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hear the grass growTo be very aware or discerning; to pay attention to every small detail.Rate it:

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hear the grass growTo have an extremely sensitive sense of hearing.Rate it:

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hear the grass growTo hear very well due to being in an exceptionally quiet environment.Rate it:

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hear, hearLet us hear and applaud the previous speaker; I endorse the previous statement; Expression of support, agreement, or enthusiasm for what has just been said.Rate it:

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let the grass grow under one's feetTo be idle; to fail to make progress.Rate it:

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to not let any grass grow under one's feetto be always active and never delay in taking an actionRate it:

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hear outTo listen to someone until that person has finished.Rate it:

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hear through the grapevineTo hear rumors; to learn through friends of friends.Rate it:

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hear on the grapevineTo hear rumors; to learn through friends of friends.Rate it:

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hear thingsTo have auditory hallucinations.Rate it:

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long time no hearI haven't heard from you for a long time.Rate it:

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so quiet one can hear a pin dropSaid during a lull in a normally bustling place or scene, or as the result of a sudden dramatic or tense moment.Rate it:

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so quiet one could hear a pin dropSaid during a lull in a normally bustling place or scene, or as the result of a sudden dramatic or tense moment.Rate it:

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three wise monkeys, see no evil, hear no evil and speak no evil.avoid all evil in every formRate it:

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absence makes the heart grow fonderWhen someone or something is faraway, you realise how much you love (or miss) them or it.Rate it:

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mighty oaks from little acorns growSomething great can come from a modest beginning.Don't give up on the project - mighty oaks from little acorns grow!Rate it:

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grow onTo become more likeable to someone.Rate it:

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grow out ofTo become too physically large for something, especially clothes.Rate it:

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grow upTo mature and become an adult.Rate it:

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grow upTo flourish.Rate it:

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grow a pairTo be brave; to show some courage, especially in a situation in which one has so far failed to do so.Rate it:

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conch don't grow on treesmeat that comes out of sea shellsRate it:

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great oaks from little acorns growAlternative form of mighty oaks from little acorns grow.Rate it:

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grow coldTo wane; to lose interest or enthusiasm for something or someone; to become disenchanted or to fall out of love with someone.Rate it:

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grow out ofTo become too mature for something.Rate it:

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money doesn't grow on treesYou must work in order to have money.Rate it:

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grass rootsPeople and society at the local level rather than at the national centre of political activity.Rate it:

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grass rootsThe essential foundation or source of something.Rate it:

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grass skirtpolynesian garmentRate it:

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grass snakereptileRate it:

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grass tops(idiomatic) Of, related to, or involving local influential figures.Rate it:

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grass topsplural form of grass topRate it:

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grass topsPeople in a position of power or influence at a local level.Rate it:

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grass widowA divorcée..Rate it:

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grass widowA married woman whose husband is away.Rate it:

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grass widowA mother out of wedlock.Rate it:

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grass widowerA divorcé..Rate it:

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grass widowerA married man whose wife is away.Rate it:

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if there's grass on the pitch, play ballOnce someone has grown pubic hair or started puberty, they are sexually accessible.Rate it:

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marsh grassUsed other than as an idiom: see marsh, grass.Rate it:

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marsh grassA genus (Spartina) of coarse grasses growing in marshes.Rate it:

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snake in the grassA treacherous person.Rate it:

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the grass is always greener on the other sideOther circumstances seem more desirable than one's own but in reality are often notRate it:

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big yearan informal competition among birdwatchers to see who can see or hear the largest number of species of birds within a single calendar year and within a specific geographical area.Rate it:

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talk to the handUsed usually sarcastically to dismiss another person's argument by indicating that the speaker (or writer) is not prepared to hear (or read) anything further that the other person has to say (or write). It is often used while simultaneously holding up the hand with the palm facing the speaker.Rate it:

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a rolling stone gathers no mossA person who never settles in one place will never be successful.A person who does not keep active will grow mouldy.Rate it:

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are you deafA rhetorical question asked to confront a nondeaf interlocutor who has been rudely neglecting to hear something.Rate it:

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blazing starAny of various plants including:Chamaelirium luteum of the lily family.Aletris farinosa, also called colicroot and star grass.Mentzelia laevicaulisRate it:

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blazing starAletris farinosa, also called colicroot and star grass.Rate it:

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blazing starAletris farinosa, also called colicroot and star grass.Rate it:

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