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Four Horsemen of the ApocalypseFour beings in Revelation 6:1-8 that bring about the Apocalypse, each riding a different-colored horse representing a different aspect of the Apocalypse.Rate it:

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Four Horsemen of the ApocalypseHarbingers of doom; several signs which combine to imply the imminence of literal or figurative destruction.Rate it:

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four posterbedRate it:

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four score and seven years ago87 years prior to today.Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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four sheets to the windExtremely drunkRate it:

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four-eyesA person who wears spectacles.Rate it:

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four-leaf cloverA bringer of good luck.Rate it:

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four-leaf cloverAn uncommon variation of the clover, having four leaves instead of the usual three.Rate it:

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four-on-the-floorCharacterised by a steady, uniformly accented beat with a 4/4 time signature.Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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4-on-the-floorAlternative spelling of four-on-the-floor.Rate it:

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black rideranother name for "Famine", one of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.Rate it:

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blue moonThe third full moon in a quarter that contains four rather than the usual three full moons.Rate it:

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home runA four-base hit, a homer.Rate it:

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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 knowRate it:

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pale rider"The Pale Rider"; another name for Death, "The Grim Reaper", "the angel of death"; and one of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.Rate it:

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red rideranother name for "War", one of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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white rideranother name for "Conquest/Pestilence", one of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.Rate it:

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