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better the devil you know than the devil you don't knowSomething bad and familiar is better than something bad and unknown.Rate it:

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better the devil you know than the one you don't knowAlternative form of better the devil you know than the devil you don't know.Rate it:

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it's not what you know but who you knowFor success, and especially to obtain employment, one's knowledge and skills are less useful and less important than one's network of personal contacts.1951, G. P. Bush and L. H. Hattery, "Federal Recruitment of Junior Engineers," Science, vol. 114, no. 2966, p. 456:Eighty-four students referred to political influence as a disadvantage of federal employment with such remarks as: "There are too many political connections necessary . . . it's not what you know but who you knowRate it:

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better the devil you knowAlternative form of better the devil you know than the devil you don't know.Rate it:

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as you knowas it is already known.Rate it:

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better the devil you know than the devil you don'tAlternative form of better the devil you know than the devil you don't know.Rate it:

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better the devil you know than the one you don'tAlternative form of better the devil you know than the devil you don't know.Rate it:

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it takes one to know oneThe person criticizing is as bad as the person being criticized.Rate it:

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know beans aboutTo know something, even if only a little, about.Rate it:

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know beans aboutTo know nothing, or almost nothing, about.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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know from a bar of soapTo know; to be acquainted with (a person).Rate it:

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know inside and outTo know {something or someone) very thoroughly.Rate it:

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know it alla person who behaves as if they know everything.Rate it:

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know like a bookTo have an extensive and penetrating understanding of (something or someone).Rate it:

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know like the back of one's handTo be intimately knowledgeable about something, especially a place.Rate it:

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know one's ass from a hole in the groundTo have an adequate level of knowledge or skill; to understand what one is doing or talking about.Rate it:

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know one's own mindTo clearly understand one's own feelings, intentions, preferences, etc; to know precisely what one wants; to be decisive or determined.Rate it:

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know one's way aroundTo be experienced and knowledgeable.Rate it:

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know one's way aroundTo be very familiar with; to have a significant understanding of.Rate it:

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know someoneTo have personal or social connections.Rate it:

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know someone from AdamTo know or recognise someone at all.Rate it:

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know someone in the biblical senseTo have sex with someone.Rate it:

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know something inside and outTo know something very thoroughly.Rate it:

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know the scoreBe aware of a situation, especially of the consequences of misconduct.Rate it:

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know thyselfbe aware of your own strengths and limitations.Rate it:

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know what is whatTo be experienced or well-informedRate it:

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know where one standsTo be aware of one's position.Rate it:

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know which end is upTo possess sound judgment or common sense; to have a clear understanding of a situation.Rate it:

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know which side one's bread is buttered onTo be aware of where one's interests lie in a situation.Rate it:

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not know which end is upTo have no common sense; to be ignorant of the most basic facts; to be very confused.Rate it:

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what do i knowImplies that a statement is based on a guess or assumption rather than on knowledge or evidence.Rate it:

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wouldn't you knowAlternative form of wouldn't you know it.Rate it:

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wouldn't you know itExpresses dismay or annoyance, especially at bad luck or misfortune.Rate it:

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wouldn't you know it!We shouldn't be surprised:Rate it:

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you don't know beans aboutYou Don't Have Any Idea About? Doing a task, performing a certain choreRate it:

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you don't need a weatherman to know which way the wind blowsYou don't need an expert to tell you what you already know.Rate it:

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you knowUsed other than as an idiom: see you, know.Rate it:

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you knowExpression signifying a pause or hesitation.Rate it:

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you knowExpression used to imply meaning, rather than say it, such as when a person is embarrassed.Rate it:

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you knowUsed as a rhetorical question to confirm agreement or understanding at the end of a statement.Rate it:

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you know itIndicates agreement, approval, encouragement.Rate it:

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you know whatA phrase used to get someone's attention before announcing something.Rate it:

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you never know what you've got till it's goneGood friends and acquaintances shouldn't be taken for granted.Rate it:

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tell apartTo be able to know the difference between things; to distinguish.Rate it:

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"never mind your mother sonny.... eat your bleedin' orange"I worked with a man from Foulridge, Lancashire for over 35 years who often used this phrase whenever there was a problem and he wasn't sure of the answer!.. Said the phrase came from a "chap I used to work with in Colne... but he didn't know what it meant either"Rate it:

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beats meI don't know; I have no idea.Rate it:

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bend somebody's earSorry to bend your ear with the whole story, but I think you ought to know.Rate it:

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box the compassTo know, and be able to recite the 32 points and quarter points of the magnetic compass from North, both clockwise and anticlockwise.Rate it:

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brainiacSomeone who seems to know facts and trivia about everything.Rate it:

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