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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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come si!, come 'sah'Say Yes! or NoRate it:

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come inTo enter.Rate it:

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come in from the coldTo gain widespread acceptance in a group or society, especially where there was not any before.Rate it:

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come outTo make a formal debut in society.Rate it:

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come out withTo say something unexpected.Rate it:

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come roundTo make a regular circuit.Rate it:

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come aroundTo change one's mind, especially to begin to agree or appreciate what one was reluctant to accept at first.Rate it:

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come byTo obtain; to get, now especially by chance or involuntarily.Rate it:

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come up withTo invent, create, or think of.Rate it:

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come cleanTo confess; admit.Rate it:

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come aboutTo come to pass; to develop; to occur; to take place; to happen.Rate it:

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come acrossTo find, usually by accident.Rate it:

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come backTo return to a place.Rate it:

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come downTo descend.Rate it:

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come down withTo contract or get; to show symptoms of a minor illness.Rate it:

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come offTo become detached.Rate it:

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come onA statement or sometimes action reflecting sexual or relational interest.Rate it:

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come onAn expression of disbelief.Rate it:

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come outTo end up or result.Rate it:

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come outTo walk onto the field at the beginning of an innings.Rate it:

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come shortFail to meet (expectations or standards)Rate it:

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come throughTo survive.Rate it:

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come toTo recover consciousness after fainting etc.Rate it:

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come upTo come to a higher position.Rate it:

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come upTo appear before a judge or court.Rate it:

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when two sundays come together"When two Sundays come together/ meet" is used to talk about a situation that never occurs as two Sundays can never meet.Rate it:

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come alongTo accompany.Rate it:

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all things come to those who wait(dated) A patient seeker will be satisfied in due time; patience is a virtue.Rate it:

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come aboutTo tack; to change tack; to maneuver the bow of a sailing vessel across the wind so that the wind changes from one side of the vessel to the other; to position a boat with respect to the wind after tacking.Rate it:

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come alongTo progress; to make progress.Rate it:

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come downTo recover from drug-induced euphoria.Rate it:

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come down toTo depend upon, basically, ultimately or in essence.Rate it:

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come inOf a broadcast, such as radio or television, to have a strong enough signal to be able to be received well.Rate it:

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come roundTo recover consciousness.Rate it:

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come toTo befall; to affect; to happen to; to come upon.Rate it:

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come upTo come towards, to approach.Rate it:

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come upTo begin to feel the effects of a recreational drug.Rate it:

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come byTo come near to; to pass.Rate it:

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come out swingingTo display spunk and strength of character, especially when rising above or when fighting back against trouble or adversity.Rate it:

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

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blow to kingdom comeTo totally destroy; to wipe outRate it:

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chickens come home to roostA person's past wrongdoings will always return to negatively affect them.Rate it:

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come a cropperTo fall headlong from a horse.Rate it:

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come a cropperTo suffer some misfortune; to fail.Rate it:

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