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smell like a roseTo be regarded as appealing, virtuous, or respectable; to be untainted or unharmed.
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if it quacks like a duck, waddles like a duck and looks like a duck, chances are it's a duckif something has all the attributes and appearances of being a certain thing, the probability exists that it is that thing.
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like father, like sonA son will have traits similar to his father upon reaching adulthood.
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smell a ratTo sense something suspicious.
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smell testAn assessment of a subject's ability to detect and distinguish odors.
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smell testAn informal method for determining whether something is authentic, credible, or ethical, by using one's common sense or sense of propriety.
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smell testAn inspection of an object using the sense of smell, as for freshness of food.
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smell the barnTo experience heightened anticipation or to act with renewed speed or energy as one approaches a destination, goal, or other desired outcome, like a livestock animal at day's end returning to its barn.
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rose-colouredCheerfully optimistic.
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rose-colouredHaving a pink colour.
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stop and smell the rosesTo relax; to take time out and enjoy or appreciate life.
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rose-colored glassesAn optimistic perception of something; a positive opinion; seeing something in a positive way, often thinking of it as better than it actually is.
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rose-colored glassesGlasses that are tinted in a pink or rose shade.
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wake up and smell the coffeeTo face reality and stop deluding oneself.
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wear rose-colored glassesTo see the positive in things while being oblivious to the negative.
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bloom is off the roseThe person, object, or situation identified in the context has lost its novelty, freshness, appeal, or acceptability.
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bloom is off the roseBusiness is not going well for a particular identified firm or industry, or the overall economy has taken a downturn.
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every rose has it's thornseverything, even if it seems perfect, has faults
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look through rose-tinted glassesAlternative spelling of wear rose-colored glasses.
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like crazyTo a great or excessive degree; with great speed, output, enthusiasm, etc.
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like gangbustersVigorously, rapidly, zealously, or forcibly; in a manner which has considerable impact.
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look likeTo be similar in appearance to; resemble.
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look likeTo seem.
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work like a charmworks great - exactly as expected
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built like a tankBroad shouldered and of solid, muscular build.
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built like a tankSturdy; exceptionally well constructed.
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drink like a fishThe words; "He can 'DRINK LIKE A FISH"; WAS AN AWKWARD ASSERTION THAT THE INDIVIDUAL 'DRINKS TO EXCESS!
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just like thatIn that manner.
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just like thatUnexpectedly, without warning.
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like a million bucksExtremely good or well.
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like a million dollarsExtremely good or well.
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like hot cakesQuickly, especially by purchase or consumption.
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like nobody's businessIn an extreme manner; rapidly; excessively; like crazy.
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more like itBetter, more desirable.
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smoke like a chimneyTo smoke tobacco frequently.
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stuffed like a turkeyEngorged from overeating.
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to sing like a canaryto squeal to the law on one's accomplices
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built like a brick shithouseExceptionally well constructed; strong or tough.
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built like a brick shithouseOf a person, with an exceptionally well-developed chest.
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grin like a cheshire catTo smile broadly, especially in a self-satisfied way.
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like the new timeFuriously or vigorously, repeatedly.
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make out like a banditTo profit greatly; to get an excessively good deal.
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pissin like a race horseTo urinate profusely.
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play someone like a fiddleSkilfully.
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sell like hot cakesTo sell fast.
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talk like an apothecaryTo use hard or gallipot words: from the assumed gravity and affectation of knowledge generally put on by the gentlemen of this profession, who are commonly as superficial in their learning as they are pedantic in their language.
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like a bat out of hellvery quickly
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like water off a duck's backWithout immediate or lasting effects.
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no time like the presentA shortened form of there's no time like the present
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shoot through like a bondi tramTo leave in haste.
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