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never breathed a wordKeep secrets, never give away any sense of the situation.Rate it:

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word for wordusing exactly the same words, verbatimRate it:

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you get more with a kind word and a gun than you do with a kind word aloneIt is advantageous not to rely solely on being nice.Rate it:

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word-for-wordUsing exactly the same words (as were originally used).Rate it:

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"never mind your mother sonny.... eat your bleedin' orange"I worked with a man from Foulridge, Lancashire for over 35 years who often used this phrase whenever there was a problem and he wasn't sure of the answer!.. Said the phrase came from a "chap I used to work with in Colne... but he didn't know what it meant either"Rate it:

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a wild goose never laid a tame eggmost things are inherited and predeterminedRate it:

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never a dull momenta reflective sigh, lament relative to possible or actual undesirable conditions or developmentsRate it:

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never look a gift horse in the mouthAlternative form of don't look a gift horse in the mouth.Rate it:

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the course of true love never did run smoothThere will always be problems in a relationship.Rate it:

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never in a million yearsAbsolutely not.Rate it:

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never leave anybody outNever forget a person dead or aliveRate it:

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once you go black, you never go backAn expression assuming that once a person of another race gets in a sexual relationship with a black person they won't return to their own race.Rate it:

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

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a dumb priest never got a parish(Irish) Those who fail to speak up fail to get what they want.Rate it:

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a watched kettle never boilsAlternative form of a watched pot never boils.Rate it:

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a watched pot never boilsA process appears to go more slowly if one waits for it rather than engaging in other activities.Rate it:

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apple never falls far from the treeAlternative form of apple does not fall far from the tree.Rate it:

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barking dogs never biteAlternative form of barking dogs seldom bite.Rate it:

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better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at allHaving experience of love, even if it ended, is better than having no experience of love.Love is worthwhile despite the pain involved in separation.Rate it:

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cheaters never prosperOne does not gain from cheating.Rate it:

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I never didAn exclamation of great surprise.Rate it:

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it never rains but it poursUnfortunate events occur in quantity.Rate it:

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it's never too late to mendYouRate it:

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lightning never strikes twice in the same placeA lucky or unusual event is unlikely to occur again in the same way.Rate it:

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misfortunes never come singlybad things or situations always come in groups, they never come in a single way.Rate it:

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never change a running systemDon't change something that is workingRate it:

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never in a month of sundaysAt no time whatsoever.Rate it:

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never in a month of sundaysNever in a month of Sundays would I have imagined that you'd be this tall in real life!.Rate it:

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never mindDo not be concerned.Rate it:

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never mindI withdraw my previous statement.Rate it:

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never mindIt is not important; do not fret.Rate it:

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never you mindDo not concern yourself with it; it is none of your business.Rate it:

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now or neverat this opportunity, or never at allRate it:

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one never knowsa realistic, reflective statement relative to LIFE and LivingRate it:

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the doc says im going blind but i could never see anywayLess hurtRate it:

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war... war never changesFrom the video game series FalloutRate it:

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well, i neverAn exclamation of great surprise.Rate it:

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you never know what you've got till it's goneGood friends and acquaintances shouldn't be taken for granted.Rate it:

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you'll never guessI have something very surprising to say; you won't be able to guess what I'm about to say.Rate it:

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you're never too old to learnIt is possible to learn new things, at any age; (implying) follow your desires and dreamsRate it:

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good as one's wordFaithful to a promise one has made.Rate it:

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able to get a word in edgewiseAble to participate in the conversation; able to interrupt another person's monologue.Rate it:

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as good as one's wordFaithful to a promise one has made.Rate it:

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bad wordA vulgar word.Rate it:

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breathe a wordto divulge a secret (usually used with a negative)Rate it:

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dirty wordA word that is considered vulgar, not necessarily sexual in nature.Rate it:

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dirty wordThe name of a topic that a person does not like to hear or discuss.Rate it:

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from the word goFrom the very beginning; from the outset; immediately upon starting.Rate it:

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get a word in edgewaysAlternative form of get a word in edgewise.Rate it:

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get a word in edgewiseTo break into or participate in a conversation.Rate it:

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