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even handedimpartialRate it:

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catch someone red-handedTo discover or capture someone in the act of committing a crime.Rate it:

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caught red -handedwas caught by someone for steallingRate it:

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gouty-handedSuffering from gout in the hands.Rate it:

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gouty-handedSlow to reward.Rate it:

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left-handed complimentA complimentary remark which is ambiguous or ineptly worded, so that it may be interpreted as having an unflattering or dismissive sense.Rate it:

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red-handedShowing clear evidence of guilt; in the act of wrongdoing.Rate it:

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red-handedDeadly, bloody.Rate it:

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red-handedWith hands that are red.Rate it:

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red-handedIn the act of wrongdoing.Rate it:

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not evenNot going to happen; noRate it:

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break evenTo stay the same; to neither advance nor regress.Rate it:

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break evenTo neither gain nor lose money.Rate it:

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call it evenTo declare debts resolved or favors or other exchange equitable.Rate it:

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don't even think about itDon't do it, under any circumstances!Rate it:

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draw evenTo attain the same level as a competitor.Rate it:

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even a blind pig can find an acorn once in a whileBeing right once doesn't prove anythingRate it:

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even homer nodsNot even the most vigilant and expert are immune from erring.Rate it:

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even jove nodsAlternative form of even Homer nods.Rate it:

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even keelA situation in which the boat is level and balanced for a smooth ride.Rate it:

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even keelA state of having one's emotions under control and balanced.Rate it:

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even keelOf a business or other activity which is under control and running smoothly.Rate it:

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even moneyA bet which offers odds of 1 to 1.Rate it:

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even moneyBy extension, an event that is somewhat likely to happen, but far from inevitable.Rate it:

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even outto make or become more evenRate it:

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even outto make or become more equalRate it:

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even soneverthelessRate it:

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even the scoreTo get revenge against someone.Rate it:

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even upTo make even; to make levelRate it:

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even-stevenEqual; fair.Rate it:

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even-stevenEqually; fairly.Rate it:

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get evenTo get revenge.Rate it:

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getting evenretaliatingRate it:

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it is not even funnyAlternative form of it's not even funnyRate it:

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it isn't even funnyAlternative form of it's not even funnyRate it:

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it's not even funnyUsed to indicate that a person, thing, or situation possesses a described characteristic to an extreme or unusual degree.Rate it:

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dumber than a door-nailSomeone who is just stupid, and doesn't even know what doornail means anyway so isn't really insulted by the term anyway.Rate it:

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if they sold it to you, you paid too muchEven when you perceive a good deal, someone is making money off you.Rate it:

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it's a long road that has no turningencouragement when things are not going well. Just as a long road eventually has a turning, problems also eventually have a solution, even though one might have to wait.Rate it:

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on boardEven when I am on board the plane, I can never feel secure that my luggage is, too.Rate it:

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so much asEven; suggests a minimum, especially regarding what might be expected.Rate it:

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a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single stepeven the longest and most difficult ventures have a starting pointRate it:

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cool as a cucumberCalm and composed even in difficult or frustrating situations; self-possessed.Rate it:

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you can put lipstick on a pig, but it is still a pigYou can try to change something or one's outward appearance, but it will not change the inward appearance. Even if you put lipstick on a pig, it will always roll in mud and grunt.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 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 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 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 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 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 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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a cat may look at a kingEven a purported inferior has certain abilities, even in the presence of a purported superiorRate it:

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the three components of art are : 1. mere catharsis and cathexis, 2. (etc. )Cathexis : 2 major definitions, one being psychoanalytic in nature. Very rarely used in speech or in it's written form. Cathexis : what a fascinating word. Even the sound of it is unusual.Rate it:

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a stopped clock is right twice a dayA normally unreliable person or instrument can occasionally provide correct information, even if only by accident.Rate it:

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abstract verbA verb of motion whose motion is multidirectional (as opposed to unidirectional) or indirect, or whose action is repeated or in a series (iterative), instead of being a single, completed action. Abstract verbs are always imperfective in aspect, even with prefixes that are normally associated with the perfective aspect.Rate it:

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AINECInitialism of and it's not even close.Rate it:

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