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agreement in principleA legally enforceable, but incompletely specified, agreement between parties that identifies the fundamental terms that are intended to be or are agreed upon.
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dormitive principleWords.
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don't shit where you eat(idiomatic, vulgar) One should not cause trouble in a place, group, or situation in which one regularly finds oneself.1998 April 14, Nelson Navarro, "Ever faithful, ever true," Manila Standard (Philippines) (retrieved 12 Aug. 2011):The guiding principle is Don't shit where you eat. Office romances are always destructive of morale and objectivity.2003 Oct. 8, Jonathan Valania, "Rush Limbaugh Is a Big Pussy," Philadelphia Weekly (retrieved 12 Aug. 2011):Limbaugh was scheduled to deliver the keynote speech at the NAB convention in, of all places, Philadelphia, thus violating the cardinal law of the animal kingdom: Don't shit where you eat.2006 Sept. 19, Michael Musto, "NY Mirror," Village Voice (retrieved 12 Aug. 2011):Mitchell refused to indulge in on-set romances with either gender. "You don't shit where you eat," he told me, plainly.
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bean counterA person, such as an accountant or financial officer, who is concerned with quantification, especially to the exclusion of other matters.
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blood in the waterIn a competitive situation, the exhibition of apparent weakness or vulnerability by one party, especially when this leads to a feeling of vulnerability or greater pressure to perform on the part of the weak party, and/or enhanced expectation of victory by the other(s).
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caucus raceThe competitive process in which a political party selects their candidate, esp. presidential; a primary election via caucus.
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central dogmaThe principle that genetic information flows from DNA to RNA to protein.
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dog eat dogRuthlessly acquisitive or competitive. Describes a business or other set of circumstances where people try to succeed at the expense of other people.
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golden ruleA fundamental rule or principle.
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golden ruleThe principle that one should treat other people in the manner in which one would want to be treated by them.
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leading manprinciple male actor
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nut-cutting timeTime to exert maximum effort, for example, due to an approaching deadline or a looming competitive situation.
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object lessonAn example that typifies a principle.
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one-horse raceAn election campaign or other competitive situation in which only one competitor is entered or in which only one competitor has a realistic chance of winning.
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play to winTo play in an especially competitive, committed manner, focused intently on winning.
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run for one's moneyA difficult challenge for the person indicated, especially one involving a competitive situation.
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turkey shootA unequal competitive situation in which one party easily defeats the other(s).
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whoop-assTo defeat or excel against (someone) in a competitive event.
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