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before someone's timeFrom before one was born or old enough to be aware of the world.Rate it:

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before someone's timeAt a stage in one's life, development, etc. that seems premature.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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from time to timeC. 1595, William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet, act 3, sc. 3.Rate it:

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from time to timeOccasionally; sometimes; once in a while.Rate it:

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time after timeAgain and again; repeatedly; every time; always.Rate it:

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put the cart before the horseTo put things in the wrong order or with the wrong priorities.Rate it:

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age before beautyA phrase said to allow older people to go before younger ones.Rate it:

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before you can say jack robinsonVery quickly. Quicker than you expect.Rate it:

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boldly go where no man has gone beforeTo break new ground.Rate it:

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bros before hoes(US, informal) A man should prioritize his male friends over his girlfriend or wife.Rate it:

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bros before hosAlternative spelling of bros before hoes.Rate it:

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business before pleasureAn admonishment that discharging one's obligations must take precedence over devoting time to pursuits meant solely for one's own gratification.Rate it:

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calm before the stormA period of peace before a disturbance or crisis; an unnatural or false calm before a storm.Rate it:

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cast pearls before swineTo give things of value to those who will not understand or appreciate it.Rate it:

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chicks before dicksA woman should prioritize her female friends over her boyfriend or husband.Rate it:

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don't count your chickens before they're hatchedYou should not count on something before it happens.Rate it:

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kneel beforeTo kneel in front of someone or something, especially in order to worship or supplicate.Rate it:

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lie beforeto put oneself at the whim of, to bow down toRate it:

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lie before(especially of something honorific) to be situated in front ofRate it:

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look before you leapDon't jump into something too precipitously; be at least a bit foresightful or circumspect.Rate it:

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pride comes before a fallA person who is extremely proud of his or her abilities will often suffer a setback or failure, because he or she tends to be overconfident and to make errors of judgment.Rate it:

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pride cometh before a fallAlternative form of pride comes before a fall.Rate it:

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pride goes before a fallAlternative form of pride comes before a fall.Rate it:

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pride goeth before a fallAlternative form of pride comes before a fall.Rate it:

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pride wenteth before a fallAlternative form of pride comes before a fall.Rate it:

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sisters before mistersA woman should prioritize her female friends over her boyfriend or husband.Rate it:

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the calm before the stormA period of peace before a disturbance or crisis; an unnatural or false calm before a storm.Rate it:

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wrap it before you tap itwear a condom before sexual intercourse.Rate it:

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not give someone the time of dayTo ignore someone deliberately; to refuse to talk or pay attention to someone.Rate it:

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give someone a hard timeTo cause difficulty or make trouble for someone.Rate it:

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give someone a hard timeTo tease, kid, or rib someone.Rate it:

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for the time beingTemporarily; until later.Rate it:

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in the nick of timeAt the last possible moment; at the last minute.Rate it:

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third time's a charmOne is sure to succeed at a task or event on the third try.Rate it:

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a stitch in time saves nineA little effort expended sooner to fix a small problem prevents it from becoming a larger problem requiring more effort to fix later; A little preparation can eliminate the need for repairs later; consistency (achieving a set rhythm) is better than trying to rush ahead.Rate it:

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in the right place at the right timeAt a location where something good is about to happen at just the time of its occurrence; lucky; fortunate; able to obtain a benefit due to circumstances, rather than due to merit.Rate it:

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a stich in time saves nineWhat ever work you have you should perform the and there, thereby your work being helped others work.Rate it:

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a week is a long time in politicsIn politics, a lot of change can happen in a short space of time.Rate it:

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about timeClose to the right time.Rate it:

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about timeFar past the desired time.Rate it:

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ahead of one's timeShowing characteristics of changes yet to be; present in one's work before later advances in the field; coming earlier than could be generally accepted.Rate it:

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all the timeAlways; constantly; for the complete duration.Rate it:

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all the timeVery often; frequently.Rate it:

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at this point in timeRight now.Rate it:

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behind its timeShowing characteristics of the past; present in one's work after later advances in the field; coming later than could be generally accepted.Rate it:

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behind timeLate, arriving late.Rate it:

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bide one's timeTo wait, especially for a suitable opportunity.Rate it:

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borrowed timeA period of time whose precise duration is not known but which can be expected to be quite limited, and at the end of which one's situation, benefits, or opportunities will be entirely terminated.Rate it:

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buy timePurposefully cause a delay to something, in order to achieve something else.Rate it:

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