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bold as brassVery bold; very brave.Rate it:

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fortune favors the boldLuck is usually on the side of those who take chances and risks.Rate it:

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fortune favours the boldAlternative form of fortune favors the bold.Rate it:

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she came in from the cold with her bold, brazen, out-spoken, take on the world positive attitude.Speaking her mind, daring to take on/face challenges, speaking up and speaking out, not staying shut to anyone, ready/willing to face whatever life/anyone dishes out to her.Rate it:

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broad strokesDevelopments, movements, or descriptions presented in a bold or sweeping manner, without intricacy, adornment, or subtlety.Rate it:

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derring dobold actionRate it:

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feel one's oatsTo feel energetic or frisky; to behave in a vigorous or bold manner.Rate it:

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fortune favors the braveAlternative form of fortune favors the bold.Rate it:

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fortune favours the braveAlternative form of fortune favors the bold.Rate it:

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over the topBold; beyond normal, expected, or reasonable limits; excessive; outrageous.Rate it:

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phone it into make an unseemly timid performance; to be restrained and timid when bold action is called forRate it:

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take the offensiveTo attack instead of defending; to be bold and proactive.Rate it:

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throw dirt enough, and some will stickIf enough allegations are made about someone or something, then even if they are all untrue, people's opinion of the person or thing will be diminished.1759, John Wesley, letter to John Downes, Rector of St. Michael's, Wood Street, read at Wesley Center Online at [1] on 14 Oct 06.I hope...that you are ignorant of the whole affair, and are so bold only because you are blind...And blind enough; so that you blunder on through thick and thin, bespattering all that come in your way, according to the old, laudable maxim, 'Throw dirt enough, and some will stick.'1857, Thomas Hughes, Tom Brown's Schooldays, read at fullbooks.com on 14 Oct 06,But whatever harm a spiteful tongue could do them, he took care should be done. Only throw dirt enough, and some will stick.1864, John Henry Newman, Apologia Pro Vita Sua, Penguin Classics (1994), p. 10,Archbishop Whately used to say Rate it:

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