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eaten bread is soon forgottenKind deeds or favours are often forgotten by the beneficiary/beneficiaries once they have been done.Rate it:

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long absent, soon forgottenLove fades away when people are distant and don't keep close physical contact.Rate it:

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a fool and his money are soon partedIt is easy to get money from foolish people, especially rich ones.Rate it:

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as soon asUsed other than as an idiom: see as, soon.Rate it:

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as soon asAt the moment when; immediately after.Rate it:

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as soon asUsed in contrast, sometimes to mark a denial.Rate it:

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as soon asUsed other than as an idiom: see as, soon.Rate it:

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not a minute too soonat the last possible moment; just in timeRate it:

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bread-and-butterUsed other than as an idiom: see bread, and, butter.Rate it:

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bread-and-butterRelating to basic sustenance or the requirements for everyday living for the masses.Rate it:

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a little bit of bread and no cheesethe song of the yellowhammer.Rate it:

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best thing since sliced breadAlternative form of greatest thing since sliced bread.Rate it:

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bread and butterBread spread with butter.Rate it:

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bread and butterThat which is central or fundamental, as to one's business, survival, or income; a staple or cornerstone.Rate it:

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bread-and-butterA general saying used to ward off bad luckRate it:

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bread-and-butterA saying specifically used to ward off bad luck when separating hands to walk either side of a treeRate it:

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brown breadBread with a brown colour as distinct from white bread, wholemeal, granary or other specific types of bread.Rate it:

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butter one's bread on both sidesTo profit from two things at the same time, especially when those things seem contradictory or incompatible.Rate it:

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fried breadBread slices dipped in an egg and milk mixture and pan fried then served with syrup, molasses, butter, margarine, and topped w/whip cream, powdered sugar et al.Rate it:

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greatest thing since sliced breadA relatively recent invention likely to significantly improve people's lives.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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know which side one's bread is buttered onTo be aware of where one's interests lie in a situation.Rate it:

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Turkish breadUsed other than as an idiom: see Turkish, bread.Rate it:

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Turkish breadA broad, round and flat bread made from wheat, sometimes considered a type of pita; pide.Rate it:

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15 minutes of fameA very short time in the spotlight or brief flurry with fame, after which the person or subject involved is quickly forgotten.Rate it:

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out of sight, out of mindWhen something is not nearby, it is forgotten about.Rate it:

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pop outTo leave a room or building with the expectation of returning soon.Rate it:

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about toIndicates something that will happen very soon; indicates that something is imminent.Rate it:

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at handNear; soon; approaching; imminent.Rate it:

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barn findA valuable item recovered from an undeserving storage, usually in the countryside, where it lay more or less forgotten, especially vintage automobiles (Ferrari, Porsche, etc.)Rate it:

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best thing since sliced panAlternative form of greatest thing since sliced bread.Rate 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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broken vesselA person who is destroyed or forgotten, or who feels flawed or broken.Rate it:

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clear your conscienceAn apology, a return of a book, pay-up on a forgotten loan, an overt action, a harsh, undeserved criticism of a subaltern.Rate it:

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companyAs he had worked for the CIA for over 30 years, he would soon take retirement from the company.Rate it:

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dead and buriedMoot, passed, irrelevant, forgotten.Rate it:

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dog in a mangerone who denies others what he cannot consume himself: hay in a manger (cattle feeder) cannot be eaten by cows if a (barking) dog is in it - though dogs don't eat hayRate it:

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fifteen minutes of fameA very short time in the spotlight or brief flurry with fame, after which the person or subject involved is quickly forgotten.Rate it:

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full as a googHaving eaten too much, or being drunk.Rate it:

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hunger is a good sauce(dated) Being hungry makes one less concerned about the taste of one's food.1854, Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman, Punch, Vol. XXVI, Punch Publications Ltd., page 74:His bread and cheese were somewhat dry, to be sure; his ale had become flat, and considerably warmer than was desirable; but hunger is a good sauce, and thirst is not particular.Rate it:

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in a bitSoon.Rate it:

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in no timeVery soon.Rate it:

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in the offingNearby, soon to come, in the near future.Rate it:

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in the postOn the way; soon to arrive.Rate it:

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jump the gunTo act or begin too soon or without due caution.Rate it:

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jump the gunTo begin a race too soon, before the starting gun goes off.Rate it:

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leave for deadTo abandon a person or other living creature that is injured or otherwise incapacitated, assuming that the death of the one abandoned will soon follow.Rate it:

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like riding a bikeSaid of skill that, once learned, is never forgotten.Rate it:

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marry in haste, repent at leisureGetting married too soon will lead to a bad marriage.Rate it:

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marry in haste, repent at leisureTwo things together too soon will lead to problems.Rate it:

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