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new townUsed other than as an idiom: see new, town.Rate it:

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

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company townA town, city, or other municipality in which a single large business has a controlling influence over the economy and, sometimes, over the societal structure and local government.Rate it:

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doing the townEngaging in an evening of celebration and reveling with little consideration of expenses.Rate it:

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go out on the townTo party all night long.Rate it:

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go to townTo proceed enthusiastically, vigorously, or expertly.Rate it:

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hottest thing in townA particular late model car, a startlingly appearing item or super-styled article of dress.Rate it:

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on the townCasually enjoying the nightlife of a town or city.Rate it:

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one-horse townA very small town.Rate it:

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only game in townThe only opportunity, activity, or resource available.Rate it:

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paint the town redTo party or celebrate in a rowdy, wild manner, especially in a public place.Rate it:

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run out of townTo force someone out of a place or a positionRate it:

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skip townTo leave one's place of residence suddenly, without warning.Rate it:

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talk of the townA subject discussed by many people.Rate it:

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toast of the townA person, male or female, who is admired and very popular in local society, and who is sought-after to attend parties, public events, etc.Rate it:

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toast of the townAn expression to an individual for exemplary services, contributions or other benefits to a community.Rate it:

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town and gownOn one hand, the members of the city, borough, or similar community near a university and, on the other hand, the students and faculty of the university itself, especially when understood as rivals in a state of tension or conflict.Rate it:

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new schoolA style, way of thinking, or method for accomplishing a task that is typical of the current era, as opposed to former eras.Rate it:

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dawn of a new dayA new beginning; a fresh start; an important, promising turning point.Rate it:

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a brand new meOne can forge a complete new outlook, launch a personal renaissance by enrolling in self improvement courses or agendas.Rate it:

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a new broom sweeps cleanNew management will often make radical changes.Rate it:

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break new groundBy extension, to initiate a new venture.Rate it:

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break new groundTo begin excavating and levelling earth for a new building, or, originally, for cultivation.Rate it:

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clean as a new pennyExtremely clean.Rate it:

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emperor's new clothesSomething obvious and embarrassing that is politely ignored or that goes unacknowledged.Rate it:

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like the new timeFuriously or vigorously, repeatedly.Rate it:

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new messagemessages coming to the inboxRate it:

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new standardSomething that is set when someone does the unthinkable, or does something better than anyone else.Rate it:

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there is nothing new under the sunThere is nothing truly novel in existence. Every new idea has some sort of precedent or echo from the past.Rate it:

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turn over a new leafTo engage in self-improvement; to begin a good habit or shed a bad habit.Rate it:

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what else is newImplies that the situation is and always has been unsatisfactory.Rate it:

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what's newThe latest developments in a particular situation or a person's life.Rate it:

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what's newAn informal greeting asking the other person what has recently happened in their lives. A typical response might be, "Not much, you?". At times the greeting may not be literal and might just be used as a synonym for hello or what's up.Rate it:

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what's newImplies that the situation is and always has been unsatisfactory.Rate it:

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you can't teach an old dog new tricksIt is impossible, or almost impossible, to change people's habits or traits or mindset.Rate it:

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born yesterdayNew, naive, innocent, inexperienced or easily deceived.Rate it:

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bring inTo introduce a new rule, law, or system of organisation.Rate it:

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fashion policeThe mythical fashion police are always standing in the wings eyeballing female employees as they pursue their careers in the executive offices of New York City.Rate it:

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ramp upTo be in the process of learning a new ability.Rate it:

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dive inTo start a new endeavor enthusiastically and wholeheartedly.Rate it:

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ramp upTo increase rapidly to a new value.Rate it:

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break inNew function more naturally through use or wear.Rate it:

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take toTo begin, as a new habit or practice.Rate it:

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branch outTo attempt something new or different, but related.Rate it:

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out on the tilesOut for a night on the town.Rate it:

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BroadwayThe wide road which runs diagonally through Manhattan, New York City.Rate it:

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a risk takerAny new venture replete with myriad unknown consequences can become costly in many areas.Rate it:

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backwaterA remote place; somewhere that remains unaffected by new events, progresses, ideas, etc.Rate it:

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barnburnerLiberal faction of the New York state United States Democratic Party in the mid 19th century.Rate it:

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be born yesterdayTo be new, naive, innocent, inexperienced, or easily deceived.Rate it:

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