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tempus fugittime flies (used as an alternative to this phrase)."Meanwhile, the irreplaceable time escapes", expressing concern that one's limited time is being consumed by something which may have little intrinsic substance or importance at that moment.Rate it:

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a bit iffyTo experience concern, reflect nervousness, have misgivings, expect possible dire results.Rate it:

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bee in one's bonnetSomething of particular interest or concern; an obsession.Rate it:

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big dealSomething very important, difficult, or of concern.Rate it:

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but who's countingUsed as a retort or comeback, often to deprecate oneself or another for excessive concern or attention to.Rate it:

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butt outto cease to be involved in a concernRate it:

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cotton-pickingDescribes a person who tends to become involved in matters outside of his area of concern.Rate it:

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give somebody pauseTo give somebody cause for concern.Rate it:

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give someone pauseTo give somebody cause for concern.Rate it:

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hot buttonA central issue, concern or characteristic, especially one that motivates people to make a choice.Rate it:

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like a bull in a china shopClumsy, aggressive, without care or concern, without self-control.Rate it:

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like a bull in a china shopClumsily, aggressively, without care or concern, without self-control.Rate it:

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mind one's own businessTo concern oneself only with what is of interest to oneself and not interfere in the affairs of others.Rate it:

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never you mindDo not concern yourself with it; it is none of your business.Rate it:

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not give a monkey'sNot to have the slightest interest or concern.Rate it:

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pass the buckTo transfer responsibility or blame from oneself onto another; to absolve oneself of concern for a given matter by claiming to lack authority or jurisdiction.Rate it:

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raise the spectreTo cause concern that something unfortunate might happen.Rate it:

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ruffle some feathersTo disturb; to arouse resentment, anger, or concern.Rate it:

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side issueAn issue or topic which is not of direct significance to a primary concern.Rate it:

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top of mindForemost in one's thoughts; of greatest concern or priority.Rate it:

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touch a nerveTo make a remark or perform a deed which produces a strong response, especially an emotional response such as anxiety or annoyance, because it calls to mind something which has been a source of concern or embarrassment.Rate it:

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what of itSo what? Who cares? Expresses disinterest, disregard or lack of concern.Rate it:

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what's going onExpression of concern, asking for an explanationRate it:

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