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moving along at a snail's paceThe slow start of an agenda, the maintenance of a slothful effort, spending half a day to complete a two hour job.Rate it:

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snail's paceA very slow pace.Rate it:

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go along to get alongTo conform in order to have acceptance and security.Rate it:

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step in front of a moving trainTo sacrifice one's own life for a noble and loyal cause.Rate it:

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get movingTo start hurrying to undertake a task.Rate it:

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snail mailLetter Mail, or Surface-Delivered Mail By United States Postal ServiceRate it:

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keep paceTo run at the same speed as a pacesetterRate it:

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keep paceTo progress at the same rate as another; to keep upRate it:

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slow as a snailExtremely slowRate it:

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the doctor always err's on the side of caution.It means to make sure of, or to make the most ofRate it:

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be alongTo arrive.Rate it:

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

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come alongTo accompany.Rate it:

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tag alongTo accompany, join, or follow; to go with.Rate it:

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come alongTo progress; to make progress.Rate it:

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play alongTo take part in a charade, deception, or practical joke.Rate it:

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run alongTo leave.Rate it:

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all alongThe entire time; always.Rate it:

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along aboutApproximately; at around some time.Rate it:

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along the linesIn a general direction or manner.Rate it:

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come along!Join me, move forward, let's stay together.Rate it:

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get alongTo be together or coexist well, without arguments or trouble.Rate it:

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get alongTo survive; to do well enough.Rate it:

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go along for the rideTo accompany someone passively, or to take a passive role in a project.Rate it:

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go along withTo comply with something, even if reluctantly; to accept or tolerate.Rate it:

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go along with the gagTo cooperate in continuing a joke, hoax, or similar phenomenon initiated by others.Rate it:

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happen alongTo arrive by chance; to occur by happenstance.Rate it:

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jolly someone alongTo make someone happy or compliant, as by encouragement or flattery.Rate it:

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scrape alongto barely be able to surviveRate it:

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sing alongA gathering or event where participants are encouraged to add their voices in song.Rate it:

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somewhere along the lineAt some unspecified time; eventually or once; at some point.Rate it:

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string alongTo keep somebody falsely believing that one has certain intentions.Rate it:

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zoom alongTo proceed quickly a long distance.Rate it:

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doubting debbiesomeone who always see's the negativeRate it:

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ride with the punchesTo deflect the force of an opponent's punches by moving the body adroitlyRate it:

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she would rip a dog off a gut wagonA gut wagon was a horse drawn wagon that was used for collecting butcher's scraps for further processing. The wagons were often followed by determined and persistent dogs intent on eating the contents of the wagon. It took a great deal of effort to keep these dogs away from or off the wagon. A person's appearance ugly or objectionable enough to discourage or scare the dogs from the gut wagon would be ugly indeed.Rate it:

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zoom downTo move quickly along a particular route, list, etc.Rate it:

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read to filth (or) read for filthBasically to scold, or to get called out on something; to reprimand, to degrade, to cuss out, to correct, to set them straight, to tell them what's what & who's who.Rate it:

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carry outTo hold while moving something out.Rate it:

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bite the bulletTo accept a negative aspect of a situation in order to continue moving forward.Rate it:

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keep up withTo manage to remain beside or just behind that is moving away from one.Rate it:

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turn to stoneTo become completely still, not moving.Rate it:

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stop upTo increase the aperture of a photographic lens, moving from an f/stop represented by a higher number to an f/stop represented by a lower number and causing more light to pass into the camera.Rate it:

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veg outTo relax by not moving much.Rate it:

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play old harryBlenkiron and I have been moving in the best circles as skilled American engineers who are going to play Old Harry with the British on the Tigris. — John Buchan, "Greenmantle", 1916..Rate it:

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you can put lipstick on a pig, but it is still a pigYou can try to change something or one's outward appearance, but it will not change the inward appearance. Even if you put lipstick on a pig, it will always roll in mud and grunt.Rate it:

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a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go downAn otherwise unpleasant situation can be pleasant when a pleasant aspect is deliberately introduced.1999, Eli Yassif, The Hebrew Folktale: History, Genre, Meaning, Indiana University Press, ISBN 0253335833, page 372,One is known as the "sweetening parable," that is to say a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down. Thus, when the aim is to preach to the people, to guide them along the "bitter," arduous path of upholding burdensome precepts and prohibitions, a tale can lighten the load, make the "medicine" easier "to swallow."2001, Maureen Reagan, First Father, First Daughter: A Memoir, Little, Brown, ISBN 0316736368, page 319,It put some fun into the tedious business of preparing for a presidential debate. A spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down, right?2004, John Hoover, How to Work for an Idiot: Survive & Thrive... Without Killing Your Boss, Career Press, ISBN 1564147045, page 11,If a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down, a barrel of laughs can wash down the big pills you might need to swallow.Rate it:

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ass into gearGet going; get moving; start producing.Rate it:

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ass-backwardsMoving backwards, that is, rear end first.Rate it:

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assume the mantleTo take on a specific role or position, along with any associated responsibilites.Rate it:

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