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beard the lion in his denTo confront an adversary in his or her own environmentRate it:

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lion's denAny dangerous or frightening place.Rate it:

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lion's denThe lair of a lion.Rate it:

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as a dog returns to his vomit, so a fool repeats his follyFoolish people repeatedly do foolish things.Rate it:

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den of iniquityA place of immoral behavior, usually of a sexual type.Rate it:

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Aaron's beardA common name for several plants, which have tufts of stamens.[First attested in the late 19 century.]Cymbalaria muralis (ivy-leaved toadflax, Kenilworth ivy)Hypericum calycinum (great St. John's-wort, Jerusalem star)Saxifraga stolonifera (creeping saxifrage, strawberry geranium)Opuntia leucotricha (arborescent prickly pear, Aaron's beard cactus)Rate it:

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Aaron's beardCymbalaria muralis (ivy-leaved toadflax, Kenilworth ivy)Rate it:

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Aaron's beardHypericum calycinum (great St. John's-wort, Jerusalem star)Rate it:

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Aaron's beardSaxifraga stolonifera (creeping saxifrage, strawberry geranium)Rate it:

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Aaron's beardOpuntia leucotricha (arborescent prickly pear, Aaron's beard cactus)Rate it:

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Aaron's beardUsed other than as an idiom: see Aaron, 's, beard.Rate it:

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Aaron's beardCymbalaria muralis (ivy-leaved toadflax, Kenilworth ivy)Rate it:

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Aaron's beardHypericum calycinum (great St. John's-wort, Jerusalem star)Rate it:

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Aaron's beardSaxifraga stolonifera (creeping saxifrage, strawberry geranium)Rate it:

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Aaron's beardOpuntia leucotricha (arborescent prickly pear, Aaron's beard cactus)Rate it:

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lionA stylized representation of a large cat, used on a coat of arms.Rate it:

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lionA Chinese foo dog.Rate it:

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lionA famous person.Rate it:

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lionA large cat, Panthera leo, native to Africa, India and formerly to much of Europe. The term may apply to the species as a whole, to individuals, or to male individuals. It also applies to related species like mountain lions.Rate it:

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lionAn individual who shows strength and courage, attributes associated with the lion.Rate it:

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lionThe arms of the University of the West Indies are Barry wavy of six Argent and Azure an open Book proper bound Gules garnished Or on a Chief of the third a Lion passant guardant Erminois. Crest: A Pelican proper. . See talk page.Rate it:

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Lion of JudahJesus ChristRate it:

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Lion of Judahthe emperor Haile Selassie of EthiopiaRate it:

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lion's shareThe majority; a large or generous portion.Rate it:

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a bad carpenter blames his toolsAlternative form of a bad workman always blames his tools.Rate it:

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lick his bootsTo try too hard to please someone important.Rate it:

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a bad workman always blames his toolsIt is not the tools we use which make us good, but rather how we employ them.Rate it:

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a man's home is his castle(US) a proverbial expression of personal privacy and securityRate it:

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rest his soulUsed parenthetically to mark the referent as being deceased.Rate it:

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sent him home to his mamaGot a divorce.Rate it:

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a fool and his money are soon partedIt is easy to get money from foolish people, especially rich ones.Rate it:

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an englishman's home is his castle(UK) a proverbial expression of personal privacy and securityRate it:

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and his motherServes as an intensifier for an inclusive noun or phrase such as everyone, anyone, each someone or all someones.Rate it:

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down with his apple-cartKnock or throw him down.Rate it:

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each to his ownEveryone is entitled to their own opinion or tastes.My housemate is a strict vegan. I personally could never not eat meat, but each to his own.Rate it:

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every jack has his jilleverybody will find someone to have a romantic relationship with at some point in their lifeRate it:

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everybody and his cousinEverybody; a huge crowd; too many people.Rate it:

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everybody and his motherA large assortment of people.Rate it:

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everyone and his brotherA large number of people; most people.Rate it:

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everyone and his motherA large assortment of people.Rate it:

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give someone his headTo allow (someone) to act without constraint: to give (someone) free rein.Rate it:

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give the devil his dueTo acknowledge the positive qualities of a person who is unpleasant or disliked.Rate it:

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haul his ashesA euphemism for sexual intercourse.Rate it:

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his back is upHe is offended or angry; an expression or idea taken from a cat; that animal, when angry, always raising its back. An allusion also sometimes used to jeer a crooked man.Rate it:

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it is a wise child that knows his own fatherOne can never be sure of paternity.Rate it:

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knock some sense into his headDepression Expression: During the Depression, there was little empathy for the unemployed. Pundits identified the loafer, the hobo, the bum, the specified lazy-boy, the uninspired, those lacking ambition as needing a wakeup Call.Rate it:

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knock someone off his perchTo defeat or overcome someone who was in a dominant position.Rate it:

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one of his majesty's bad bargainsA worthless soldier, a malingeror.Rate it:

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Out of His SkullCrazy, Demented, Nuts, 'Gone Bananas!Rate it:

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put somebody in his placeTo bring somebody down; to humble or insult.Rate it:

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