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turn over a new leafTo engage in self-improvement; to begin a good habit or shed a bad habit.Rate it:

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leaf throughRapidly reading short sections at random.Rate it:

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do a falling leaf maneuverExecute a special maneuver in a small aircraft which mocks a natural phenomenon.Rate it:

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four-leaf cloverA bringer of good luckRate it:

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four-leaf cloverA bringer of good luck.Rate it:

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four-leaf cloverAn uncommon variation of the clover, having four leaves instead of the usual three.Rate it:

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leaf outTo open its buds.Rate it:

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shake like a leafTo tremble, as with fear, cold, etc.; shiverRate it:

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take a leaf out of someone's bookTo adopt an idea or practice of another person.Rate it:

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turn overTo flip over; to rotate top to bottom.Rate it:

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turn overTo produce, complete, or cycle through.Rate it:

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turn overTo relinquish; give back.Rate it:

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a brand new meOne can forge a complete new outlook, launch a personal renaissance by enrolling in self improvement courses or agendas.Rate it:

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new schoolA style, way of thinking, or method for accomplishing a task that is typical of the current era, as opposed to former eras.Rate it:

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dawn of a new dayA new beginning; a fresh start; an important, promising turning point.Rate it:

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what else is newImplies that the situation is and always has been unsatisfactory.Rate it:

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a new broom sweeps cleanNew management will often make radical changes.Rate it:

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Appendix:Snowclones/X is the new YUsed to state that Y is being replaced by X.Rate it:

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break new groundBy extension, to initiate a new venture.Rate it:

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break new groundTo begin excavating and levelling earth for a new building, or, originally, for cultivation.Rate it:

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clean as a new pennyExtremely clean.Rate it:

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emperor's new clothesSomething obvious and embarrassing that is politely ignored or that goes unacknowledged.Rate it:

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happy New YearA wish said at and before the start of a new year to wish someone well for New Year or for the new year.Rate it:

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Happy New Year'sAlternative form of Happy New YearRate it:

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like the new timeFuriously or vigorously, repeatedly.Rate it:

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Merry Christmas and a Happy New YearA traditional greeting for Christmas and the new year.Rate it:

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new dawnA new beginning; a fresh start; an important, promising turning point.Rate it:

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new kid on the blockSomeone or something new to an existing community.Rate it:

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new messagemessages coming to the inboxRate it:

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new normalThe current prevailing situation, when it has emerged recently, differs dramatically from the previous one and is expected to remain.Rate it:

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new phone, who disAssertion that the recipient of a communication does not recognize the sender of the communication, implying that the sender is insignificant.Rate it:

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new standardSomething that is set when someone does the unthinkable, or does something better than anyone else.Rate it:

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new townUsed other than as an idiom: see new, town.Rate it:

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new townA town built to address housing shortages post World War II.Rate it:

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new upTo create an object by calling its constructor.Rate it:

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new wine in old wineskinsNew policies put into established ones.Rate it:

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there is a new sheriff in townA new person has come to power and is going to make changes.Rate it:

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there is nothing new under the sunThere is nothing truly novel in existence. Every new idea has some sort of precedent or echo from the past.Rate it:

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what's newThe latest developments in a particular situation or a person's life.Rate it:

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what's newAn informal greeting asking the other person what has recently happened in their lives. A typical response might be, "Not much, you?". At times the greeting may not be literal and might just be used as a synonym for hello or what's up.Rate it:

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what's newImplies that the situation is and always has been unsatisfactory.Rate it:

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you can't teach an old dog new tricksIt is impossible, or almost impossible, to change people's habits or traits or mindset.Rate it:

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you learn something new every dayUttered after acquiring new knowledge.Rate it:

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you must be new hereUsed to express that someone has in some way displayed their ignorance, unfamiliarity, or incompetence.Rate it:

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you'd complain if you were hung with a new ropeSaid as a mild admonishment to somebody who is always complaining.Rate it:

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over and overRepeatedly; again and again; many times.Rate it:

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over and over againRepeatedly; again and again; many times.Rate it:

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turn outTo result; end up.Rate it:

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turn intoTo transform into; become.Rate it:

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turn to stoneTo become completely still, not moving.Rate it:

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