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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 handHolding or clasping hands.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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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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talk to the handUsed usually sarcastically to dismiss another person's argument by indicating that the speaker (or writer) is not prepared to hear (or read) anything further that the other person has to say (or write). It is often used while simultaneously holding up the hand with the palm facing the speaker.Rate 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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hat in handWith humility; in an apologetic or self-effacing fashion.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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