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hang on every wordTo be completely attentive to what another person is saying.Rate it:

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word for wordusing exactly the same words, verbatimRate 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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word-for-wordUsing exactly the same words (as were originally used).Rate it:

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hang (hang with)Spend time in the company of someone.Rate it:

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every silver lining has a cloudEvery good situation has the potential to turn bad.2007, Diab A. Shetayh, Actuality : The Reality RequiemA great partnership isn't a self-maintaining entity. Perseverance and persistence make it thrive. For every silver lining has a cloud. Ignorance of this reality is not an option.Rate it:

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every bitExactly, to its full degreeRate it:

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every cloud has a silver liningIn every bad situation there is an element of good1881, National Academy of Code Administration (U.S.), Folio, page 417:Every cloud has a silver lining; but in the old-fashioned meeting-houses every cloud of hymnal melody generally had a nasal lining before the congregation...1887, Shakers, Religion, page 36:that "a little reserve and thou'lt fail surely," will prove to be true in our experience. Every cloud has a silver lining and so has every sorrow,1918, George Jean Nathan, Performing Arts, page 222:But the most popular attitude toward what we may call "sad" plays is the peculiar one of believing that, since every cloud has a silver lining,Rate it:

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every dark cloud has a silver liningAlternative form of every cloud has a silver lining.Rate it:

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every day is a school dayYou learn something new every day.Rate it:

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every dog has its dayEveryone has a time of success and satisfaction.Rate it:

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every inchtotally, completelyRate it:

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every jack has his jilleverybody will find someone to have a romantic relationship with at some point in their lifeRate it:

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every king needs a queenEvery man needs a woman to be with for the rest of his life.Rate it:

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every lastEvery; without exception; used for emphasis.Rate it:

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every little helpsEven the smallest things are helpful when towards a goal.Rate it:

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every man for himself!Everyone has to fight for his or her own survival. This extraordinary admonition, generally applies during an extreme emergency, commercial or military wherein rescue assistance or other lifesaving help is unlikely.Rate it:

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every man has a priceEveryone can be bribed or corrupted for a certain price.Rate it:

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every man jackAll the members of a group with no exceptions.Rate it:

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every nook and crannyEverywhere.Rate it:

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every old nook and crannyAlternative form of every nook and cranny.Rate it:

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every rose has it's thornseverything, even if it seems perfect, has faultsRate it:

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every rule has an exceptionAlternative form of there is an exception to every rule.Rate it:

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every secondEvery other; each alternate.Rate it:

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every secondUsed other than as an idiom: Once per second.Rate it:

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every secondVery frequently; more frequently than is desired.Rate it:

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every shut eye isn't asleepOne must be careful, because some people who seem not to be paying attention are actually paying attention.Rate it:

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every timeAt each occasion that.Rate it:

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every timeUsed to express a strong preference for something.Rate it:

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every time i turn aroundFrequently; at every turn; with annoying frequency.Rate it:

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every time one turns aroundEvery time, to an annoyingly repetitive or consistent degree.Rate it:

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every which wayAll over; in every direction.Rate it:

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every which wayIn all sorts of ways or manners.Rate it:

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every which whereA more emphatic version of everywhere.Rate it:

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know every trick in the bookto know all there is to be known about a certain discipline.Rate it:

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opportunity knocks at every man's doorEverybody gets opportunities.Rate it:

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there are two sides to every questionOne should not make a judgement until one hears the other side.Rate it:

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there is an exception to every ruleUsually said in a situation when the rule is incorrect and unusable.Rate it:

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there's a sucker born every minuteThere are a great number of fools in the world, and there always be.Rate it:

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worth every pennyCompletely worthwhile.Rate it:

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

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bad wordA vulgar word.Rate it:

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breathe a wordto divulge a secret (usually used with a negative)Rate it:

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dirty wordA word that is considered vulgar, not necessarily sexual in nature.Rate it:

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dirty wordThe name of a topic that a person does not like to hear or discuss.Rate it:

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from the word goFrom the very beginning; from the outset; immediately upon starting.Rate it:

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get a word in edgewaysAlternative form of get a word in edgewise.Rate it:

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get a word in edgewiseTo break into or participate in a conversation.Rate it:

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