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barrel of monkeysSomething very funny or amusing.Rate it:

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brass monkeysVery cold.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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monkeys might fly out of my buttusually used as a response (often with hint of sarcasm) to a situation that you think there is no chance of ever occurringRate it:

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three wise monkeys, see no evil, hear no evil and speak no evil.avoid all evil in every formRate it:

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barrelA jar. 1 Kings xvii. 12.Rate it:

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barrelA metallic tube, as of a gun, from which a projectile is discharged.Rate it:

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barrelA round vessel or cask, of greater length than breadth, and bulging in the middle, made of staves bound with hoops, and having flat ends or heads. Sometimes applied to a similar cylindrical container made of metal, usually called a drum.Rate it:

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barrelA solid drum, or a hollow cylinder or case.Rate it:

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barrelA tube.Rate it:

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barrelA waste receptacle.Rate it:

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barrelA wave that breaks with a hollow compartment.Rate it:

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barrelThe hollow basal part of a feather.Rate it:

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barrelThe quantity which constitutes a full barrel. This varies for different articles and also in different places for the same article, being regulated by custom or by law. A barrel of wine is 31 1/2 gallons; a barrel of flour is 196 pounds; of beer 31 gallons; of ale 32 gallons; of crude oil 42 gallons.Rate it:

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barrelThe ribs and belly of a horse or pony.Rate it:

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barrel of laughsA toy in the shape of a barrel that emits sounds of laughter.Rate it:

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barrel of laughsThat which is enjoyable or entertaining.Rate it:

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barrel of laughsThat which is immature, embarrassing, or disgraceful.Rate it:

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from the bottom of the barrelRe/finding a solution from a list of myriad possibilities.Rate it:

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like shooting fish in a barrelExtremely easy.Rate it:

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lock, stock and barrelA thing in its entirety, with nothing omitted.Rate it:

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over a barrelIn a disadvantageous or helpless situation, in which one may be controlled or victimized.Rate it:

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scrape the bottom of the barrelTo use the least desirable parts of something.Rate it:

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as agile as a monkeythe agility of monkeys in well- known by everyone! to say that someone is agile as a monkey means that he is very agileRate it:

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a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go downAn otherwise unpleasant situation can be pleasant when a pleasant aspect is deliberately introduced.1999, Eli Yassif, The Hebrew Folktale: History, Genre, Meaning, Indiana University Press, ISBN 0253335833, page 372,One is known as the "sweetening parable," that is to say a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down. Thus, when the aim is to preach to the people, to guide them along the "bitter," arduous path of upholding burdensome precepts and prohibitions, a tale can lighten the load, make the "medicine" easier "to swallow."2001, Maureen Reagan, First Father, First Daughter: A Memoir, Little, Brown, ISBN 0316736368, page 319,It put some fun into the tedious business of preparing for a presidential debate. A spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down, right?2004, John Hoover, How to Work for an Idiot: Survive & Thrive... Without Killing Your Boss, Career Press, ISBN 1564147045, page 11,If a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down, a barrel of laughs can wash down the big pills you might need to swallow.Rate it:

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palmed the ticketSharpie' kept his ticket, volunteered to 'Draw the Winning Ticket', reached into the barrel and withdrew his own 'winning ticket': It happened at the 'Marvin'' theater:Rate it:

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powder kegA barrel containing gunpowder.Rate it:

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