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nine livesDurability; near immunity to damage.Rate it:

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the whole nine yardsAll the way; with everything done completely or thoroughly.Rate it:

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a stitch in time saves nineA little effort expended sooner to fix a small problem prevents it from becoming a larger problem requiring more effort to fix later; A little preparation can eliminate the need for repairs later; consistency (achieving a set rhythm) is better than trying to rush ahead.Rate it:

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a stich in time saves nineWhat ever work you have you should perform the and there, thereby your work being helped others work.Rate it:

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bent as a nine-bob noteExtremely dishonest or criminally-mindedRate it:

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bent as a nine-bob noteOstentatiously homosexualRate it:

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cloud nineA state of happiness, elation or bliss; often used in the phrase on cloud nine.Rate it:

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nine day wonderSomething that generates interest for a limited time and is then abandoned.Rate it:

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on cloud nineVery happy, blissful.Rate it:

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possession is nine points of the lawDated form of possession is nine-tenths of the law.Rate it:

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possession is nine-tenths of the lawOne who has possession of a thing has some right to it; a popular statement of the doctrine of adverse possession.Rate it:

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the whole nine yardsAnd everything. Often used, like etc., to finish out a list.Rate it:

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get a lifeUsed sarcastically to tell someone who keeps meddling in other people's business, or gossiping about others, to stop obsessing over other people's lives and to concentrate on themselves and do something useful.Rate it:

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bat aroundWhen at least nine batters bat in a half inning.Rate it:

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a party animalAn individual whom lives, thinks, reflects, promotes, enjoys, raucous, wild, off the deep end, exotic; parties, gatherings, happenings and blasts.Rate it:

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catch-as-catch-canA. 1681, John Fryer, Richard Chiswell, Robert Roberts, Robert White, A New Account of East-India and Persia, in Eight Letters, Being Nine Years Travels, Begun 1672 and Finished 1681.Rate it:

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German virginThe name of a poker hand in the game of Texas hold 'em, when a player is dealt two nine cards.Rate it:

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greatest thing since sliced breadA relatively recent invention likely to significantly improve people's lives.Rate it:

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late bloomerA person who lives a child's life comparatively later than their peers.Rate it:

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Miller of DeeSomeone who lives independently and unattached to others, especially for selfish reasons.Rate it:

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of that ilkHaving a name that is the same as the place where one lives.Rate it:

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sewer ratUsed other than as an idiom: A rat that lives in sewers.Rate it:

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to live in a gingerbread houseOne whom lives in a land of fantasy, dreamland instead of the sturdy house of reality.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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widow-makerSomething which or someone who takes the lives of men; a hazard that affects mostly men or is specific for some trade, occupied mostly by men.Rate it:

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wrap someone around your little fingerA feeling, a sense, an awareness one realizes when another is deeply devoted, lovingly loyal and shares a mutuality in myriad areas in each other and their lives.Rate it:

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