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better the devil you know than the devil you don't knowSomething bad and familiar is better than something bad and unknown.Rate it:

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better the devil you know than the one you don't knowAlternative form of better the devil you know than the devil you don't know.Rate it:

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it's not what you know but who you knowFor success, and especially to obtain employment, one's knowledge and skills are less useful and less important than one's network of personal contacts.1951, G. P. Bush and L. H. Hattery, "Federal Recruitment of Junior Engineers," Science, vol. 114, no. 2966, p. 456:Eighty-four students referred to political influence as a disadvantage of federal employment with such remarks as: "There are too many political connections necessary . . . it's not what you know but who you knowRate it:

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you never know what you've got till it's goneGood friends and acquaintances shouldn't be taken for granted.Rate it:

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better the devil you know than the devil you don'tAlternative form of better the devil you know than the devil you don't know.Rate it:

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better the devil you know than the one you don'tAlternative form of better the devil you know than the devil you don't know.Rate it:

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you know whatA phrase used to get someone's attention before announcing something.Rate it:

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better the devil you knowAlternative form of better the devil you know than the devil you don't know.Rate it:

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as you knowas it is already known.Rate it:

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wouldn't you knowAlternative form of wouldn't you know it.Rate it:

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wouldn't you know itExpresses dismay or annoyance, especially at bad luck or misfortune.Rate it:

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wouldn't you know it!We shouldn't be surprised:Rate it:

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you don't know beans aboutYou Don't Have Any Idea About? Doing a task, performing a certain choreRate it:

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you don't need a weatherman to know which way the wind blowsYou don't need an expert to tell you what you already know.Rate it:

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you knowUsed other than as an idiom: see you, know.Rate it:

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you knowExpression signifying a pause or hesitation.Rate it:

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you knowExpression used to imply meaning, rather than say it, such as when a person is embarrassed.Rate it:

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you knowUsed as a rhetorical question to confirm agreement or understanding at the end of a statement.Rate it:

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you know itIndicates agreement, approval, encouragement.Rate it:

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do unto others as you would have them do unto youOne should treat others as one would like others to treat oneself; an expression of the golden rule.Rate it:

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if they sold it to you, you paid too muchEven when you perceive a good deal, someone is making money off you.Rate it:

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on a cloudy day i saw a rainbow, on the day i saw you , you gave a stormOn better days there's a plot of getting ahead than on a bad day.Rate it:

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you can't always get what you wantIt is not always possible to get what is wanted.Rate it:

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you snooze you loseIf you are not alert and attentive, you will not be successful.Rate it:

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the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get(vulgar) The sexual satisfactions that one receives from a spouse or romantic partner are not sufficient to compensate for the significant periods of bad faith and unpleasant treatment which such relationships routinely involve.1971, Allen Churchill, The Literary Decade, ISBN 9780135375228:Years later she expressed her disillusionment with sex by saying, "The fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get."1999, Ben Sonnenberg, Lost Property: Memoirs and Confessions of a Bad Boy, ISBN 9781582430454, p. 93:Maitland got drunk at his parties and threw his arm around you and pulled you over to his wife and made you look down her dress, saying, "The trouble with marriage is that the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get."2008, Joseph Heywood, Blue Wolf In Green Fire, ISBN 9781599213590, p. 63:"I can't believe a little pussy got me into dis mess." "Shit happens," Service said. "Sometimes the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get."Rate it:

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you get what you pay forIn commercial transactions, the quality of goods and services increases as the prices increase, i.e., the more one pays, the better the merchandise.2003, Michael Blumenthal, "For Whom the School Bell Tolls," Time, 7 Dec.:Though it may sound unapologetically capitalistic to say soRate it:

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give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetimeIt is more worthwhile to teach someone to do something than to do it for them.Rate it:

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that which doesn't kill you makes you strongerUsed to express the sentiment that hardship or difficult experiences build moral character.Rate it:

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you can lead a horse to water but you can't make him drinkYou can show someone how to do something, but you can't make them do it.Rate it:

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you get more with a kind word and a gun than you do with a kind word aloneIt is advantageous not to rely solely on being nice.Rate it:

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give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetimeIt is more worthwhile to teach someone to do something, than to do something for them.Rate it:

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once you go black, you never go backAn expression assuming that once a person of another race gets in a sexual relationship with a black person they won't return to their own race.Rate it:

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as you sow, so shall you reapThe personal consequences of one's actions are in proportion to the good or bad intentions towards others.Rate it:

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don't zig when you should zag, once you find true love.Make the right steps and not the wrong ones when you have someone who loves you and/or you are in a relationship, in order to keep love and not lose it.Rate it:

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if you lie with dogs you will get fleasIt is important whom to choose as one's closest acquanitances.Rate it:

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if you pay peanuts, you get monkeysOffering a low salary will not attract skilled employees.Rate it:

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if you snooze, you loseA figure of speech, relative to remaining alert in any agenda, active project, or important action.Rate it:

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life is like a s*** sandwich the more bread you have the less s*** you eatThe main point is bread is slang for money so money makes your sandwich a little less repulsive and your life a little less well whateverRate it:

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some days you get the bear, other days the bear gets youOne cannot always overcome a powerful adversary.Rate it:

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the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you takeAlternative form of the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get.Rate it:

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the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you're going to getAlternative form of the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get.Rate it:

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the screwing you get isn't worth the screwing you getAlternative form of the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get.Rate it:

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the screwing you get isn't worth the screwing you takeAlternative form of the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get.Rate it:

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the screwing you get isn't worth the screwing you're going to getAlternative form of the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get.Rate it:

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what doesn't kill you makes you strongerUsed to express the sentiment that hardship or difficult experiences build moral character.Rate it:

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what you see is what you getThe image corresponds to the reality.Rate it:

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what you see is what you getThe screen image resembles the printed output.Rate it:

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wherever you go, there you are(colloquial, clichRate it:

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you are what you eatIf you eat well, you will be well; but if you eat badly you will feel badRate it:

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you can't take it with youIt is not possible to take one's material wealth to whatever world may await one after death.1900, E. Phillips Oppenheim, A Millionaire of Yesterday, ch. 6:"The clause whichRate it:

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