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barn findA valuable item recovered from an undeserving storage, usually in the countryside, where it lay more or less forgotten, especially vintage automobiles (Ferrari, Porsche, etc.)Rate it:

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born in a barnLacking a sense of etiquette; ill-mannered.Rate it:

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born in a barnEngaging in the annoying behavior of inappropriately, and usually neglectfully, leaving open a door or window.Rate it:

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born in a barnOf humble birth, especially when referring to Jesus Christ.Rate it:

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around robin hood's barnAll over the place.Rate it:

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around robin hood's barnThe long way around; a roundabout or circuitous route.Rate it:

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barn burnerAny successful or impressive event.Rate it:

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big as a barnVery big.Rate it:

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bit by a barn mouseTipsy.Rate it:

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pony in the barnAn exciting and real prospect, something to be legitimately excited about.Rate it:

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smell the barnTo experience heightened anticipation or to act with renewed speed or energy as one approaches a destination, goal, or other desired outcome, like a livestock animal at day's end returning to its barn.Rate it:

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a good man is hard to findMen who make good husbands or workers are rare.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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even a blind pig can find an acorn once in a whileBeing right once doesn't prove anythingRate it:

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find it in one's heartTo feel compassionate, especially in order to forgive someoneRate it:

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find one's feetTo grow in confidence in a new situation as one gains experience.Rate it:

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find oneselfTo learn, or attempt to learn, what kind of person one is and what one wants in life.Rate it:

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find oneselfTo unexpectedly or unintentionally begin to do or experience something.Rate it:

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find oneselfTo be in a particular state of mind.Rate it:

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find oneselfTo discover oneself to be in a particular place.Rate it:

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find outTo discover, as by asking or exploring.Rate it:

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find outlearnRate it:

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find the netto score a goalRate it:

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find your grooveYour place in lifeRate it:

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it is easy to find a stick to beat a dog(rare or obsolete, proverb) If a person is determined to punish someone, they will find a way to do so.1596 Rate it:

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seek and ye shall findsomething can be found if it is looked for.Rate it:

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a needle in a haystackIt means when something is extremely difficult (or impossible) to find.Rate it:

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home in onTo focus or narrow down to something; to find or draw closer, as by trial and error or a gradual seeking process.Rate it:

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necessity is the mother of inventionA person who is in great need of something will find a way to get it.Rate it:

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stumble acrossTo discover or find something by accident.Rate it:

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pierce the veilTo see through an illusion or find a hidden meaning, to see the truth within a lie.Rate it:

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sniff outTo find something using the sense of smell.Rate it:

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come acrossTo find, usually by accident.Rate it:

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figure outTo come to understand; to discover or find a solution; to deduce.Rate it:

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scrounge upTo seek or find despite a lack of apparent resources or availability.Rate it:

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stumble onTo discover or find something by accident.Rate it:

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stumble uponTo discover or find something by accident.Rate it:

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cold hands, warm heart; dirty feet, no sweetheart!A few old timer's "fun" way to compliment a lady & to find out if she could be courted.Rate it:

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track downTo hunt for or locate; to search for; to find.Rate it:

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run acrossTo find or discover by chance.Rate it:

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run downTo find something or someone after searching for a long time.Rate it:

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sniff outTo find, especially to find something that cannot be seen.Rate it:

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X marks the spotYou will find what you are looking for under an obvious sign for it.Rate it:

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can't waitTo eagerly anticipate; to find it unbearable to wait for a forthcoming pleasurable event.Rate it:

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chance uponto find by chanceRate it:

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check throughTo inspect something, often to try to find errors, problems, etc.Rate it:

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close the stable door after the horse has boltedTo attempt to prevent a problem only to find it has already happened.Rate it:

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dig outTo find, or retrieve something by removing overlying material, or material that hides itRate it:

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dig up dirtTo examine in order to find negative information for public opinion, usually with the purpose of embarrassing or discrediting a person.Rate it:

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dredge upTo find by diligent search, especially from unsavory sources.Rate it:

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