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all dressed up and nowhere to goElaborately attired or otherwise fully prepared for an anticipated situation or activity which, nevertheless, fails to occur.Rate it:

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all dressedused in reference to (ordering) or eating a pizza with "everything", meaning all toppings (mushrooms, peppers, etc.) on itRate it:

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dressed to killvery fashionableRate it:

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dressed to the ninesVery fancily or formally dressed; wearing very showy or splendid clothing.Rate it:

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mutton dressed as lambA mature woman dressed in a style more suited to a young woman, especially if a deliberate attempt to appear young.Rate it:

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arse end of nowhereA very remote place.Rate it:

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go nowhereTo fail to progress.Rate it:

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lead nowhereTo have no purpose, to result in nothing.Rate it:

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middle of nowhereNowhere; any place lacking population, interesting things, or defining characteristics.Rate it:

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nowhere to be foundnot present; missing or lost.Rate it:

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out of nowhereIn an unexpected or inexplicable manner of arrival or occurrence.Rate it:

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be-all and end-allSomething considered to be of the utmost importance; something essential or ultimate.Rate it:

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all in alleverything consideredRate it:

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grasp all, lose allone who wants everything, may lose it allRate it:

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all in allGenerally; for the most part; mostly.Rate it:

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all y'allPlural form of you.Rate it:

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all y'all'sPossessive of all y'all (standing in for all your).Rate it:

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the end all-be allSomething ultimate; the best part of something; the thing which solves all problems associated with something.Rate it:

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all fur coat and no knickersOf superficial appearance and with no real substance beneath.Rate it:

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and all thisUsed at the end of a statement to insinuate that there is more information that can be inferred from the preceding.Rate it:

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all hat and no cattleFull of big talk but lacking action, power, or substance; pretentious.Rate it:

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all talk and no actionSpeaking, promising, or boasting much, but doing littleRate it:

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all and someone and allRate it:

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all and sundryAll, everyone.Rate it:

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all and sundryEach one.Rate it:

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all bark and no biteFull of big talk but lacking action, power, or substance; pretentious.Rate it:

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all eyes and earsTo be attentive.Rate it:

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all mouth and no trousersSuperficial, engaging in empty, boastful talk, but not of real substance.Rate it:

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all mouth and trousersSuperficial, engaging in empty, boastful talk, but not of real substance.Rate it:

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all sizzle and no steakA thing or person which fails to measure up to its description or advanced promotion.Rate it:

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all talk and no ciderAll talk and no results.Rate it:

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all the way to egery and backThe long way; a roundabout route; a long distance to travel.Rate it:

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all well and goodBasically good, but with some shortcoming or limitation.Rate it:

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all work and no play makes jack a dull boyToo much focus on one's career is often viewed unfavorably.Too much hard work and not enough leisure time can be unhealthy.Rate it:

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all's fair in love and warunpleasant behavior is acceptable during love and conflict.Rate it:

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and allIncluding every object, attribute, or process associated with preceding item or series of items.Rate it:

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and allUsed to suggest certain unstated relevant implications or what has been stated.Rate it:

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and allUsed to add emphasis.Rate it:

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and all thatUsed at the end of a statement to insinuate that there is more information that can be inferred from the preceding.Rate it:

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better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at allHaving experience of love, even if it ended, is better than having no experience of love.Love is worthwhile despite the pain involved in separation.Rate it:

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boots and allUsed other than as an idiom: see boots, and all.Rate it:

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boots and allWithout reserve, with no holds barred; totally, completely.Rate it:

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for all intents and purposesFor every functional purpose; in every practical sense; in every important respect; practically speaking.Rate it:

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for good and allPermanently, forever.Rate it:

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it is all fun and games until someone loses an eyeRough play results in injury.Rate it:

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life is not all beer and skittlesNot everything about life is pleasurable.Rate it:

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life's not all skittles and beerSkittles and Beer refers to the carefree, indulgent bar life; skittles being a British pub game. Thus, life's not all skittles and beer means that not everything is about pleasure.Rate it:

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once and for allFinally, permanently, conclusively.Rate it:

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one and allAll, everyone.Rate it:

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one and allEach one.Rate it:

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