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baker's half dozenSeven, a group of seven.Rate it:

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baker's dozenCousin.Rate it:

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baker's dozenThirteen, a group of thirteen.Rate it:

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six of one, half a dozen of the otherThe two alternatives are equivalent or indifferent; it doesn't matter which one we choose.Rate it:

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half a dozensixRate it:

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six of one, half dozen of anotherIt makes no difference, they're still the same.Rate it:

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the doctor always err's on the side of caution.It means to make sure of, or to make the most ofRate it:

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bakers dozenThirteen.Rate it:

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banker's dozenElevenRate it:

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banker's dozenBy analogy, a method of lending where the interest is deducted beforehand, archetypally borrowing twelve dollars (owing twelve dollars back, a dozen) but actually receiving only eleven.Rate it:

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cheaper by the dozenThings are handled more efficiently as a group, rather than individually.Rate it:

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decimal dozenten, a group of tenRate it:

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dime a dozenSo common as to be practically worthless.Rate it:

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twenty to the dozenvery fast, fluently (i.e. "to say twenty words to another's dozen")Rate it:

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half a loaf is better than nonePossession or attainment of a partial object, achievement, result, etc is preferable to having no object, achievement, or result at all.Rate it:

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

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half a mindA moderate inclination.Rate it:

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half nelsonwrestling holdRate it:

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all over hell's half acreAll over the place; everywhere.Rate it:

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better halfspouseRate it:

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centre halffootballerRate it:

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glass-half-emptypessimisticRate it:

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glass-half-fulloptimisticRate it:

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go off half-cockedTo take a premature or ill-considered action.Rate it:

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half a loaf is better than no breadAlternative form of half a loaf is better than none.Rate it:

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half a loaf is better than no loafAlternative form of half a loaf is better than none.Rate it:

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half hourperiod of 30 minutesRate it:

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half-bakedPartially cooked by heating in an oven.Rate it:

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half-nakedWith very few clothes on; revealing lots of one's body.Rate it:

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half-nakedWith very few clothes on.Rate it:

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half-pintA unit of volume used for liquids equal to half of a pint.Rate it:

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half-pintHalf a pint of beer.Rate it:

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half-pintA small child.Rate it:

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not half badPretty good; okay; decent.Rate it:

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other halfA spouse.Rate it:

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too clever by halfShrewd but flawed by overthinking or excessive complexity, with a resulting tendency to be unreliable or unsuccessful.Rate it:

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well begun is half doneMuch depends on the beginning of an endeavor.Rate it:

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brass ringOne and one half inch diameter iron rings were offered riders on a Carousel by a dispensing device alongside: A Brass Ring was inserted into the dispenser at random. The Carousel Rider who succeeded in snatching the Brass Ring was rewarded A Free Ride upon return to the Operator of the Brass Ring:Rate it:

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doubting debbiesomeone who always see's the negativeRate it:

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she would rip a dog off a gut wagonA gut wagon was a horse drawn wagon that was used for collecting butcher's scraps for further processing. The wagons were often followed by determined and persistent dogs intent on eating the contents of the wagon. It took a great deal of effort to keep these dogs away from or off the wagon. A person's appearance ugly or objectionable enough to discourage or scare the dogs from the gut wagon would be ugly indeed.Rate it:

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read to filth (or) read for filthBasically to scold, or to get called out on something; to reprimand, to degrade, to cuss out, to correct, to set them straight, to tell them what's what & who's who.Rate it:

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bat aroundWhen at least nine batters bat in a half inning.Rate it:

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cut a rugTo dance, especially in a vigorous manner and in one of the dance styles of the first half of the twentieth century.Rate it:

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you can put lipstick on a pig, but it is still a pigYou can try to change something or one's outward appearance, but it will not change the inward appearance. Even if you put lipstick on a pig, it will always roll in mud and grunt.Rate it:

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as often as notMore or less half of the time; on many occasions but not always; frequently.Rate it:

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bat five hundredTo be successful half of the time, to have a success rate of 50%.Rate it:

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bring it weakTo fail to accomplish an accomplishable task or to make an attempt at less than maximum effort; to "half-ass" or "fake the funk".Rate it:

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fork overI forked over half the allotment this morning.Rate it:

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full of himself/herself:The self-centered individual awash with a smattering of 'ego' expresses an 'all-knowing', 'all familiar', par excellence in the extreme:Rate it:

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go halfsiesTo share something by splitting it in half.Rate it:

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