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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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brass ringOne and one half inch diameter iron rings were offered riders on a Carousel by a dispensing device alongside: A Brass Ring was inserted into the dispenser at random. The Carousel Rider who succeeded in snatching the Brass Ring was rewarded A Free Ride upon return to the Operator of the Brass Ring:Rate it:

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brass ringFiguratively, a prize or goal. Often used with respect to employment goals e.g. promotion, better job, etc.Rate it:

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brass farthingSomething worthless or of small value.Rate it:

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brass monkeyA cocktail of vodka, rum and orange juice, sometimes with the addition of galliano.Rate it:

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brass monkeyA kind of inexpensive liqueur.Rate it:

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brass monkeyAn Australian beer.Rate it:

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brass monkeySaid of the weather when it is very cold.Rate it:

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brass monkeysVery cold.Rate it:

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brass neckA person with gall.Rate it:

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brass neckGall, shamelessness, cheek.Rate it:

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brass-neckTo behave boldly or shamelessly.Rate it:

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brass-neckedNervy; cheeky; shameless.Rate it:

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get down to brass tacksDeal with the important details.Rate it:

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not worth a brass farthingWorth nothing or next to nothing.Rate it:

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top brassA group of people who are the leaders or heads of an organization.Rate it:

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where there's muck there's brass(UK, Irish) There is money to be made in unpleasant dirty jobs.Rate it:

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avoir du pois layStealing brass weights off the counters of shops.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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french hornbrass instrumentRate 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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