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name and shameSo as to single them out for individual blame and censure.Rate it:

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household nameA genericized trademark or anepronym.Rate it:

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bad nameUsed other than as an idiom: see bad, name.Rate it:

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bad nameLack of reverence or esteem. Poor reputation.Rate it:

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big nameA widely-known reputation, especially one that is favorable.Rate it:

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big nameA prominent individual, especially one who is favorably regarded.Rate it:

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common nameUsed other than as an idiom: see common, name.Rate it:

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common nameThe name by which a species is known to the general public, rather than its taxonomic or scientific name.Rate it:

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have one's name on itTo be reserved for someone.Rate it:

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have one's name takenTo receive a yellow cardRate it:

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household nameA brand name that is well known to the great majority of households.Rate it:

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household nameA very well-known public figure.Rate it:

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in heaven's nameAn intensifier used with questions.Rate it:

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letters after one's nameA list of abbreviations, separated by commas, representing the academic qualifications and civil or military honours achieved by a person.Rate it:

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make a name for oneselfTo gain fame.Rate it:

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name namesTo identify specific people, especially people involved in confidential activity, misdeeds, or crimes.Rate it:

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name of the gameThe essential element (needed to reach the principal goal or objective); the overall purpose.Rate it:

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pen nameauthor's pseudonymRate it:

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pen namenom de plumeRate it:

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porn star nameUsed other than as an idiom. the name taken by an adult film performer.Rate it:

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porn star namea comical name for a person, typically made from the name of their first pet and the name of the first street they lived on.Rate it:

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put one's name in the hatTo run in an election or to nominate oneself for consideration in some other selection process; to nominate someone other than oneself for such consideration.Rate it:

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the name of the gameThe overall purpose; the principal goal, or objective.Rate it:

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what in god's nameUsed to add emphasis to "what" when beginning question.Rate it:

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why in god's nameUsed to add emphasis to "why" when beginning question.Rate it:

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you name itUsed after a short list to show that further examples are unnecessary; all kinds of things.Rate it:

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give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetimeIt is more worthwhile to teach someone to do something than to do it for them.Rate it:

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give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetimeIt is more worthwhile to teach someone to do something, than to do something for them.Rate it:

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all fur coat and no knickersOf superficial appearance and with no real substance beneath.Rate it:

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and all thisUsed at the end of a statement to insinuate that there is more information that can be inferred from the preceding.Rate it:

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bells and whistlesExtra features added for show rather than function; fancy additions or features.Rate it:

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bread-and-butterUsed other than as an idiom: see bread, and, butter.Rate it:

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bread-and-butterRelating to basic sustenance or the requirements for everyday living for the masses.Rate it:

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bright-eyed and bushy-tailedneatly attired, well dressed.Rate it:

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by/in leaps and boundsvery quickly, in large amountsRate it:

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caught between the devil and the deep blue seaHaving a choice between two alternatives, both undesirable.Rate it:

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damned if one does and damned if one doesn'tA dilemma where either choice results in a negative outcome.Rate it:

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fight tooth and nailTo use every means possible to overcome a difficult opposition.Rate it:

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give him enough rope and he'll hang himselfIf one gives someone enough freedom of action, they may destroy themselves by foolish actions.Rate it:

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here and thereFrom time to time.Rate it:

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if it quacks like a duck, waddles like a duck and looks like a duck, chances are it's a duckif something has all the attributes and appearances of being a certain thing, the probability exists that it is that thing.Rate it:

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make like a tree and leaveto leave, departRate it:

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off and onIntermittently.Rate it:

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rain cats and dogsTo rain very heavily.Rate it:

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raining cats and dogsRaining heavilyRate it:

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rise and shineUsed to wish someone happiness upon waking upRate it:

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stop an eight-day clock and throw it into reverseBefore batteries and household electricity were used to power clocks, most clocks had to be wound by hand to keep operating. Eight-day clocks were designed so they only had to be wound every eighth day and the movement only turned in a clockwise direction. Therefore, someone with an appearance objectionable enough to stop the clock and send the movement spinning in the wrong and opposite direction would be ugly indeed.Rate it:

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early to bed, early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy and wiseplatitude from Benjamin Franklin under the pseudonym Poor Richard.Rate it:

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safe and soundHaving come to no harm, especially after being exposed to danger.Rate it:

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a day late and a dollar shortAction that was taken too late and too feeble to be of any use.Rate it:

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