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force of habitAn act that has been repeated to the point where the performance of the act becomes automatic.
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kick the habitTo recover from or quit an addiction or habit. For example, to quit smoking, drinking, burping, or drug addiction.
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take toTo begin, as a new habit or practice.
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swear offTo quit or cease completely, or to promise to quit, as of a bad habit.
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take afterIn appearance or habit.
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against the grainTo sand or plane a piece of wood parallel or nearly parallel to the fibers such that splinters forming ahead of the tool originate below the cutting surface.
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fall off the wagonTo cease or fail at a regimen of self-improvement or reform; to lapse back into an old habit or addiction.
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nip in the budTo remove a bud from a plant to prevent flower and fruit from forming.
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off the wagonNo longer maintaining a program of self-improvement or abstinence from an undesirable habit, especially drinking alcohol.
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on the wagonBy extension, maintaining a program of self-improvement or abstinence from some other undesirable habit.
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saran (fiber) (us) a term used to describe manufactured fibersSaran (fibre) (US) A Term Used To Describe Manufactured Fibers In Which The Fibre-forming Substance Is Any Long-chain Synthetic Polymer Composed Of At Least 80% By Weight Of 1,1-dichloroethene (vinylidene Chloride) Units. The Iso Generic Name Is Chlorofibre
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second natureA mindset, skill, or type of behavior so ingrained through habit or practice that it seems natural, automatic, or without a basis in conscious thought.
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set in one's waysDriven by habit; inclined or determined to continue according to one's custom or established preferences.
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turn over a new leafTo engage in self-improvement; to begin a good habit or shed a bad habit.
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used toAccustomed to; in the habit of.
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