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pigs can flyAlternative form of pigs might fly.Rate it:

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if pigs had wings they would fly(colloquial) Expresses speakers skepticism toward a hypothetical argument by another.Rate it:

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pigs might flyusually used as a response (often with hint of sarcasm) to a situation that you think there is no chance of ever occurringRate it:

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when pigs flyNever.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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if pigs had wingsNever.Rate it:

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if pigs had wingsShortened form of if pigs had wings they would fly.Rate it:

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you can lead a horse to water but you can't make him drinkYou can show someone how to do something, but you can't make them do it.Rate it:

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from can see to can't seeFrom the time when it is barely light enough to see until there is no light remaining whatsoever: from sunup to sundown, from dawn to duskRate it:

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one can run but one can't hideThere is nothing someone can do to evade something.You can run but you can't hide.Rate it:

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fly off the handlegetting angry for a small little thingRate it:

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fly off the handleTo become very angry or enraged; to throw a fit or go crazy.Rate it:

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a fly in the ointmentsomething that creates or introduces an impedimentRate it:

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a fly by nightUnreliable or untrustworthy, especially in business or financial matters.Rate it:

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bar flyA person who frequents bars or lounges to get drunk.Rate it:

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crane flydaddy longlegsRate it:

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fly by the seat of one's pantsTo pilot an aircraft without the aid of instruments and without a flight plan, using only instinct, visual observation, and practical judgment.Rate it:

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fly by the seat of one's pantsTo use one's judgment, initiative, and perceptions as events unfold in order to improvise a course of action without a predetermined plan.Rate it:

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fly in the face ofTo act in a manner highly contrary to; to counteract or contradict.Rate it:

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fly in the ointmentSomething which ruins or spoils everything else; a nuisance or problem; an unpleasant or disagreeable detail.Rate it:

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fly like a rockto travel through the air with little or no benefit from aerodynamic liftRate it:

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fly lowto have one's fly (zipper) undone.Rate it:

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fly offto flee rapidly; to run away.Rate it:

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fly on the wallA quiet, non-participating, or unseen observer; an eavesdropper or witness.Rate it:

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fly out of the trapsto start quickly.Rate it:

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fly the coopTo depart hastily or unannounced; to escape or flee.Rate it:

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fly the coopTo escape from a pen or similar enclosure.Rate it:

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fly the freak flagTo behave in a unconventional or unrestrained manner; to exhibit the uninhibited side of one's personality.Rate it:

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fly-by-nightA creatures which flies at night; a nocturnal flier or traveler.Rate it:

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fly-by-nightBusinesses that appear and disappear rapidly, or that give an impression of transience.Rate it:

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fly-by-nightOne who departs or flees at night in order to avoid creditors, law enforcement etc. .Rate it:

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fly-by-nightTraveling businessmen and tradesmen.Rate it:

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Go Fly A KiteGet Outa Here, Leave Town, "I Don't B'lieve Ya!"Rate it:

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let flyTo kick or hit a projectile with great force.Rate it:

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like a blue-arsed flyTo be frantic, harried or restlessRate it:

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monkeys might fly out of my buttusually used as a response (often with hint of sarcasm) to a situation that you think there is no chance of ever occurringRate it:

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on the flySpontaneously or extemporaneously; done as one goes, or during another activity.Rate it:

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wouldn't hurt a flyTo be of very gentle nature.Rate it:

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I can tell youEmphasises the truth of a statement.Rate it:

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water canAny of several species of Nuphar; the yellow frog lily; so called from the shape of the seed vessel.Rate it:

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you can catch more flies with honey than with vinegarIt's easier to persuade others with polite requests and a positive attitude than with rude demands and negativity.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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you can't always get what you wantIt is not always possible to get what is wanted.Rate it:

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you can't polish a turd(vulgar) Something inherently bad cannot be improved.Rate it:

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I can tell youUsed other than as an idiom: see I, can, tell, you.Rate it:

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position can be far left or right life to allow for tilting...You must allow tilting when photographing the subject.TRate it:

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a cat can look at a kingAlternative form of a cat may look at a king.1982, A J Ayer, Rate it:

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money can't buy happinessMoney can buy external things, but true happiness comes from inside.Rate it:

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you can say that againThat is very true.Rate it:

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a golden key can open any doorSufficient money can accomplish anything.Rate it:

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