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Johnny-come-latelyA newcomer; a novice; an upstart.
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Johnny-one-noteA person (or organization) who often expresses a strong opinion or viewpoint on a single subject or a few particular subjects.
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Johnny-one-noteAn opinion or viewpoint on a single subject or a few particular subjects which is frequently expressed by a person or organization.
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rubber johnnycondom
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stage-door JohnnyA man who is infatuated with one or more theatrical actresses and who routinely lingers in and around theatres in an effort to meet and form relationships with the female object(s) of his affection.
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stage-door JohnnyA devoted fan of live theatre and of performing artists, who habitually spends time in and around theatres.
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a good beginning makes a good endingGood beginnings promise a good end; start off on a good note to reap the benefits at the end.
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good fences make good neighborsIt is better to mind one's own business than get involved with other people's affairs.
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what's good for the goose is good for the ganderWhat is good for a woman is equally good for a man; or, what a woman can have or do, so can a man have or do. This comes from an earlier proverb, "What's sauce for the goose is sauce for the gander."
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what's good for the goose is good for the ganderWhat is good for one type is equally good for another type, despite any irrelevant differences between the types.
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let the good times rollTo have fun or live fully; may imply letting things that are going well proceed.
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a good man is hard to findMen who make good husbands or workers are rare.
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good jobWell done; congratulations!.
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one good turn deserves anotherOne act of kindness should be paid back by another act of kindness.
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a good dealVery much; to a great extent; a lot; lots.
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a good dealA large amount; a lot.
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a good voice to beg baconSaid in ridicule of a bad voice.
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a miss is as good as a mileA failure remains a failure, regardless of how close to success one has actually come.
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a nod is as good as a winkThe hint, suggestion etc can be understood without further explaining.
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all good things come to an endNothing lasts forever.
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all well and goodBasically good, but with some shortcoming or limitation.
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any press is good pressBeing mentioned in the media is beneficial to the subject because it gets publicity.
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as good asvirtually
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as good as one's wordFaithful to a promise one has made.
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bad money drives out goodDebased coinage (with low levels of precious metals) replaces purer coinage (with higher levels of precious metals).(metaphorically) Mediocre talent drives away real talent.
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but goodTo a high degree; very thoroughly; in a most definite manner.
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come from a good placeTo be motivated by decency, kindness, or good intentions.
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do well by doing goodTo achieve social acceptance or financial success as a result of behaving in a benevolent or charitable manner.
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enough is as good as a feastJust the right amount is as good as more than enough: there is no value in excess.
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for goodForever; permanently.
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for good and allPermanently, forever.
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for good measureAs a precaution; just in case; added as an extra.
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get out while the getting's goodTo leave at an opportune time or before adverse conditions appear.
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get out while the getting's goodTo sell all or part of one's holdings in stocks, real estate, a business, etc. while conditions are good, particularly in anticipation of a drop in prices.
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give a good account of oneselfTo act in a creditable manner.
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give as good as one getsTo behave toward others in a manner resembling or commensurate with their behavior towards oneself, especially in a situation where one is insulted or otherwise ill-treated.
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good andVery; exceptionally; utterly.
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good as goldwell behaved
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good as one's wordFaithful to a promise one has made.
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good booksFavorable regard; personal approval; kindly treatment.
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good drunkA person who is cheerful and companionable when intoxicated, retaining reasonable control of his or her mental and emotional faculties.
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good eggA good person, someone to be trusted; a friend.
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good enough for jazzGood enough.
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good enough to eatSupremely beautiful; aesthetically pleasing.
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good eveninggreeting
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good for nothinguseless; worthless
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good for youwell done
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good fridayFriday befor Easter Sunday, on which Jesus was crucified.
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good God(dated, Canada) Expression of surprise, contempt, outrage, disgust, boredom, frustration.
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good gracesFavorable regard; personal approval; kindly treatment.
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