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go the distanceTo have the endurance to see a difficult sustained challenge to its natural end without faltering.
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go the distanceTo participate in a boxing match for its maximum number of rounds.
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beam upTo be teleported over a long distance by means of a specific imaginary technology, specifically from the surface of a planet to an orbiting starship.
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clock upTo accumulate a large distance.
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stand backTo maintain a safe distance from a hazard.
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stand offTo stand some distance apart form something or someone.
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all the way to egery and backThe long way; a roundabout route; a long distance to travel.
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as the crow fliesIn a straight line distance between two locations, as opposed to the road distance or over land distance.
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at arm's lengthAt a distance, away from one's body.
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at bayUnable to come closer; at a distance.
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birds and beesInformal sex education, especially describing the sexual activity of animals rather than that of people.
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country mileA long way, a great distance.
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far and wideOver a great distance, or large area; nearly everywhere.
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from here to ya-yaA very long distance.
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home stretchThe final part of a distance or the final effort needed to finish.
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horse senseCommon sense, especially with a connotation of folk wisdom independent from, and trumping, formal education.
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knowledge is powerWith knowledge and/or education, one's potential or ability to succeed in the pursuit of his objectives will certainly increase.
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lapsed academicA person formerly employed as a professor or researcher in a university or other institution of higher education, especially one who no longer attempts to remain current in his or her former academic field.
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long haulTravelling a long distance.
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long shotSomething unlikely; something that has little chance of happening or working. The term arose from the accuracy of early ship guns, which were effective only at close range and unlikely to hit the mark at any great distance.
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middle groundThe middle distance.
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point blankThe distance between a gun and a target such that it requires minimal effort in aiming it. In particular no allowance needs to be made for the effects of gravity, target movement or wind in aiming the projectile.
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ride the short busTo have a need for a special education program, as because learning disabled.
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ride the short busTo participate in a special education program, such as for those with learning disabilities.
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school of hard knocksAn education consisting of real-world experiences, especially harsh experiences.
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set backTo remove from or allow distance.
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smoke signalA method of long-distance communication sometimes used in ancient and undeveloped societies, consisting of messages conveyed by means of columns or intermittent puffs of smoke.
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stone's throwA short distance, roughly equivalent to how far a person can throw a stone.
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three rsThe basic education any child can expect to receive, but not necessarily limited to reading, writing and arithmetic.
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three rsThe basic education received in primary schools. Literally; reading, writing and arithmetic.
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two-second ruleA rule of thumb for safe driving by which a driver must maintain a two-second distance from the vehicle in front.
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university of lifeThe real world as a source of instruction, as opposed to a formal education.
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zoom alongTo proceed quickly a long distance.
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