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three-on-the-treeOn an automobile, describing the gearshift lever of a steering column-mounted three-speed manual transmission.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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clogs to clogs in three generations(UK) Wealth earned in one generation seldom lasts through the third (grandchildRate it:

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leaves of three let it beDon't touch a plant with a cluster of three leaves because it might be poison ivy.Rate it:

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me threeUsed to express agreement, after someone has already said "me too".Rate it:

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three rsThe basic education any child can expect to receive, but not necessarily limited to reading, writing and arithmetic.Rate it:

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three rsThe basic education received in primary schools. Literally; reading, writing and arithmetic.Rate it:

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three rsThe basic precepts of any subject matter.Rate it:

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three score and tenA life span. The number 70 (= 60 + 10).Rate it:

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three sheets to the windthe state of being quite inebriatedRate it:

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three sheets to the windDrunk.Rate it:

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three skips of a louseSaid about some trifling or insignificant matter.Rate it:

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three wise monkeys, see no evil, hear no evil and speak no evil.avoid all evil in every formRate it:

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three-martini lunchA leisurely, expensive, midday meal associated with drinking, which is tax-deductible because business is discussed.Rate it:

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three-ring circusA large circus in which three separate performances, each within its own circular enclosure, are staged simultaneously before a single audience.Rate it:

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three-ring circusA disorderly, complicated, rapidly changing situation or set of events, which is a source of bewilderment, amazement, or amusement.Rate it:

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two's company, three's a crowdOne companion is better than two.Rate it:

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make like a tree and leaveto leave, departRate it:

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poison tree bears poison fruitUnethical actions in the service of good intentions will have immoral or unethical consequences.Rate it:

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3-on-the-treeAlternative spelling of three-on-the-tree.Rate it:

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3-on-the-treeOn an automobile (especially those produced from 1939 through the mid-1970s), a three-speed manual transmission whose gearshift lever is mounted on the steering column.Rate it:

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apple does not fall far from the treeA child grows up to be very similar to its parents, both in behavior and in physical characteristics.1842, E. A. Freidlaender (translator), Frederika Bremer (author), The Neighbours, ch. 10:It is impossible to look at Madam Rhen, without at once making the conclusion that she is pleasantness, hospitality, and loquacity itself; nor can one look upon her daughter Renetta without thinking, "the apple does not fall far from the tree!"1978, Dr. Isador Rosenfeld, "Doctor Asks Patient Rate it:

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apple never falls far from the treeAlternative form of apple does not fall far from the tree.Rate it:

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bark up the wrong treeTo attempt or pursue the wrong thing; to take the wrong approach; to follow a false lead.Rate it:

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barking up the wrong treeA judgement call and assertion to another that he has miscalculated the reality of a situation.Rate it:

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barking up the wrong tree!Picking the wrong person, the most unlikely person, to do, listen, or accept something.Rate it:

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barking-up the wrong tree:{Coon Hunters Remark:} Coon Dogs Chase Raccoon up Trees. They Bark at the Tree so Hunter Can 'Shoot' Coon out of the Tree:Rate it:

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Christmas tree billA bill consisting of many riders that attracts many, often unrelated, floor amendments, which may provide special benefits to various groups or interests.Rate it:

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dead tree editionPaper version of a publication that can be found online.Rate it:

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fir treeconiferRate it:

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fruit of the poisonous treeAnd which is therefore excluded from being admitted as evidence in a trial.Rate it:

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off one's treeCrazy; unhinged; irrational.Rate it:

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out of one's treeCrazy; unhinged; irrational.Rate it:

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shake the pagoda treeTo find a source of easy enrichment; to become absurdly rich in a short time.Rate it:

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the apple doesn't fall far from the treeA child grows up to be very similar to its parents in the way they act and in their physical abilities.Rate it:

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the nut does not fall far fron the tree!The human demeanor, conduct, mannerisms, appearances, tendencies, genes, in many instances often closely resemble those of the immediate forbears.Rate it:

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up a treeIn or into a disadvantaged or difficult situation; at a loss; cornered.Rate it:

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bear fruitTo succeed in some task; literally, of a tree or plant bearing fruit; figuratively in relation to any attempted task.Rate it:

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albatrossA double eagle, or three under par on any one hole.Rate it:

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apple does not fall far from the stemAlternative form of apple does not fall far from the tree.Rate it:

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apple does not fall far from the trunkAlternative form of apple does not fall far from the tree.Rate it:

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black gumA tree native to eastern North America, Nyssa sylvatica.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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bread-and-butterA saying specifically used to ward off bad luck when separating hands to walk either side of a treeRate it:

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cat's clawAny of several species of plant having parts resembling the claw of a cat.Acacia greggii, a tree species native to the southwestern United States and northern MexicoAcacia plumosa, a medicinal plant species native to BrazilCarpobrotus edulis, or uña de gato (Spanish: "cat's claw"), a plant species in the Aizoaceae familyDolichandra unguis-cati, or cat's claw creeper, a Central American climbing vine of the Bignoniaceae familyGrevillea alpina, a shrub species native to AustraliaMartynia annua, a plant species endemic to BrazilMimosa nuttallii (formerly Schrankia nuttalli), a plant native to the Midwestern United StatesUncaria guianensis, a plant species found in GuyanaUncaria rhynchophylla, a plant species used in traditional Chinese medicineUncaria tomentosa, a plant species found in the tropical jungles of South and Central AmericaRate it:

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cat's clawAcacia greggii, a tree species native to the southwestern United States and northern MexicoRate it:

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cat's clawAcacia greggii, a tree species native to the southwestern United States and northern MexicoRate it:

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chestnutA tree or shrub of the genus Castanea.Rate it:

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chestnutThe nut of this tree or shrub.Rate it:

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chestnutThe wood of a chestnut tree.Rate it:

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