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golden helloA payment offered to an employee as an inducement to join, especially if currently working for a competitor.Rate it:

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a golden key can open any doorSufficient money can accomplish anything.Rate it:

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deep golden spellTo laugh, to a gag.Rate it:

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golden duckThe score of zero runs after getting out on the first ball faced.Rate it:

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golden gooseSomething that generates much profit or gives great advantages.Rate it:

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golden handcuffsAny arrangement or agreement designed to provide extremely favorable benefits or pay, so as to discourage participant from wanting to leave, especially to retain a choice employee.Rate it:

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golden handshakeA generous severance payment, especially as an inducement to leave employment.Rate it:

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golden opportunityIdeal moment to do something.Rate it:

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golden parachuteAn agreement between a company and an employee, usually an executive, specifying that the employee will receive certain significant benefits if employment is terminated.Rate it:

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golden ruleA fundamental rule or principle.Rate it:

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golden ruleThe principle that one should treat other people in the manner in which one would want to be treated by them.Rate it:

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golden showerThe flowering plant Cassia fistulaRate it:

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golden showerThe act of a person urinating on another, usually for sexual stimulation of one or both persons.Rate it:

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golden syruplight treacleRate it:

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golden ticketA philosophy that a quick fix can be achieved.Rate it:

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golden ticketA qualification, person or thing that can provide lucrative opportunities.Rate it:

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golden touchAn ability to be successful at anything endeavored.Rate it:

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golden yearsOld age, especially the years after one has retired from employment.Rate it:

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golden yearsThe period during which someone or something flourishes.Rate it:

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kill the goose that lays the golden eggsTo seek short term gain at the sacrifice of long term profit.Rate it:

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silence is goldenPeace and quiet have immense value.Often the best choice is to say nothing.Rate it:

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do unto others as you would have them do unto youOne should treat others as one would like others to treat oneself; an expression of the golden rule.Rate it:

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velvet handcuffsGolden handcuffs: any arrangement designed to provide favorable benefits or pay so as to discourage a participant from wanting to leave it.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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boys will be boysIt is hard, often fruitless, to attempt to curb the natural playfulness and tendency to mischief of most growing boys.1922, James Joyce, Ulysses Chapter 13But just then there was a slight altercation between Master Tommy and Master Jacky. Boys will be boys and our two twins were no exception to this golden rule.Even grown men usually remain somewhat boyish in heart"Boys will be boys", grinned grandpa while he joined his adult son playing with the fancy train-set he gave his grandson for Christmas while the kid was in school.Rate it:

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goldene hochzeitIt's a German phrase that literally translates to "Golden Wedding", but means that 50th anniversary of someone's wedding.Rate it:

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head scratcherDecember 2007, W:Daily News Tribune - Golden Globes nominations a head-scratcher.Rate it:

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