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nothing specialOrdinary, run-of-the-mill.
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special constablespart-time police volunteers
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special needsNeeds for special care, services or accommodations.
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beauty sleepExtra sleep or a special nap.
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bog standardEspecially plain, ordinary, or unremarkable; having no special, excess or unusual features; plain vanilla.
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clean upTo become clean, handsome, smart in appearance, e.g. for a special occasion, especially when it is out of character to be seen as such.
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clout listA usually secret list containing the names of people who are to be given special access, benefits, or influence in a political or social situation, especially as a result of having personal, professional, or financial relationships with those in authority.
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common or garden varietyOrdinary, standard. Nothing special.
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cut a dealA Special Arrangement, Contract, Agreement, Permission, Bargain Price, 'Good Deal'.
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DiamondIn Railroad Parlance, the especially designed, critically installed rail-section in place at 'Cross-Over' point. Special Switch-Tower With Special Switch-Point Equipment operated 24/7 by Experts:
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in the land of the blind, the one-eyed man is kingAmong others with a disadvantage or disability, the one with the mildest disadvantage or disability is regarded as the greatest.Even someone without much talent or ability is considered special by those with no talent or ability at all.
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kiss upTo pay false flattery to another, particularly a superior at work, in order to get special attention.
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lose one's touchTo lose one's special mastery of or knack for a particular skill or activity.
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no great shakesUnexceptional; not special or noteworthy; not very effective.
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odd and curiousA way to designate special coins, namely coins that are both odd and imperfect or seriously damaged.
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peel a grapeScore One!, Do Something Special, Contrive A Winner, Stand An Egg On End.
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power behind the throneSomeone who appears to be without special status, but who has great covert influence on a person in authority.
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rain chequeAny voucher or note issued by a store to allow a customer to get a special or sale price later if an item is out of stock.
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ride the short busTo have a need for a special education program, as because learning disabled.
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ride the short busTo participate in a special education program, such as for those with learning disabilities.
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run-of-the-millOrdinary; not special.
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the ;WYEWYE, SPECIAL RAILROAD TRACK LAYOUT DESIGNED SO AS TO Be Able To Reverse Direction Of An Entire Freight Train. Subject to Constraints Relavent to Consist, Train Length, Engine Power, Terrain, Weather, Traffic Condx., Company Rules, Govt Regs, Crews et al:
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work spouseA man or woman in the workplace with whom one shares a special relationship having bonds similar to those of a marriage: special confidences, loyalties, shared jokes and experiences, and unusual degree of honesty or openness.
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