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best of the bunchThe best or most preferred person or item within a group.Rate it:

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get one's panties in a bunchTo become overwrought or unnecessarily upset over a trivial matter.Rate it:

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thanks a bunchA mildly sarcastic thank you.Rate it:

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thanks a bunchAn unsarcastic thank you.Rate it:

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hunger is the best spiceWhen one is hungry, anything will taste good.Rate it:

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revenge is a dish best served coldAn expression that emotional detachment is ideal when taking revenge, as one is righting the wrongs that have been done to the doer.Rate it:

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do the best and live the restFirst do your work with your 100% dont think about the resultRate it:

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as best one canIn the best possible way, given the circumstances.Rate it:

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at bestIn the most favorable of conditions; at the most.Rate it:

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at the best of timesAt most.Rate it:

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attack is the best form of defenceIn a battle, attacking the opposition first is better than waiting for them to attack.Rate it:

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best betThe best proposal or plan.Rate it:

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best laid plansA proverbial expression used to signify the futility of making detailed plans when the outcome is uncertain.Rate it:

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best of both worldsA combination of two seemingly contradictory benefits.Rate it:

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best regardsUsed as a polite closing of a letter.Rate it:

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best thing since sliced breadAlternative form of greatest thing since sliced bread.Rate it:

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best thing since sliced panAlternative form of greatest thing since sliced bread.Rate it:

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best-kept secretA significant fact or characteristic that is not well-known.Rate it:

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diamonds are a girl's best friendA statement that suggests, while love is a luxury, material wealth (particularly jewellery) is more valuable in the long run.Rate it:

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experience is the best teacherLessons learned from experience are the most lasting.Rate it:

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give it one's best shotTo make one's best effort or attempt; to try as hard as possible.Rate it:

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he who laughs last laughs bestsuccess is better after having previously endured ridicule.Rate it:

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honesty is the best policyHonesty is the most honorable and fulfilling way to live one's life.Rate it:

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hunger is the best sauceBeing hungry makes one less concerned about the taste of one's food.Rate it:

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laughter is the best medicineIt is healthy to laugh.Rate it:

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level bestThe very best that one can do.Rate it:

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put one's best foot forwardTo show oneself in the best or most positive way possible; to make a favorable impression.Rate it:

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six of the bestSix strokes with a cane, a traditional school punishment.Rate it:

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Sunday bestA person's finest clothing, especially the clothes one reserves to wear to church on Sunday.Rate it:

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hurler on the ditchAn opinionated person who offers (unsolicited and often unwanted) advice on the best way to handle a situation.Rate it:

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what's done is doneEvents that have already taken place cannot be changed and actions that have already been committed cannot be undone, so it is best not to dwell on them.Rate it:

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crème de la crèmeBest of the best; something that's superlative. The very best.Rate it:

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desperate times call for desperate measuresIn adverse circumstances actions that might have been rejected under other circumstances may become the best choice.Rate it:

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omgTo start; never end conversation of the best conversation you ever had in your life .Rate it:

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play old harryBlenkiron and I have been moving in the best circles as skilled American engineers who are going to play Old Harry with the British on the Tigris. — John Buchan, "Greenmantle", 1916..Rate it:

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sell ice to eskimosTo persuade people to go against their best interests or to accept something unnecessary or preposterous.Rate it:

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as far as one knowsTo the best of one's knowledge.Rate it:

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be the way to goRepresent the best of all possible options or courses of action; pre-eminate over all other choices or alternatives.Rate it:

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cakewalkA contest in which cake was offered for the best dancers.Rate it:

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cherry pickTo select only the best from a range of options.Rate it:

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cherry pickingSelecting only the best from a group or other range of choices.Rate it:

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cherry-pickTo pick out the best, or most desirable items from a list or group, especially to obtain some advantage or to present something in the best possible light.Rate it:

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crab mentalityA way of thinking best described by the phrase "if I can't have it, neither can you." The metaphor refers to a pot of crabs in which one tries to escape over the side, but is relentlessly pulled down by the others in the pot.Rate it:

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crème de la crèmeBest of the best; something superlative. The very best.Rate it:

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crème de la crèmecrème de la crème (the best of something)Rate it:

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cream of the cropThe best or most desirable among some selection.Rate it:

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dead men tell no talesOnce someone is dead, they can no longer communicate, hence killing someone is the best way to keep him/her quiet.Rate it:

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deliver the message to garciaProgrammers are consistently dehumanized because so many do indeed deliver the message to Garcia only to be at best ignored.Rate it:

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drive-by mediaMedia professionals who "spray" a bunch of repetitive misstatements, mistaken and misinterpreted news reports to cause excitement and confusion. They then figuratively "drive off" leaving the cleanup of their mess and hysteria to others, to correct and properly explain and interpret.Rate it:

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drug of choiceThe best-choice medication to treat a particular medical problem.Rate it:

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