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bring to lightTo expose or disclose something that was hidden or unknown.Rate it:

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beginning to see the lightan awakening, an awareness, sudden realization, recognizing a situation.Rate it:

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light intoAttack.Rate it:

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better to light a single candle than to curse the darknessIn the face of bad times or hopelessness, it is more worthwhile to do some good, however small, in response than to complain about the situation.Rate it:

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cast/shed/throw light on sthto make a problem,etc easier to understandRate it:

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come to lightTo become known; to be revealed.Rate it:

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go out like a lightTo fall asleep quickly.Rate it:

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green lightA traffic light in its green state .Rate it:

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green lightApproval, or permission to proceed.Rate it:

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hide one's light under a bushelFor a person to keep some talent or skill hidden from other people. The tone is that a person having a talent which they can be proud of ought not hide it.Rate it:

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idiot lightAny warning light or indicator on the dashboard of a car, designed to alert the driver of problems, such as the parking brake being on or the oil being low.Rate it:

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in light ofGiven, considering.Rate it:

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in the light ofIn the illumination from.Rate it:

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leading lightAn acclaimed expert, one of the foremost experts, a luminary.Rate it:

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let there be lightUsed as a metaphor for the spread of wisdomRate it:

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let there be lightUsed other than as an idiom: see let, there, be, light.Rate it:

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light a fire underTo start sooner or move faster.Rate it:

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light as a featherextremely light, having minimal weightRate it:

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light at the end of the tunnelA better situation after long hardship.Rate it:

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light bucketNickname for a reflecting telescope, especially one with a relatively large aperture and suitable for observing deep sky objects such as nebulae and galaxies.Rate it:

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light in the loafersGay; homosexual.Rate it:

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light middleweighttype of boxerRate it:

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light middleweightboxing categoryRate it:

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light paintingThe artistic technique of moving a light source to selectively illuminate parts of the subject or scene a camera is recording (at a slow shutter speed), or to shine directly into the camera and in this way sketch.Rate it:

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light paintingCamera painting, the artistic technique of moving a camera (while it records at a low shutter speed) such that light sources appear in multiple places or as streaks in the resulting photograph, the "painting".Rate it:

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light paintingA painting created using one of these techniques.Rate it:

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light paintingUsed other than as an idiom: see light, painting.Rate it:

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light upTo become light, to brighten.Rate it:

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light upTo bring light to something, to brighten.Rate it:

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light upTo light a cigarette, pipe, etc.Rate it:

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make light ofTo regard without due seriousness; to joke or disregard inappropriately.Rate it:

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many hands make light workA large number of people co-operating can perform tasks easily.Rate it:

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out like a lightAsleep or unconscious, particularly if this has occurred suddenly and the sleep is deep.Rate it:

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put on the red lightto advertise oneself as a prostituteRate it:

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ray of lighta path a photon or a group of photons takes through space, visible as a column of lightRate it:

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ray of lightan inspiring or enlightening person or thingRate it:

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red lightA sign of a brothel.Rate it:

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red lightA warning light, especially as a traffic signal indicating ‘stop’..Rate it:

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red lightDenial to proceed. Ruling out of any possibility.Rate it:

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run a red lightTo pass through the traffic light when the red light is on.Rate it:

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run a red lightTo enter a restricted area. To trespass.Rate it:

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run a red lightTo falsely accuse someone of wrongdoing.Rate it:

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run a red lightTo pass a political bill that is clearly based on false premises.Rate it:

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run a red lightTo claim a position that one does not rightfully earn.Rate it:

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see the lightTo gain an understanding of something previously not understood, especially in a sudden insight.Rate it:

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see the lightTo undergo a spiritual conversion.Rate it:

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shed light uponIlluminate to the understanding; make intelligible; clarify or explain (something unknown).Rate it:

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stand in one's own lightTo take a position which is harmful to one's own interests.Rate it:

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sweetness and lightThat which is good, pure, pleasant, etc.Rate it:

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