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moving along at a snail's paceThe slow start of an agenda, the maintenance of a slothful effort, spending half a day to complete a two hour job.Rate it:

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snail's paceA very slow pace.Rate it:

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snail mailLetter Mail, or Surface-Delivered Mail By United States Postal ServiceRate it:

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keep paceTo run at the same speed as a pacesetterRate it:

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keep paceTo progress at the same rate as another; to keep upRate it:

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slow as a snailExtremely slowRate 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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doubting debbiesomeone who always see's the negativeRate it:

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she would rip a dog off a gut wagonA gut wagon was a horse drawn wagon that was used for collecting butcher's scraps for further processing. The wagons were often followed by determined and persistent dogs intent on eating the contents of the wagon. It took a great deal of effort to keep these dogs away from or off the wagon. A person's appearance ugly or objectionable enough to discourage or scare the dogs from the gut wagon would be ugly indeed.Rate it:

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read to filth (or) read for filthBasically to scold, or to get called out on something; to reprimand, to degrade, to cuss out, to correct, to set them straight, to tell them what's what & who's who.Rate it:

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you can put lipstick on a pig, but it is still a pigYou can try to change something or one's outward appearance, but it will not change the inward appearance. Even if you put lipstick on a pig, it will always roll in mud and grunt.Rate it:

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full of himself/herself:The self-centered individual awash with a smattering of 'ego' expresses an 'all-knowing', 'all familiar', par excellence in the extreme:Rate it:

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hit one's strideWhen walking or running, to reach a full or comfortable pace.Rate it:

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in the fast laneIn a lifestyle, employment position, or other set of circumstances where the rapid pace is exciting, frantic, or risky.Rate it:

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lay an eggThe act or performance which is substandard in one's capability. An act or performance which is substandard or below the typical level of one's usual production or output: An act, production or presentation of a noxious, negative, repulsive, boorish nature:Rate it:

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look at the winter trees, cold-hearted; cruel; apathetically ignorant.The 'winter trees' are my family, and they are exactly as I have described.Rate it:

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shift gearsTo change pace or mode of operation.Rate it:

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slow marchA manner of walking in which a person or group proceeds at a controlled pace in a deliberate, steady, rhythmic manner.Rate it:

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throttle downreduce the pace or speedRate it:

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to beat the bandVery vigorously; at a frantic pace; to a high degree; in large quantities.Rate it:

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walk it offTo walk or pace in order to relieve a pain or cramp.Rate it:

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