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mover and shakerSomeone who has power and influence in some field or activity.Rate it:

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not to rewrite other people's wordsThe act of compromising to limiting ones word usage.Rate it:

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beautiful peopleFashionable, privileged, glamorous people, especially those belonging to international high society.Rate it:

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man of the peopleOne who shows understanding of and sympathy for the concerns of ordinary people, and who has a rapport with and acceptance by ordinary people.Rate it:

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of all peopleEspecially; more than other people.Rate it:

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people personSomeone who is happier or more skilled at dealing with people rather than things or concepts.Rate it:

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people who live in glass houses shouldn't throw stonesDo not criticize others if you have weaknesses yourself.Rate it:

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people's republicA self-designation of states with Marxist-Leninist governments.Rate it:

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people's republicA particular area with strong left-leaning tendencies, especially one with a certain level of autonomyRate it:

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people's republicUsed other than as an idiom: see people, 's, republic.Rate it:

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some peopleExpresses disgust at the actions of a person; a response to a person doing something silly, bizarre, nonsensical or ill-mannered.Rate it:

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acting funnyActing 'funny' means that a person is behaving differently towards you or a group of people.Rate it:

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birds of a featherPeople having similar characters, backgrounds, interests, or beliefs.Rate it:

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get a lifeUsed sarcastically to tell someone who keeps meddling in other people's business, or gossiping about others, to stop obsessing over other people's lives and to concentrate on themselves and do something useful.Rate it:

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if all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nailWith limited tools, single-minded people apply them inappropriately or indiscriminatelyIf a person is familiar with a certain, single subject/has with them a certain, single instrument, they may have a confirmation bias to believe that it is the answer to/involved in everything.Rate it:

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run around withTo spend a lot of time with a person or group of people. Often used to talk about a person's group of friends that one does not like much.Rate it:

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ask roundTo enquire about something to different people.Rate it:

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be in onTo be a party to a secret shared by a small group of people.Rate it:

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close offTo seal or block the entrance to a road, an area, or a building so that people cannot enter.Rate it:

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close upTo move people closer together.Rate it:

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fall in withTo join a group of people.Rate it:

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fit intoTo be of similar cultural or social status as the members of a group of people.Rate it:

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read outTo read something and say the words to inform other people.Rate it:

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ring roundTo call a number of people by phone, usually a circle of friends, to organise something.Rate it:

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run around afterTo spend a lot of time doing things for another person or group of people. Often used when that person could reasonably do the things for themselves.Rate it:

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run off withTo leave with someone with the intention of living with them or marrying them. Usually in secret because other people think it is wrong.Rate it:

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johned upTo write or say something that doesn't make much sense to other people; inside joke.Rate it:

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ask aroundTo enquire about something to different people.Rate it:

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bring inTo introduce a person or group of people to an organisation.Rate it:

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get one's voice heardIt often requires much energy and persistence to get people to listen to your strongly held views.Rate it:

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hair-splittingThe act of finding exceedingly small differences which are probably neither important nor noticeable to most people.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 man is known by the company he keepsPeople are similar in character to their friends.Rate it:

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a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go downAn otherwise unpleasant situation can be pleasant when a pleasant aspect is deliberately introduced.1999, Eli Yassif, The Hebrew Folktale: History, Genre, Meaning, Indiana University Press, ISBN 0253335833, page 372,One is known as the "sweetening parable," that is to say a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down. Thus, when the aim is to preach to the people, to guide them along the "bitter," arduous path of upholding burdensome precepts and prohibitions, a tale can lighten the load, make the "medicine" easier "to swallow."2001, Maureen Reagan, First Father, First Daughter: A Memoir, Little, Brown, ISBN 0316736368, page 319,It put some fun into the tedious business of preparing for a presidential debate. A spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down, right?2004, John Hoover, How to Work for an Idiot: Survive & Thrive... Without Killing Your Boss, Career Press, ISBN 1564147045, page 11,If a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down, a barrel of laughs can wash down the big pills you might need to swallow.Rate it:

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ad nauseamuntil people are sick ofRate it:

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add fuel to the fireTo worsen a conflict between people; to inflame an already tense situation.Rate it:

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age before beautyA phrase said to allow older people to go before younger ones.Rate it:

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all rights reservedThe copyright holder of a creative work reserves all copyright-related rights, typically including the right to publish the work, to make derivative works of it, to distribute it, to make profit from it, to license a number of these rights to other people, and to forbid these uses by any unauthorized people, thus being entitled to take legal action against infringement.Rate it:

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all the world's a stagePeople have roles to play in life just as actors do in the theatre.Rate it:

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aluminum showerAn event at which people give household items made of aluminum to the war effort.Rate it:

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apr├Ęs-skiA place "after skiing". Typically a bar or pub where people go after a day on the slopes to ease off and meet other people.Rate it:

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as a dog returns to his vomit, so a fool repeats his follyFoolish people repeatedly do foolish things.Rate it:

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at all hoursLate into the night or early morning; when people ought to be sleeping.Rate it:

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barking dogs seldom bitePeople who make big threats never usually carry them out.Rate it:

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beast with two backsTwo people engaged in sexual intercourse.Rate it:

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beer gogglesThe illusion that people are more attractive, brought on by alcohol consumption.Rate it:

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believe it or notAn expression made famous by Ripley in his news column featuring difficult to believe facts, events, situations, people, truisms.Rate it:

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big boysThe people or bodies with the most influence and/or power.Rate it:

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birds and beesInformal sex education, especially describing the sexual activity of animals rather than that of people.Rate it:

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birds of a feather flock togetherPeople of similar character, background, or taste tend to congregate or associate with one another.Rate it:

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