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a question ofThe important question is; the necessary question is.
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in factActually, in truth.
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in factResulting from the actions of parties.
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question markDoubt or uncertainty.
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question markThe punctuation mark “?”, used at the end of a sentence to indicate a question..
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after the factToo late; after something is finished or final.
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matter of factA fact.
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matter of factA more factual correction.
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matter of factSomething completely true.
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pop the questionTo propose marriage.
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popped the questionproposed
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out of the questionImpossible to even contemplate.
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in aid to this factIn addition to; and futhermore.
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there are two sides to every questionOne should not make a judgement until one hears the other side.
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answer backTo reply to a question at a later time.
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fire offTo ask an unexpected question rapidly.
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is the pope catholicThe answer to the question is, obviously, resoundingly affirmative.
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accident of birthReference to the fact that various benefits or detriments to the life of a person arise from the circumstances into which that person was born, these being entirely beyond his control.
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am i right or am i rightRhetorical question from somebody who has stated what they consider to be an unassailable truth.
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ask my arseA common reply to any question; still deemed wit at sea, and formerly at court, under the denomination of selling bargains.
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correlation does not imply causation(statistics) The observed correlation between two parameters, say, the growth of a market and the growth of a neighbor's child may, in fact, have nothing to do with each other's causation.
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couldn't happen to a nicerSarcastically asserts that those in question thoroughly deserve their fate.
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does a bear shit in the woodsRhetorical question in response to a question where the answer is an emphatic yes.
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does macy's tell gimbel's(US, dated, colloquial, rhetorical question) A rhetorical question with the implied answer being that competitors do not share business secrets with one another.
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don't look a gift horse in the mouthDo not unappreciatively question a gift or handout too closely.
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feet of clayTo say that someone, who appears strong or invincible, in fact has a hidden weak point which could cause their fall.
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hands downWithout question[2].
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he who smelt it dealt it(colloquial, originally) A person who calls attention to or complains about a fart is likely trying to pretend it wasn't his or her own.(colloquial, by extension) Used to suggest that a person calling attention to or complaining about a given problem may in fact be the source of the problem.
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how do i get to carnegie hallA set phrase, spoken as a rhetorical question, which is answered "Practice, practice, practice!" or sometimes with the humorous literal directions to Seventh Avenue between 56th and 57th.
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it is what it isThis circumstance is simply a fact and must be accepted or dealt with as it exists.
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neither here nor thereNot important; having no significance or influence on the question at hand; not related; not relevant; not germane; not pertinent.
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no commentAn "official" refusal to relay any further information, as a response to a newspaper reporter's question.
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no smoke without fireIndicative of the fact that gossip or accusations are often substantiated by fact.
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painting rocksPointless or futile work organised by the government, supposedly to increase employment but in fact merely disguising the unemployment level.
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play the race cardTo assert that race or racism is responsible for a course of events, especially when race is not of particular significance to the issue in question; to attempt to inspire a particular reaction by raising the issue of race.
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plead the fifthTo refuse to answer a question, or refuse to speak, especially when the response would reflect badly on the speaker.
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raise one's handTo dare to question.
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sell a bargainA species of wit, much in vogue about the latter end of the reign of Queen Anne, and frequently alluded to by Dean Swift, who says the maids of honour often amused themselves with it. It consisted in the seller naming his or her hinder parts, in answer to the question, What? which the buyer was artfully led to ask. As a specimen, take the following instance: A lady would come into a room full of company, apparently frightened, crying out "It is white, and follows me!" As soon as someone responded "What?" she sold him the bargain, by saying "Mine arse".
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smear campaignAn effort to damage or call into question someone's reputation, by propounding negative propaganda.
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that's the way life isThat is the way things happenCertain things cannot be changed, helped or improved; struggle and objection are pointless.1935, Louis Bromfield, The Man Who Had Everything [1], page 279:That's the way life is, and there's no use trying to go against it.1979, Jay Edward Abrams, A Theology of Christian Counseling: More Than Redemption [2], ISBN 0310511011, page 45:There are no standards, no values; that's the way life is. Learn to accept it and slide with it. Stop fighting it.2002, B. Eugene Ellison, Rings of the Templars, ISBN 059524050X, page 337:Shit happens; that's the way life is. In fact, I want you to take an additional thousand for your efforts.
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the devilUsed to add emphasis to a question or statement.
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the nose knowsDespite the addressee's belief that the speaker was unaware of something, the speaker, in fact, was already aware.
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Two Sinkers anda CoffeeResponse to Coffeeshop Waitress's question; "What'll YOU Have?" . . .Customer's 'Response - - - 'Two Donuts and a Cup Coffee!
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what in god's nameUsed to add emphasis to "what" when beginning question.
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what on earthUsed to add emphasis to "what" when beginning question.
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what the devilUsed to add emphasis to "what" when beginning question.
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what the dickensEuphemism for what the Devil, used to add emphasis to "what" when beginning a question.
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when he's at homeIn reality; in fact; when it comes down to it.
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Whos Youre Old Man?Common Question Addressed to Children Instead of; "Whom is Your Father, Daddy, or DAD"
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why in god's nameUsed to add emphasis to "why" when beginning question.
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