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little womanUsed other than as an idiom: see little, woman.Rate it:

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little womanwifeRate it:

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a little from column A, a little from column BA combination of two factors or reasons.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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make an honest womanEspecially if she is having a sexual relationship.Rate it:

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a man/woman after your own hearta man or woman who likes the same things or has the same opinions as youRate it:

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comfort womanA woman forced, or supposedly recruited, into brothels by the Japanese occupation forces during World War II.Rate it:

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old womanAn elderly woman.Rate it:

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old womanA person (irrespective of age or sex) who is always complaining about his or her situation.Rate it:

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old womanOld mother.Rate it:

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old womanWife.Rate it:

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old womanOld female partner.Rate it:

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the old woman is plucking her gooseIt is snowing.Rate it:

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mighty oaks from little acorns growSomething great can come from a modest beginning.Don't give up on the project - mighty oaks from little acorns grow!Rate it:

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wrap around one's little fingerTo successfully control or exert influence over, especially for a sustained period of time.Rate it:

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a little bird told meOf information which was gathered from a source not to be overtly exposed.Rate it:

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little pitchers have big earsSmall children often overhear more of what is said than adults realize or desire.1844, Charlotte M. Yonge, Abbeychurch, ch. 2:Seeing me listening to something she was saying to Mamma, she turned round upon me with that odious proverb, "Little pitchers have long ears."1939, "Bedtime Bedlam," Time, 17 Apr.:A caution to U. S. parents, but a joy to radio merchandising, is the dread truth that little pitchers have big ears.2002, Stephen King, On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft, ISBN 9780743455961, p. 185:I suppose he might say pushed or went woowoo, but took a shit is, I fear, very much in the ballpark (little pitchers have big ears, after all).Rate it:

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a little bit of bread and no cheesethe song of the yellowhammer.Rate it:

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

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and your little dog tooA statement that not only will the person being addressed be punished but their conspirators will also.Rate it:

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busy little beaverSomeone who has completed or accomplished many tasks or works.Rate it:

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every little helpsEven the smallest things are helpful when towards a goal.Rate it:

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great oaks from little acorns growAlternative form of mighty oaks from little acorns grow.Rate it:

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little emperorIn contemporary China, a child with no siblings who is regarded as overly protected and spoiled. (Seen as belonging to a generation which is a product of China's "one-child" policy.)Rate it:

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little headThe glans of the penis.Rate it:

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little oldUsed other than as an idiom: see little, old.Rate it:

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little oldEmphatically, affectionately, or humorously little; ordinary or harmless (especially when trying to downplay the importance of something).Rate it:

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little pitcherA child.Rate it:

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little pitchers have long earsAlternative form of little pitchers have big ears.Rate it:

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poor little rich girlA wealthy young person whose money brings them no contentment (often used as an expression of mock sympathy).Rate it:

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poor little rich girlAn unhappy young woman from a wealthy background.Rate it:

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slip into something a little more comfortableTo wear something suitable to be stripped off by a lover.Rate it:

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think with one's little headTo make decisions or act based on one's sexual impulses rather than based on clear reasoning.Rate it:

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wrap someone around your little fingerA feeling, a sense, an awareness one realizes when another is deeply devoted, lovingly loyal and shares a mutuality in myriad areas in each other and their lives.Rate it:

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Athanasian wenchA sexually promiscuous or loose woman, willing to have sexual intercourse with "whoever wants to".Rate it:

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baby-killera pregnant woman who receives an abortionRate it:

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fly off the handlegetting angry for a small little thingRate it:

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go by the boardTo be superseded, rejected, or obliterated; to pass by with little consequence; to amount to nothing.Rate it:

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tempus fugittime flies (used as an alternative to this phrase)."Meanwhile, the irreplaceable time escapes", expressing concern that one's limited time is being consumed by something which may have little intrinsic substance or importance at that moment.Rate it:

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the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get(vulgar) The sexual satisfactions that one receives from a spouse or romantic partner are not sufficient to compensate for the significant periods of bad faith and unpleasant treatment which such relationships routinely involve.1971, Allen Churchill, The Literary Decade, ISBN 9780135375228:Years later she expressed her disillusionment with sex by saying, "The fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get."1999, Ben Sonnenberg, Lost Property: Memoirs and Confessions of a Bad Boy, ISBN 9781582430454, p. 93:Maitland got drunk at his parties and threw his arm around you and pulled you over to his wife and made you look down her dress, saying, "The trouble with marriage is that the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get."2008, Joseph Heywood, Blue Wolf In Green Fire, ISBN 9781599213590, p. 63:"I can't believe a little pussy got me into dis mess." "Shit happens," Service said. "Sometimes the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get."Rate it:

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a stitch in time saves nineA little effort expended sooner to fix a small problem prevents it from becoming a larger problem requiring more effort to fix later; A little preparation can eliminate the need for repairs later; consistency (achieving a set rhythm) is better than trying to rush ahead.Rate it:

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all talk and no actionSpeaking, promising, or boasting much, but doing littleRate it:

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hack intoTo gain unauthorized entry to, particularly by exploiting little-known weaknesses.Rate it:

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hiding to nothingA situation in which victory has little or no value, but defeat has a huge cost.Rate it:

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man of partsA man that is talented in multiple areas of life. This includes but is not limited to the area of seduction. He puts very little emphasis on memorized scripts or "peacocking" and instead relies on individualized ways to charm a woman.Rate it:

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phase inTo introduce something little by little.Rate it:

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phase outTo remove or relinquish the use of something little by little.Rate it:

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autem mortA married woman; also a female beggar with several children hired or borrowed to excite charity.Rate it:

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f** allNothing at all or very little.Rate it:

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jill of all tradesA woman competent in many endeavors, especially one who excels in none of them.Rate it:

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