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near postThe goalpost nearest from where a cross is made.Rate it:

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near missnarrowly avoided accidentRate it:

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drawing nearapproachingRate it:

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near the knuckleRisqué, sexual, suggestive of impropriety..Rate it:

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ale postA maypole.Rate it:

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deaf as a poststone deaf (unable to hear at all)Rate it:

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dumb as a postAn Unkind Expression Relative To The Immediate Response/No-Response Of An Individual to The 'Needs' Of the Instant Moment.Rate it:

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far postThe goalpost furthest from where a cross is made.Rate it:

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from pillar to postTo another; hither and thither, to and fro.Rate it:

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in the postOn the way; soon to arrive.Rate it:

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last postmilitary bugle callRate it:

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pip to the postto overcome a strong competitor in a sporting event, especially by gaining a small advantage over him at the last decisive moment.Rate it:

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pip to the postto overcome a prominent competitor, gaining his position, especially by making a smart sudden move.Rate it:

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post no billsA Printed/Scripted sign; addressed to the Public to wit; "Do Not Post nor Affix"; any Bills, Notices, Wanted Posters, Advertising, Missing persons, Court Notices, Auction Bills et al on/upon this site, wall, post, b'ldg., Private PropertyRate it:

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almost doesn't countNear success (or correctness) is not deemed success (or correctness).Rate it:

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today we are allAugust 12, 2008:, Robert Barnes, "McCain to Georgian President: "Today, We Are All Georgians"", Washington Post.Rate it:

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nine livesDurability; near immunity to damage.Rate it:

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close in onTo near a goal or completion.Rate it:

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come byTo come near to; to pass.Rate it:

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nearly never bulled a cow(Irish) Near enough is not good enough.Rate it:

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at handNear; soon; approaching; imminent.Rate it:

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at the feet ofUsed other than as an idiom: Situated near the feet of.Rate it:

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castle in the airA visionary project or scheme; a day-dream; an idle fancy; a pipe dream; any plan, desire, or idea that is unlikely to be ever realized; a near impossibility.Rate it:

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cherry pickTo position oneself near the opponent's goal to attempt to receive an errant or intentional pass for an easy score, as in basketball or versions of soccer where offsides are not enforced.Rate it:

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close in onTo catch up with in a chase; to near the end of a pursuit.Rate it:

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close shaveA near accident or mishap; a dangerous or risky encounter or incident.Rate it:

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close shaveA shave that is very short or near the skin.Rate it:

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close to the windNear a limit of feasibility or compliance with law or morality.Rate it:

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close to the windNear a limit of feasibility or compliance with law or morality.Rate it:

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cough upTo lose a competition by one's own mistakes, usually near the end of the contest.Rate it:

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dust off a batterfor a pitcher to throw a pitch at or near the batter, typically to frighten the batter or to have him stand farther away from home plate.Rate it:

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evil twinA rogue wireless access point installed near a legitimate one for purposes of eavesdropping or phishing.Rate it:

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fall at the last hurdleTo fail near the end of something.Rate it:

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garbage in, garbage out(computing, information technology) If input data is not complete, accurate, and timely, then the resulting output is unreliable and of no useful value.1963, Raymond Crowley, "Robot Tax Collector Seeks Indications of 'Fudging'," Times Daily (Alabama, USA), 1 April (retrieved 26 July 2010):Officials explained that the quality of the computer's work depends on the quality of the data fed into it. Neil Hoke, administrative assistant to Stewart, quoted an adage of computer men: "Garbage in, garbage out."2008, Roger K. Lewis, "'In Architectural Design, Brains and Talent Trump the Best Software," Washington Post, 19 July (retrieved 26 July 2010):The old caveat "GIGO"Rate it:

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have the biscuitTo be of no further use; to be near death.Rate it:

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head scratcherJuly 2002, Fox News - Attorney: Williams' Kids Near Compromise About Father's Remains.Rate it:

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in the offingNearby, soon to come, in the near future.Rate it:

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in the woodsIn critical condition; near death's door.Rate it:

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Mexican standoffA near-collision between two trains, an averted cornfield meet.Rate it:

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new townA town built to address housing shortages post World War II.Rate it:

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off the radarUnlikely to happen, or be important in the near future or tending to escape detection or attention.Rate it:

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on the radarLikely to happen, or be important in the near future or tending to attract attention.Rate it:

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on the vergeVery near or close.Rate it:

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outer coreThe hot liquid material found near the centre of some planets, distinct from the solid inner core.(geology) The part of the Earth between the mantle and inner core, responsible for generating the planet's magnetic field.Rate it:

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over the hills and far awayfar away, not near.Rate it:

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pipe dreamA plan, desire, or idea that will not likely work; a near impossibility.Rate it:

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reach an early graveTo resign near the start for good.Rate it:

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RSNReal soon now; describing something that will be available in the near future, but often skeptically. Frequently used to mean "Whenever", "Soon, possibly never" or "don't hold your breath".Rate it:

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spare tireExcess weight or fat accumulated near the waist.Rate it:

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take the biscuitTo be of no further use; to be near death.Rate it:

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