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make a clean breastto be honest about something; to confessRate it:

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hope springs eternal in the human breastAlternative form of hope springs eternal.Rate it:

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come cleanTo confess; admit.Rate it:

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a new broom sweeps cleanNew management will often make radical changes.Rate it:

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clean as a hound's toothVery clean (very innocent)Rate it:

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clean as a new pennyExtremely clean.Rate it:

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clean as a whistleVery cleanRate it:

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clean as a whistleCompletely innocent; beyond moral reproach.Rate it:

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clean codeSoftware code that is formatted correctly and in an organized manner so that another coder can easily read or modify it.Rate it:

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clean cutclearly outlinedRate it:

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clean houseTo clean the interior of a house.Rate it:

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clean houseTo reform by removing undesirable personnel and procedures.Rate it:

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clean outTo clean, especially to tidy by removing the contents.Rate it:

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clean outTo empty completely; to remove all money or possessions from.Rate it:

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clean someone's clockTo defeat decisively, in a physical fight or other competition or negotiation.Rate it:

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clean upTo become clean, handsome, smart in appearance, e.g. for a special occasion, especially when it is out of character to be seen as such.Rate it:

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clean upTo make a large profit; to win by a large margin, or to win a large amount, especially in gambling. Also clean house.Rate it:

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clean upTo make an area or a thing clean; to pick up a mess; to tidy.Rate it:

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clean up one's actTo reform; to improve one's habits.Rate it:

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keep one's nose cleanTo stay out of trouble, especially by avoiding unlawful behavior.Rate it:

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show a clean pair of heelsto run away quickly; to make an escape quickly; to outpaceRate it:

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wipe the slate cleanTo forget about previous differences and disagreements, and make a fresh start.Rate it:

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wipe the slate cleanTo forget all past problems or mistakes and start something again.Rate it:

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wipe the slate clean!Remove anything negative or any record of indebtedness or disfavor and begin anew.Rate it:

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wipe the slate clean!Remove all past offenses, charges, arrests, felonies, misdemeanors, fallacies, traffic/criminal offenses, bad habit records, divorces bankruptcies etc.Rate it:

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make an exhibition of oneselfShe had far too much to drink and made an exhibition of herself by flirting with everyone.Rate it:

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make an exhibition of oneselfTo embarrass oneself or others in public.Rate it:

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make believeTo pretend or imagine.Rate it:

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make doTo put solution to a matter precariously (limited or inadequate means available).Rate it:

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make groundgain ground; make progress.Rate it:

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make head or tail ofTo determine to be good or bad.Rate it:

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make it up as one goes alongTo improvise continuously.Rate it:

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make life a stone grooveMeans to live a happy, adventurous, loving, enjoyable and overall fun-filled life to the fullest, as if each day was your last.Rate it:

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make like a tree and leaveto leave, departRate it:

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make upTo apply cosmetics or makeup.Rate it:

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make a decisionTo decide.Rate it:

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make headwayTo progress; to move forward.Rate it:

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make offTo run away; to exit.Rate it:

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make off withTo steal something and run.Rate it:

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make outTo fabricate a story.Rate it:

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make overTo renovate or to convert to a different use.Rate it:

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make upTo constitute; to compose; to form.Rate it:

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one swallow does not a summer makeOne sighting or instance of an event does not necessarily indicate a trend.Rate it:

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make outTo designate as the recipient.Rate it:

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make an honest womanEspecially if she is having a sexual relationship.Rate it:

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make mincemeat out ofTo defeat one's opponent easily and completely during a fight, contest, or debate.Rate it:

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make outTo characterize as; often with to be.Rate it:

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make overTo transfer ownership, especially by means of a legal document.Rate it:

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make upTo assemble, or mix.Rate it:

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two wrongs make a rightA logical fallacy whereby a wrongful action is justified by the commission of anotherRate it:

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