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lend itself toto be suitable forRate it:

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lend a handTo help or assist, especially voluntarily.Rate it:

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a house divided against itself cannot standA group or organisation weakened by internal dissent will not remain united.Rate it:

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history repeats itselfThings that have happened in the past will happen again.Rate it:

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tacit acceptance of the content of the book itselfTo be silentRate it:

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per seby or in itselfRate it:

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pitch inTo help out; lend assistance; contribute; to do one's part.Rate it:

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man is man to manThe human is a human for itselfRate it:

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a dark horseHaving Nothing To Do With The Color Of A Fantasy Horse, Rather An Expression Of A Winner, A Success Story, A Triumph Suddenly Developing, Revealing Itself All In A Positive Manner:Rate it:

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a pull of the hair for being unfairThe general response to "A kick and a flick for being so quick", which is in turn a response in itself to "A pinch and a punch for the first day of the month".Rate it:

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apple does not fall far from the treeA child grows up to be very similar to its parents, both in behavior and in physical characteristics.1842, E. A. Freidlaender (translator), Frederika Bremer (author), The Neighbours, ch. 10:It is impossible to look at Madam Rhen, without at once making the conclusion that she is pleasantness, hospitality, and loquacity itself; nor can one look upon her daughter Renetta without thinking, "the apple does not fall far from the tree!"1978, Dr. Isador Rosenfeld, "Doctor Asks Patient Rate it:

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blanket termA word or phrase that is used to describe multiple groups of related things. The degree of relation may vary. Blanket terms often trade specificity for ease-of-use; in other words, a blanket term by itself gives little detail about the things that it describes or the relationships between them, but is easy to say and remember. Blanket terms often originate as slang, and eventually become integrated into the general vocabulary.Rate it:

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broken recordSomeone or something that constantly repeats itself, causing annoyance.Rate it:

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catch-as-catch-canIntermittent; only when possible or when the opportunity presents itself.Rate it:

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come down the pikeTo emerge, come up; to approach or arrive on the scene; to present (itself or oneself).Rate it:

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come upTo emerge or become known, especially unexpectedly; to come to attention, present itself.Rate it:

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dormitive virtueA type of tautology in which an item is being explained in terms of the item itself, only put in different (usually more abstract) words.Rate it:

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hope springs eternalThe feeling of hopefulness endlessly renews itself.Rate it:

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it is what it isThis thing has its own distinct nature; this thing is itself.Rate it:

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lighter than airReference; Aircraft which maintain 'lift' because of 'gasses', 'hot vapors', 'heated air'; e.g. Blimps, Dirigibles, 'Hot-Air' Balloons: Able to lift objects, beings with weight greater than the Aircraft itself:Rate it:

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rye seedCaraway seed, used whole as a flavoring in the best-known type of rye bread- often mistakenly assumed to be the rye itself.Rate it:

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show the flagOf a naval vessel or military force, to identify itself by displaying the flag of its country of origin, especially in order to establish an authoritative presence and to exert diplomatic or political influence.Rate it:

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town and gownOn one hand, the members of the city, borough, or similar community near a university and, on the other hand, the students and faculty of the university itself, especially when understood as rivals in a state of tension or conflict.Rate it:

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two thumbs upThe strong approval itself.Rate it:

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