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if it quacks like a duck, waddles like a duck and looks like a duck, chances are it's a duckif something has all the attributes and appearances of being a certain thing, the probability exists that it is that thing.Rate it:

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tight as a duck's arseExtremely tight, mean, excessively thriftyRate 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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sit tightTo wait patiently.Rate it:

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tight lippedtaciturnRate it:

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tight lipsOf a person, silence or reticence.Rate it:

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tight shipA well-organized and highly disciplined organization.Rate it:

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tight spotA difficult position.Rate it:

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tight-lippedHaving the lips pressed together.Rate it:

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tight-lippedUnwilling to divulge information.Rate it:

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quack like a duckTo appear to be exactly what one is.Rate it:

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all duck or no dinnerAll or nothing.Rate it:

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break one's duckTo do something for the first time.Rate it:

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break one's duckTo score one's first run in an innings.Rate it:

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dead duckA project that is doomed to failure from the start.Rate it:

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dead duckOne who is in serious danger or trouble.Rate it:

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duck outTo depart quickly or exit abruptly, especially in a manner which does not attract notice and before a meeting, event, etc. has concluded.Rate it:

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duck outTo depart quickly or exit abruptly by way of, especially in a manner which does not attract notice and before a meeting, event, etc. has concluded.Rate it:

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duck outTo move or act so as to achieve avoidance, escape, or evasion.Rate it:

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duck soupEasy, or a piece of cake.Rate it:

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duck testfor application of common sense and/or intuition regardless of technical parameters.Rate it:

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golden duckThe score of zero runs after getting out on the first ball faced.Rate it:

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like a duck takes to waterVery naturally; without effort.Rate it:

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like water off a duck's backWithout immediate or lasting effects.Rate it:

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no duck no dinnerNo money to pay for food, then you go hungryRate it:

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odd duckAn unusual person, especially an individual with an idiosyncratic personality or peculiar behavioral characteristics.Rate it:

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sitting duckAn obvious or unconcealed target.Rate it:

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arse aboutUsed other than as an idiom: see arse, about.Rate it:

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arse aboutTo turn round.Rate it:

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arse aboutThe wrong way round; exactly opposite to that which is desirable; contrary; conceptually inverted; wrong.Rate it:

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arse about faceSomething that is placed or arranged the opposite way to the way it should be.Rate it:

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arse end of nowhereA very remote place.Rate it:

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arse over titTumbling; falling; upside-down; unstable or unbalanced.Rate it:

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ask my arseA common reply to any question; still deemed wit at sea, and formerly at court, under the denomination of selling bargains.Rate it:

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beat your arseDepression Expression of threatened punishment if the child or youth ever repeated the act or expression.Rate it:

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bite someone in the arseTo punish or take retribution on.Rate it:

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bring one's arse to an anchorTo sit down.Rate it:

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cheap-arse TuesdayThe day of the week (Tuesday) when establishments such as the cinemas, restaurants, etc, offer some of their goods and services at discounted prices.Rate it:

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give a rat's arseTo care; to have or show an interest.Rate it:

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hang an arseTo hang back, to be afraid to advance.Rate it:

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haul arse!Means 'Hurry-Up!', 'Get it in GearRate it:

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in a pig's arseAbsolutely not; under no circumstances.Rate it:

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kick up the arseA severe reprimand, especially one to motivate someone into doing something.Rate it:

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kiss arseTo flatter or perform favors excessively, especially to receive preferential treatment from a boss or other superior; to behave obsequiously.Rate it:

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mine arse on a bandboxAn answer to the offer of any thing inadequate to the purpose for which it is proffered, like offering a bandbox for a seat.Rate it:

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my arseIndicates disapproval, disregard, disdain, disgust or disbelief.Rate it:

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smart arseOne who is particularly flippant or insolent or tends to make snide remarks or jokes.Rate it:

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work one's arse offWork excessively or to the point of exhaustion.Rate it:

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work someone's arse offAlternative form of work someone's ass off.Rate it:

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doubting debbiesomeone who always see's the negativeRate it:

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