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blue-sky thinkingThinking that is not grounded or in touch in the realities of the present.Rate it:

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blue-sky thinkingOpen-minded thinking.Rate it:

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thinking capWithdraw mentally in order to consider options, costs, possible unknown factors.Rate it:

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wishful thinkingDecision-making based on self-delusion.Rate it:

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wishful thinkingThe illusion that what one would like is actually true.Rate it:

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the sky is the limitNothing is impossible or out of reachRate it:

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pie in the skyIt is an offer to give something good to someone, however there is nothing firm about it or it is unlikely to materialize.Rate it:

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blow sky highTo totally destroy and cause to explodeRate it:

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pie in the skyA belief that one's wildest dreams shall come true. A devotee, of pie in the sky is prone to believe the most impossible possibility. The taller the tale you can spin, the greater chance he'll buy into it!Rate it:

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the sky is the moonA new modern combination of "the sky is the limit" and "shoot for the moon".Rate it:

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caught between the devil and the deep blue seaHaving a choice between two alternatives, both undesirable.Rate it:

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Blue BloodsDeprecating Term for 'Upper Class People', also - - - - Upper-Crust' 'Rich BitchesRate it:

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admiral of the blueA landlord or publican wearing a blue apron, as was formerly the custom among men of that vocation.Rate it:

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black and blueCovered in bruises.Rate it:

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blue bookA book of statistics or almanac, usually published by an agency or as a trade publication.Rate it:

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blue bookUsed other than as an idiom: see blue, book.Rate it:

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blue chamberA forbidden room.Rate it:

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blue devilsLow spirits; depression.Rate it:

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blue moonA long time.Rate it:

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blue moonSomething absurd.Rate it:

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blue moonThe moon tinted towards blue as it appears in the sky, caused by dust or smoke in the atmosphere.Rate it:

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blue moonThe third full moon in a quarter that contains four rather than the usual three full moons.Rate it:

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blue moviea pornographic filmRate it:

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blue noteNotes added to the major scale for expressive quality in jazz and blues music, particularly the flatted third, fifth and seventh.Rate it:

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blue stateA state of the United States voting Democratic in a given election, or tending to vote Democratic in general.Rate it:

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blue wall of silenceStrict secretiveness maintained by the members of a police force with respect to information which might be contrary to their interests, especially information concerning questionable police actions.Rate it:

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blue whalelargest mammalRate it:

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blue-eyedSomeone's favorite, as in blue-eyed boyRate it:

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blue-eyednaiveRate it:

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blue-eyedperformed by whites (Caucasians): blue-eyed jazzRate it:

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blue-eyedCaucasian: blue-eyed performerRate it:

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blue-eyedOf a person or animal, having blue eyes.Rate it:

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blue-eyed boySomeone's favourite, especially a young one.Rate it:

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go blueOf states and counties, to be carried by a Democratic candidate in a given U.S. election.Rate it:

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happens once in a blue moonAn astronomical event which occurs quite infrequently and observable from the earth.Rate it:

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like a blue-arsed flyTo be frantic, harried or restlessRate it:

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once in a blue moonNever.Rate it:

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once in a blue moonVery rarely; very infrequently.Rate it:

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out of the blueUnexpectedly; without warning or preparation.Rate it:

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peacock bluecolourRate it:

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scream blue murderTo protest loudly or angrily.Rate it:

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talk a blue streakTo talk for a long time, at great length, or to the point of tedium.Rate it:

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true blueIndubitably loyal or faithful.Rate it:

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true bluestaunchly loyalRate it:

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turn the air blueTo speak a stream of bad language; to curse and swear.Rate it:

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until one is blue in the faceForever; for a hopelessly long time.Rate it:

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baby bluesBlue eyes.Rate it:

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blurt outTo say suddenly, without thinking.Rate it:

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new schoolA style, way of thinking, or method for accomplishing a task that is typical of the current era, as opposed to former eras.Rate it:

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the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get(vulgar) The sexual satisfactions that one receives from a spouse or romantic partner are not sufficient to compensate for the significant periods of bad faith and unpleasant treatment which such relationships routinely involve.1971, Allen Churchill, The Literary Decade, ISBN 9780135375228:Years later she expressed her disillusionment with sex by saying, "The fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get."1999, Ben Sonnenberg, Lost Property: Memoirs and Confessions of a Bad Boy, ISBN 9781582430454, p. 93:Maitland got drunk at his parties and threw his arm around you and pulled you over to his wife and made you look down her dress, saying, "The trouble with marriage is that the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get."2008, Joseph Heywood, Blue Wolf In Green Fire, ISBN 9781599213590, p. 63:"I can't believe a little pussy got me into dis mess." "Shit happens," Service said. "Sometimes the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get."Rate it:

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