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discretion is the better part of valorAlternative form of discretion is the better part of valour.Rate it:

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discretion is the better part of valourIt is often wise to refrain from seemingly brave speech or action.1597 Rate it:

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bit partsmall acting roleRate it:

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till death do us partA common phrase said between the bride and the groom at a Christian wedding, indicating togetherness and commitment.Rate it:

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for the most partMostly; in general; usually.Rate it:

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look the partTo appear suitable for a particular kind of work, position or role.Rate it:

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part and parcelAn integral or essential piece; that which must be done or accepted as part of something else.Rate it:

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part companyTo end a relationshipRate it:

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part companyto separate; go their own wayRate it:

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take partTo participate or join.Rate it:

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take partTo share or partake.Rate it:

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half a loaf is better than nonePossession or attainment of a partial object, achievement, result, etc is preferable to having no object, achievement, or result at all.Rate it:

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better the devil you knowAlternative form of better the devil you know than the devil you don't know.Rate it:

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better an egg today than a hen tomorrowIt is better to have a sure thing now than a possibility of more later.Rate it:

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better dead than redIt is preferable to be deceased rather than to be either a Communist or ruled by Communists.Rate it:

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better dead than RedAlternative form of better dead than red.Rate it:

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better Dead than RedAlternative form of better dead than red.Rate it:

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better halfspouseRate it:

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better let your glasses up. it's fixing to come up a cloud.Roll the car windows up, a thunderstorm is happening soon.Rate it:

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better safe than sorryIt is preferable to be cautious in one's choices and actions than to suffer afterwards.Rate it:

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better than sexSuperlative; wonderful.Rate it:

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better the devil you know than the devil you don'tAlternative form of better the devil you know than the devil you don't know.Rate it:

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better the devil you know than the devil you don't knowSomething bad and familiar is better than something bad and unknown.Rate it:

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better the devil you know than the one you don'tAlternative form of better the devil you know than the devil you don't know.Rate it:

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better the devil you know than the one you don't knowAlternative form of better the devil you know than the devil you don't know.Rate it:

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better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at allHaving experience of love, even if it ended, is better than having no experience of love.Love is worthwhile despite the pain involved in separation.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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better watch your mouth!Watch what you say....Rate it:

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build a better mousetrapTo invent the next great thing; to have a better idea.Rate it:

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get betterTo improve.Rate it:

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get betterTo recover from an illness.Rate it:

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get the better ofTo overwhelm or overcome; to influence heavily; to tend to control or persuade.Rate it:

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had betterShould; ought to; need to.Rate it:

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half a loaf is better than no breadAlternative form of half a loaf is better than none.Rate it:

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half a loaf is better than no loafAlternative form of half a loaf is better than none.Rate it:

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it's better to ask forgiveness than permissionThe value of acting promptly and making a mistake requiring forgiveness is greater than value of delaying to get permission.Rate it:

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prevention is better than cureit is better to prevent the creation of a bad thing, than to destroy it.Rate it:

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take a turn for the betterTo start to become better; to improve.Rate it:

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think better of itTo change one's mind; especially to decide against.Rate it:

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two heads are better than oneSome problems may be solved more easily by two (or more) people working together than by one working alone.Rate it:

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a picture paints a thousand wordsA visualisation is a better description than a verbal description.Rate it:

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on a cloudy day i saw a rainbow, on the day i saw you , you gave a stormOn better days there's a plot of getting ahead than on a bad day.Rate it:

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vale of tearsA symbolic "valley of tears"; meaning the world and the sorrows felt through life. Similar to the Old Testament Psalm 23's reference to the "valley of the shadow of death", the phrase implies that sadness is part of the physical world (i.e. part of human experience).Rate it:

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back fortyThe remote part of a farm.Rate it:

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brass ringFiguratively, a prize or goal. Often used with respect to employment goals e.g. promotion, better job, etc.Rate it:

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go in forTo engage or take part in something.Rate it:

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if you want a thing done well, do it yourselfIt is better to do something oneself, than rely on others to do it well.Rate it:

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kick offTo make the first kick in a game or part of a game.Rate it:

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