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can't waitTo eagerly anticipate; to find it unbearable to wait for a forthcoming pleasurable event.Rate it:

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you can lead a horse to water but you can't make him drinkYou can show someone how to do something, but you can't make them do it.Rate it:

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from can see to can't seeFrom the time when it is barely light enough to see until there is no light remaining whatsoever: from sunup to sundown, from dawn to duskRate it:

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one can run but one can't hideThere is nothing someone can do to evade something.You can run but you can't hide.Rate it:

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all things come to those who wait(dated) A patient seeker will be satisfied in due time; patience is a virtue.Rate it:

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wait for the other shoe to dropTo await a seemingly inevitable event, especially one which is not desirable.Rate it:

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good things come to those who waitA patient seeker will be satisfied in due time; patience is a virtue.Rate it:

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time and tide wait for no manaction is necessary without delayRate it:

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wait for the other shoe to dropTo defer action or decision until another matter is finished or resolved.Rate it:

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just you wait and see!Wait calmly and the results shall appear and surprise YOU"Rate it:

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lie in waitprepare an ambushRate it:

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wait for itUsed to draw attention to and build suspense, often ironically, for a remark to come.Rate it:

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wait for the ball to dropTo wait in expectation of an occurrence.Rate it:

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wait on hand, foot and fingerAlternative form of wait on hand and foot.Rate it:

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wait on someone hand, foot and fingerAlternative form of wait on hand and foot.Rate it:

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wait on someone hand, foot, and fingerAlternative form of wait on hand and foot.Rate it:

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wait outTo wait through (something); wait (through) till the end; patiently endure.Rate it:

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wait upTo stay awake waiting for somebody to return.Rate it:

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wait upWait.Rate it:

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wait upon hand and footAlternative form of wait on hand and foot.Rate it:

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I can tell youEmphasises the truth of a statement.Rate it:

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water canAny of several species of Nuphar; the yellow frog lily; so called from the shape of the seed vessel.Rate it:

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you can catch more flies with honey than with vinegarIt's easier to persuade others with polite requests and a positive attitude than with rude demands and negativity.Rate it:

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you can't always get what you wantIt is not always possible to get what is wanted.Rate it:

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you can't polish a turd(vulgar) Something inherently bad cannot be improved.Rate it:

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don't drive faster than your guardian angel can flyDriving (a vehicle) very fast is a dangerous act.Rate it:

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I can tell youUsed other than as an idiom: see I, can, tell, you.Rate it:

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position can be far left or right life to allow for tilting...You must allow tilting when photographing the subject.TRate it:

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you can't educate porkWhen somebody won't listen to reason.Rate it:

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you can put lipstick on a pig, but it is still a pigYou can try to change something or one's outward appearance, but it will not change the inward appearance. Even if you put lipstick on a pig, it will always roll in mud and grunt.Rate it:

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you can hang your hat on thatIt's something to put faith in, to rely upon or trust (when used in a positive connotation).Rate it:

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a cat can look at a kingAlternative form of a cat may look at a king.1982, A J Ayer, Rate it:

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money can't buy happinessMoney can buy external things, but true happiness comes from inside.Rate it:

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you can say that againThat is very true.Rate it:

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a golden key can open any doorSufficient money can accomplish anything.Rate it:

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if you can't take the heat, get out of the kitchenIf you cannot handle the pressure, you should not be in a position where you have to deal with it.Rate it:

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more than you can shake a stick atAlternative form of more than one can shake a stick at.Rate it:

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you can't take it with youIt is not possible to take one's material wealth to whatever world may await one after death.1900, E. Phillips Oppenheim, A Millionaire of Yesterday, ch. 6:"The clause whichRate it:

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an offer one can't refuseAn offer from one side in any transaction with terms so attractive that the other side is almost guaranteed to accept.Rate it:

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an offer one can't refuseAn offer from one side in any transaction with the results of failing to accept so unattractive that the other side is almost guaranteed to accept.Rate it:

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as best one canIn the best possible way, given the circumstances.Rate it:

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before you can say jack robinsonVery quickly. Quicker than you expect.Rate it:

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beggars can't be choosers(proverb) When resources are limited, one must accept even substandard gifts.Rate it:

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bite off more than one can chewTo try to do too much; to take on or attempt more than one is capable of doing.Rate it:

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booze canA nightclub or bar, especially one which operates illegally or is otherwise disreputable.Rate it:

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can itTo silence; to quit doing something; to put an end to something.Rate it:

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can of wormsA complex, troublesome situation arising when a decision or action produces considerable subsequent problems.Rate it:

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can of wormsA troublesome situation; an issue whose resolution is difficult or contentious, but not necessarily complex.Rate it:

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can't get enoughTo greatly enjoy; to like a lotRate it:

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can't make ends meetTto earn just enough money to avoid getting into debt.Rate it:

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