

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dirty old manAn adult male - usually middle-aged or elderly - who acts in a lecherous or lewd manner.Rate it:

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every man has a priceEveryone can be bribed or corrupted for a certain price.Rate it:

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every man jackAll the members of a group with no exceptions.Rate it:

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give a man a fishShortened form of give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetimeRate it:

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God's gift to manSomeone irresistible to men, someone whom all men find attractive.Rate it:

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hatchet manA professional killer.Rate it:

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hatchet manSomeone who carries out brutal and unpleasant duties on behalf of another, such as firing dead wood employees.Rate it:

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he-manA strong, virile or sexually active man.Rate it:

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hit manhired killerRate it:

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hit manhired assassinRate it:

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I see, said the blind manSaid to express confusion. Also used to express understanding after an initial period of confusion, i.e., "I see, said the blind man."Rate it:

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in the land of the blind, the one-eyed man is kingAmong others with a disadvantage or disability, the one with the mildest disadvantage or disability is regarded as the greatest.Even someone without much talent or ability is considered special by those with no talent or ability at all.Rate it:

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ladies manAlternative spelling of lady's man.Rate it:

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ladies' manAlternative spelling of lady's man.Rate it:

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lady's manA man who attracts women and enjoys their company.Rate it:

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lady's manA womanizer.Rate it:

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leading manprinciple male actorRate it:

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leg manAlternative spelling of legman.Rate it:

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leg manUsed other than as an idiom: see leg, man.Rate it:

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let there be no reprisals, said the widow of the murdered manThe widow urged/begged that there should be no reprisals.Here the speaker could be ordering, advising, urging or begging (let there be) .Rate it:

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like a manbravely, decisively and without complainingRate it:

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main manOne's closest male friend.Rate it:

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man among menA man who is accepted on the same terms, and as having the same worth, as other men in society.Rate it:

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man among menA superior or remarkable man who stands out from other men; a leader or exemplar for other men.Rate it:

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man and boyDuring one's manhood and during one's boyhoodRate it:

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