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four posterbed
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four-eyesA person who wears spectacles.
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four-leaf cloverA bringer of good luck.
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four-leaf cloverAn uncommon variation of the clover, having four leaves instead of the usual three.
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four-on-the-floorCharacterised by a steady, uniformly accented beat with a 4/4 time signature.
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four-on-the-floorRelating to a vehicle with a four-speed manual transmission mounted beside the driver on the floor of the vehicle.
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four score and seven years ago87 years prior to today.
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four score and seven years agoAs an opener, a sometimes sarcastic indicator to indicate a past event being mentioned is particularly important.
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blue moonThe third full moon in a quarter that contains four rather than the usual three full moons.
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home runA four-base hit, a homer.
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it's not what you know but who you knowFor success, and especially to obtain employment, one's knowledge and skills are less useful and less important than one's network of personal contacts.1951, G. P. Bush and L. H. Hattery, "Federal Recruitment of Junior Engineers," Science, vol. 114, no. 2966, p. 456:Eighty-four students referred to political influence as a disadvantage of federal employment with such remarks as: "There are too many political connections necessary . . . it's not what you know but who you know
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slop bowlOne of the four components of the traditional tea set. Tea drinkers emptied their unwanted, cold tea into the slop bowl before refilling their cups with fresh, hot tea.
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