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sure as eggs is eggsAbsolutely certain.Rate it:

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sure as eggssurely; doubtlesslyRate it:

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make sureTo verify; to recheck; to use extra care or caution.Rate it:

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sure enoughJust like one would expect.Rate it:

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sure of oneselfSelf-confident.Rate it:

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to be sureAdmittedly, undoubtedly, certainly.Rate it:

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you've got to crack a few eggs to make an omeletteIn order to achieve something, it is inevitable and necessary that something should be destroyed.Rate it:

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all one's eggs in one basketDevoting all of one’s resources to one thing.Rate it:

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all one's eggs in one basketInvesting heavily in just one area.Rate it:

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don't put all your eggs in one basketDon't dedicate all your resources into one thing.Rate it:

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don't try to teach grandma how to suck eggsDon't presume to give advice to those who are more experienced.Rate it:

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fresh country eggsUsed other than as an idiom: see fresh, country, eggs.Rate it:

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fresh country eggsA common way to describe ordinary chicken eggs on a breakfast menu, especially in expensive restaurants and hotels.Rate it:

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kill the goose that lays the golden eggsTo seek short term gain at the sacrifice of long term profit.Rate it:

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put all one's eggs in one basketRather than diversifying.Rate it:

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there is reason in the roasting of eggsThere is a reason behind even the most odd and seemingly unnecessary action.Rate it:

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you can't make an omelette without breaking eggsIn order to achieve something, it is inevitable and necessary that something should be destroyed.Rate it:

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"never mind your mother sonny.... eat your bleedin' orange"I worked with a man from Foulridge, Lancashire for over 35 years who often used this phrase whenever there was a problem and he wasn't sure of the answer!.. Said the phrase came from a "chap I used to work with in Colne... but he didn't know what it meant either"Rate it:

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bet one's bottom dollarto be absolutely sure of something; to be certain enough of something to wager everything.Rate 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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take it to the bankSaid to emphasize that something is known for sure.Rate it:

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bank onTo be sure of something. To depend on it.Rate it:

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third time's a charmOne is sure to succeed at a task or event on the third try.Rate it:

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bet one's bootsTo be absolutely sure of something; to be certain enough to wager an essential possession.Rate it:

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better an egg today than a hen tomorrowIt is better to have a sure thing now than a possibility of more later.Rate it:

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feed a cold, starve a feverEating more will cure the common cold, and eating less will cure a fever.1887, J. H. Whelan, "The Treatment of Colds.", The Practitioner, vol. 38, pg. 180:"Feed a cold, starve a fever." There is a deal of wisdom in the first part of this advice. A person with a catarrh should take an abundance of light nutritious food, and some light wine, but avoid spirits, and above all tobacco.1968, Katinka Loeser, The Archers at Home, publ. Atheneum, New York, pg. 60:I have a cold. 'Feed a cold, starve a fever.' You certainly know that.2009, Shelly Reuben, Tabula Rasa, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, ISBN 015101079X, pg. 60:They say feed a cold, starve a fever, but they don't tell you what to do when you got both, so I figured scrambled eggs, tea, and toast.Rate it:

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full englishA cooked breakfast consisting of bacon and eggs, and other foods.Rate it:

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hunger is a good sauce(dated) Being hungry makes one less concerned about the taste of one's food.1854, Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman, Punch, Vol. XXVI, Punch Publications Ltd., page 74:His bread and cheese were somewhat dry, to be sure; his ale had become flat, and considerably warmer than was desirable; but hunger is a good sauce, and thirst is not particular.Rate it:

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it is a wise child that knows his own fatherOne can never be sure of paternity.Rate it:

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mother henA female chicken who bears eggs or chicks.Rate it:

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nest eggA natural or artificial egg placed in a bird's nest, to encourage the bird to lay its own eggs there.Rate it:

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reality checkA check or review to make sure something is consistent, reasonable, etc.Rate it:

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rest assuredBe sure; no need to worry; trust.Rate it:

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step overTo carefully move making sure you don't step onto someone or something.Rate it:

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timing is everythingConsideration of other events can greatly influence some desired outcome (such as an audience laughing to a comedian's joke).Telling the old joke about a butt-crack was not a good idea, just as the plumber arrived, Bob.You know what they say: "timing is everything." I'm sure we can find another plumber before the house floods.Rate it:

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you can bank on itTo be so sure of something that one can trust.Rate it:

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