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act like a bull in a china shopTo act rudely or clumsily in a delicate situation.Rate it:

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like a bull in a china shopBoisterous, awkward, rough, disrespectful, careless. :Rate it:

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like a bull in a china shopClumsy, aggressive, without care or concern, without self-control.Rate it:

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like a bull in a china shopClumsily, aggressively, without care or concern, without self-control.Rate it:

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if it quacks like a duck, waddles like a duck and looks like a duck, chances are it's a duckif something has all the attributes and appearances of being a certain thing, the probability exists that it is that thing.Rate it:

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all over the shopEverywhere, scattered, disorganised.Rate it:

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apple dumplin shopA woman's bosom.Rate it:

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close up shopTo shut down a shop; to end a business activity.Rate it:

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set up shopTo establish a business.Rate it:

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set up shopTo physically arrange a shop or workplace.Rate it:

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shop stewardunion officialRate it:

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Banbury story of a cock and a bullA roundabout, nonsensical story.Rate it:

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bull sessionAn informal meeting among men.Rate it:

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bull's eyesweetRate it:

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cock-and-bull storyA far-fetched and fanciful story or tale of highly dubious validity.Rate it:

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don't give me a lot of bull!Don't prevaricate, don't exaggerate, don't fib to me!Rate it:

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fit as a Mallee bullto be in good physical health. The Mallee is a major region for Australia's beef production in western Victoria.Rate it:

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shoot the bullTo chinwag; to talk idly.Rate it:

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shoot the bullExtraneous, Trivial, Contrived, Unimportant, possibly sprinkled with absurdity, lies, mebbe 'gossip', et al:Rate it:

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take the bull by the hornsGrab-on, Grasp, Seize, wrestle, wrest an item, confront a situation, a challenge, a problem.Rate it:

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take the bull by the hornsTo confront a difficulty, rather than avoiding it.Rate it:

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from china to peruall over the worldRate it:

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mainland ChinaThe area under the jursdiction of People's Republic of China, excluding Hong Kong and Macau (and, by definition, Taiwan).Rate it:

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made in chinaOf poor or low quality.Rate it:

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all the tea in chinaSomething priceless or invaluable.Rate it:

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China syndromeA hypothetical kind of catastrophic failure in which a nuclear reactor melts through the floor of its containment system and penetrates the earth's surface, continuing downward as if (from a Western Hemispheric point of view) traveling through the planet toward China.Rate it:

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China syndromeOne instance of such a nuclear mishap.Rate it:

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China syndromeA behavior, policy, or situation characteristic of or involving China; an actual or potential catastrophe, especially one involving China.Rate it:

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China syndromeA rare disease, first characterized in the early 1990s, which resembles poliomyelitis but which has somewhat different characteristics and occurs in persons vaccinated for poliomyelitis.Rate it:

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have to do with the price of tea in chinaTo have any relation or bearing whatsoever on the topic at hand, usually used to emphasize the lack of relationship of a non sequitur.Rate it:

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made in chinaCheaply manufactured in East Asia.Rate it:

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made in chinaManufactured in the People's Republic of China.Rate it:

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mainland ChinaAlso used other than as an idiom: see mainland, China.Rate it:

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only Nixon could go to ChinaOnly a politician or leader with an impeccable reputation of upholding particular political values could do an action in seeming defiance of them without jeopardizing his support or credibility.Rate it:

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price of tea in ChinaSomething that is irrelevant or unimportant, usually used to emphasize the lack of relationship of a non sequitur.Rate it:

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price of tea in ChinaThe wholesale or retail price of tea in the country of China.Rate it:

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like father, like sonA son will have traits similar to his father upon reaching adulthood.Rate it:

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hell hath no fury like a woman scornedA woman will make someone suffer if they reject her.Rate it:

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if all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nailWith limited tools, single-minded people apply them inappropriately or indiscriminatelyIf a person is familiar with a certain, single subject/has with them a certain, single instrument, they may have a confirmation bias to believe that it is the answer to/involved in everything.Rate it:

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like a fish out of watercompletely out of the comfort zone.Rate it:

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make like a tree and leaveto leave, departRate it:

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work like a charmworks great - exactly as expectedRate it:

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quack like a duckTo appear to be exactly what one is.Rate it:

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built like a tankSturdy; exceptionally well constructed.Rate it:

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cry like a little girlTo bawl unabashedly and pitifully.Rate it:

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drop like fliesDie en masse, one after the other.Rate it:

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work like a horseTo work very hard; toilRate it:

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and the likeAnd other similar items.Rate it:

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as like as notprobablyRate it:

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avoid like the plagueTo shun, or evade if at all possible.Rate it:

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