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the sky is the moonA new modern combination of "the sky is the limit" and "shoot for the moon".Rate it:

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Franklin prend son thé chaudPhrase utilisée par les élèves francophones qui étudient le néerlandais pour se souvenir que les participes passés réguliers en néerlandais se terminent toujours par un d sauf quand le radical du verbe se termine par f, k, p, s, t ou ch.Rate it:

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the sky is the limitNothing is impossible or out of reachRate it:

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pie in the skyIt is an offer to give something good to someone, however there is nothing firm about it or it is unlikely to materialize.Rate it:

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blow sky highTo totally destroy and cause to explodeRate it:

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blue-sky thinkingThinking that is not grounded or in touch in the realities of the present.Rate it:

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blue-sky thinkingOpen-minded thinking.Rate it:

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pie in the skyA belief that one's wildest dreams shall come true. A devotee, of pie in the sky is prone to believe the most impossible possibility. The taller the tale you can spin, the greater chance he'll buy into it!Rate it:

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reach for the skySurrender !Rate it:

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happens once in a blue moonAn astronomical event which occurs quite infrequently and observable from the earth.Rate it:

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ask for the moonTo claim or desire something that one cannot have.Rate it:

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blood moonThe moon as it appears during a total lunar eclipse.Rate it:

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blue moonA long time.Rate it:

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blue moonSomething absurd.Rate it:

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blue moonThe moon tinted towards blue as it appears in the sky, caused by dust or smoke in the atmosphere.Rate it:

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blue moonThe third full moon in a quarter that contains four rather than the usual three full moons.Rate it:

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hang the moonTo place the moon in the sky: used as an example of a superlative act attributed to someone viewed with uncritical or excessive awe, reverence, or infatuation.Rate it:

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hung the moonTo view or be viewed with uncritical or excessive awe, reverence, or infatuation.Rate it:

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moon on a stickEverything; all that one could desire (especially as an unreasonable demand).Rate it:

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once in a blue moonNever.Rate it:

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once in a blue moonVery rarely; very infrequently.Rate it:

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over the moonDelighted, thrilled.Rate it:

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shoot the moonTo achieve the lowest score possible, such that the player is usually rewarded with bonus points.Rate it:

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shoot the moonTo attain great heights, a high value, or a numerically high measurement.Rate it:

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shoot the moonTo hit the moon, with a rocket or by other means.Rate it:

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shoot the moonTo take a risk which may result in great rewards; to succeed after taking such a risk.Rate it:

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shoot the moon!Gambler's expression prior to throwing the 'dice':Rate it:

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to the moonTo a very distant or unreachable place.Rate it:

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to the moonUsed as an intensifier.Rate it:

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to the moon and backImmensely.Rate it:

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one small step for man, one giant leap for mankindWords spoken by Neil Armstrong when taking the first steps on the moon.Rate it:

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ejusdem generisA canon of construction holding that when a general term follows a list of particular terms, the general term only applies to things similar to the particular terms. For example, in the list "sun, moon, and other large objects", the phrase "other large objects" only includes celestial bodies, not houses and elephants.Rate it:

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eternal sleep(mythology, fiction, fantasy) A magical state of suspended animation, where-in the recipient is placed in a state of ageless, deathless, everlasting sleep. Well-known examples are Endymion, (the lover of the Greek moon goddess, Selene), and the princess from Sleeping Beauty.Rate it:

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hail downto fall from the sky, as hailRate it:

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light bucketNickname for a reflecting telescope, especially one with a relatively large aperture and suitable for observing deep sky objects such as nebulae and galaxies.Rate it:

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moonlight flita disappearing act, often without paying the rent; supposedly at night by the light of the moon.Rate it:

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on highIn the sky or the heavens.Rate it:

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on the waneThe moon was on the wane.Rate it:

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rain downto fall from the sky, as rainRate it:

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shower downTo fall from the sky, especially in vast quantitiesRate it:

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snow downto fall from the sky, as snowRate it:

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up in the airLiteral: up in or into the sky or air.Rate it:

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