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mixed messageAny communication that is contradictory, inconsistent, or unclear, especially in its motive or intent.Rate it:

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mixed bagAny bag containing a mixture of something.Rate it:

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mixed bagBy extension, a group of entities with few characteristics in common; an assortment.Rate it:

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mixed bagSomething tending to have both good and bad results or characteristics; something having a mixture of advantages and disadvantages.Rate it:

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mixed blessingSomething that has both good and bad features.Rate it:

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mixed pictureA situation in which both negatives and positives are found.Rate it:

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carry the message to garciaTo perform a requisite task despite obstacles.Rate it:

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carry the message to garciaTo perform a requisite task without having been informed specifically by what method to do so.Rate it:

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deliver the message to garciaWhat we need is people who get the job done, no matter how. We don't want pickers who'll only learn if we use their preferred learning method. Have you read "A Message to Garcia" ? That's what we need today - young people who can deliver the message to Garcia.Rate it:

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deliver the message to garcia...grasp the demands and exactions of business life. He learns that the main thing to do is to "deliver the message to Garcia"....Rate it:

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deliver the message to garcia...heaves in a deep breath, gathers himself as though he's crossed a continent to deliver the message to Garcia.Rate it:

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deliver the message to garciaAlternative form of carry the message to Garcia.Rate it:

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deliver the message to garciaProgrammers are consistently dehumanized because so many do indeed deliver the message to Garcia only to be at best ignored.Rate it:

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new messagemessages coming to the inboxRate it:

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off messagedeviating from party lineRate it:

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atomic cocktailA mixed alcoholic beverage, created in Las Vegas, USA, in the mid-20th century.Rate it:

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e mailelectronic messageRate it:

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bring sand to the beachto take something that is plentiful at the destination, such as a date to a party with plenty of mixed company.Rate it:

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cat that ate the canaryA person whose appearance and behavior suggest guilt mixed with other qualities, such as satisfaction or feigned nonchalance.Rate it:

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dishpan handsHands which are rough, reddish, and dry, as from irritation and chafing caused by immersion in hot water mixed with detergent.Rate it:

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get one's wires crossedTo get confused or mixed up; to make a mistake.Rate it:

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lucky dipA game in which prizes are covered up and mixed together in a container, so that contestants can dip their hand into the container and randomly pull out a prize.Rate it:

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phone it into choose to deliver a message by telephone when etiquette demands the effort and respect conveyed by in person communicationRate it:

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popcorn movieA motion picture without serious dramatic content, a weighty message, or intellectual depth, which serves simply as enjoyable entertainment.Rate it:

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proverbs run in pairsEvery proverb seems to be contradicted by another proverb with an opposed message, such as "too many cooks spoil the broth" and "many hands make light work."1863, Sir Richard Burton, Abeokuta and the Camaroons Mountains, vol. 1, Tinsley (London), p. 309:Moreover, all the world over, proverbs run in pairs, and pull both ways: for the most part one neutralizes, by contradiction, the other.Rate it:

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roger thatReceived (used in radio communications to acknowledge that a message has been received and understood)Rate it:

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roger thatUsed to acknowledge receipt and understanding of a messageRate it:

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see a man about a horseA message signaling one needs to go missing for a short while, for any reason, without giving a real explanation.Rate it:

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send wordTo give notification; to inform, especially through a message.Rate it:

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smoke signalAn indirect message or indication, especially concerning a future event.Rate it:

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telephone tagA situation in which a person unsuccessfully attempts to contact another person by telephone and leaves a message instead, and in which the second person then unsuccessfully attempts to return the initial call and leaves a message for the first person, and so on as if the two are playing a game of tag in which the most recent person to have been left with a message is now designated as "it" (i.e. as the player now obliged to chase the other and to attempt anew to make contact).Rate it:

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