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a dumb priest never got a parish(Irish) Those who fail to speak up fail to get what they want.
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f** thisThe phrase emphatically diminishes the activity or event referred to and expresses that the speaker will have no more to do with it.
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screw thisscrew this
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this minuteright now, immediately
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and all thisUsed at the end of a statement to insinuate that there is more information that can be inferred from the preceding.
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watch this spaceAn indication that a development will follow.
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blow this pop standTo exit or remove oneself from a less than exciting location or environment.
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blow this popsicle standTo leave an establishment speedily.
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out of this worldExceptionally high quality; wonderful; marvellous.
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this too shall passNothing, good or bad, lasts forever. Used to indicate that a current situation or event, no matter how wonderful or horrible it is, will not last forever.
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at this point in timeRight now.
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get this show on the roadTo begin or launch; to get going.
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in aid to this factIn addition to; and futhermore.
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in this day and ageIn the current time period of years.
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not long for this worldUnlikely to remain for much time.
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shuffle off this mortal coilTo die; to divest oneself of one's mortal body.
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this too shall pass awayAlternative form of this too shall pass.
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this, that, and the otherParticular items belonging to a large, diverse set, but items of the general kind of item indicated.
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this, that, and the otherA wide range of actions, circumstances, characteristics, topics, or other items.
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this won't get the baby into a short dressTo take inadequate action dealing with an opportunity
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anticonstituellementin french, this word is the biggest word in the whole history of french... it means: I Constantly think you are bugging me, back off or you will regret it.
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every silver lining has a cloudEvery good situation has the potential to turn bad.2007, Diab A. Shetayh, Actuality : The Reality RequiemA great partnership isn't a self-maintaining entity. Perseverance and persistence make it thrive. For every silver lining has a cloud. Ignorance of this reality is not an option.
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to thine own self be trueThe easiest person to deceive is oneself."This above all:to thine own self be true,and it must follow, as the night the day,Thou canst not then be false to any man." -William Shakespeare
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"never mind your mother sonny.... eat your bleedin' orange"I worked with a man from Foulridge, Lancashire for over 35 years who often used this phrase whenever there was a problem and he wasn't sure of the answer!.. Said the phrase came from a "chap I used to work with in Colne... but he didn't know what it meant either"
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all-conqueringthis is used when you are describing someone or something as better than anyone else. They are at the top level they can be
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amen curlerA parish clerk.
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assault and battery. This legal distinction exists only in jurisdictions that distinguish assault as threatened violence rather than actual violence.
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babysitter testAn informal method for assessing the maturity, reliability, or probity of a person, inviting one to judge whether one would entrust this person with the care of one's own children.
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back to the wall(Can we clean up this sense?) A very difficult situation with no beneficial options available for action.
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banyan dayIn British naval tradition, this originally referred to a day of the week when galley kitchens served no meat on board ship.
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barrelThe quantity which constitutes a full barrel. This varies for different articles and also in different places for the same article, being regulated by custom or by law. A barrel of wine is 31 1/2 gallons; a barrel of flour is 196 pounds; of beer 31 gallons; of ale 32 gallons; of crude oil 42 gallons.
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be oneselfTo behave or act naturally, without regard to how this behavior is perceived by others.
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be still my heartCalm down, this situation is too exciting or overly distressing.
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blood in the waterIn a competitive situation, the exhibition of apparent weakness or vulnerability by one party, especially when this leads to a feeling of vulnerability or greater pressure to perform on the part of the weak party, and/or enhanced expectation of victory by the other(s).
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bluewashTo tout a business or organization's commitment to social responsibility, and to use this perception for public relations and economic gain; to present a humanitarian front in this manner.
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boys will be boysIt is hard, often fruitless, to attempt to curb the natural playfulness and tendency to mischief of most growing boys.1922, James Joyce, Ulysses Chapter 13But just then there was a slight altercation between Master Tommy and Master Jacky. Boys will be boys and our two twins were no exception to this golden rule.Even grown men usually remain somewhat boyish in heart"Boys will be boys", grinned grandpa while he joined his adult son playing with the fancy train-set he gave his grandson for Christmas while the kid was in school.
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by the way[...] I had counted on a life-lease of the profits, whereas I only received those of a few short years. But this is by the way.
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cargo-200the code word referring to casualties for transportation in the Soviet and modern Russian military. In its official meaning, Cargo 200 refers to bodies contained in zinc-lined coffins, but in military context this code word can be used for dead bodies as they are transported from the battlefield.
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carry forwardThis term needs a definition. Please help out and add a definition, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.
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carry overThis term needs a definition. Please help out and add a definition, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.
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che sera seraUsed to express a personal philosophy of fatalism1604, Christopher Marlowe, Doctor Faustus:Why then belike we must sin, / And so consequently die. / Aye, we must die an everlasting death. / What doctrine call you this ? Che, sera, sera: / What will be*, shall be; Divinity adieu. / These Metaphysics of Magicians, / And necromantic books, are heavenly.
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chestnutThe nut of this tree or shrub.
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childhood friendUsed other than as an idiom: see childhood, friend. (This entry is here for translation purposes only.)
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close enough for government workIt is not worth investing additional time on perfecting this thing.
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close ranksto regroup forces, especially when this involves overlooking differences in order to face a challenge or adverse situation. Often implies making a show of unity, especially to the public.
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come out of the closetTo tell others about homosexuality, bisexuality or any minority or disapproved-of belief, preference, etc., where previously this had been kept secret.
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cry for helpIn her second year at the school Alexis stopped doing her homework and would often scribble on walls. Her teachers wondered whether this was a cry for help, or if she was simply misbehaving.
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crying shameIt's a crying shame that so much money has been wasted on this pointless political campaign.
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culpable homicideCriminal negligence causing the unlawful death of a human being.(Can we verify this sense?) (Canada, law) Murder, manslaughter or infanticide.(Can we verify this sense?) (Scotland, law) Manslaughter.(Can we verify this sense?) (South Africa, law) The unlawful negligent killing of another human being.
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