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sugar pillUsed other than as an idiom: see sugar, pill.Rate it:

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sugar pillA placebo medication.Rate it:

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a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go downAn otherwise unpleasant situation can be pleasant when a pleasant aspect is deliberately introduced.1999, Eli Yassif, The Hebrew Folktale: History, Genre, Meaning, Indiana University Press, ISBN 0253335833, page 372,One is known as the "sweetening parable," that is to say a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down. Thus, when the aim is to preach to the people, to guide them along the "bitter," arduous path of upholding burdensome precepts and prohibitions, a tale can lighten the load, make the "medicine" easier "to swallow."2001, Maureen Reagan, First Father, First Daughter: A Memoir, Little, Brown, ISBN 0316736368, page 319,It put some fun into the tedious business of preparing for a presidential debate. A spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down, right?2004, John Hoover, How to Work for an Idiot: Survive & Thrive... Without Killing Your Boss, Career Press, ISBN 1564147045, page 11,If a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down, a barrel of laughs can wash down the big pills you might need to swallow.Rate it:

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sugar and spiceExcerpt from a common nursery rhyme "What are little girls made of?"Rate it:

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sugar coatedAlternative spelling of sugarcoated. (altered to seem better than it really is, made more attractive.)Rate it:

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sugar daddyReference to an older or elderly male adult seen in the company of a female much younger. The judgement of bystanders is; the female is mainly interested in the financial benefits to her lifestyle in this pairing:Rate it:

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bitter pillSomething unpleasant that must be accepted or endured.Rate it:

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bitter pill to swallowUsed other than as an idiom: see bitter pill, swallow.Rate it:

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bitter pill to swallowSomething unpleasant that must be accepted or endured.Rate it:

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hard pill to swallowSomething that is difficult to accept.Rate it:

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horse pillA medicinal pill which is very large in size and is therefore difficult for a person to swallow.Rate it:

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horse pillA fact, proposal, claim, etc. that is difficult to accept or believe.Rate it:

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on the pillUsing oral contraceptives.Rate it:

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pill in the pocketA pill carried in a pocket of one's clothing such as pants or a coat.Rate it:

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pill in the pocketA medication, usually prescribed by a physician, which the patient is to carry with him or her, and which is to be used only under certain conditions.Rate it:

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pill millAn clandestine operation where a medical worker spuriously offers prescription medications to patients in exchange for bribes and not necessarily for any actual need.Rate it:

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pill to swallowUsed other than as an idiom: see pill, swallow.Rate it:

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pill to swallowSomething to be accepted or tolerated.Rate it:

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roll the pillTo stimulate ones clitoris; to masturbate.Rate it:

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take the red pillTo understand the world in its previously unknown reality.Rate it:

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Cambric TeaPlace one Tsp Sugar, one 1/4 Cup Milk in Mug or Coffee Cup, Add boiling Water to Brim While Stirring: When Temperature of 'Tea' Becomes Drinkable, You 'KIDZ" Drink Your 'Cambric Tea'; B-4 It Gitz KOLD!Rate it:

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coffee soup and crackersA Depression Daze midnight treat of crumbled salted soda crackers immersed in a mug of hot coffee, well accented with cream and white sugar.Rate it:

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double dutchSex using a condom and the contraceptive pill at the same time.Rate it:

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fried breadBread slices dipped in an egg and milk mixture and pan fried then served with syrup, molasses, butter, margarine, and topped w/whip cream, powdered sugar et al.Rate it:

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sugarcoatedCoated with sugar.Rate it:

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wash downTo help to swallow by drinking a liquid, after eating something, or taking a pill.Rate it:

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