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peace and quietTranquility; freedom from stress or interruptions.Rate it:

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quiet downTo become quieter.Rate it:

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quiet downTo reduce intensity of an activity.Rate it:

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keep quietRemain silent.Rate it:

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keep quietTo refrain from talking about something; to keep a secret.Rate it:

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quiet as a mouseVery quiet, so as to not be heardRate it:

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quiet downTo make someone or something become quieter.Rate it:

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so quiet one can hear a pin dropSaid during a lull in a normally bustling place or scene, or as the result of a sudden dramatic or tense moment.Rate it:

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so quiet one could hear a pin dropSaid during a lull in a normally bustling place or scene, or as the result of a sudden dramatic or tense moment.Rate it:

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at peaceDead.Rate it:

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at peaceFree of worries; peaceful.Rate it:

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at peace withNot disturbed or upset by.Rate it:

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at peace withNot menacing or hostile toward.Rate it:

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hold one's peaceTo refrain from speaking; to be silent.Rate it:

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keep the peaceTo maintain order in a volatile situation.Rate it:

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make peaceTo end hostilities; to reach a peace agreement.Rate it:

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make peaceTo settle a dispute or disagreement.Rate it:

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make peaceTo initiate or resume a cordial relationship after a period of animosity.Rate it:

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make peaceTo accept something, especially if it is considered unfavourable.Rate it:

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speak now or forever hold your peaceSay something now or don't say anything at all.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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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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all fur coat and no knickersOf superficial appearance and with no real substance beneath.Rate it:

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bells and whistlesExtra features added for show rather than function; fancy additions or features.Rate it:

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bright-eyed and bushy-tailedneatly attired, well dressed.Rate it:

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by/in leaps and boundsvery quickly, in large amountsRate it:

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fight tooth and nailTo use every means possible to overcome a difficult opposition.Rate it:

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a day late and a dollar shortAction that was taken too late and too feeble to be of any use.Rate it:

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a gentleman and a scholarAn admirable person.Rate it:

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hell and half of georgiaA very large region; everywhere.Rate it:

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safe and soundHaving come to no harm, especially after being exposed to danger.Rate it:

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wake up and smell the coffeeTo face reality and stop deluding oneself.Rate it:

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you get more with a kind word and a gun than you do with a kind word aloneIt is advantageous not to rely solely on being nice.Rate it:

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to and froTo go back and forth; to alternate.Rate it:

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all hat and no cattleFull of big talk but lacking action, power, or substance; pretentious.Rate it:

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all talk and no actionSpeaking, promising, or boasting much, but doing littleRate it:

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between scylla and charybdisSimilar in meaning to between a rock and a hard place.Rate it:

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early to bed, early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy and wiseplatitude from Benjamin Franklin under the pseudonym Poor Richard.Rate it:

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at sixes and sevensIn a state of dispute or disagreement.Rate it:

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kicking and screamingWith extreme reluctance.Rate it:

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a fool and his money are soon partedIt is easy to get money from foolish people, especially rich ones.Rate it:

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a hundred and ten percentA level of effort exceeding one's sustained capacity, possibly risking injury.Rate it:

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a hundred and ten percentThe exertion of more than seems possible, hence 110%, not 100%, the usual maximum amount possible.Rate it:

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a little bit of bread and no cheesethe song of the yellowhammer.Rate it:

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a quick drop and a sudden stopA fall to one's death, especially by hanging.Rate it:

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a scholar and a gentlemanAn admirable person.Rate it:

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above and beyondMore than is expected or required.Rate it:

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above and beyond the call of dutyExtremely heroic, more heroic that what is expected.Rate it:

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again and againRepeatedly.Rate it:

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alive and kickingHealthy; vital; in good health, particularly in opposition to unfavorable circumstances.Rate it:

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