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on a regular basisRegularly, occurring in regular time intervals or patterns.Rate it:

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on an irregular basisIrregularly, occurring in irregular time intervals or patterns.Rate it:

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come roundTo make a regular circuit.Rate it:

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due courseRegular or appropriate passage or occurrence.Rate it:

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tone upTo strengthen and make the muscles of the body firmer by regular excercise.Rate it:

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jack inTo stop doing a regular activity. Often a job or studies.Rate it:

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space outTo plant seedlings etc at regular intervals with a calculated space between them.Rate it:

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set the stageTo prepare; to establish the basis or required conditions.Rate it:

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act onTo act decisively on the basis of information received or deduced.Rate it:

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april showers bring may flowersApril, traditionally a rainy period, gives way to May, when flowers will bloom because of the water provided to them by the April rains.By extension, that a period of discomfort can provide the basis for a period of happiness.Rate it:

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Buggins's turnThe appointment of a person by rotation or promotion, on the basis of length of service (it being that person's "turn") rather than merit or level of qualification.Rate it:

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call someone's bluffTo take action on the basis that another person is bluffing.Rate it:

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charity muggerA person employed by a charity, or by an intermediary fundraising agency employed by the charity, who stands in the street and invites passersby to set up standing orders or direct debits to make regular donations to the charity.Rate it:

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day-to-dayOn a daily basis.Rate it:

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don't give up your day jobImplying that they could not earn a living from it without other regular employment.Rate it:

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golf widowA woman who is deprived of her husband's time and attention due to his regular absence in order to play golf.Rate it:

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hangar queenAn aircraft which requires a great deal of regular maintenance and has an unfavorable ratio of maintenance time to flight time.Rate it:

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hospital passExempting one from regular activities, to instead visit a hospital.Rate it:

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move the goalpostsTo alter the agreed basis, scope, standards or target of a procedure or task during its course, especially to do so to someone's advantage.Rate it:

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on the back burnerNot immediate; inactive; receiving less than full or regular attention.Rate it:

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out and aboutTraveling; out; moving; engaged in regular day to day activities.Rate it:

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pound a beatTo walk a regular route.Rate it:

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pull out of one's assTo fabricate (a factual-sounding claim) from no factual basis or evidenceRate it:

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real jobA job which requires the employee to, work regular hours for a consistent wage that often exceeds the provisions of applicable minimum wage legislation. A job that produces a living wage.Rate it:

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second natureA mindset, skill, or type of behavior so ingrained through habit or practice that it seems natural, automatic, or without a basis in conscious thought.Rate it:

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sore pointA state of affairs, action, or belief which is an enduring basis for disagreement or dissatisfaction.Rate it:

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weekend warriorA person who indulges in a sport or pastime on an infrequent basis, usually on weekends when work commitments are not present.Rate it:

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who's whoThe identities of specific people, understood in terms of such distinguishing characteristics as their backgrounds, prominence, achievements, jobs, etc., as a basis for comparing them and especially as a basis for ranking them within a social group.Rate it:

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whole clothThe fictitious material from which complete fabrications, lies with no basis in truth, are made.Rate it:

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