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man is man to manThe human is a human for itself
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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.
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man uprise to the occasion , admit to it , face 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.
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con manswindler
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hatchet manA professional killer.
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hatchet manSomeone who carries out brutal and unpleasant duties on behalf of another, such as firing dead wood employees.
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he-manA strong, virile or sexually active man.
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hit manhired killer
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hit manhired assassin
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ladies manAlternative spelling of lady's man.
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ladies' manAlternative spelling of lady's man.
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lady's manA man who attracts women and enjoys their company.
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lady's manA womanizer.
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leading manprinciple male actor
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man madeartificial
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man upHis station, prepared for departure of an aircraft, ship, etc.
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man upTo "be a man about it"; to do the things a good man is traditionally expected to do, such as: taking responsibility for the consequences of one's actions; displaying bravery or toughness in the face of adversity; providing for one's family, etc.
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man upTo staff adequately; to staff up; to successfully fill all needed labor positions.
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medicine mansharman
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see a manA bland euphemism to conceal one's true purpose.
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see a manTo go have a drink or to meet one's bootlegger.
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see a manTo take one's leave for some urgent purpose, especially to go to the bathroom.
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straight manA member of a team of comic performers who plays a supporting role by helping to set up jokes and punch lines through engaging in preparatory dialog with the principal comedian; a foil who plays such a role in theatrical comedy.
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the manThe best man for a job.
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the manThe man gets you down.
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the manThe oppressive powers that be, including the government and corporations; the system, as coordinated outside of one’s control..
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the manYou’re the man!.
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to a manunanimously
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twelfth manreserve in cricket
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yes manA person who always agrees with his employer or superior.
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yes-manA person of unquestioning obedience.
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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!"
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dirty old manAn adult male - usually middle-aged or elderly - who acts in a lecherous or lewd manner.
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every man jackAll the members of a group with no exceptions.
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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 lifetime
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man of partsA man that is talented in multiple areas of life. This includes but is not limited to the area of seduction. He puts very little emphasis on memorized scripts or "peacocking" and instead relies on individualized ways to charm a woman.
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man to boyfrom childhood
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one-man bandA musician who plays several musical instruments at once.
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one-man bandAn organisation or business that is effectively run by only one person.
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dimber damber upright manThe chief of a gang of thieves or gypsies.
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every man has a priceEveryone can be bribed or corrupted for a certain price.
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man of few wordsA man who doesn't speak much, or speaks only for a short period of time.
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man proposes, god disposesThings don't always work out as they were planned.
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see a man about a horseA message signaling one needs to go missing for a short while, for any reason, without giving a real explanation.
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Whos Youre Old Man?Common Question Addressed to Children Instead of; "Whom is Your Father, Daddy, or DAD"
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a man's home is his castle(US) a proverbial expression of personal privacy and security
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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.
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no man is an islandAll people are connected to other people and dependent on other people.1623, John Donne,
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stick it to the manTo take some action intended to defy a source of oppression such as globalization, commercialization, big business or government.
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