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politically correctAvoiding offense based on demographics especially race, sex, religion, ideology, sexuality, disability, or social groupingRate it:

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politically correctUsed other than as an idiom.Rate it:

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darn tootinAbsolutely correct; speaking the truth.Rate it:

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read to filth (or) read for filthBasically to scold, or to get called out on something; to reprimand, to degrade, to cuss out, to correct, to set them straight, to tell them what's what & who's who.Rate it:

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mop upTo fix problems; to correct or repair.Rate it:

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or somethingOr something like that. Used to indicate the possibility that previously mentioned word may not be exactly correct in its applicability.Rate it:

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clear upTo clarify, to correct a misconception.Rate it:

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on the right trackUsing the correct general approach to a particular task or problem; pursuing something in a promising way.Rate it:

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darn tootin'You are absolutely correct.Rate it:

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off the markInaccurate; not correct or appropriate.Rate it:

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a stopped clock is right twice a dayA normally unreliable person or instrument can occasionally provide correct information, even if only by accident.Rate it:

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aye aye, sirThe correct and seamanlike reply, onboard a Royal Navy (or U.S. Navy) ship, on receipt of an order from someone of senior rank or authority. It means "I understand the command and hasten to comply with the order."Rate it:

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call onTo correct; to point out an error or untruth.Rate it:

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close, but no cigarThat's almost correct, but not quite.Rate it:

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darn tootin'Absolutely correct; speaking the truth.Rate it:

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drive-by mediaMedia professionals who "spray" a bunch of repetitive misstatements, mistaken and misinterpreted news reports to cause excitement and confusion. They then figuratively "drive off" leaving the cleanup of their mess and hysteria to others, to correct and properly explain and interpret.Rate it:

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fair enoughAn expression used to concede a point; denotes that, upon consideration, something is correct or reasonable; an expression of acknowledgment or understanding.Rate it:

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go awryto depart from the correct courseRate it:

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leave well enough aloneTo leave something alone; to avoid attempts to correct, fix, or improve what is already sufficient.Rate it:

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leave well enough aloneTo leave something alone; to avoid attempts to correct, fix, or improve what is already sufficientRate it:

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middle of the roadHaving a centrist attitude or philosophy; not extreme, especially politically.Rate it:

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on one's high horseSelf-righteous; proceeding on the belief one is more correct or proper than others.Rate it:

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on the moneyIn the correct position; on target; precisely accurate; accurately.Rate it:

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out the doorExact, correct.Rate it:

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right as rainCorrect; factually accurate.Rate it:

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ring trueTo seem to be correct, or plausibleRate it:

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set straightTo correct; to make right or true.Rate it:

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shape upTo improve; to correct one's bad habits or behavior.Rate it:

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socialized medicineA politically charged term used to contrast such systems with free market alternatives and emphasize the perceived link to socialism.Rate it:

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spot onExact or correct.Rate it:

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spot onabsolutely correctRate it:

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stand correctedSaid to acknowledge someone who corrects something that one says or writes that was not correct.Rate it:

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straighten outTo correct or rectify.Rate it:

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straighten outTo correct; to stop doing something wrong.Rate it:

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stretch of the imaginationUsed to ​describe things that are ​definitely not ​possible or ​correct.Rate it:

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take something as readto assume that everyone agrees that something is correctRate it:

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timeserverA device, node or program that distributes the correct time to clients in a network.Rate it:

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two wrongs don't make a right(ethics) A wrongful action is not a morally appropriate way to correct or cancel a previous wrongful action.1915, William MacLeod Raine, The Highgrader, ch. 15:"But when it comes to taking what belongs to anotherRate it:

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work outTo conclude with the correct solution.Rate it:

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yeah, rightCorrect; affirmative; yes; yes, that is correct.Rate it:

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