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take care of the pennies and the pounds will take care of themselvesIf you take care of little things one at a time, they can add up to big things.1750, Chesterfield, letter 5 Feb. (1932) IV. 1500:Old Mr. Lowndes, the famous Secretary of the Treasury, ?used to say?Take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves.1912, G. B. Shaw, Pygmalion ii. 132:Take care of the pence and the pounds will take care of themselves is as true of personal habits as of money.1979, R. Cassilis, Arrow of God, iv. xvii.:Little things, Master Mally. Look after the pennies, Master Mally, and the pounds will look after themselves.1999,
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party animalA person known for frequent, enthusiastic attendance at parties, especially one whose partying behavior is exuberant or excessive.
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a camel is a horse designed by a committeeAn expression critical of committees
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don't shit where you eat(idiomatic, vulgar) One should not cause trouble in a place, group, or situation in which one regularly finds oneself.1998 April 14, Nelson Navarro, "Ever faithful, ever true," Manila Standard (Philippines) (retrieved 12 Aug. 2011):The guiding principle is Don't shit where you eat. Office romances are always destructive of morale and objectivity.2003 Oct. 8, Jonathan Valania, "Rush Limbaugh Is a Big Pussy," Philadelphia Weekly (retrieved 12 Aug. 2011):Limbaugh was scheduled to deliver the keynote speech at the NAB convention in, of all places, Philadelphia, thus violating the cardinal law of the animal kingdom: Don't shit where you eat.2006 Sept. 19, Michael Musto, "NY Mirror," Village Voice (retrieved 12 Aug. 2011):Mitchell refused to indulge in on-set romances with either gender. "You don't shit where you eat," he told me, plainly.
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mad with angerbecome angry like an animal
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go out the windowTo vanish or cease, especially due to lack of care, attention, etc.; to be discarded, disregarded, or ignored.
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muck outTo clean the excrement and other rubbish from the area where an animal is kept, such as a horse stable or a dog kennel.
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sneak upTo approach a person or animal without being seen or heard.
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knock outTo exhaust a personal or animal.
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sneak up onTo approach a person or animal without being seen or heard.
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bare one's teethOf an animal, to show one's teeth as a sign of aggression.
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bed downTo put an animal to rest for the night.
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bend over backwardsTo make a great effort; to take extraordinary care; to go to great lengths.
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calling cardExcrement, especially of a domestic animal.
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dot the i's and cross the t'sTo take care of every detail, even minor ones; To be meticulous or thorough.
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giant pandachinese animal
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give a f**To care.
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give a shitTo care, often used in the negative.
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gloss overTo treat something with less care than it deserves; to skimp.
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granaryA storage facility for grain or sometimes animal feed.
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his back is upHe is offended or angry; an expression or idea taken from a cat; that animal, when angry, always raising its back. An allusion also sometimes used to jeer a crooked man.
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homeless dumpingThe practice of hospital employees or emergency workers releasing homeless patients on the streets instead of placing them into the custody of a relative or shelter or retaining them in a hospital where they may require expensive medical care.
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make a pointTo take care in doing something of something; to pay attention or ensure that something is done.
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make hayTo cut grass to turn into hay for animal feed.
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make sureTo verify; to recheck; to use extra care or caution.
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one-trick ponyA performing animal that knows only one trick.
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out of house and homeHelping Your Dog Adjust to a New Home, The Progressive Animal Welfare Society.
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out of the wayTaken care of.
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put downTo administer euthanasia to, as an animal too old or ill to cure.
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run roughshod overTo treat roughly or without care, respect, or moderation; to act without control; to damage.
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smell the barnTo experience heightened anticipation or to act with renewed speed or energy as one approaches a destination, goal, or other desired outcome, like a livestock animal at day's end returning to its barn.
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socialized medicineAn umbrella term for any system of government-run health care.
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special needsNeeds for special care, services or accommodations.
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throw dirt enough, and some will stickIf enough allegations are made about someone or something, then even if they are all untrue, people's opinion of the person or thing will be diminished.1759, John Wesley, letter to John Downes, Rector of St. Michael's, Wood Street, read at Wesley Center Online at [1] on 14 Oct 06.I hope...that you are ignorant of the whole affair, and are so bold only because you are blind...And blind enough; so that you blunder on through thick and thin, bespattering all that come in your way, according to the old, laudable maxim, 'Throw dirt enough, and some will stick.'1857, Thomas Hughes, Tom Brown's Schooldays, read at fullbooks.com on 14 Oct 06,But whatever harm a spiteful tongue could do them, he took care should be done. Only throw dirt enough, and some will stick.1864, John Henry Newman, Apologia Pro Vita Sua, Penguin Classics (1994), p. 10,Archbishop Whately used to say
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yellow-belliedPertaining to an animal or reptile that has a yellow belly.
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