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

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time will tellThe results of an action cannot be known beforehand.Rate it:

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time alone will tellAlternative form of time will tellRate it:

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from time to timeC. 1595, William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet, act 3, sc. 3.Rate it:

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from time to timeOccasionally; sometimes; once in a while.Rate it:

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time after timeAgain and again; repeatedly; every time; always.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 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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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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I can tell youEmphasises the truth of a statement.Rate it:

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I can tell youUsed other than as an idiom: see I, can, tell, you.Rate it:

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tell apartTo be able to know the difference between things; to distinguish.Rate it:

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can you tell usA prefix indicating a polite request; used on behalf of more than one speaker.Rate it:

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dead men tell no talesOnce someone is dead, they can no longer communicate, hence killing someone is the best way to keep him/her quiet.Rate it:

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does macy's tell gimbel's(US, dated, colloquial, rhetorical question) A rhetorical question with the implied answer being that competitors do not share business secrets with one another.Rate it:

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don't ask, don't tellA policy of the U.S. military from 1993 to 2011, which barred openly gay, lesbian, or bisexual people from serving in the military, while also barring discrimination against closeted gays, lesbians, and bisexuals.Rate it:

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don't ask, don't tellApplied to various other policies that prohibit a behavior but also discourage investigation of it.Rate it:

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don't ask, don't tell, don't harass, don't pursueFull name of the U.S. Military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy concerning the service of homosexuals in the military as defined in 10 USC § 654.Rate it:

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don't tell meUsed other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see don't,‎ tell,‎ me.Rate it:

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don't tell meUsed to introduce a guess at a fact or situation, as if forestalling the other speaker's utterance.Rate it:

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I tell a lieI am mistaken; I thought that what I said was true, but I have just realised that it is not.Rate it:

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pray tellPlease explain (something the requester does not yet understand).Rate it:

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pray tellExpressing incredulity, please explain (some claim or position the speaker doubts).Rate it:

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tell againstTo function as a liability (for someone); to put into a condition of disadvantage.Rate it:

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tell againstTo serve as evidence which casts doubt upon.Rate it:

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tell allTo reveal everything, particularly information that is normally withheld.Rate it:

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tell allTo tell everyone.Rate it:

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tell fortunesto tell someone's destiny or future, usually by magicRate it:

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tell it like it isTo speak frankly, to convey all and only the truth of a situation.Rate it:

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