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set in one's waysDriven by habit; inclined or determined to continue according to one's custom or established preferences.Rate it:

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the doctor always err's on the side of caution.It means to make sure of, or to make the most ofRate it:

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mend one's waysTo recognise one's failings and attempt to remedy them.Rate it:

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cut both waysTo have both benefits and drawbacks.Rate it:

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god works in mysterious waysExpressing confidence that a conundrum has a solution despite it not being apparent.Expressing that a seemingly unfortunate or unfavourable situation or change may be beneficial later or in the long run.Person A: It seems that I'm about to be fired from my job.Person B: Well, God works in mysterious ways - maybe it'll be the kick you need to apply to university...Rate it:

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have it both waysTo have two things which are mutually incompatible.Rate it:

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long ways, long liesSomeone who comes back from a far-off country can tell lies without fear of being contradicted.Rate it:

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no two ways about itNo other possible action, choice or option.Rate it:

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other days, other waysPeople of the past thought and acted differently.Rate it:

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six ways to Sundaythoroughly, completely, in every way imaginableRate it:

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swing both waysTo be bisexualRate it:

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The Lord works in mysterious waysAlternative form of God works in mysterious ways.Rate it:

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there are many ways to skin a catAlternative form of there's more than one way to skin a cat.Rate it:

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winning waysa winning streak; a sequence of winning games.Rate it:

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have one's heart set onTo want or desire deeply, regardless of practicality or rationality.Rate it:

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set one's cap at. Or, more generally, to choose something as a goal.Rate it:

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set one's heart onTo desire with intensity and commitment.Rate it:

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set one's shoulder to the wheelTo start hard work; to begin to toil.Rate it:

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set saildepartRate it:

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set the stageTo prepare; to establish the basis or required conditions.Rate it:

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all setReady; prepared.Rate it:

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dead set againstCompletely opposed, with no possibility of a change of mind.Rate it:

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if you love somebody, set them freeOne should be willing to let go of someone they love if they truly love them.Rate it:

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if you love someone, set them freeOne should be willing to let go of someone they love if they truly love them.Rate it:

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jet setA set of wealthy people who travel for pleasure.Rate it:

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set a spellTo sit down for a period of time, especially in the company of other people and in order to relax or to engage in casual conversation.Rate it:

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set apartTo select (something or someone) for a specific purpose.Rate it:

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set apartTo distinguish, make obvious the distinction between (two things) or of (something).Rate it:

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set apartUsed other than as an idiom: to separate or isolate.Rate it:

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set asideTo declare something invalid or null and void.Rate it:

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set asideTo disagree with something and reject or overturn it.Rate it:

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set asideTo separate and reserve something for a specific purpose.Rate it:

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set backTo cost money, as.Rate it:

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set backTo delay or obstruct.Rate it:

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set backTo remove from or allow distance.Rate it:

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set by the earsTo make (a person or persons) argue; to set quarrelling.Rate it:

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set downSimple sum of parts set + down, to place, especially on the ground or a surface; to cease carrying.Rate it:

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set downTo write.Rate it:

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set eyes onTo see; to observe.Rate it:

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set footTo go to a place , or to be there.Rate it:

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set for lifePossessing sufficient resources, especially financial, to last a lifetime.Rate it:

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set inbecome establishedRate it:

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set in motionto trigger movement, to get goingRate it:

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set in stonePermanent; certain; firm.Rate it:

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set of pipesA wind instrument incorporating multiple pipes, such as a panpipe or bagpipe.Rate it:

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set of pipesVoice for singing.Rate it:

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set of wheelscarRate it:

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set offTo begin; to cause; to initiate.Rate it:

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set offTo cause to explode.Rate it:

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set offTo count an addition in one thing against a reduction in something else.Rate it:

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