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get someUsed other than as an idiom: see get, some.Rate it:

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get someTo have sex.Rate it:

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get someTo attack or physically assault in a rapid manner.Rate it:

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get some airTo invigorate oneself by breathing refreshing outdoor air, especially after departing from a building or other enclosed space for this purpose.Rate it:

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get some zzzzzz'sComic Strip person was pictured as 'sleeping' with a number of letter 'Z,Z,Z,Z,Z's' in overhead cloud:Rate it:

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some days you get the bear, other days the bear gets youOne cannot always overcome a powerful adversary.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 [1] 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 [2] 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 [3] 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 [4] 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 [5] 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 [6] 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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all and someone and allRate it:

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and then someUsed to confirm preceding utterance, while implying that what was said or asked is an understatement.Rate it:

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burn some rubberAn expression of intent to drive ruthlessly, speedily, wildly, illegally: Express the intention to perform tasks, agendas in wild abandon, in order to impress, gain an advantage, recover lost time or missed opportunity:Rate it:

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catch some z'sTo sleep.Rate it:

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cut somebody some slackTo be patient or lenient with somebody; to relax standards or expectations.Rate it:

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give some skinTo greet or congratulate someone by slapping his or her palm; see slap me five.Rate it:

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kick some tiresTo shop for a vehicle or other item to purchase or invest in.Rate it:

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knock some sense into his headDepression Expression: During the Depression, there was little empathy for the unemployed. Pundits identified the loafer, the hobo, the bum, the specified lazy-boy, the uninspired, those lacking ambition as needing a wakeup Call.Rate it:

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ruffle some feathersTo disturb; to arouse resentment, anger, or concern.Rate it:

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some kind ofUsed other than as an idiom: see some, kind, of.Rate it:

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some kind ofA remarkable.Rate it:

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some kind ofUsed as an intensifier of adjectives: remarkablyRate it:

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some oldUsed other than as an idiom: see some, old.Rate it:

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some oldSome, some unspecified or yet-undetermined one (especially for emphasis).Rate it:

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some peopleExpresses disgust at the actions of a person; a response to a person doing something silly, bizarre, nonsensical or ill-mannered.Rate it:

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throw dirt enough, and some will stickIf enough allegations are made about someone or something, then even if they are all untrue, people's opinion of the person or thing will be diminished.1759, John Wesley, letter to John Downes, Rector of St. Michael's, Wood Street, read at Wesley Center Online at [1] on 14 Oct 06.I hope...that you are ignorant of the whole affair, and are so bold only because you are blind...And blind enough; so that you blunder on through thick and thin, bespattering all that come in your way, according to the old, laudable maxim, 'Throw dirt enough, and some will stick.'1857, Thomas Hughes, Tom Brown's Schooldays, read at fullbooks.com on 14 Oct 06,But whatever harm a spiteful tongue could do them, he took care should be done. Only throw dirt enough, and some will stick.1864, John Henry Newman, Apologia Pro Vita Sua, Penguin Classics (1994), p. 10,Archbishop Whately used to say Rate it:

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throw enough mud at the wall and some of it will stickTry the same thing often enough, and, even if the general standard is poor, sometimes one will be successful.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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as all get-outExtremely; to a superlative degree; very much.Rate it:

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getOffspring.Rate it:

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get a handle onTo build or acquire a basic level of understanding or control.Rate it:

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get a lifeUsed sarcastically to tell someone who keeps meddling in other people's business, or gossiping about others, to stop obsessing over other people's lives and to concentrate on themselves and do something useful.Rate it:

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get byto passRate it:

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get one's freak onTo party.Rate it:

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get the sackTo be firedRate it:

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just get on with [ it ]Exhortation ...to discontinue activities seen to hinder optimum progress toward a desired outcome; ...to proceed without further stalling, debate, frivolity, or ritual.Rate it:

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to get hold of wrong end of the stickto not understand the situation correctlyRate it:

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you can't always get what you wantIt is not always possible to get what is wanted.Rate it:

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you get what you pay forIn commercial transactions, the quality of goods and services increases as the prices increase, i.e., the more one pays, the better the merchandise.2003, Michael Blumenthal, "For Whom the School Bell Tolls," Time, 7 Dec.:Though it may sound unapologetically capitalistic to say soRate it:

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get on somebody's nervesTo annoy or irritate; to bother.Rate it:

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get one's end awayTo have sex.Rate it:

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get one's voice heardIt often requires much energy and persistence to get people to listen to your strongly held views.Rate it:

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get the ball rollingTo begin; to start some action; to set in motion.Rate it:

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get the lead outto go faster; to hurry upRate it:

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get under someone's skinTo make a memorable impression or have a strong effect on someone; to impact someone's feelings.Rate it:

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you get more with a kind word and a gun than you do with a kind word aloneIt is advantageous not to rely solely on being nice.Rate it:

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get out of here!An exclamation of disbelief.Rate it:

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get the hang ofTo learn to handle something with some skill, through practice or diligence, which can lead to an almost unconscious performance thereof.Rate it:

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able to get a word in edgewiseAble to participate in the conversation; able to interrupt another person's monologue.Rate it:

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can't get enoughTo greatly enjoy; to like a lotRate it:

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