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modest proposalA idea which is especially extreme, unorthodox or distasteful, often put forward in jest.Rate it:

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modest proposalUsed other than as an idiom: see modest, proposal.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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best betThe best proposal or plan.Rate it:

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don't think twice!In general; A strongly worded. forcefully delivered non-military admonishment to another individual of equal or unequal rank for immediate unquestionable immediate physical action, acceptance of proposal, signature of instant acceptance, 'second the motion'! 'jump the gap', 'sever the line', 'jump overboard'!, "BAIL-OUT!",Rate it:

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go wildGo ahead; do as you please used to grant permission for or to give endorsement of a suggestion or proposal, especially when the speaker is not interested in the outcome of the proposal.Rate it:

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horse pillA fact, proposal, claim, etc. that is difficult to accept or believe.Rate it:

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knock oneself outto grant permission for or to give endorsement of a suggestion or proposal, especially when the speaker is not interested in its outcome.Rate it:

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pickupA short or long bed automotive powered vehicle with enclosed two or three person cab. Utilized in light -weight or modest cargo, short haul, pick-up and delivery agendas.Rate it:

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run pastTo bring an idea or proposal to the attention of someone in order to obtain their opinion.Rate it:

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run something byTo bring an idea or proposal to the attention of someone in order to obtain their opinion.Rate it:

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run something pastTo bring an idea or proposal to the attention of someone in order to obtain their opinion.Rate it:

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sniff testAn informal reality check of an idea or proposal, using one's common sense or sense of propriety.Rate it:

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soften upTo appease someone in order to make them more receptive to an idea or proposal.Rate it:

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take it or leave itAccept the proposal or proposition as it is stated or refuse the deal.Rate it:

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weak teaWeak (feeble) effort or proposal; unconvincing argument.Rate it:

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win the dayto be totally accepted by other people (such as an idea or a proposal)Rate it:

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