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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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born in a barnLacking a sense of etiquette; ill-mannered.Rate it:

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born in a barnEngaging in the annoying behavior of inappropriately, and usually neglectfully, leaving open a door or window.Rate it:

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born in a barnOf humble birth, especially when referring to Jesus Christ.Rate it:

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around robin hood's barnAll over the place.Rate it:

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around robin hood's barnThe long way around; a roundabout or circuitous route.Rate it:

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barn burnerAny successful or impressive event.Rate it:

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barn findA valuable item recovered from an undeserving storage, usually in the countryside, where it lay more or less forgotten, especially vintage automobiles (Ferrari, Porsche, etc.)Rate it:

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big as a barnVery big.Rate it:

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bit by a barn mouseTipsy.Rate it:

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pony in the barnAn exciting and real prospect, something to be legitimately excited about.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 like a roseTo be regarded as appealing, virtuous, or respectable; to be untainted or unharmed.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 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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sniff outTo find something using the sense of smell.Rate it:

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

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pick outto detect using one's senses (sight, smell, hearing, touch, taste)Rate it:

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redolentHaving the smell of.Rate it:

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take the hintConcede to mounting evidence; wake up and smell the coffee.Rate it:

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