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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 the wavesA positive development, incident, action, minor miracle, change, reversal, retraction, in a situation and the possible positive effects.Rate it:

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quiet downTo reduce intensity of an activity.Rate it:

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at peace withNot disturbed or upset by.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 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 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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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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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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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 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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all fur coat and no knickersOf superficial appearance and with no real substance beneath.Rate it:

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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.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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bread-and-butterRelating to basic sustenance or the requirements for everyday living for the masses.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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caught between the devil and the deep blue seaHaving a choice between two alternatives, both undesirable.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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fight tooth and nailTo use every means possible to overcome a difficult opposition.Rate it:

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give him enough rope and he'll hang himselfIf one gives someone enough freedom of action, they may destroy themselves by foolish actions.Rate it:

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here and thereFrom time to time.Rate it:

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if it quacks like a duck, waddles like a duck and looks like a duck, chances are it's a duckif something has all the attributes and appearances of being a certain thing, the probability exists that it is that thing.Rate it:

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off and onIntermittently.Rate it:

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rain cats and dogsTo rain very heavily.Rate it:

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raining cats and dogsRaining heavilyRate it:

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rise and shineUsed to wish someone happiness upon waking upRate it:

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there's many a slip twixt cup and lipIn any situation, however well planned, something can always go wrong.Rate it:

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name and shameSo as to single them out for individual blame and censure.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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safe and soundHaving come to no harm, especially after being exposed to danger.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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do the best and live the restFirst do your work with your 100% dont think about the resultRate it:

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

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

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a gentleman and a scholarAn admirable person.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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