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real superheroUsed other than as an idiom: see real, superhero.Rate it:

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real superheroA crimefighter who imitates common characteristics of superheroes of fiction, typically by at least wearing colorful spandex clothes and a mask.Rate it:

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a real hotdoggerA Reference to an energetic, active or talented person.Rate it:

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a real knock out!A very attractive woman. So deemed because her attractiveness is so stunning that it can (figuratively) knock you out.Rate it:

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are you for real?Statements, actions. Body language, past history create an image of an individual in a particular situation.Rate it:

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i'm in a real pickle now!Personal Realization That One Is In A Dilemma; In An Awkward Circumstance Or A Baffling Interpersonal Relationship.Rate it:

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keep it realIn the imperative, an exhortation used as a departing salutation.Rate it:

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keep it realTo be authentic, true to oneself; to be cool.Rate it:

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real dealA thing or person which is genuine, authentic, or worthy of serious regard.Rate it:

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real jobA hobby that takes all of a person's free time.Rate it:

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real jobA job that can't be replaced advantageously by a machine or a procedure.Rate it:

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real jobA job which requires the employee to, work regular hours for a consistent wage that often exceeds the provisions of applicable minimum wage legislation. A job that produces a living wage.Rate it:

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real macoyThe genuine thing, neither a substitute nor an imitation.Rate it:

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real mccoyThe genuine thing, neither a substitute nor an imitation.Rate it:

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real mckoyThe genuine thing, neither a substitute nor an imitation.Rate it:

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real men don't eat quiche(aphorism, humorous) The stereotypical man does not do things that are considered effeminate, as to do so would imply they are effeminate.Rate it:

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real timeUsed other than as an idiom: see real, time.Rate it:

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real timeThe time duration required by a computer system to complete a particular taskRate it:

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she's a real fucktressShe acts elegant, but intentionally brings ruin to those unsuspecting minions that worship her.Rate it:

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all fur coat and no knickersOf superficial appearance and with no real substance beneath.Rate it:

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all mouth and no trousersSuperficial, engaging in empty, boastful talk, but not of real substance.Rate it:

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all mouth and trousersSuperficial, engaging in empty, boastful talk, but not of real substance.Rate it:

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bad money drives out goodDebased coinage (with low levels of precious metals) replaces purer coinage (with higher levels of precious metals).(metaphorically) Mediocre talent drives away real talent.Rate it:

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break coverto disclose one's real thoughts and intentions.Rate it:

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cry wolfTo raise a false alarm; to constantly warn others about an imagined threat, thereby failing to get assistance when a real threat appears.Rate it:

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culture heroA mythical character or real person who is renowned as the exemplar of the values or achievements of a society, group, or time period.Rate it:

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curb appealThe visual attractiveness which a house, commercial establishment, or other real estate property has when initially seen by a prospective buyer or other person standing in front of the property "at the curb".Rate it:

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double talkSpeaking in a mixture of real English and English-sounding gibberish, for humorous effect.Rate it:

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draw a line in the sandTo create a real or artificial boundary or distinction between (two places, people or things).Rate it:

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dummy runA trial or practice before the real attempt.Rate it:

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full-fledgedHaving full qualification, credentials or preparation; entire; real.Rate it:

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get out while the getting's goodTo sell all or part of one's holdings in stocks, real estate, a business, etc. while conditions are good, particularly in anticipation of a drop in prices.Rate it:

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honest-to-goodnessReal; genuine.Rate it:

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in the rawIn the natural state; in real life.Rate it:

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it's not the whistle that pulls the trainBoasting and loud talk should not be mistaken for the work that produces real achievements; bravado is no proof of action.1956, James Reston, "Washington: It's Not the Whistle that Pulls the Train," New York Times, 1 July, p. E8:Rate it:

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never in a month of sundaysNever in a month of Sundays would I have imagined that you'd be this tall in real life!.Rate it:

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patriotism is the last refuge of scoundrelsThe appeal to patriotism is often used to distract the public from real issues.Rate it:

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pony in the barnAn exciting and real prospect, something to be legitimately excited about.Rate it:

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RSNReal soon now; describing something that will be available in the near future, but often skeptically. Frequently used to mean "Whenever", "Soon, possibly never" or "don't hold your breath".Rate it:

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school of hard knocksAn education consisting of real-world experiences, especially harsh experiences.Rate it:

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seagull approachThe occurence of casual, ill-informed and hasty decisions or comments made by outside authorities who lack an understanding of the local issues or a real understanding of the facts of a particular situ.Rate it:

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see a man about a dogUsed as an excuse for leaving without giving the real reason (especially if the reason is to go to the toilet, or to have a drink).Rate it:

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see a man about a horseA message signaling one needs to go missing for a short while, for any reason, without giving a real explanation.Rate it:

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show one's true stripesTo reveal one's real beliefs, sentiments, or character, especially through one's behavior.Rate it:

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smallpox blanketAn apparently benevolent offering whose real intent is to disrupt, destabilize or weaken.Rate it:

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the long and short of itThe most reasonable explanation, closest to the real facts in the matter.Rate it:

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the proof of the pudding is in the eatingThe only real test of something is as what it is intended to be used for.Rate it:

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throw a sickieTo take a day off from work, supposedly because of ill health. The illness could be either real or feigned.Rate it:

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true stripesOne's real beliefs, sentiments, or character.Rate it:

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university of lifeThe real world as a source of instruction, as opposed to a formal education.Rate it:

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