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Johnny-come-latelyA newcomer; a novice; an upstart.Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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rubber johnnycondomRate it:

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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.Rate it:

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stage-door JohnnyA devoted fan of live theatre and of performing artists, who habitually spends time in and around theatres.Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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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."Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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let the good times rollTo have fun or live fully; may imply letting things that are going well proceed.Rate it:

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the road to hell is paved with good intentionswell-intended acts can lead to disasterRate it:

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a good man is hard to findMen who make good husbands or workers are rare.Rate it:

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good jobWell done; congratulations!.Rate it:

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one good turn deserves anotherOne act of kindness should be paid back by another act of kindness.Rate it:

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good old boyA friendly, unambitious, relatively uneducated, sometimes racially biased white man who embodies the stereotype of the folksy culture of the rural southern USA.Rate it:

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a good dealVery much; to a great extent; a lot; lots.Rate it:

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a good dealA large amount; a lot.Rate it:

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a good voice to beg baconSaid in ridicule of a bad voice.Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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a nod is as good as a winkThe hint, suggestion etc can be understood without further explaining.Rate it:

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all good things come to an endNothing lasts forever.Rate it:

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all well and goodBasically good, but with some shortcoming or limitation.Rate it:

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any press is good pressBeing mentioned in the media is beneficial to the subject because it gets publicity.Rate it:

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as good asvirtuallyRate it:

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

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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.Rate it:

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but goodTo a high degree; very thoroughly; in a most definite manner.Rate it:

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come from a good placeTo be motivated by decency, kindness, or good intentions.Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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finger lickin' goodIt is a common expression of praise for good food.Rate it:

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for goodForever; permanently.Rate it:

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for good and allPermanently, forever.Rate it:

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for good measureAs a precaution; just in case; added as an extra.Rate it:

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get out while the getting's goodTo leave at an opportune time or before adverse conditions appear.Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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give a good account of oneselfTo act in a creditable manner.Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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good andVery; exceptionally; utterly.Rate it:

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good as goldwell behavedRate it:

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

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good booksFavorable regard; personal approval; kindly treatment.Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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good eggA good person, someone to be trusted; a friend.Rate it:

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good enough for jazzGood enough.Rate it:

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good enough to eatSupremely beautiful; aesthetically pleasing.Rate it:

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good eveninggreetingRate it:

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good for nothinguseless; worthlessRate it:

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good for youwell doneRate it:

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