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enough to choke a horseAn excessive quantity.Rate it:

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enough is enoughOne should be satisfied, there should be no moreRate it:

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choke offTo get rid of, cause to come to an end.Rate it:

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choke offTo stop a person in the execution of a purpose.Rate it:

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choke the chickenTo masturbate.Rate it:

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ain't no mountain high enoughno barrier or obstacle will stand in one's way in reaching his/her objectiveRate it:

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give him enough rope and he'll hang himselfIf one gives someone enough freedom of action, they may destroy themselves by foolish actions.Rate it:

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throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stickTry the same thing (or similar things) often enough, and, even if the general standard is poor, sometimes one will be successful.2001, And still no one is shouting stop. read in The Kingdom archives at [1] on 02 Nov 06,Many team managers are of the philosophy that if you throw enough mud at the wall some of it will stick. They believe that team preparation is all about physical fitness. They run the players into the ground and they believe they will be "flying on the day".2001, Robert McCrum, Let them eat cake, in The Observer 16 Dec 01, read on Guardian Unlimited site at [2] on 02 Nov 06,Australian publishing boomed and in the past 10 years the country's literary culture has undergone a mini golden age, capped by Carey's triumph at the 2001 Booker Prize. As one Australian arts administrator said to me many years ago: 'Listen, mate, if you throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stick.'2001, Chris Collin, Re: 2-cp speys on The Strathspey Server mailing list archive at [3] on 02 Nov 06,I am finding that "if you throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stick". It doesn't always work of course (especially on the nights when the class is mostly the beginners), but the class seems to thrive on the challange.2005, Ray Craft (poster on The right scale blog), Fitzhooie and his Burden, read at [4] on 02 Nov 06,Prosecutors everywhere have bad habits of overcharging lots of cases, knowing that if the throw enough mud at the wall some of it will stick.2005, Sean Kelleher, Spike Milligan: His part in our downfall in Business 07 Aug 05, read at [5] on 02 Nov 06,As long as there is negligible regulation and enforcement anyone can actually try and do the job...Weak regulation allows the industry to build strategies on full time recruitment. The theory goes: throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stick.c2005, Everything You've Learned About Marketing Is Wrong, read on LINC Performance website at [6] on 02 Nov 06,They have the money to continue to believe in the repetition side of the equation. You throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stick. But it still isnRate it:

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can't get enoughTo greatly enjoy; to like a lotRate it:

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close enough for government workIt is not worth investing additional time on perfecting this thing.Rate it:

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enough is as good as a feastJust the right amount is as good as more than enough: there is no value in excess.Rate it:

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enough to make the angels weepSomething so distressing that it causes one to lose hope and faith.Rate it:

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fair enoughAn expression used to concede a point; denotes that, upon consideration, something is correct or reasonable; an expression of acknowledgment or understanding.Rate it:

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give 'em enough ropeAllow one to function unhindered, or without further overbearing oversight.Rate it:

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give one enough ropeTo allow one to function unhindered, or without further overbearing oversight.Rate it:

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good enough for jazzGood enough.Rate it:

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good enough to eatSupremely beautiful; aesthetically pleasing.Rate it:

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leave well enough aloneTo leave something alone; to avoid attempts to correct, fix, or improve what is already sufficient.Rate it:

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leave well enough aloneTo leave something alone; to avoid attempts to correct, fix, or improve what is already sufficientRate it:

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not enough room to swing a catVery little space (available) (of a very small room).Rate it:

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old enough to voteUsed other than as an idiom.Rate it:

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old enough to voteold, decrepit.Rate it:

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sure enoughJust like one would expect.Rate it:

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throw dirt enough, and some will stickIf enough allegations are made about someone or something, then even if they are all untrue, people's opinion of the person or thing will be diminished.1759, John Wesley, letter to John Downes, Rector of St. Michael's, Wood Street, read at Wesley Center Online at [1] on 14 Oct 06.I hope...that you are ignorant of the whole affair, and are so bold only because you are blind...And blind enough; so that you blunder on through thick and thin, bespattering all that come in your way, according to the old, laudable maxim, 'Throw dirt enough, and some will stick.'1857, Thomas Hughes, Tom Brown's Schooldays, read at fullbooks.com on 14 Oct 06,But whatever harm a spiteful tongue could do them, he took care should be done. Only throw dirt enough, and some will stick.1864, John Henry Newman, Apologia Pro Vita Sua, Penguin Classics (1994), p. 10,Archbishop Whately used to say Rate it:

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throw enough mud at the wall and some of it will stickTry the same thing often enough, and, even if the general standard is poor, sometimes one will be successful.Rate it:

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a camel is a horse designed by a committeeAn expression critical of committeesRate it:

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beat a dead horseTo persist or continue far beyond any purpose, interest or reason.Rate it:

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never look a gift horse in the mouthAlternative form of don't look a gift horse in the mouth.Rate it:

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put the cart before the horseTo put things in the wrong order or with the wrong priorities.Rate it:

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horse aroundTo play or fiddle; to clown; to do nothing of importance or consequence.Rate it:

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you can lead a horse to water but you can't make him drinkYou can show someone how to do something, but you can't make them do it.Rate it:

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a dark horseHaving Nothing To Do With The Color Of A Fantasy Horse, Rather An Expression Of A Winner, A Success Story, A Triumph Suddenly Developing, Revealing Itself All In A Positive Manner:Rate it:

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work like a horseTo work very hard; toilRate it:

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a camel is a horse made by a committeeAlternative form of a camel is a horse designed by a committee.Rate it:

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charley horseA muscle cramp, usually in the thigh or leg.Rate it:

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close the stable door after the horse has boltedTo attempt to prevent a problem only to find it has already happened.Rate it:

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come down off your high horse!Appearing Haughty, Belligerent, Egotistical,Rate it:

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dark horseA candidate who is nominated unexpectedly, without previously having been discussed or considered as a likely choice.Rate it:

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dark horseAn unexpected success.Rate it:

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don't look a gift horse in the mouthDo not unappreciatively question a gift or handout too closely.Rate it:

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eat like a horseto consume a large amount of foodRate it:

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flog a dead horseTo attempt to get extra work out of a ship's crew during the dead horse period.Rate it:

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flog a dead horseTo attempt to get more out of something that cannot give more.Rate it:

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get back on the horse that bucked oneto return to something that previously caused harm.Rate it:

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get off one's high horseTo stop acting in an imperious, overbearing or bossy manner.Rate it:

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gift horseAn apparent gift, that has substantial associated costs.Rate it:

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healthy as a horseIf you're as healthy as a horse, you're strong and in a very good health condition.Rate it:

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high horseAn appearance or sense of smug superiority.Rate it:

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horse and rabbit stewA mixture of the crude and the delicate in grossly unequal quantities, with the crude overwhelmingly dominant.Rate it:

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horse of a different colorAn unrelated or only incidentally related matter with distinctly different significance.Rate it:

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