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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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wake up and smell the coffeeTo face reality and stop deluding oneself.
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smell a ratTo sense something suspicious.
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smell bloodTo sense that one has an advantage over an adversary or rival.
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smell of an oily ragA very small amount, or the absolute minimum (usually of money).
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smell of the lampTo bear marks of great study and labor.
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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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smell upto fill up with an unpleasant odour
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smell upto have an unpleasant odour
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stop and smell the rosesTo relax; to take time out and enjoy or appreciate life.
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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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fresh as a roseExtremely fresh.
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look through rose-tinted glassesAlternative spelling of wear rose-colored glasses.
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rose gardenA garden devoted primarily to roses.
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rose gardenA highly desirable situation.
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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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rose-colouredCheerfully optimistic.
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rose-colouredHaving a pink colour.
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stem the roseTo have anal sex; to insert one's penis (stem) into another's anus (rose).
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wear rose-colored glassesTo see the positive in things while being oblivious to the negative.
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like father, like sonA son will have traits similar to his father upon reaching adulthood.
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if all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nailWith limited tools, single-minded people apply them inappropriately or indiscriminatelyIf a person is familiar with a certain, single subject/has with them a certain, single instrument, they may have a confirmation bias to believe that it is the answer to/involved in everything.
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work like a charmworks great - exactly as expected
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act like a bull in a china shopTo act rudely or clumsily in a delicate situation.
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and the likeAnd other similar items.
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as like as notprobably
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avoid like the plagueTo shun, or evade if at all possible.
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breed like rabbitsTo breed very rapidly, to have many children
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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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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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crazy like a foxBehaving in a foolish, frivolous, or uncomprehending manner as a ruse for concealing clever deeds or deeper intentions.
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cry like a baby(of an adult or older child) To bawl unabashedly and pitifully.
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cry like a little girlTo bawl unabashedly and pitifully.
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cut like a knifeTo sting severely, to cause a sensation of stinging, especially said of cold weather.
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cut like a knifeTo be very sharp (of a character, or remark)
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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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drop like fliesDie en masse, one after the other.
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eat like a birdTo eat in small amounts rather than in a single full meal.
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eat like a horseto consume a large amount of food
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eat like a pigTo chew noisily, with one's mouth open, or with much greed.
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fit like a gloveTo be a perfect fit, to be exactly the right size.
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