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one and onlyunique, one of a kindRate it:

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one and onlyonly love, sole sweetheart.Rate it:

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only fools and horses workPhilosophy of life that people who do not look for an easy way of earning a living are foolish.Rate it:

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there's only oneUsed in a chant, most often in sports matches, to express support for an athlete, coach, team etc..Rate it:

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they're only after one thingMen are only interested in sex.Rate it:

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if onlyI wish that; signifies a wish or desire.Rate it:

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a chain is only as strong as its weakest linkAn organization (especially a process or a business) is only as strong or powerful as its weakest person. A group of associates is only as strong as its laziest member.Rate it:

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beauty is only skin deepWhat matters is a person's character, rather than his/her appearance.Rate it:

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hope only lasts when you need itWhen you need hope it will come.Rate it:

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hope only lasts when you need it.When you need hope it will come.Rate it:

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only daughterUsed other than as an idiom: see only, daughter.Rate it:

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only daughterThe sole female among siblings.Rate it:

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

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only Nixon could go to ChinaOnly a politician or leader with an impeccable reputation of upholding particular political values could do an action in seeming defiance of them without jeopardizing his support or credibility.Rate it:

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only sonUsed other than as an idiom: see only, son.Rate it:

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only sonA sole male child among multiple siblings.Rate it:

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only the good die youngAlternative form of the good die young.Rate it:

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only the tip of the icebergTip of the iceberg speaks to the relative size of an Atlantic iceberg as the exposed tip above the seas' surface is only one eighth of the actual vertical size of the entire mass. Seven eighths of the ice is below the sea level.Rate it:

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only time will tellAlternative form of time will tell.Rate it:

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you only get what you giveThere is a positive correlation between the effort one puts in and the benefits one receives.Rate it:

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damned if one does and damned if one doesn'tA dilemma where either choice results in a negative outcome.Rate it:

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give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetimeIt is more worthwhile to teach someone to do something than to do it for them.Rate it:

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give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetimeIt is more worthwhile to teach someone to do something, than to do something for them.Rate it:

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at one's beck and callIn servitude to; at one’s command.Rate it:

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be at one's beck and callTo be in the position of serving someone in any way they desire, usually unwillingly.Rate it:

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close one's eyes and think of EnglandTo accept (rather than fight)-and distract oneself so as to be able to endure-bad or unwanted sex, or by extension any unpleasant but inevitable experience.Rate it:

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free, white, and twenty-onebeholden to no one; master of one's own destiny.Rate it:

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go in one ear and out the otherFailed to pay attention.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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make one's bed and lie in itTo create a difficult situation whose unpleasant consequences one must now endure.Rate it:

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mind one's p's and q'sAlternative spelling of mind one's p's and q's.Rate it:

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mind one's p's and q'sTo be very careful to behave correctly.Rate it:

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mind one's ps and qsTo be very careful to behave correctly.Rate it:

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one and allAll, everyone.Rate it:

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one and allEach one.Rate it:

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one and the sameThe same person or thing. Used to emphasize the identity or equivalence of two things.Rate it:

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take one's ball and go homeTo cease participating in an activity that has turned to one's disadvantage, especially out of spite, or in a way that prevents others from participating as well.Rate it:

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cut off one's nose to spite one's faceTo harm oneself as a result of attempting to harm an adversary.Rate it:

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one small step for man, one giant leap for mankindWords spoken by Neil Armstrong when taking the first steps on the moon.Rate it:

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put one's money where one's mouth isMore generally, to take an obvious stake in the truth of a claim that one is making.Rate it:

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all one's eggs in one basketDevoting all of one’s resources to one thing.Rate it:

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all one's eggs in one basketInvesting heavily in just one area.Rate it:

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cut one's coat according to one's clothLive according to your means.Rate it:

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have one's wits about oneTo remain calm, composed, or aware.Rate it:

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have one's work cut out for oneTo face a large task or project.Rate it:

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it takes one to know oneThe person criticizing is as bad as the person being criticized.Rate it:

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keep one on one's toesTo keep one attentive, active, busy or alert.Rate it:

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keep one's cards close to one's chestTo avoid revealing one's thoughts, circumstances, or plans.Rate it:

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one by oneIndividually in succession; one at a time.Rate it:

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one can run but one can't hideThere is nothing someone can do to evade something.You can run but you can't hide.Rate it:

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