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crawl over each otherTo compete with others eagerly or fiercely in pursuit of the same goal(s).Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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to each his ownEvery person is entitled to his or her personal preferences and tastes.Rate it:

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a week from next TuesdaySome unspecified time in the future.Rate it:

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a week from next TuesdayForever.Rate it:

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a week is a long time in politicsIn politics, a lot of change can happen in a short space of time.Rate it:

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hell weekThe week during which new members are required to undergo undignified rites of initiation or gruelling discipline in order to be accepted into a fraternity, sorority, secret society, military group, etc.Rate it:

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yardarm to yardarmVery close to each other.Rate it:

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measure twice and cut once(literally, carpentry) One should double-check one's measurements for accuracy before cutting a piece of wood; otherwise it may be necessary to cut again, wasting time and material.1872, "Dressmaking," Hall's Journal of Health, vol. 19, no. 12, p. 280:Look at Carpenters! . . . In old times it was a proverb "Measure twice, and cut once."(figuratively, by extension) Plan and prepare in a careful, thorough manner before taking action.2008, Hilary Johnson, "Mergers rattle bank relations," Financial Week, 9 Nov. (retrieved 9 Nov. 2008):Mr. Paz noted that since the onset of the credit crisis, eBay, like other companies, hasnRate it:

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agree to disagreeTo tolerate each other's opinion and stop arguing; to acknowledge that an agreement will not be reached.Rate it:

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all and sundryEach one.Rate it:

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and his motherServes as an intensifier for an inclusive noun or phrase such as everyone, anyone, each someone or all someones.Rate it:

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at cross-purposesMutually misunderstanding each other's plans, intentions or meanings.Rate it:

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banyan dayIn British naval tradition, this originally referred to a day of the week when galley kitchens served no meat on board ship.Rate it:

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bat a thousandTo achieve success at each attempt.Rate it:

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black triangleOne of a class of triangle-shaped unidentified flying objects, usually with a light in each corner.Rate it:

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cat and mouseA relationship in which two parties closely monitor and challenge one another in a suspicious or self-protective manner, often because each party is attempting to gain an advantage over the other.Rate it:

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cat and mouse gameTwo individuals and/or groups repeatedly keeping check on each other in a suspicious or self-protective way, often with the goal of one or both parties trying to gain a malicious advantage over the other.Rate it:

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Catholic twinssiblings born within twelve months of each other.Rate it:

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chain reactionA series of events, each one causing the next.Rate it:

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cheap-arse TuesdayThe day of the week (Tuesday) when establishments such as the cinemas, restaurants, etc, offer some of their goods and services at discounted prices.Rate it:

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checks and balancesA system for multiple parties wherein each has some control over the actions of each of the others.Rate it:

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correlation does not imply causation(statistics) The observed correlation between two parameters, say, the growth of a market and the growth of a neighbor's child may, in fact, have nothing to do with each other's causation.Rate it:

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cross swordsUsed other than as an idiom: see cross, sword., to place or hold two swords so they cross each other.Rate it:

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every secondEvery other; each alternate.Rate it:

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every timeAt each occasion that.Rate it:

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face offThe starting point, in a match of ice hockey. Two players face each other, for snatching the puck.Rate it:

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feeding frenzyA wild, turbulent situation in which multiple sharks or other predatory fish attack one or more edible creatures simultaneously, in competition with each other.Rate it:

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Four Horsemen of the ApocalypseFour beings in Revelation 6:1-8 that bring about the Apocalypse, each riding a different-colored horse representing a different aspect of the Apocalypse.Rate it:

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go togetherOf two people, to accompany each other (e.g. to an event).Rate it:

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house of cardsA structure made by laying cards perpendicularly on top of each other.Rate it:

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like two peas in a podvery similar; a couple made for each otherRate it:

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market dayThe day of the week in which a market is held in some particular location.Rate it:

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match made in heavenA marriage that is likely to be happy and successful because the two people are very compatible with each other.Rate it:

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match made in hellA marriage that is likely to be unhappy or abusive and unsuccessful because the two people are very incompatible with each other.Rate it:

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morning personA person whose who wakes up without difficulty early each morning and who is alert and active during the first part of the day.Rate it:

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oil and waterTwo things which are incapable of mixing or coexisting harmoniously with each other.Rate it:

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one and allEach one.Rate it:

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one anothereach otherRate it:

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one anotherUsed of a reciprocal relationship among a group of more than two people or things; compare each other.Rate it:

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one step at a timeSlowly and carefully, ensuring that each action has been completed successfully before taking the next.Rate it:

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one thousandUsed in a common chronometric counting scheme, in which each iteration is sequentially numbered and supposed to be approximately one second in length.Rate it:

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ontogeny recapitulates phylogeny(biology, social sciences, art, philosophy) The physical, cultural, moral, or intellectual development of each individual passes through stages similar to the developmental stages of that individual's species, society, or civilization.1905, J. A. Harris, "The Importance of Investigations of Seedling Stages," Science, New Series, vol. 22, no. 554, p. 186:With reference to seedling stages the statement that ontogeny recapitulates phylogeny must be made with great reserve.1961, M. E. Wolfgang, "Pioneers in Criminology: Cesare Lombroso (1835-1909)," The Journal of Criminal Law, Criminology, and Police Science, vol. 52, no. 4, p. 367:Haeckel maintained that ontogeny recapitulates phylogeny, and this idea was incorporated by Lombroso into his parallelism between the criminal and the child.2002, B. S. Jackson, "Models in Legal History: The Case of Biblical Law," Journal of Law and Religion, vol. 18, no. 1, p. 11:For even if we accept that "ontogeny recapitulates phylogeny," those responsible for the drafting of ancient legal documents were not children, and are hardly to be endowed with some form of infantile mentality.Rate it:

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phone tagA situation in which two individuals attempting to contact each other by telephone repeatedly do not get a live person and instead trade messages, such as by voice mail.Rate it:

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pileupa collection of Jumbled vehicles, piled atop each other as a result of any number of untoward, unsafe vehicle operation or environmental factors occurring on a roadway, street, freeway, railway:Rate it:

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put the cat among the pigeonsProfessor Stephen Hawking put the cat among the pigeons last week with his cheery remarks about comet Machholz-2, which some astronomers believe could be heading our way. — The Times, 19 September 1994.Rate it:

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Russian rouletteA deadly game in which a person loads a single bullet in the cylinder of a revolver, spins the cylinder so that the location of the bullet is unknown, points the weapon at his/her head, and pulls the trigger. In its most lethal form, played by multiple participants each of whom takes a turn until the weapon discharges.Rate it:

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sexual tensionPhysically induced libidinal unrest arising between two individuals when aware of each other's presence.Rate it:

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share and share alikeFor members of a group, equal portions of or equal access to tangible or intangible goods, entitlements, or obligations-i.e., each person's share like each of the other shares.Rate it:

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sum of its partsA concept in holism. Related to the idea that the total effectiveness of a group of things each interacting with one another is different or greater than their effectiveness when acting in isolation from one another.Rate it:

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