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present daycurrent
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no time like the presentA shortened form of there's no time like the present
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there's no time like the presentNow (i.e., the present time) is an appropriate time to take a particular action.
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balls upThird-person singular simple present indicative form of ball up.
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account forTo explain by relating circumstances; to show that some one, thing or members of a group are present or have been processed.
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cheese downTo coil the tail of a rope on deck so as to present a neat appearance.
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fire awayTo begin to talk or present information quickly.
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put upTo present, especially in "put up a fight".
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be offTo be working against a present or former addiction to.
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dress upTo present in a favorable light.
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ahead of one's timeShowing characteristics of changes yet to be; present in one's work before later advances in the field; coming earlier than could be generally accepted.
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are your ears burningSaid of somebody who was not present but was the topic of discussion.
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as isIn its present state or condition, especially as a contractual condition of sale.
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as yetUp to the present; thus far.
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be aroundTo be alive, existent, or present.
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behind its timeShowing characteristics of the past; present in one's work after later advances in the field; coming later than could be generally accepted.
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bluewashTo tout a business or organization's commitment to social responsibility, and to use this perception for public relations and economic gain; to present a humanitarian front in this manner.
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break outTo bring out, use, or present.
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carpe diemseize the day, make the most of today, enjoy the present
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cherry-pickTo pick out the best, or most desirable items from a list or group, especially to obtain some advantage or to present something in the best possible light.
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climbing the wallsPresent participle of climb the walls.
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come down to usTo survive to the present day; to be extant in some form.
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come upTo emerge or become known, especially unexpectedly; to come to attention, present itself.
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economical with the truthNot telling the whole truth, especially in order to present a false image of a situation; untruthful; lying. Often used with sarcasm or satire.
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have one's head in the cloudsTo daydream; to think about matters other than the present reality.
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hospital passA poorly executed pass to a team-mate causing the receiver to present an easy target for a defender, and thus be tackled hard.
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in evidenceVisibly present; noticeable.
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in personactually present
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it's all grist to the millEverything referred to in the present context has some sort of use.1999, Simon Blackburn, Think: A Compelling Introduction to Philosophy (Oxford University Press paperback, ISBN 0199690871), ch. 7 section 6: "Kant
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lay down the lawTo present the law that applies to a given case.
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mind the storeTo remain present in a retail business, in order to maintain the security of the premises and to serve customers.
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rat runningPresent participle of rat run.
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rolloverContinue one's Funds In Program, 'Rollover' My Existing Funds, My Plan, Stay The Course In The Present Agenda, Investiture: Do Not Close OuI, Retain All Funds And'Steady As You Go!
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seize the dayTo enjoy the present and not worry about the future; to live for the moment.
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singing from the same hymnbookPresent participle of sing from the same hymnbook.
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slam dunkA task expected to present no difficulty.
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sufficient unto the day is the evil thereofNo need to worry about the future; the present provides enough to worry about.
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to dateUntil now; until the present time.
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under erasureOf a bit of text, written and strickenthrough; hence, figuratively in some sense both present and absent.
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vote with one's feetTo show support for something by going to or otherwise being present somewhere.
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weekend warriorA person who indulges in a sport or pastime on an infrequent basis, usually on weekends when work commitments are not present.
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