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a cat can look at a kingAlternative form of a cat may look at a king.1982, A J Ayer, Rate it:

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a cat may look at a kingEven a purported inferior has certain abilities, even in the presence of a purported superiorRate it:

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drag kingA female who dresses up in men's clothing, typically for public performance.Rate it:

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every king needs a queenEvery man needs a woman to be with for the rest of his life.Rate it:

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fit for a kinglavish; luxuriousRate it:

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in the land of the blind, the one-eyed man is kingAmong others with a disadvantage or disability, the one with the mildest disadvantage or disability is regarded as the greatest.Even someone without much talent or ability is considered special by those with no talent or ability at all.Rate it:

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kingA male monarch; member of a royal family who is the supreme ruler of his nation.Rate it:

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kingA playing card with the image of a king on it.Rate it:

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kingA powerful or influential person.Rate it:

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king of beastsThe lion.Rate it:

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king of heartspicture cardRate it:

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king of the hillA child's game in which one player stands on top of a hill or other location atop an incline, and attempts to repel other players whose goal is to capture his position.Rate it:

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king of the hillA person who has achieved a measure of success and is considered to be a leader in his field.Rate it:

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King Shit of Turd IslandA person with pretensions of great importance.Rate it:

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king's ransomA very large sum of money.Rate it:

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a leopard cannot change its spotsOne cannot change one's own nature.1597, William Shakespeare, Richard II Act i, Scene 1 (First Folio):King. Lyons make Leopards tame.Mowbray. Yea but not change his ?pots.1611, King James Version of the Bible, Jeremiah 13:23:Can the Ethiopian change his skin, or the leopard his spots?1820, Walter Scott, Ivanhoe Chapter 32:End now all unkindness. Let us put the Jew to ransom, since the leopard will not change his spots, and a Jew he will continue to be.1918, Johnston McCulley, Thubway Tham's Inthane Moment:The leopard cannot change his spots, old boy.Rate it:

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BroadwayThe highest straight in poker, ace-king-queen-jack-ten.Rate it:

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little pitchers have big earsSmall children often overhear more of what is said than adults realize or desire.1844, Charlotte M. Yonge, Abbeychurch, ch. 2:Seeing me listening to something she was saying to Mamma, she turned round upon me with that odious proverb, "Little pitchers have long ears."1939, "Bedtime Bedlam," Time, 17 Apr.:A caution to U. S. parents, but a joy to radio merchandising, is the dread truth that little pitchers have big ears.2002, Stephen King, On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft, ISBN 9780743455961, p. 185:I suppose he might say pushed or went woowoo, but took a shit is, I fear, very much in the ballpark (little pitchers have big ears, after all).Rate it:

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picture cardking, queen or jackRate it:

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