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land a windfallTo win a valuable prize, become an heir to a cash legacy, experience a valuable one of a kind item dropped in your lap.Rate it:

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flogging the landDamaging agricultural land through excessive grazing or clearing.Rate it:

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fat of the landThe greatest part of anything; the finest and most abundant share of resources; the cream of the crop.Rate it:

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in the land of the blind, the one-eyed man is kingAmong others with a disadvantage or disability, the one with the mildest disadvantage or disability is regarded as the greatest.Even someone without much talent or ability is considered special by those with no talent or ability at all.Rate it:

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land of opportunityA nickname for the United States.Rate it:

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land of plentyA utopia that provides for all one's needsRate it:

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land on one's feetTo be lucky, or successful, often in difficult situations.Rate it:

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land poorIn a condition of poverty as a result of inability to meet tax payments or other financial requirements for one's land holdings.Rate it:

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lay of the landThe physical characteristics of the terrain or surrounding natural environment.Rate it:

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lay of the landThe trends, feelings, intentions, and other factors influencing a strategic, political, or social situation.Rate it:

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Promised LandThe area historically known as Judea, which was promised to the Israelites by God according to oral tradition recorded in the Book of Genesis.Rate it:

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Promised LandAmerica.Rate it:

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Promised LandAny place to which one eagerly seeks to go and which one expects to greatly improve one's situation.Rate it:

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Promised LandHeaven or the afterlife.Rate it:

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see how the land liesTo wait for all the information about something before taking action.Rate it:

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virgin territoryLand that has never been explored or developed.Rate it:

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Yankee go homeUnited States people go back to your country; used to express anger or opposition at American presence in a foreign land.Rate it:

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put downTo land an aircraft.Rate it:

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touch downTo land an aircraft.Rate it:

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anaconda mortgageA loan arrangement in which all of the money borrowed from a lender, for whatever purpose, is secured by one's home, land, and other property.Rate it:

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as the crow fliesIn a straight line distance between two locations, as opposed to the road distance or over land distance.Rate it:

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chew upto ruin (especially land), by diggingRate it:

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chip shotAn approach shot made from a location a short distance from the golf green in which the ball is launched into the air with only low or moderate force, so that it will land on the green and roll toward the hole.Rate it:

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eat shitTo fall and land on one's face.Rate it:

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holding patternA path taken by an aircraft waiting to land.Rate it:

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in feeOf an estate in land, inherited or owned by one who has the absolute right to dispose of the land as they desire, including the right to select an inheritor of the land.Rate it:

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pea patchA small piece of land planted with peas.Rate it:

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robber baronIn Europe, an aristocrat who charged exorbitant fees or otherwise exacted money from people who journeyed across land or waterways which he controlled.Rate it:

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splash downTo land in water.Rate it:

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square roda unit of area used for measuring small quantities of land. Equal in size to a square with sides 1 rod in length. Equal to 30¼ square yards or 1/160 acre. Sometimes known, simply, as a rod.Rate it:

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terra firmadry landRate it:

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to live in a gingerbread houseOne whom lives in a land of fantasy, dreamland instead of the sturdy house of reality.Rate it:

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wash upTo be carried on to land by water.Rate it:

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yellow brick roadA proverbial path to a Promised Land of one's hopes and dreams.Rate it:

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