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take care of the pence and the pounds will take care of themselvesAlternative form of take care of the pennies and the pounds will take care of themselves.
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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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care packageA package sent from home or from friends or family, containing favorite foods or comfort items.
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could care lessLacking interest; having apathy towards.
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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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abuse of distressa wrongful using of an animal or chattel distrained, by the distrainer
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atomic cocktailA drinkable liquid containing a radioactive substance, used in health care either as a diagnostic aid or as a treatment, especially for cancer of the thyroid.
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babysitter testAn informal method for assessing the maturity, reliability, or probity of a person, inviting one to judge whether one would entrust this person with the care of one's own children.
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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 blockerAn elderly hospitalized person who is too infirm to return home but not sufficiently ill to necessitate continued hospitalization, creating a situation in which his or her hospital stay is prolonged while authorities or relatives search for a suitable placement amid the scarce resources of nursing homes or other long-term care facilities.
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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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blue-eyedOf a person or animal, having blue eyes.
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calling cardExcrement, especially of a domestic animal.
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chestnutA round or oval horny plate found on the inner side of the leg of a horse or other animal, similar to a birthmark on a human.
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disagree withTo cause (a person or animal) to feel sick.
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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 fuckto care.
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give a rat's arseTo care; to have or show an interest.
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give a shitTo care, often used in the negative.
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give a shiteTo care; mind; consider important
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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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junkyard dogAn animal or person with an especially nasty and combative demeanor.
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keep houseTo take care of domestic chores; work as a housekeeper.
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kick against the pricksTo kick back (of an animal etc.) against being goaded
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let oneself goto cease to care about one's appearance
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like a bull in a china shopClumsy, aggressive, without care or concern, without self-control.
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like a bull in a china shopClumsily, aggressively, without care or concern, without self-control.
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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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man the fortTo take care of a place or situation in another's absence.
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one-trick ponyA performing animal that knows only one trick.
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open seasonA period of time during the calendar year when authorities within a jurisdiction permit the unrestricted hunting of one or more kinds of animal wildlife.
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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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poop factoryAn animal whose defecation inconveniences humans.
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