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tip the scaleTo change the fortunes, either positively or negatively.Rate it:

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tip the scaleTo weigh (have a certain weight).Rate it:

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turn the scaleTo turn to one side a balanced situation.Rate it:

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at largeIn full, fully.Rate it:

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at largeIn general; as a whole.Rate it:

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at largeOn the loose; roaming freely; not confined.Rate it:

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by and largeMostly, generally; with few exceptions.Rate it:

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go largeTo enjoy oneself to the maximum.Rate it:

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go largeTo have the wind at such an angle to the sail that the vessel gains its highest speed.Rate it:

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go largeTo supersize.Rate it:

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have it largeTo engage intensely in pleasure-seeking activities.Rate it:

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live largeTo have a lavish or overly-extravagant lifestyle.Rate it:

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loom largebe prominentRate it:

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writ largeUsed other than as an idiom: see writ, large, larger, largest.Rate it:

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writ largeMagnified; on a large scale.Rate it:

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writ largeReadily discerned, unmistakably indicated.Rate it:

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beaver awayTo busily undertake a large task.Rate it:

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by/in leaps and boundsvery quickly, in large amountsRate it:

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clock upTo accumulate a large amount of time.Rate it:

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clock upTo accumulate a large distance.Rate it:

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crank outTo produce in large volumes mechanically or as if by machine.Rate it:

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grow out ofTo become too physically large for something, especially clothes.Rate it:

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hell and half of georgiaA very large region; everywhere.Rate it:

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pour outTo leave a place quickly, and in large numbers.Rate it:

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snow inBy a large snowfall.Rate it:

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a different ballparkSomething totally unrelated or of a vastly different scale or scope.Rate it:

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put downTo pay an initial amount of money on a large purchase.Rate it:

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throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stickTry the same thing (or similar things) often enough, and, even if the general standard is poor, sometimes one will be successful.2001, And still no one is shouting stop. read in The Kingdom archives at [1] on 02 Nov 06,Many team managers are of the philosophy that if you throw enough mud at the wall some of it will stick. They believe that team preparation is all about physical fitness. They run the players into the ground and they believe they will be "flying on the day".2001, Robert McCrum, Let them eat cake, in The Observer 16 Dec 01, read on Guardian Unlimited site at [2] on 02 Nov 06,Australian publishing boomed and in the past 10 years the country's literary culture has undergone a mini golden age, capped by Carey's triumph at the 2001 Booker Prize. As one Australian arts administrator said to me many years ago: 'Listen, mate, if you throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stick.'2001, Chris Collin, Re: 2-cp speys on The Strathspey Server mailing list archive at [3] on 02 Nov 06,I am finding that "if you throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stick". It doesn't always work of course (especially on the nights when the class is mostly the beginners), but the class seems to thrive on the challange.2005, Ray Craft (poster on The right scale blog), Fitzhooie and his Burden, read at [4] on 02 Nov 06,Prosecutors everywhere have bad habits of overcharging lots of cases, knowing that if the throw enough mud at the wall some of it will stick.2005, Sean Kelleher, Spike Milligan: His part in our downfall in Business 07 Aug 05, read at [5] on 02 Nov 06,As long as there is negligible regulation and enforcement anyone can actually try and do the job...Weak regulation allows the industry to build strategies on full time recruitment. The theory goes: throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stick.c2005, Everything You've Learned About Marketing Is Wrong, read on LINC Performance website at [6] on 02 Nov 06,They have the money to continue to believe in the repetition side of the equation. You throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stick. But it still isnRate it:

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cattle callAn audition which is open to the public and thus draws a large number of applicants, many of whom are inexperienced.Rate it:

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Santa's workshopThe mythical structure, usually envisioned as located at the North Pole, where Santa Claus and a large number of capable elves work tirelessly and gladly year-round to produce all of the toys and other gifts to be delivered throughout the world on Christmas Day.Rate it:

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a good dealA large amount; a lot.Rate it:

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a lotA large amount.Rate it:

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a lotvery much; a great deal; to a large extent.Rate it:

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albatrossAny of various large seabirds of the family Diomedeidae ranging widely in the Southern Ocean and the North Pacific and having a hooked beak and long narrow wings.Rate it:

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biblical  Very large; especially, exceeding previous records.Rate it:

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big boyA large object or person.Rate it:

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big gunA large-caliber artillery piece.Rate it:

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big spenderOne who frequently makes large purchases, especially of extravagant goods.Rate it:

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big-bonedUsed other than as an idiom: Having large bones.Rate it:

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black beetleThe oriental cockroach, Blatta orientalis (a large roach from the family Blattidae).Rate it:

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blue noteNotes added to the major scale for expressive quality in jazz and blues music, particularly the flatted third, fifth and seventh.Rate it:

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brick houseA voluptuous woman with a large rotund buttocks and bust.Rate it:

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bumper cropA large yield; an excess of something.Rate it:

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by farTo a considerably large extent, easily.Rate it:

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clean upTo make a large profit; to win by a large margin, or to win a large amount, especially in gambling. Also clean house.Rate it:

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come out of the woodworkTo appear or emerge as though out of nowhere, frequently in large numbers or quantity.Rate it:

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company townA town, city, or other municipality in which a single large business has a controlling influence over the economy and, sometimes, over the societal structure and local government.Rate it:

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consume mass quantitiesTo use large amounts of any resource.Rate it:

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crawl withTo include or be covered with swarms or large numbers of (something, especially insects or people); to have in great numbers or multitudes.Rate it:

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darning needleA large needle used for darning.Rate it:

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