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get out while the getting's goodTo leave at an opportune time or before adverse conditions appear.Rate it:

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get out while the getting's goodTo sell all or part of one's holdings in stocks, real estate, a business, etc. while conditions are good, particularly in anticipation of a drop in prices.Rate it:

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the doctor always err's on the side of caution.It means to make sure of, or to make the most ofRate 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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fiddle while Rome burnsTo neglect helping when one's time is needed most; to ignore the major problem at hand (whilst doing something less important); to be idle, inactive, or uninterested in a time of great need.Rate it:

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getting evenretaliatingRate it:

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getting it all togetherResearch your plan thoroughly, seek expert advice, launch trial balloons, rehearse your presentation, edit and firm it for final presentation.Rate it:

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make hay while the sun shinesTo act while an opportunity exists; to take action while a situation is favorable.Rate it:

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once in a whileOccasionally; sometimes.Rate it:

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strike while the iron is hotTo act on an opportunity promptly; to avoid waiting.Rate it:

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while away your dayOne whom is lackadaisical, regressive, cares less:Rate it:

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worth one's whileGood and important enough for one to spend time, effort, or money on.Rate it:

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a good beginning makes a good endingGood beginnings promise a good end; start off on a good note to reap the benefits at the end.Rate it:

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good fences make good neighborsIt is better to mind one's own business than get involved with other people's affairs.Rate it:

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what's good for the goose is good for the ganderWhat is good for a woman is equally good for a man; or, what a woman can have or do, so can a man have or do. This comes from an earlier proverb, "What's sauce for the goose is sauce for the gander."Rate it:

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what's good for the goose is good for the ganderWhat is good for one type is equally good for another type, despite any irrelevant differences between the types.Rate it:

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bad money drives out goodDebased coinage (with low levels of precious metals) replaces purer coinage (with higher levels of precious metals).(metaphorically) Mediocre talent drives away real talent.Rate it:

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the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get(vulgar) The sexual satisfactions that one receives from a spouse or romantic partner are not sufficient to compensate for the significant periods of bad faith and unpleasant treatment which such relationships routinely involve.1971, Allen Churchill, The Literary Decade, ISBN 9780135375228:Years later she expressed her disillusionment with sex by saying, "The fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get."1999, Ben Sonnenberg, Lost Property: Memoirs and Confessions of a Bad Boy, ISBN 9781582430454, p. 93:Maitland got drunk at his parties and threw his arm around you and pulled you over to his wife and made you look down her dress, saying, "The trouble with marriage is that the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get."2008, Joseph Heywood, Blue Wolf In Green Fire, ISBN 9781599213590, p. 63:"I can't believe a little pussy got me into dis mess." "Shit happens," Service said. "Sometimes the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get."Rate it:

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the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you're going to getAlternative form of the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get.Rate it:

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the screwing you get isn't worth the screwing you getAlternative form of the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get.Rate it:

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the screwing you get isn't worth the screwing you're going to getAlternative form of the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get.Rate it:

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good as goldwell behavedRate it:

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good as one's wordFaithful to a promise one has made.Rate it:

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a good man is hard to findMen who make good husbands or workers are rare.Rate it:

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let the good times rollTo have fun or live fully; may imply letting things that are going well proceed.Rate it:

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the road to hell is paved with good intentionswell-intended acts can lead to disasterRate it:

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very goodUsed as acknowledgement of receipt of one's orders.Rate it:

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good jobWell done; congratulations!.Rate it:

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one good turn deserves anotherOne act of kindness should be paid back by another act of kindness.Rate it:

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good things come to those who waitA patient seeker will be satisfied in due time; patience is a virtue.Rate it:

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good old boyA friendly, unambitious, relatively uneducated, sometimes racially biased white man who embodies the stereotype of the folksy culture of the rural southern USA.Rate it:

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a good dealVery much; to a great extent; a lot; lots.Rate it:

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a good dealA large amount; a lot.Rate it:

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a good voice to beg baconSaid in ridicule of a bad voice.Rate it:

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a miss is as good as a mileA failure remains a failure, regardless of how close to success one has actually come.Rate it:

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a nod is as good as a winkThe hint, suggestion etc can be understood without further explaining.Rate it:

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all good things come to an endNothing lasts forever.Rate it:

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all well and goodBasically good, but with some shortcoming or limitation.Rate it:

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any press is good pressBeing mentioned in the media is beneficial to the subject because it gets publicity.Rate it:

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as good asvirtuallyRate it:

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as good as one's wordFaithful to a promise one has made.Rate it:

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but goodTo a high degree; very thoroughly; in a most definite manner.Rate it:

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come from a good placeTo be motivated by decency, kindness, or good intentions.Rate it:

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do well by doing goodTo achieve social acceptance or financial success as a result of behaving in a benevolent or charitable manner.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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finger lickin' goodIt is a common expression of praise for good food.Rate it:

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for goodForever; permanently.Rate it:

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for good and allPermanently, forever.Rate it:

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for good measureAs a precaution; just in case; added as an extra.Rate it:

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give a good account of oneselfTo act in a creditable manner.Rate it:

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