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smell like a roseTo be regarded as appealing, virtuous, or respectable; to be untainted or unharmed.Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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smell of the lampTo bear marks of great study and labor.Rate it:

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wake up and smell the coffeeTo face reality and stop deluding oneself.Rate it:

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smell a ratTo sense something suspicious.Rate it:

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smell bloodTo sense that one has an advantage over an adversary or rival.Rate it:

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smell of an oily ragA very small amount, or the absolute minimum (usually of money).Rate it:

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smell testAn assessment of a subject's ability to detect and distinguish odors.Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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smell testAn inspection of an object using the sense of smell, as for freshness of food.Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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smell upto fill up with an unpleasant odourRate it:

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smell upto have an unpleasant odourRate it:

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stop and smell the rosesTo relax; to take time out and enjoy or appreciate life.Rate it:

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look through rose-tinted glassesAlternative spelling of wear rose-colored glasses.Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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every rose has it's thornseverything, even if it seems perfect, has faultsRate it:

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fresh as a roseExtremely fresh.Rate it:

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rose gardenA garden devoted primarily to roses.Rate it:

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rose gardenA highly desirable situation.Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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rose-colored glassesGlasses that are tinted in a pink or rose shade.Rate it:

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rose-colouredCheerfully optimistic.Rate it:

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rose-colouredHaving a pink colour.Rate it:

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stem the roseTo have anal sex; to insert one's penis (stem) into another's anus (rose).Rate it:

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wear rose-colored glassesTo see the positive in things while being oblivious to the negative.Rate it:

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like father, like sonA son will have traits similar to his father upon reaching adulthood.Rate it:

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hell hath no fury like a woman scornedA woman will make someone suffer if they reject her.Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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like a fish out of watercompletely out of the comfort zone.Rate it:

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make like a tree and leaveto leave, departRate it:

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quack like a duckTo appear to be exactly what one is.Rate it:

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work like a charmworks great - exactly as expectedRate it:

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walk like an EgyptianTo walk with one arm horizontally at the side, with arm bent at the elbow facing up, and the other arm horizontally at the side with arm bent at the elbow facing down.Rate it:

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built like a tankSturdy; exceptionally well constructed.Rate it:

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cry like a little girlTo bawl unabashedly and pitifully.Rate it:

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drop like fliesDie en masse, one after the other.Rate it:

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like gangbustersVigorously, rapidly, zealously, or forcibly; in a manner which has considerable impact.Rate it:

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work like a horseTo work very hard; toilRate it:

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act like a bull in a china shopTo act rudely or clumsily in a delicate situation.Rate it:

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and the likeAnd other similar items.Rate it:

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as like as notprobablyRate it:

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avoid like the plagueTo shun, or evade if at all possible.Rate it:

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breed like rabbitsTo breed very rapidly, to have many childrenRate it:

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built like a brick shithouseExceptionally well constructed; strong or tough.Rate it:

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built like a brick shithouseOf a person, with an exceptionally well-developed chest.Rate it:

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built like a tankBroad shouldered and of solid, muscular build.Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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cry like a baby(of an adult or older child) To bawl unabashedly and pitifully.Rate it:

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