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penny for your thoughtsUsed to inquire into the thoughts and feelings of another, especially when the person appears pensive or conflicted.Rate it:

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a penny saved is a penny earnedA maxim for thrift that says that money not spent may be spent later, or may earn interest in the meantimeRate it:

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a penny saved is a penny gaineda penny saved is a penny earnedRate it:

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collect one's thoughtsTo become mentally composed, especially after being distressed, surprised, or disoriented; to become calm or organized in one's emotional state or thinking, as in preparation for a conversation, speech, decision, etc.Rate it:

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have second thoughtsTo change one's opinion, or be uneasy about a previous decision.Rate it:

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not leave one's thoughtsSaid when one keeps thinking about something.Rate it:

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a bad penny always comes backAlternative form of a bad penny always turns up.Rate it:

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a bad penny always turns upA person or thing which is unpleasant, dishonorable, or unwanted tends to appear (or reappear), especially at inopportune times.Rate it:

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in for a penny, in for a poundExpressing recognition that one must, having started something, see it through to its end, rather than stopping short thereof; accepting that one must Rate it:

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penny in the fuseboxAn improvised repair made with no regard for safety.Rate it:

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bad pennyA counterfeit or damaged penny.Rate it:

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bad pennyA person or thing which is unpleasant, disreputable, or otherwise unwanted, especially one which repeatedly appears at inopportune times.Rate it:

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clean as a new pennyExtremely clean.Rate it:

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cost a pretty pennyTo be expensive.Rate it:

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don't be penny wise and pound foolishDon't be careful when it comes to spending small amounts of money, but careless when spending much larger amounts.Don't focus on minutiae and lose sight of the big picture; don't obsess over tiny inconsequential efficiencies while glaring inefficiencies are going on elsewhere.Rate it:

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penny blackold stampRate it:

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penny pincherOne who spends little money; one who is very frugal or cautious with money.Rate it:

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penny weddingA wedding at which the guests contribute payments to help cover the cost of the event and to benefit the newly-married couple.Rate it:

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penny wise and pound foolishPrudent and thrifty with small amounts of money, but wasteful and profligate with large amounts.Rate it:

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pretty pennyA considerable amount of money; a high price or a high income.Rate it:

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spend a pennyTo use the toilet.Rate it:

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ten a pennySo common as to be practically worthless.Rate it:

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the bad penny always comes backAlternative form of a bad penny always turns up.Rate it:

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the bad penny always turns upAlternative form of a bad penny always turns up.Rate it:

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two a pennyVery common; cheap.Rate it:

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worth every pennyCompletely worthwhile.Rate it:

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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"Rate it:

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keep your friends close, and your enemies closerOne should be on their toes and alert of their surroundings if malicious people are around, to ensure such people can't wreak havoc in one's life.Rate it:

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put your money where your mouth isPractice what you preach.Rate it:

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put your money where your mouth isTalk is cheap. If the proponent of the venture is so confident, remind him: Better put your money where your mouth is!Rate it:

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you pays your money and you takes your choiceEach person should make their own decisions.Rate it:

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don't dip your pen in company inkAlternative form of you don't dip your pen in company ink.Rate it:

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hold your fireWait, don't retaliate, calm down, be quiet.Rate it:

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in your bloodingrained in or fundamental to your character, as if inheritedRate it:

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please zip your lipA very direct and demanding expression to stop talking immediately. Zipping your lip is snippy, lippy figure of speech.Rate it:

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quit your day dreaming!Pay Attention To What YOU Are Doing!Rate it:

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you can hang your hat on thatIt's something to put faith in, to rely upon or trust (when used in a positive connotation).Rate it:

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don't drive faster than your guardian angel can flyDriving (a vehicle) very fast is a dangerous act.Rate it:

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pick your battlesonly involve yourself in disputes where you are likely to win.Rate it:

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swallow your pride!To accept that you have to do something that you think is embarrassing or that you think you are too good to do.Rate it:

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kiss your money goodbyeThe giving, lending of one's funds to individuals or investing or buying-into an irresistible scheme, agenda, lottery program or unknown proposition.Rate it:

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you don't dip your pen in the company's inkAlternative form of you don't dip your pen in company ink.Rate it:

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your mileage may varyTo express a possible difference in taste, "this is just my opinion, your opinion may be different".Rate it:

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a man/woman after your own hearta man or woman who likes the same things or has the same opinions as youRate it:

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and your little dog tooA statement that not only will the person being addressed be punished but their conspirators will also.Rate it:

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are your ears burningSaid of somebody who was not present but was the topic of discussion.Rate it:

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beat your arseDepression Expression of threatened punishment if the child or youth ever repeated the act or expression.Rate it:

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better let your glasses up. it's fixing to come up a cloud.Roll the car windows up, a thunderstorm is happening soon.Rate it:

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better watch your mouth!Watch what you say....Rate it:

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blow your horn!Boast of one's accomplishments.Rate it:

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