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give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetimeIt is more worthwhile to teach someone to do something than to do it for them.Rate it:

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give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetimeIt is more worthwhile to teach someone to do something, than to do something for them.Rate it:

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chicken feedA very small or insignificant quantity, especially of money.Rate it:

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chicken feedFood given to poultry.Rate it:

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feed a cold, starve a feverEating more will cure the common cold, and eating less will cure a fever.1887, J. H. Whelan, "The Treatment of Colds.", The Practitioner, vol. 38, pg. 180:"Feed a cold, starve a fever." There is a deal of wisdom in the first part of this advice. A person with a catarrh should take an abundance of light nutritious food, and some light wine, but avoid spirits, and above all tobacco.1968, Katinka Loeser, The Archers at Home, publ. Atheneum, New York, pg. 60:I have a cold. 'Feed a cold, starve a fever.' You certainly know that.2009, Shelly Reuben, Tabula Rasa, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, ISBN 015101079X, pg. 60:They say feed a cold, starve a fever, but they don't tell you what to do when you got both, so I figured scrambled eggs, tea, and toast.Rate it:

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feed intoTo be a tributary of another river or waterway.Rate it:

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feed offTo consume as part of a dietRate it:

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feed offto get stimulus from (an external object)Rate it:

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feed one's faceTo eat.Rate it:

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feed out ofTo feed from.Rate it:

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feed the dragonTo buy or sell products labeled as "Made in China.".Rate it:

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feed the dragonTo the People's Republic of China.Rate it:

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force feedmake someone eatRate it:

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off one's feedNot eating normally.Rate it:

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off one's feedRather unwell, especially with a reduced or altered appetite; somewhat disoriented or disconcerted.Rate it:

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chicken outBack-out of an activity because of fear or other mindless reason. Refuse to keep your word.Rate it:

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chicken outlack nerves to actRate it:

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chicken outTo shy away from a daring task; to decline, refuse, or avoid something due to fear or uncertainty.Rate it:

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chicken filletUsed other than as an idiom: A piece of chicken breast meat.Rate it:

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chicken filletA piece of rubber or silicone placed in a woman's bra under the breast to increase apparent size and/or create more cleavage.Rate it:

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chicken liverA coward.Rate it:

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chicken liverUsed other than as an idiom: see chicken, liver.Rate it:

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choke the chickenTo masturbate.Rate it:

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don't be chicken!An exhortation to another; Don't be cowardly, afraid to venture forth, gutless, afraid of the strange or unknown!Rate it:

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like a chicken with its head cut offIn a frantic, disorganized manner.Rate it:

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like a chicken with the pipIn a weakened, confused, or sickly manner.Rate it:

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no spring chickenSaid of a person who is no longer particularly young.Rate it:

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rubber-chicken dinnerA formal dinner or event thrown by politicians to raise funds.Rate it:

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run around like a chicken with its head cut offTo act in a haphazard or aimless way; to act frantically or without control.Rate it:

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taste like chickenComically describes the taste of unique food, deriving humour from the idea that many exotic meats, from squab to rattlesnake, can taste like ordinary chicken.Rate it:

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fresh country eggsA common way to describe ordinary chicken eggs on a breakfast menu, especially in expensive restaurants and hotels.Rate it:

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give a man a fishShortened form of give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetimeRate it:

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granaryA storage facility for grain or sometimes animal feed.Rate it:

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make hayTo cut grass to turn into hay for animal feed.Rate it:

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mother henA female chicken who bears eggs or chicks.Rate it:

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pope's noseThe tail end piece of a cooked chicken.Rate it:

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suck hind titTo feed from an inferior source of food.Rate it:

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