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each to his ownEveryone is entitled to their own opinion or tastes.My housemate is a strict vegan. I personally could never not eat meat, but each to his own.
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to each his ownEvery person is entitled to his or her personal preferences and tastes.
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other days, other waysPeople of the past thought and acted differently.
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other halfA spouse.
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in other wordsStated or interpreted another way; introduces an explanation.
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on the other handAnother viewpoint, another Reason
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the other dayRecently; lately; a few days ago.
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look the other wayTo ignore something wrong. Similar to connive.
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look the other wayDeliberately overlook something, especially something of an illicit nature. For example, They're not really entitled to a discount but the sales manager decided to look the other way .
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on the other handFrom another point of view.
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pull the other legIn imperative/precative form, used to imply that the speaker does not accept or believe what another has just said.
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turn the other cheekTo accept a punishment or an injury and not act out revenge or retaliate.
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turn the other cheekforgo retaliation
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bat for the other teamTo be homosexual.
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have other fish to fryC. 1710, Jonathan Swift, The Journal to Stella, ch. 2, Letter 15.
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have other fish to fryTo have more important things to do.
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kick with the other footTo belong to a different religion.
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wait for the other shoe to dropTo await a seemingly inevitable event, especially one which is not desirable.
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wait for the other shoe to dropTo defer action or decision until another matter is finished or resolved.
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go in one ear and out the otherFailed to pay attention.
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pull the other one, it's got bells onThe implication is that one leg has been pulled, and the joker will have more fun with the other one due to the bells.
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pull the other one, it's got bells onMonty Python's Holy Grail.
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put one foot in front of the otherTo move forward, progress steadily.
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put one foot in front of the otherTo walk, decomposed to stress the fundamentality of the task.
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the grass is always greener on the other sideOther circumstances seem more desirable than one's own but in reality are often not
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six of one, half a dozen of the otherThe two alternatives are equivalent or indifferent; it doesn't matter which one we choose.
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the shoe is on the other footThe roles of people in a situation have been reversed, such the advantage has shifted to a party which was previously disadvantaged.
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some days you get the bear, other days the bear gets youOne cannot always overcome a powerful adversary.
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all that jazzEverything else related to something; other similar things.
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get a lifeUsed sarcastically to tell someone who keeps meddling in other people's business, or gossiping about others, to stop obsessing over other people's lives and to concentrate on themselves and do something useful.
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johned upTo write or say something that doesn't make much sense to other people; inside joke.
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round of applauseAn outburst of clapping among a group or audience. Often asked for by the Master of Ceremonies at a concert or other performance.
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run downTo hit someone with a car or other vehicle and injure or kill them.
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take offTo absent oneself from work or other responsibility, especially with permission.
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bung upTo close an opening with a cork, cork like object or other improvised obstruction.
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close upTo heal a cut or other wound.
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diamond in the roughA person whose goodness or other positive qualities are hidden by a harsh or unremarkable surface appearance.
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drop backOf a quarterback or other player in the backfield, to take a number of steps back from the line of scrimmage immediately after the snap or hike of the ball, to avoid defenders.
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muck outTo clean the excrement and other rubbish from the area where an animal is kept, such as a horse stable or a dog kennel.
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piece of cakeA job, task or other activity that is easy or simple to do.
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read outTo read something and say the words to inform other people.
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round upTo the smallest integer that is not less than it, or to some other greater value, especially a whole number of hundreds, thousands, etc.
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run off withTo leave with someone with the intention of living with them or marrying them. Usually in secret because other people think it is wrong.
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come aboutTo tack; to change tack; to maneuver the bow of a sailing vessel across the wind so that the wind changes from one side of the vessel to the other; to position a boat with respect to the wind after tacking.
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desperate times call for desperate measuresIn adverse circumstances actions that might have been rejected under other circumstances may become the best choice.
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quantum mechanicsThe branch of physics which studies matter and energy at the level of atoms and other elementary particles, and substitutes probabilistic mechanisms for classical Newtonian ones.
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round downTo the greatest integer that is not greater than it, or to some other lower value, especially a whole number of hundreds, thousands, etc.
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run awayTo leave home, or other place of residence, usually unannounced, or to make good on a threat, with such action usually performed by a child or juvenile.
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run downTo read quickly a list or other short text.
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vote outTo expel the holder of an office or other position through an act of voting.
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