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better an egg today than a hen tomorrowIt is better to have a sure thing now than a possibility of more later.Rate it:

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half a loaf is better than nonePossession or attainment of a partial object, achievement, result, etc is preferable to having no object, achievement, or result at all.Rate it:

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better dead than redIt is preferable to be deceased rather than to be either a Communist or ruled by Communists.Rate it:

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better dead than RedAlternative form of better dead than red.Rate it:

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better safe than sorryIt is preferable to be cautious in one's choices and actions than to suffer afterwards.Rate it:

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better than a poke in the eyeAlternative form of better than a poke in the eye with a sharp stickRate it:

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better than a poke in the eye with a burnt stickAlternative form of better than a poke in the eye with a sharp stickRate it:

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better than a poke in the eye with a rusty nailAlternative form of better than a poke in the eye with a sharp stickRate it:

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better than a poke in the eye with a sharp stickBetter than nothing; not unsatisfactory but also not a reason for enthusiastic excitement.Rate it:

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better than a poke in the eye with a shitty stickAlternative form of better than a poke in the eye with a sharp stickRate it:

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better than sexSuperlative; wonderful.Rate it:

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better the devil you know than the devil you don'tAlternative form of better the devil you know than the devil you don't know.Rate it:

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better the devil you know than the devil you don't knowSomething bad and familiar is better than something bad and unknown.Rate it:

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better the devil you know than the one you don'tAlternative form of better the devil you know than the devil you don't know.Rate it:

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better the devil you know than the one you don't knowAlternative form of better the devil you know than the devil you don't know.Rate it:

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better to be late than be dead on timeIt is better to arrive late than to risk your life speeding to a destination.Rate it:

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better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at allHaving experience of love, even if it ended, is better than having no experience of love.Love is worthwhile despite the pain involved in separation.Rate it:

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better to light a single candle than to curse the darknessIn the face of bad times or hopelessness, it is more worthwhile to do some good, however small, in response than to complain about the situation.Rate it:

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half a loaf is better than no breadAlternative form of half a loaf is better than none.Rate it:

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half a loaf is better than no loafAlternative form of half a loaf is better than none.Rate it:

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it's better to ask forgiveness than permissionThe value of acting promptly and making a mistake requiring forgiveness is greater than value of delaying to get permission.Rate it:

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make a better door than a windowTo obstruct someone's view, especially as a result of thoughtlessness.Rate it:

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prevention is better than cureit is better to prevent the creation of a bad thing, than to destroy it.Rate it:

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two heads are better than oneSome problems may be solved more easily by two (or more) people working together than by one working alone.Rate it:

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hen's teethAnything very rare or impossible to obtain is said to be like finding hen’s teeth.Rate it:

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hen's teethPlural form of hen's tooth.Rate it:

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hen's toothAnything not naturally occuring.Rate it:

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mother henA female chicken who bears eggs or chicks.Rate it:

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mother henAn outspoken and overprotective woman dealing with others' affairs.Rate it:

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today we are allAugust 12, 2008:, Robert Barnes, "McCain to Georgian President: "Today, We Are All Georgians"", Washington Post.Rate it:

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jam todayAvailability of a resource at the present date.Rate it:

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today we are allAn expression indicating that the speaker empathizes with members of an identifiable group that was the subject of a disaster, and projects that others empathize as well.Rate it:

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today we are allMarch 11, 2004: Denis MacShane, Guardian Unlimited.Rate it:

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today we are allSeptember 12, 2001: Jean-Marie Colombani, "Today, We Are All Americans", Le Monde.Rate it:

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what date is it todayWhat is the date?Rate it:

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what day is it todayUsed to ask for the current day of the week or of the month.Rate it:

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as if there were no tomorrowto an excessive degree, desperately, very quickly or very muchRate it:

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are you doing anything tomorrowAsks if someone is busy tomorrow, possibly to invite them to do something if they are available.Rate it:

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as if there is no tomorrowAlternative form of as if there were no tomorrowRate it:

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as if there was no tomorrowAlternative form of as if there were no tomorrowRate it:

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jam tomorrowPromised benefits that never arrive.Rate it:

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like there is no tomorrowto an excessive degree, desperately, very quickly or very muchRate it:

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like there was no tomorrowAlternative form of as if there were no tomorrowRate it:

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see you tomorrowUsed as a farewell, stating that the speaker and interlocutor will see each other the next day.Rate it:

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tomorrow is another dayTomorrow will bring new opportunities and a fresh start for one's endeavors.1600, author unknown, "Phillidaes Love-call to her Coridon, and his replying" (song), in England's Helicon, printed at London by I.R. for John Flasket:Phil. Yonder comes my Mother, Coridon,whether shall I flie?Cor. Under yonder Beech my lovely one,while she passeth by.Say to her thy true-Love was not heere,remember, remember,to morrow is another day:1896, Amelia E. Barr, A Knight of the Nets, ch. 8:"Well, well, my dear lass, to-night we cannot work, but we may sleep. . . . Keep a still heart tonight, and tomorrow is another day."1936, Margaret Mitchell, Gone with the Wind, ch. 63:"Tomorrow, I'll think of some way to get him back. After all, tomorrow is another day."2005, Fran Schumer, "JERSEY: In Princeton, Taking On Harvard's Fuss About Women," New York Times, 19 June (retrieved 18 Aug. 2009):"Half of me is depressedRate it:

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a wild goose never laid a tame eggmost things are inherited and predeterminedRate it:

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egg onTo encourage or coax a person to do something, especially something foolhardy or reckless.Rate it:

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bad eggSomeone whose behaviour is reprehensible or irresponsible; a rogue.Rate it:

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bad eggdisreputable characterRate it:

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curate's eggA thing which has good and bad parts.Rate it:

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