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a bird in the hand is worth two in the bushIt is preferable to have a small but certain advantage than a mere potential of a greater one.Rate it:

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bird in the handShortened form of "a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush".Rate it:

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hand in handNaturally, ordinarily or predictably together; commonly having a correlation or relationship.Rate it:

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go hand in handOf two things, to be closely related or to go together well; see hand in hand.Rate it:

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go hand in handOf two people, to hold hands.Rate it:

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hand in handHolding or clasping hands.Rate it:

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the hand that rocks the cradle is the hand that rules the worldAlternative form of the hand that rocks the cradle rules the world.Rate it:

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ghetto birdA police helicopter, specifically in the context of patrolling or searching impoverished, high-crime urban areas (the ghetto).Rate it:

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a little bird told meOf information which was gathered from a source not to be overtly exposed.Rate it:

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bird in the bosomA secret pledge that one makes for another.Rate it:

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bird of one's own brainOne's own idea or conception.Rate it:

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bird's-eye viewThe view from directly or high above.Rate it:

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dicky-birdA insignificant sound or thing.Rate it:

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dicky-birdEndearing term for a small bird, often used when talking with young children.Rate it:

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early birdA person who wakes early or arrives early, typically before most others.Rate it:

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early bird catches the wormAlternative form of early bird gets the worm.Rate it:

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eat like a birdTo eat in small amounts rather than in a single full meal.Rate it:

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free as a birdHaving no ties; completely free.Rate it:

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sing like a birdto divulge secrets with little coercionRate it:

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sing like a birdto have a beautiful singing voiceRate it:

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strange birdAn unusual person, especially an individual with an idiosyncratic personality or peculiar behavioral characteristics.Rate it:

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the early bird catches the wormthe early bird gets the wormRate it:

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the early bird gets the wormWhoever arrives first has the best chance of success; some opportunities are only available to the first competitors.Rate it:

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dab handexpertRate it:

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free handfree reinRate it:

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the upper handAn advantage or lead.Rate it:

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hand inTo give something to a responsible person.Rate it:

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hand offTo pass or transfer something to someone.Rate it:

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back of one's handA slap.Rate it:

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at handBeing at the moment the center of attention or the cause of trouble.Rate it:

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at handNear; soon; approaching; imminent.Rate it:

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at handReadily available; within easy reach; nearby.Rate it:

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back of one's handA display of disrespect or scorn.Rate it:

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bear a handto make haste; to help quickly (used mostly in the imperative)Rate it:

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bite the hand that feeds oneTo cause harm to a benefactor.Rate it:

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bite the hand that feeds youTo cause harm to a benefactor.Rate it:

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bottom handUsed other than as an idiom: see bottom, hand.Rate it:

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bottom handWith a standard batting grip, the hand placed further down the handle of the bat; the batsman's dominant hand, providing most power to a shot.Rate it:

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by handManually; without the use of automation or machines.Rate it:

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by one's own handAs a result of one's own actions, especially with reference to death by suicide.Rate it:

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caught with one's hand in the cookie jarObserved or apprehended while committing a theft, especially while embezzling money.Rate it:

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count on one handThe seeming low number of occasions when this particular problem was not automatically resolved.Rate it:

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eat out of somebody's handTo behave in a docile, submissive way towards somebody.Rate it:

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eat out of someone's handTo behave in a docile, submissive way towards somebody.Rate it:

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fill one's handTo draw one's handgun, especially for an armed confrontation.Rate it:

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force someone's handBring about a situation which necessitates an agent to act, often causing a plan to be executed prematurely.Rate it:

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give somebody a handTo help, aid, or assist.Rate it:

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give someone a handTo help, aid, or assist.Rate it:

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give someone a handTo applaud or clap (also to give (someone) a big hand).Rate it:

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hand downTo transmit in succession, as from father to son, or from predecessor to successor.Rate it:

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