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change handsTo become the property of someone else; to be bought or sold.
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and changeAnd some quantity, but less than the increment to the next round number.
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change of tackThe act of tacking, turning into the wind so the sail moves to the opposite side.
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change of tackA reversal of an opinion.
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change overto convert to, to make a transition from one system to another
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chump changeA sum of money considered to be insignificant.
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chump changeAn amount of remuneration, reward, or other monetary recompense considered to be insultingly small.
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chump-changeOf or pertaining to something of little monetary value.
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for a changeAs a departure from the usual.
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loose changeCoins of little value kept in one's pocket or bag.
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loose changeA sum of money considered small or insignificant.
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plus ça changeAlthough the outward appearance may change, fundamentals are constant.
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plus ça changeThe more it changes, the more it's the same thing (sometimes loosely translated as the more things change, the more they stay the same).
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sea changeA profound transformation.
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small changeA minor or insignificant amount of money.
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change of heartA change of one's opinion, belief or decision.
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change of lifeMenopause.
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change one's mindTo convince someone to make a decision differing from what a previous one.
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change one's mindTo decide differently than one had decided before.
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change one's tuneTo change one's story.
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change one's tuneTo reconsider; rethink; to reach a different conclusion.
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change someone's mindTo convince someone to make a decision differing from what a previous one.
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change the channelTo redirect someone's attention.
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change horses in midstreamTo change plans or approaches at an inopportune time, such as when an effort is already underway, generally considered an inadvisable thing to do.
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never change a running systemDon't change something that is working
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a leopard cannot change its spotsOne cannot change one's own nature.1597, William Shakespeare, Richard II Act i, Scene 1 (First Folio):King. Lyons make Leopards tame.Mowbray. Yea but not change his ?pots.1611, King James Version of the Bible, Jeremiah 13:23:Can the Ethiopian change his skin, or the leopard his spots?1820, Walter Scott, Ivanhoe Chapter 32:End now all unkindness. Let us put the Jew to ransom, since the leopard will not change his spots, and a Jew he will continue to be.1918, Johnston McCulley, Thubway Tham's Inthane Moment:The leopard cannot change his spots, old boy.
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hands upPut your hands up (if you wish to participate).
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hands upSurrender (by raising your hands)!
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dishpan handsHands which are rough, reddish, and dry, as from irritation and chafing caused by immersion in hot water mixed with detergent.
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hands downWithout much effort; easily.
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hands downWithout question[2].
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extra pair of handsThe assistance of another person.
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lay hands onTo find, obtain or procure.
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on one's handsBeing one's liability or responsibility; with which one is lumbered.
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putty in someone's handsOne who is readily manipulated or controlled by another person.
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tie someone's handsTo render one powerless to act, to thwart someone.
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wash one's handsto wash one's hands of
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wash one's handsto go to the toilet
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with both handsWillingly; readily.
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with both handsUsed other than as an idiom: see with, both, hands.
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cold hands, warm heartImplies inner beauty; a caring person; warm-hearted
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get one's hands dirtyto get involved with the unpleasant parts, or the lowest levels, of a task.
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get one's hands onTo get; to obtain; to secure.
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have one's hands fullTo be busy or thoroughly preoccupied.
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put one's hands togetherTo clap; to applaud.
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put your hands togetherClap; applaud.
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sit on one's handsOr situation.
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wash one's hands ofTo absolve oneself of responsibility or future blame for.
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with one's bare handsbarehandedly
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from my cold, dead handsA statement that something will not be taken away from you until the day you die.
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