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bucket listA list of things to accomplish before one's death. [Circa 2007]
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bucket listUsed other than as an idiom: see bucket, list.
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clout listA usually secret list containing the names of people who are to be given special access, benefits, or influence in a political or social situation, especially as a result of having personal, professional, or financial relationships with those in authority.
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honey do lista collection of requests, usually by a spouse for a partner to perform a series of tasks, assignments, or jobs dealing with the maintenance of a household.
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laundry listHence, a long list of items, especially an exhaustive one.
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laundry listOriginally, a list of articles of clothing that had been sent to be laundered.
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sick listA list of people who are ill
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zoom downTo move quickly along a particular route, list, etc.
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rhyme offTo list or recite quickly.
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run downTo read quickly a list or other short text.
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and shitUsed after a noun or list of nouns in place of "etc".
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and so forthIndicates that a list continues in a similar manner.
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and so onIndicates that a list continues in a similar manner.
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and so onIndicates that a list continues in a similar manner.
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check offto remove something from a list, by crossing it or otherwise
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cherry-pickTo pick out the best, or most desirable items from a list or group, especially to obtain some advantage or to present something in the best possible light.
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indexa list of information and page numbers, where you can find the relevant information
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letters after one's nameA list of abbreviations, separated by commas, representing the academic qualifications and civil or military honours achieved by a person.
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put downTo add a name to a list.
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rattle offTo list or recite quickly.
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reel offTo list effortlessly and quickly.
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rule outTo reject an option from a list of possibilities.
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score offTo delete or remove (especially from a list); to score out, strike out or strike off, cross out or cross off; to draw a line through.
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sign inTo sign one's name on a list when entering somewhere.
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so on and so forthIndicates that a list continues in a similar manner.
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speak toAddress the Topic, List Salient Features, Point-Up the Pros And Cons, Designate The Budgetary Requirements,, Focus On This Aspect, Delineate Definite Dangers
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the whole nine yardsAnd everything. Often used, like etc., to finish out a list.
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throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stickTry the same thing (or similar things) often enough, and, even if the general standard is poor, sometimes one will be successful.2001, And still no one is shouting stop. read in The Kingdom archives at [1] on 02 Nov 06,Many team managers are of the philosophy that if you throw enough mud at the wall some of it will stick. They believe that team preparation is all about physical fitness. They run the players into the ground and they believe they will be "flying on the day".2001, Robert McCrum, Let them eat cake, in The Observer 16 Dec 01, read on Guardian Unlimited site at [2] on 02 Nov 06,Australian publishing boomed and in the past 10 years the country's literary culture has undergone a mini golden age, capped by Carey's triumph at the 2001 Booker Prize. As one Australian arts administrator said to me many years ago: 'Listen, mate, if you throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stick.'2001, Chris Collin, Re: 2-cp speys on The Strathspey Server mailing list archive at [3] on 02 Nov 06,I am finding that "if you throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stick". It doesn't always work of course (especially on the nights when the class is mostly the beginners), but the class seems to thrive on the challange.2005, Ray Craft (poster on The right scale blog), Fitzhooie and his Burden, read at [4] on 02 Nov 06,Prosecutors everywhere have bad habits of overcharging lots of cases, knowing that if the throw enough mud at the wall some of it will stick.2005, Sean Kelleher, Spike Milligan: His part in our downfall in Business 07 Aug 05, read at [5] on 02 Nov 06,As long as there is negligible regulation and enforcement anyone can actually try and do the job...Weak regulation allows the industry to build strategies on full time recruitment. The theory goes: throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stick.c2005, Everything You've Learned About Marketing Is Wrong, read on LINC Performance website at [6] on 02 Nov 06,They have the money to continue to believe in the repetition side of the equation. You throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stick. But it still isn
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tick all the boxesTo fulfill all the requirements, especially as itemized in a list; to have all the needed characteristics; to complete all the steps in a process in an orderly manner.
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trot outTo list or recite quickly.
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who's whoA list of notable, famous, or upper-class people.
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you name itUsed after a short list to show that further examples are unnecessary; all kinds of things.
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