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remains to be seenIs not yet known.Rate it:

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children should be seen and not heardChildren should behave well and be quiet, especially in the presence of adults.Rate it:

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have seen one's dayTo be at the point in a life cycle or career of no longer being useful or effective; to be worn-out.Rate it:

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remain to be seenTo have not yet happened; to be as yet unknown.Rate it:

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what has been seen cannot be unseenRepulsive, disturbing, or horrific sights can never be erased from memory once they have been seen.Rate it:

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just get on with [ it ]Exhortation ...to discontinue activities seen to hinder optimum progress toward a desired outcome; ...to proceed without further stalling, debate, frivolity, or ritual.Rate it:

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sight unseenNot having seen the object beforehand.Rate it:

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keep upTo ensure that one remains well-informed about something.Rate it:

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sneak offTo leave a place, or a meeting, without being seen or heard.Rate it:

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sneak upTo approach a person or animal without being seen or heard.Rate it:

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sneak up onTo approach a person or animal without being seen or heard.Rate it:

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sniff outTo find, especially to find something that cannot be seen.Rate it:

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a miss is as good as a mileA failure remains a failure, regardless of how close to success one has actually come.Rate it:

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an old fuddy, duddyOne Whom Remains Stilted, Unwilling to React in an Up To The Moment Attitude; Dwells in the Past. Rejects modern approaches.Rate it:

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ancient historyA period of history generally seen as occurring before the Middle Ages, that is, before the fall of the Roman Empire. Includes Ancient Egypt, Ancient Greece and Ancient Rome.Rate it:

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backwaterA remote place; somewhere that remains unaffected by new events, progresses, ideas, etc.Rate it:

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beefcakeSuch a male, especially as seen as physically desirable.Rate it:

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bitter endThat part of an anchor cable which is abaft the bitts and thus remains onboard when a ship is riding at anchor.Rate it:

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bridgeAn elevated platform above the upper deck of a mechanically propelled ship from which it is navigated and from which all activities on deck can be seen and controlled by the captain, etc; smaller ships have a wheelhouse, and sailing ships were controlled from a quarterdeck.Rate it:

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burn downTo completely burn, so that nothing remains.Rate it:

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clean upTo become clean, handsome, smart in appearance, e.g. for a special occasion, especially when it is out of character to be seen as such.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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curb appealThe visual attractiveness of an automobile, as seen from street level.Rate it:

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flipsideA necessary consequence or corollary of something; especially one seen as opposite, or as pro versus con.Rate it:

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Flying DutchmanA Dutch-flagged clipper that is very fast sailing, and never makes it to port, seen on the high seas, where upon being hailed, occupants request information on persons long dead, or leave messages for said people. It is considered bad luck to meet said ship.Rate it:

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head scratcherJuly 2002, Fox News - Attorney: Williams' Kids Near Compromise About Father's Remains.Rate it:

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holy fuckExpression of terror, awe, surprise, shock, etc., often at something seen for the first time or remembered immediately before using this term.Rate it:

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holy shitExpression of terror, awe, surprise, shock, etc., often at something seen for the first time or remembered immediately before using this term.Rate it:

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in plain vieweasily seen, very visible.Rate it:

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little emperorIn contemporary China, a child with no siblings who is regarded as overly protected and spoiled. (Seen as belonging to a generation which is a product of China's "one-child" policy.)Rate it:

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long time no seeI haven't seen you for a long time.Rate it:

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non-denial denialA statement which appears to deny that something is true, but which, when examined carefully, can be seen to have used diversion, bluster, or ambiguity to avoid making a clear, direct denial.Rate it:

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on the face of itApparently; as far as can be seen or determined.Rate it:

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on the slySlyly, in an inconspicuous manner, so as not to be seen; secretly; stealthily.Rate it:

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on the slySlyly, in an inconspicuous manner, so as not to be seen; secretly; stealthily.Rate it:

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political footballA contentious political issue or problem that is often debated or discussed, but that remains unresolved; an issue or problem which is avoided by authorities and handed off to others.Rate it:

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powers that beThe holders of power or the authorities in a given situation, especially as seen as being faceless or unreasonably bureaucratic.Rate it:

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see you laterA phrase used at parting, and not necessarily implying that the person being addressed will be seen later by the speaker.Rate it:

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sticking pointThe point at which a process or thing, especially a state of mind or emotion, reaches its greatest strength and remains steadfast; sticking-place.Rate it:

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sticking-placeThe point at which a process or thing, especially a state of mind or emotion, reaches its greatest strength and remains steadfast; sticking point.Rate it:

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sugar daddyReference to an older or elderly male adult seen in the company of a female much younger. The judgement of bystanders is; the female is mainly interested in the financial benefits to her lifestyle in this pairing:Rate it:

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winter ratAn old, unattractive automobile, purchased for little money, to be driven during brutal Great Lakes winters while the owner's "good" car remains garaged and protected from corrosive road salt for the season.Rate it:

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