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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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tip of the icebergOcean Scientists assert in reference to an 'iceberg': The {tip} exposed portion, visible above the sea, is only one eighth of the actual size of this awesome natural phenomenon found in the polar seas of our planet Earth.Rate it:

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tip of the icebergOnly the beginning; just a small indication of a larger possibility; a problem is much bigger than it seems.Rate it:

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Franklin prend son thé chaudPhrase utilisée par les élèves francophones qui étudient le néerlandais pour se souvenir que les participes passés réguliers en néerlandais se terminent toujours par un d sauf quand le radical du verbe se termine par f, k, p, s, t ou ch.Rate it:

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tip offTo alert or inform someone.Rate it:

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arse over tipTumbling or falling; upside-down.Rate it:

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felt tip penwriting implementRate it:

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on the tip of one's tongueKnown but not quite remembered.Rate it:

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tip backTo drink a beverage, especially alcoholic and in large amounts.Rate it:

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tip backTo open such a beverage.Rate it:

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tip of the hatA gesture of acknowledgement; often, an expression of gratitude.Rate it:

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tip offinformationRate it:

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tip one's handIn card playing, to accidentally reveal one's cards or hand.Rate it:

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tip one's handTo inadvertently reveal any secret, particularly a secret that puts one at an advantage or disadvantage.Rate it:

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tip one's hatTo acknowledge or show respect; to honor.Rate it:

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tip one's hatTo briefly remove or tap one's hat as a gesture of greeting, deference, or respect.Rate it:

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tip outAn amount or percentage of a server's tips that the server shares, either voluntarily or as mandated in a tip sharing or tip pooling agreement, with other employees such as bussers, bartenders, back waiters and host/hostesses whose job duties indirectly assist the server.Rate it:

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tip overAn action where the goalkeeper deflects the ball over the crossbar.Rate it:

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tip the scaleTo change the fortunes, either positively or negatively.Rate it:

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tip the scaleTo weigh (have a certain weight).Rate it:

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tip the scalesTo turn to one side a balanced situation.Rate it:

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tip upTo tilt something upward in order to discharge its contents.Rate it:

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tip-offAn obvious clue or indication.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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God only knowsAlternative form of God knows, in sense of something unknown to mortal men.Rate it:

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Goddess only knowsSynonym of God knowsRate it:

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heaven only knowsAlternative form of God knows, in sense of something unknown to mortal men.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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I only work hereAlternative form of I just work hereRate it:

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Lord only knowsAlternative form of God knows, in sense of something unknown to mortal men.Rate it:

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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 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 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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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 time will tellAlternative form of time will tell.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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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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knock overTo bump or strike something in such a way as to tip it.Rate it:

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no frillsBasic or simple; providing only what is necessary, without anything extra or fancy.Rate it:

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on its meritsConsidering only intrinsic good points and bad points, without prejudice or other considerations, such as procedural ones.Rate it:

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