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sound as a bellIn excellent condition.Rate it:

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safe and soundHaving come to no harm, especially after being exposed to danger.Rate it:

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sound offTo hold forth about something in an opinionated manner.Rate it:

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empty vessels make the most soundnoisy, opinionated people are often stupid.Rate it:

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like the sound of one's own voiceTo talk a lot.Rate it:

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sound as a roachPerfectly sound.Rate it:

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sound asleepSleeping still and silently.Rate it:

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alarm bellUsed other than as an idiom: see alarm, bell.Rate it:

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alarm bellA sudden awareness of danger.Rate it:

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bell it outAn electricians methodology to assure continuity in an electrical circuit. Utilizing and applying a low voltage power source to a circuit and applying a pretested door bell to the opposite end of the circuit to prove continuity.Rate it:

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bell outTo open out into a bell shape.Rate it:

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bell the catTo undertake a dangerous action in the service of a group.Rate it:

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clear as a belltotally clear: distinct and unmistakeable, as a bell's tone is clearly heardRate it:

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ring a bellTo seem at least vaguely familiar.Rate it:

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ring one's bellTo strike or bump one's own head with a strong blow, especially with concussive force.Rate it:

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ring someone's bellTo physically traumatize someone with a strong blow, especially a concussive blow to the head.Rate it:

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save by the bellIn a boxing or wrestling match or similar competition, to ring the bell which concludes the round and thereby to prevent a competitor who has been knocked down from being counted out by the referee.Rate it:

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save by the bellTo rescue or favorably assist (someone) by means of a timely interruption or the sudden termination of difficult circumstances.Rate it:

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saved by the bellIn a boxing or wrestling match or similar competition, spared from being counted out by the referee by the ringing of the bell which concludes the round.Rate it:

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saved by the bellRescued or favorably assisted by a timely interruption or by the sudden termination of difficult circumstances.Rate it:

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unring a bellTo perform the impossible.Rate it:

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unring a bellTo reverse the irreversible.Rate it:

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unring a bellTo reverse the ringing of a bell.Rate it:

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you can't unring a bellSome things can't be undone.Rate it:

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beat outTo sound a rhythm on a percussion instrument such as a drum.Rate it:

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talk upIn such a way as to make the thing or person sound better than it actually is.Rate it:

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you get what you pay forIn commercial transactions, the quality of goods and services increases as the prices increase, i.e., the more one pays, the better the merchandise.2003, Michael Blumenthal, "For Whom the School Bell Tolls," Time, 7 Dec.:Though it may sound unapologetically capitalistic to say soRate it:

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ring outTo sound very loudly.Rate it:

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play by earTo play guided by one's memory of the sound, rather than from a written score.Rate it:

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the three components of art are : 1. mere catharsis and cathexis, 2. (etc. )Cathexis : 2 major definitions, one being psychoanalytic in nature. Very rarely used in speech or in it's written form. Cathexis : what a fascinating word. Even the sound of it is unusual.Rate it:

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amateur hourA situation or activity in which the participants show a lack of skill, sound judgment, or professionalism.Rate it:

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bleep outTo censor inappropriate spoken words by obscuring them with the sound of a bleep.Rate it:

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blow the whistleTo make a piercing sound which signals a referee's action or the end of a game.Rate it:

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clip clopsound of a horse walkingRate it:

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dead airAn unintended interruption in a radio broadcast during which there is no sound; a similar interruption of a television broadcast in which there is neither sound nor a video signal.Rate it:

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death knellThe tolling of a bell announcing death.Rate it:

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dicky-birdA insignificant sound or thing.Rate it:

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everything happens for a reasonAll events are purposeful.Everything happens for a reason, so there is no such thing as failure. Mary-Kate OlsenPeople like to say "everything happens for a reason." If you repeat that in your head long enough that starts to sound like "anything can happen with a razor." Laura KightlingerI believe that everything happens for a reason, but I think it's important to seek out that reason - that's how we learn. Drew BarrymoreRate it:

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know which end is upTo possess sound judgment or common sense; to have a clear understanding of a situation.Rate it:

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laugh like a drainTo laugh with a loud, coarse soundRate it:

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level-headedSensible; rational; possessing sound judgment.Rate it:

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lie ill in one's mouthTo sound artificial or contradictory.Rate it:

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music to someone's earsSome good news; a spoken expression or a sound which is pleasing; a welcome remark or information.Rate it:

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one brick short of a full loadNot mentally sound; insane.Rate it:

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pop upTo come up with a "pop" sound.Rate it:

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power chordA chord or combination of notes used in rock music and typically selected to sound good at high volume and high levels of distortion. Power chords make extensive use of intervals such as open fourths and fifths.Rate it:

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sacked outSound asleep, usually from a healthy exhaustion.Rate it:

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swim upstreamTo opt for a difficult course of action when a simpler or safer alternative is available; to make an unwise decision against sound advice.Rate it:

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