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not to put too fine a point on itUsed to apologise for a possibly impolite statement one is making.Rate it:

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fine feathers make fine birdsSomething that appears beautiful or good is by definition beautiful or good.Rate it:

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too young, too simple, sometimes naiveFoolish or imprudent, caused by a lack of social experiences.Rate it:

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not a minute too soonat the last possible moment; just in timeRate it:

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down to a fine artHaving or showing exceptional proficiency.Rate it:

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fine words butter no parsnipsTalking about doing something does not get it done.Rate it:

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arrivare alla fine del mesemake ends meetRate it:

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as fine as Dick's hatbandVery fine: very good or well-made.Rate it:

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chance would be a fine thingAlternative form of chance'd be a fine thingRate it:

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chance'd be a fine thingGiven to indicate that an aforementioned thing would be desirable but unlikely. Comparable to if I should be so lucky.Rate it:

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che fine ha fattowhat happened to...Rate it:

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che fine ha fattowhere's...?Rate it:

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cut it fineTo achieve something at the last possible moment, or with no margin for error.Rate it:

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fine as frog hairExtremely fine.Rate it:

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fine lineA difference, albeit vague and difficult to discern.Rate it:

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fine printThe details, restrictions, terms, or conditions, especially of a contract, often printed in very small type.Rate it:

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I'm fineConventional response to "how are you?", indicating that one is well.Rate it:

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I'm fine, thank youThe expected, polite response to how are you?Rate it:

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waste not, want notIf one is not wasteful then one will not be needy.Rate it:

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do not pass go, do not collect $200A phrase telling someone to pursue a path directly without deviations.Rate it:

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do not pass Go, do not collect two hundred dollarsAlternative spelling of do not pass go, do not collect $200Rate it:

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do not pass go, do not collect £200A phrase telling someone to pursue a path directly without deviations.Rate it:

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if you're not Dutch, you're not muchThe Dutch culture is vastly superior to all other cultures in existence.Rate it:

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not my circus, not my monkeysIt's none of my business; indicates that one is not responsible for controlling or changing a volatile or delicate situation.Rate it:

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not your circus, not your monkeysIt's none of your business; an exhortation to stay out of a volatile or delicate situation.Rate it:

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if they sold it to you, you paid too muchEven when you perceive a good deal, someone is making money off you.Rate it:

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too much bed makes a dull headToo much inactivity makes one less mentally acute.Rate it:

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a bridge too farA step or action that is too ambitious; an act of overreaching.Rate it:

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and your little dog tooA statement that not only will the person being addressed be punished but their conspirators will also.Rate it:

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be a hundred years too earlyTo be so immature and unprepared as to be hopelessly unable to achieve something.Rate it:

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bridge too farA step or action that is too ambitious; an act of overreaching.Rate it:

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eat one's cake and have it tooAlternative form of have one's cake and eat it tooRate it:

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enough is too muchSynonym of enough is enoughRate it:

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fly too close to the sunTo become overly ambitious or greedy.Rate it:

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go too farTo exceed an unstated limit, especially a limit of acceptable behaviour.Rate it:

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have one's cake and eat it tooTo seek to have two things which are mutually incompatible (such as eating a piece of cake and yet still possessing that piece for future use).Rate it:

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in too deepIn a situation where one can't cope.Rate it:

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it's never too late to mendYouRate it:

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it's too expensiveIndicates the speaker thinks that the price is too high.Rate it:

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it's too late for sorryAn expression of anger or disgust uttered toward someone who offers an apology after causing great harm.Rate it:

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life is too shortDon't waste time on trivial issuesRate it:

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life's too shortAlternative form of life is too shortRate it:

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me tooThat applies to me as well.Rate it:

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methinks the lady doth protest too muchAlternative form of the lady doth protest too muchRate it:

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methinks thou dost protest too muchAlternative form of the lady doth protest too muchRate it:

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none tooNot veryRate it:

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one too manyUsed other than as an idiom: see one, too, many.Rate it:

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one too manyOne or more serving too much of alcohol, which leads to drunkenness.Rate it:

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protest too muchTo insist so passionately about something not being true that people suspect the opposite of what one is saying.Rate it:

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the lady doth protest too muchIt is suspected that, because someone is insisting too much about something, the opposite of what he or she is saying must be true.Rate it:

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