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give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetimeIt is more worthwhile to teach someone to do something than to do it for them.Rate it:

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give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetimeIt is more worthwhile to teach someone to do something, than to do something for them.Rate it:

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like a fish out of watercompletely out of the comfort zone.Rate it:

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fish outTo deplete the supply of fish in a given body of water.Rate it:

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other fish in the seaUsed other than as an idiom: see other, fish, in, the, sea.Rate it:

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there are plenty more fish in the seaThere are many more potential opportunities available.Rate it:

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big fish in a small pondOne who has achieved a high rank or is highly esteemed, but only in a small, relatively unimportant, or little known location or organization.Rate it:

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bigger fish to fryA higher valued result or target to reach.Rate it:

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bigger fish to fryA much more pressing issue to attend to.Rate it:

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cold fishA heartless individual; a person lacking empathy and emotion.Rate it:

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drink like a fishThe words; "He can 'DRINK LIKE A FISH"; WAS AN AWKWARD ASSERTION THAT THE INDIVIDUAL 'DRINKS TO EXCESS!Rate it:

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fish for complimentsTo try to induce someone to make a compliment.Rate it:

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fish killAn underwater anoxic event, especially one that causes a crash in fish populationsRate it:

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fish killUsed other than as an idiom: see fish, kill.Rate it:

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fish or cut baitTo choose between taking action now, or forgoing the opportunity and putting that energy into another endeavor; to decide.Rate it:

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fish to fryA matter to attend to.Rate it:

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fish-eating grinA broad smile indicating self-awareness that may suggest self-satisfaction, smugness, discomfort, or embarrassment.Rate it:

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give a man a fishShortened form of give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetimeRate it:

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have other fish to fryC. 1710, Jonathan Swift, The Journal to Stella, ch. 2, Letter 15.Rate it:

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have other fish to fryTo have more important things to do.Rate it:

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have to do with the price of fishvariant of have to do with the price of tea in ChinaRate it:

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kettle of fishA situation which is recognized as different from or as an alternative to some other situation, and which is not necessarily unfavorable.Rate it:

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kettle of fishAn awkward situation; a predicament.Rate it:

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like shooting fish in a barrelExtremely easy.Rate it:

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neither fish nor fowlSaid of something not easily categorized or not fitting neatly into any established group.Rate it:

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neither fish, flesh, nor good red herringUnsuitable for anyone or anything; unfit for any purpose.Rate it:

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odd fishAn unusual thing or eccentric person.Rate it:

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other fish in the seaUsed to indicate other goals or other objectives to pursue.(idiomatic, metaphor) Used to indicate other romantic partners or significant others to pursue.Rate it:

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other fish in the seaUsed to indicate other romantic partners or significant others to pursue.Rate it:

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other fish in the seaUsed to indicate other romantic partners or significant others to pursue.Rate it:

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queer fishAn odd or eccentric person.Rate it:

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swim like a fishTo be a very strong swimmer.Rate it:

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the fish rots from the headBad leaders damage an organization.Rate it:

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there are plenty of fish in the seaThere are many more potential opportunities available.Rate it:

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there's always a bigger fishNo matter how large or intimidating a person or thing is, there is likely to be an even larger or more intimidating person or thing somewhere.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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out-and-outComplete, utter.Rate it:

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rock out with one's cock outTo enjoy oneself immensely, to partyRate it:

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as all get-outExtremely; to a superlative degree; very much.Rate it:

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bail outTo exit an aircraft while in flight.Rate it:

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beat outTo sound a rhythm on a percussion instrument such as a drum.Rate it:

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blurt outTo say suddenly, without thinking.Rate it:

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chicken outBack-out of an activity because of fear or other mindless reason. Refuse to keep your word.Rate it:

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chicken outlack nerves to actRate it:

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come outTo make a formal debut in society.Rate it:

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cut outWell suited; appropriate; fit for a particular activity or purpose.Rate it:

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dish outOn to a dish ready for eating.Rate it:

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go out with a bangTo depart from a place or situation in a grand or dramatic fashion.Rate it:

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hit one out of the ballparkTo produce a spectacular achievement.Rate it:

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hold outTo hold something out; to extend forward.Rate it:

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