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get-rich-quickClaiming to provide large profits quickly, with no realistic chance of success, in order to lure gullible investment victims.Rate it:

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filthy richVery rich (wealthy).Rate it:

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it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of godThe rich can afford more immoral behavior than the poor.Rate it:

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poor little rich girlA wealthy young person whose money brings them no contentment (often used as an expression of mock sympathy).Rate it:

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poor little rich girlAn unhappy young woman from a wealthy background.Rate it:

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rich as CroesusVery wealthy.Rate it:

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strike it richTo suddenly and unexpectedly become richRate it:

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too rich for one's bloodToo expensive or fancy to suit one's taste or preferences.Rate it:

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quick on the uptakeAble to readily understand things; intelligent.Rate it:

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quick-and-dirtyDone or constructed in a hasty, approximate, temporarily adequate manner, but not exact, fully formed, or reliable for a long period of time.Rate it:

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a quick drop and a sudden stopA fall to one's death, especially by hanging.Rate it:

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cut to the quickUsed other than as an idiom: see cut, quick.Rate it:

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cut to the quickTo hurt a person deeply, especially emotionally.Rate it:

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cut to the quickTo get to the most essential idea or point.Rate it:

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lightning-quickIncredibly fastRate it:

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make quick work ofTo accomplish a specified task easily and quickly.Rate it:

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quick as a flashExtremely quickRate it:

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quick as a flashExtremely quicklyRate it:

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quick as lightningis very quickRate it:

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quick bucka large sum of money earned easily and quicklyRate it:

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quick off the markfast to act or react.Rate it:

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quick on the drawCharacterized by rapid response, as to a verbal remark or to a new situation; quick to act.Rate it:

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quick-and-dirtyOf or pertaining to the creation or repair of software or hardware in a manner which permits operation within a brief period of time, although with compromised functionality or reliability.Rate it:

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quick-fireHaving one thing coming rapidly after another.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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