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caught between the devil and the deep blue seaHaving a choice between two alternatives, both undesirable.Rate it:

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other fish in the seaUsed other than as an idiom: see other, fish, in, the, sea.Rate it:

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at seaConfused, lost, or adrift; bewildered.Rate it:

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at seaOn the ocean or sea, typically of a ship or person aboard a ship.Rate it:

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other fish in the seaUsed to indicate other goals or other objectives to pursue.(idiomatic, metaphor) Used to indicate other romantic partners or significant others to pursue.Rate it:

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other fish in the seaUsed to indicate other romantic partners or significant others to pursue.Rate it:

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other fish in the seaUsed to indicate other romantic partners or significant others to pursue.Rate it:

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sea changeA profound transformation.Rate it:

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sea dogold sailorRate it:

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sea legsAbility to travel by ship without becoming seasick.Rate it:

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sea legsAlternative name of surimi.Rate it:

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sea legsThe ability, when walking aboard ship, to anticipate the motion of the deck so as to walk steadily without losing balance.Rate it:

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there are plenty more fish in the seaThere are many more potential opportunities available.Rate it:

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there are plenty of fish in the seaThere are many more potential opportunities available.Rate it:

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victory at seaOcean conditions very windblown and messy, possibly to the point of being inimical to surfing and other water sports.Rate it:

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a smoke screenEarly sea battles demonstrated the value of gun smoke and smoke from burning ships to hide one battleship from one belonging to the enemy. Later, smoke was generated prior to commencing battle so as to make it more difficult for gun crews to spot the targeted vessel. This tactic became known as a smoke screen.Rate it:

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ask my arseA common reply to any question; still deemed wit at sea, and formerly at court, under the denomination of selling bargains.Rate it:

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break groundTo lift off the sea bottom when being weighed.Rate it:

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conch don't grow on treesmeat that comes out of sea shellsRate it:

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cross the lineTo cross the equator, as a vessel at sea.Rate it:

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killA creek; a body of water; a channel or arm of the sea.Rate it:

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Mary Celestea British-flagged Nova Scotian brigantine that crossed the Atlantic Ocean, gone through the Straits of Gibraltar, and into the Mediterranean Sea under full sail, without a crew or any occupants.Rate it:

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only the tip of the icebergTip of the iceberg speaks to the relative size of an Atlantic iceberg as the exposed tip above the seas' surface is only one eighth of the actual vertical size of the entire mass. Seven eighths of the ice is below the sea level.Rate it:

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sleep with the fishesTo be killed and have one's body disposed off in the sea or other body of water.Rate it:

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tip of the icebergOcean Scientists assert in reference to an 'iceberg': The {tip} exposed portion, visible above the sea, is only one eighth of the actual size of this awesome natural phenomenon found in the polar seas of our planet Earth.Rate it:

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wash awayTo eliminate, or destroy by fast moving water, such as in a flood, or a high sea.Rate it:

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wide berthAdequate distance from sea vessels or other objects to ensure safety and maneuverability.Rate it:

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