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like a hot knife through buttervery quickly and easily doneRate it:

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cut like a knifeTo sting severely, to cause a sensation of stinging, especially said of cold weather.Rate it:

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cut like a knifeTo be very sharp (of a character, or remark)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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through and throughCompletely; entirely; fundamentally.Rate it:

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bread-and-butterUsed other than as an idiom: see bread, and, butter.Rate it:

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bread-and-butterRelating to basic sustenance or the requirements for everyday living for the masses.Rate it:

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fine words butter no parsnipsTalking about doing something does not get it done.Rate it:

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butter upTo flatter, especially with the intent of personal gain.Rate it:

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bread and butterBread spread with butter.Rate it:

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bread and butterThat which is central or fundamental, as to one's business, survival, or income; a staple or cornerstone.Rate it:

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bread-and-butterA general saying used to ward off bad luckRate it:

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bread-and-butterA saying specifically used to ward off bad luck when separating hands to walk either side of a treeRate it:

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butter fingersA clumsy person who always drops things, a klutz.Rate it:

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butter one's bread on both sidesTo profit from two things at the same time, especially when those things seem contradictory or incompatible.Rate it:

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like a cat on a hot tin roofJumpy, nervous.Rate it:

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like hot cakesQuickly, especially by purchase or consumption.Rate it:

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sell like hot cakesTo sell fast.Rate it:

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bring a knife to a gunfightTo enter into a confrontation or other challenging situation without being adequately equipped or prepared.Rate it:

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knife-edgeA piece of steel sharpened to an acute edge or angle, and resting on a smooth surface, serving as the axis of motion of a pendulum, scale beam, or other piece required to oscillate with the least possible friction.Rate it:

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knife-edgeA precarious balance that could be upset by a very small force in either direction.Rate it:

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knife-edgeUsed other than as an idiom: the edge of a knife.Rate it:

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not the sharpest knife in the drawerNot always understood, ignorant along some lines, don't always get the drift of it.Rate it:

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twist the knifeTo deliberately do or say something to worsen a difficult situation or increase a person's distress, irritation, or anger.Rate it:

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under the knifeUndergoing a surgical procedure.Rate it:

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shoot through like a bondi tramTo leave in haste.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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chocolate hot doga piece of faecesRate it:

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hot upTo become more heated.Rate it:

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blow hot and coldTo behave inconsistently; to vacillate or to waver, as between extremes of opinion or emotion.Rate it:

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blowing hot and coldIndividual expressing frenetic enthusiasm one moment and minutes later showing, expressing extreme misgivings and doubts.Rate it:

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boiling hotextremely hot (having a high temperature: of an object, the weather, a living creature)Rate it:

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don't get your shit hot!A Stern, Serious, Unequivocal Warning; . . . . . . . "Don't Get 'Short', 'Testy', 'HOT', 'Angry', 'Impatient, 'Demanding' with ME!Rate it:

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full of hot airTalking a lot, especially without saying anything of value or meaning.Rate it:

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hot airboastful talkRate it:

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hot airempty talkRate it:

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hot and botheredaroused, especially sexuallyRate it:

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hot and botheredaggravated or irritatedRate it:

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hot and coldAmbivalent; having conflicting emotions.Rate it:

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hot and heavyEnthusiastic.Rate it:

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hot and heavyPassionate.Rate it:

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hot buttonA central issue, concern or characteristic, especially one that motivates people to make a choice.Rate it:

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hot buttonThe principal desire that a salesman needs to "hit" in order to make a sale.Rate it:

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hot chocolatewarm drinkRate it:

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hot cross bunsgood friday cakesRate it:

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hot damn!It is usually used when one is very much pleased/excited.Rate it:

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hot damn!It is usually used when one is very much pleased/excited.Rate it:

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hot deskingThe working practice of sharing desks or workstations between workers, as a means of saving space and resources.Rate it:

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hot dogfrankfurter in a rollRate it:

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hot dogsausage in a rollRate it:

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