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speak of the devil and he shall appearAlternative form of speak of the devil.
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come upTo appear before a judge or court.
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smack ofTo seem like; to appear or give an impression or feeling of; to arouse suspicion of.
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a bad penny always turns upA person or thing which is unpleasant, dishonorable, or unwanted tends to appear (or reappear), especially at inopportune times.
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all that glitters is not goldThings that appear valuable or worthwhile might not actually be so, things that look nice might not be as good as they look.
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bring onTo make something appear, as on a stage or a place of competition.
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come and goTo repeatedly appear and disappear (said especially of a feeling or pain)
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come out of the woodworkTo appear or emerge as though out of nowhere, frequently in large numbers or quantity.
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come thick and fastTo appear repeatedly.
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come to lifeto appear as if alive
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come to mindTo appear in one's thoughts.
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expose oneselfTo appear nude in public.
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flip one's wigTo act in an irrational manner or appear to be temporarily insane.
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fly-by-nightBusinesses that appear and disappear rapidly, or that give an impression of transience.
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get out while the getting's goodTo leave at an opportune time or before adverse conditions appear.
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hail downto appear inexplicably
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hit the headlinesTo appear prominently in the news, especially on the front page.
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leap to mindTo appear in one's thoughts.
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light paintingCamera painting, the artistic technique of moving a camera (while it records at a low shutter speed) such that light sources appear in multiple places or as streaks in the resulting photograph, the "painting".
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look the partTo appear suitable for a particular kind of work, position or role.
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make a fool of oneselfTo appear foolish to others.
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make a monkey out ofTo cause a person, organization, or action to appear foolish or inferior; to subject someone or something to ridicule..
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make heavy weather ofTo overcomplicate things, to make things appear worst than they are.
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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.
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pad outto add something extra to something to make it appear more substantial
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pale in comparisonto appear unimportant in relation to something else.
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play upTo make or attempt to make something appear more important, likely or obvious; to showcase or highlight.
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pop upTo appear without warning.
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pop upappear suddenly
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quack like a duckTo appear to be exactly what one is.
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rain downto appear inexplicably
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score offTo defeat (especially in an argument), get the better of, achieve a success over, gain an advantage or win points over, make a point to the detriment or at the expense of, make appear foolish. Sometimes with particle on (someone).
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show one's faceTo appear publicly.
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show upTo appear, arrive, or attend, especially suddenly or erratically.
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splash downTo appear, seemingly from nowhere.
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spring to mindTo appear suddenly in one's thoughts, often as an example of something.
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turn upTo show up; to appear suddenly or unexpectedly.
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