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poison tree bears poison fruitUnethical actions in the service of good intentions will have immoral or unethical consequences.Rate 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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poison-pen letterA missive which is malicious, insulting, and/or defamatory toward a person, organization, or point of view, especially one which is unsigned.Rate it:

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one man's meat is another man's poisonPeople have differing tastes; what pleases one person may displease another.Rate it:

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poisonA drink; liquor.Rate it:

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poisonA substance that is harmful or lethal to a living organism.Rate it:

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poisonSomething that harms a person or thing.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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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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ballpoint penwriting implementRate it:

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felt tip penwriting implementRate it:

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pen nameauthor's pseudonymRate it:

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pen namenom de plumeRate it:

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slip of the penA mistake in handwriting.Rate it:

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the pen is mightier than the swordMore influence and power can be usurped by writing than by fighting.Rate it:

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you don't dip your pen in company inkOne should avoid romantic relationships in the workplace.Rate it:

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

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

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leaves of three let it beDon't touch a plant with a cluster of three leaves because it might be poison ivy.Rate it:

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noughts and crossespen and paper gameRate it:

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straight out of the chuteSomething done immediately, or "from the beginning". Taken from rodeo routine: the bucking bronco, or bull, or the calf for the calf-roping contest is kept in a narrow pen, a chute, until it is released and dashes out to its fate.Rate it:

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writer's crampA debilitating pain preventing easy movement of the wrist, hand, or fingers, resulting from prolonged use of a pen or pencil.Rate it:

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