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piece of cakeA job, task or other activity that is easy or simple to do.Rate it:

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it's a piece of cakeEasily accomplished, nothing to itRate it:

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piece of cakeOne slice of cake.Rate it:

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blowtorch a marshmallow cakeTo vilify a benefactor, ridicule the boss, scorn a well-to-do friend in public.Rate it:

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cake crumbsCrumbs from a cake.Rate it:

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cake crumbsHardly anything.Rate it:

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cake walkA type of dance originating in the United States in the 19th century.Rate it:

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cake walkFrom the mid 1900s, a game at a fair or party in which people walk around a numbered circle along to music. When the music is stopped, the caller draws a number from a jar and whoever is standing on or closest to that number that number wins a cake.Rate it:

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cake walkSomething extremely easy.Rate it:

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have one's cake and eat it tooTo seek to have two things which are mutually incompatible (such as eating a piece of cake and yet still possessing that piece for future use).Rate it:

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take the cakeTo be especially good or outstanding.Rate it:

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take the cakeTo be particularly bad, objectionable, or egregious.Rate it:

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the cake is a lieThe end you are pursuing is unattainable or misguided; the reward you have been promised is false.Rate it:

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the icing on the cakeSomething wonderful at the end of something good.Rate it:

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wedding-cakeExtremely ornateRate it:

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yellow cakeUsed other than as an idiom: Any yellow-colored cake (dessert).Rate it:

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yellow cakeuranium oreRate it:

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piece de resistanceA masterpiece; the most memorable accomplishment of one’s career or lifetime..Rate it:

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conversation pieceinteresting objectRate it:

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give somebody a piece of one's mindTo express one's opinion strongly; to voice one's disagreement or dissatisfaction.Rate it:

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give someone a piece of one's mindTo express one's opinion strongly; to voice one's disagreement or dissatisfaction, especially with another person; to scold or rebuke someone.Rate it:

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of a pieceUsed other than as an idiom: see of, a, piece.Rate it:

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of a pieceOf the same kind.Rate it:

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piece of assA male prostitute.Rate it:

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piece of assA very attractive woman, when considered as a sex object.Rate it:

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piece of assAn act of intercourse, especially a one night stand.Rate it:

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piece of charcoalAn overdone piece of meat.Rate it:

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piece of crapAlternative form of piece of shit.Rate it:

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piece of oneA chance to find out something interesting about someone.Rate it:

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piece of oneA chance to fight with someone.Rate it:

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piece of shitUsed other than as an idiom: A chunk of excrement.Rate it:

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piece of shitA bad thing; an object of poor quality.Rate it:

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piece of shitA despicable person.Rate it:

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piece of tailAlternative form of piece of ass.Rate it:

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piece of the actionA portion of the monetary gains or other benefits produced by some venture or activity; a share of participation in a venture or activity.Rate it:

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piece of workA product or manufactured article, especially an item of art or craft.Rate it:

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chocolate hot doga piece of faecesRate it:

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poison penA usually intentionally rude, spiteful, and/or condescending piece of writing directed at a person, group, lifestyle, way of thought, or other target.Rate it:

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tattle taleThe person who calls someone out / tells a piece of sensitive information to an authority.Rate it:

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do upTo fasten a piece of clothing.Rate it:

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measure twice and cut once(literally, carpentry) One should double-check one's measurements for accuracy before cutting a piece of wood; otherwise it may be necessary to cut again, wasting time and material.1872, "Dressmaking," Hall's Journal of Health, vol. 19, no. 12, p. 280:Look at Carpenters! . . . In old times it was a proverb "Measure twice, and cut once."(figuratively, by extension) Plan and prepare in a careful, thorough manner before taking action.2008, Hilary Johnson, "Mergers rattle bank relations," Financial Week, 9 Nov. (retrieved 9 Nov. 2008):Mr. Paz noted that since the onset of the credit crisis, eBay, like other companies, hasnRate it:

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muck aboutTo do somethings with a piece of equipment when you do not understand how it works.Rate it:

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throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stickTry the same thing (or similar things) often enough, and, even if the general standard is poor, sometimes one will be successful.2001, And still no one is shouting stop. read in The Kingdom archives at [1] on 02 Nov 06,Many team managers are of the philosophy that if you throw enough mud at the wall some of it will stick. They believe that team preparation is all about physical fitness. They run the players into the ground and they believe they will be "flying on the day".2001, Robert McCrum, Let them eat cake, in The Observer 16 Dec 01, read on Guardian Unlimited site at [2] on 02 Nov 06,Australian publishing boomed and in the past 10 years the country's literary culture has undergone a mini golden age, capped by Carey's triumph at the 2001 Booker Prize. As one Australian arts administrator said to me many years ago: 'Listen, mate, if you throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stick.'2001, Chris Collin, Re: 2-cp speys on The Strathspey Server mailing list archive at [3] on 02 Nov 06,I am finding that "if you throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stick". It doesn't always work of course (especially on the nights when the class is mostly the beginners), but the class seems to thrive on the challange.2005, Ray Craft (poster on The right scale blog), Fitzhooie and his Burden, read at [4] on 02 Nov 06,Prosecutors everywhere have bad habits of overcharging lots of cases, knowing that if the throw enough mud at the wall some of it will stick.2005, Sean Kelleher, Spike Milligan: His part in our downfall in Business 07 Aug 05, read at [5] on 02 Nov 06,As long as there is negligible regulation and enforcement anyone can actually try and do the job...Weak regulation allows the industry to build strategies on full time recruitment. The theory goes: throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stick.c2005, Everything You've Learned About Marketing Is Wrong, read on LINC Performance website at [6] on 02 Nov 06,They have the money to continue to believe in the repetition side of the equation. You throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stick. But it still isnRate it:

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out of characterNot acting; not "on"; behaving within one's natural personality rather than that of a character in a performance piece.Rate it:

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against the grainTo sand or plane a piece of wood parallel or nearly parallel to the fibers such that splinters forming ahead of the tool originate below the cutting surface.Rate it:

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beefcakeUsed other than as an idiom: see beef, cake.Rate it:

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big gunA large-caliber artillery piece.Rate it:

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break offTo remove a piece from a whole by breaking or snapping.Rate it:

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brickbatA piece of brick used as a weapon, especially if thrown, or placed in something like a sock and used as a club.Rate it:

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bridgeThe piece, on string instruments, that supports the strings from the sounding board.Rate it:

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