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due courseRegular or appropriate passage or occurrence.Rate it:

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due courseA. 1399, Geoffrey Chaucer, The Canterbury Tales.Rate it:

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due courseA. 1735, Jonathan Swift, Gulliver's Travels.Rate it:

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due courseA. 1803, Jane Austen, Northanger Abbey.Rate it:

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due tobecause ofRate it:

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due tocaused byRate it:

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give the devil his dueTo acknowledge the positive qualities of a person who is unpleasant or disliked.Rate it:

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the course of true love never did run smoothThere will always be problems in a relationship.Rate it:

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crash courseA quick, intense course of learning, especially one which is informal or hurried.Rate it:

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let nature take its courseTo permit events to proceed or a situation to develop without intervention or interference.Rate it:

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matter of courseA natural or logical outcome.Rate it:

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matter of courseAn expected or customary outcome.Rate it:

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of courseAcknowledges the validity of the associated phrase.Rate it:

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of courseAsserts that the associated phrase should not be argued, particularly if it is obvious or there is no choice in the matter.Rate it:

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of courseIndicates enthusiastic agreement.Rate it:

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on courseProceeding smoothly as planned.Rate it:

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par for the courseTo be expected; normal; common; usual.Rate it:

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run one's courseTo come to a natural endRate it:

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stay the courseTo persist or continue.Rate it:

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duly notedIn a due, fit, or becoming manner; as it ought to be; properly.Rate it:

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cry outTo shout in a loud voice, due to pain, or fear, or unhappiness.Rate it:

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go out the windowTo vanish or cease, especially due to lack of care, attention, etc.; to be discarded, disregarded, or ignored.Rate it:

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reflect onTo think carefully about something, and give it due consideration.Rate it:

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bottle outTo fail to perform a promised or planned action due to lack of courage.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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burn outTo tire due to overwork.Rate 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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throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stickTry the same thing (or similar things) often enough, and, even if the general standard is poor, sometimes one will be successful.2001, And still no one is shouting stop. read in The Kingdom archives at [1] on 02 Nov 06,Many team managers are of the philosophy that if you throw enough mud at the wall some of it will stick. They believe that team preparation is all about physical fitness. They run the players into the ground and they believe they will be "flying on the day".2001, Robert McCrum, Let them eat cake, in The Observer 16 Dec 01, read on Guardian Unlimited site at [2] on 02 Nov 06,Australian publishing boomed and in the past 10 years the country's literary culture has undergone a mini golden age, capped by Carey's triumph at the 2001 Booker Prize. As one Australian arts administrator said to me many years ago: 'Listen, mate, if you throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stick.'2001, Chris Collin, Re: 2-cp speys on The Strathspey Server mailing list archive at [3] on 02 Nov 06,I am finding that "if you throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stick". It doesn't always work of course (especially on the nights when the class is mostly the beginners), but the class seems to thrive on the challange.2005, Ray Craft (poster on The right scale blog), Fitzhooie and his Burden, read at [4] on 02 Nov 06,Prosecutors everywhere have bad habits of overcharging lots of cases, knowing that if the throw enough mud at the wall some of it will stick.2005, Sean Kelleher, Spike Milligan: His part in our downfall in Business 07 Aug 05, read at [5] on 02 Nov 06,As long as there is negligible regulation and enforcement anyone can actually try and do the job...Weak regulation allows the industry to build strategies on full time recruitment. The theory goes: throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stick.c2005, Everything You've Learned About Marketing Is Wrong, read on LINC Performance website at [6] on 02 Nov 06,They have the money to continue to believe in the repetition side of the equation. You throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stick. But it still isnRate 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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in the right place at the right timeAt a location where something good is about to happen at just the time of its occurrence; lucky; fortunate; able to obtain a benefit due to circumstances, rather than due to merit.Rate it:

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ahead of the gameHaving completed a task before it is due; ready, prepared, or anticipating.Rate it:

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be taken illDue to sudden illness.Rate it:

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below parLess than par for the hole or course.Rate it:

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blind alleyA course of inquiry that leads nowhere.Rate it:

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boot campAny short, intensive course of training.Rate it:

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burn outTo extinguish due to lack of fuel.Rate it:

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business as usualThe normal course of an activity, particularly in circumstances that are out of the ordinary.Rate it:

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by virtue ofBecause of; on the grounds of; by reason of; due to; based on.Rate it:

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come toTo devote attention to in due course; to come around to.Rate it:

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cruising for a bruisingFollowing a course of action likely to result in injury or other trouble for oneself.Rate it:

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cry all the way to the bankTo be happy due to the receipt of money, although expressing sorrow about the cause of such receipt.Rate it:

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damp squibA firework that fails to go off, due to wetting.Rate it:

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death spiralThe situation or course of action of one who is on a path toward some sort of inevitable catastrophic failure.Rate it:

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die on the vineTo fail at an early stage or never come to fruition, typically due to neglect, infeasibility, or lack of resources.Rate it:

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down at heelIn poor condition, especially due to having worn heels; worn-out, shabby.Rate it:

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flunk outOften requiring a retaking of the course or academic year.Rate it:

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fly by the seat of one's pantsTo use one's judgment, initiative, and perceptions as events unfold in order to improvise a course of action without a predetermined plan.Rate it:

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fool's paradiseA state of happiness due to illusion or false hope.Rate it:

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from soup to nutsFrom the first course of a meal to the last.Rate it:

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