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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 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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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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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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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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a new broom sweeps cleanNew management will often make radical changes.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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like the new timeFuriously or vigorously, repeatedly.Rate it:

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new messagemessages coming to the inboxRate 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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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 else is newImplies that the situation is and always has been unsatisfactory.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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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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one good turn deserves anotherOne act of kindness should be paid back by another act of kindness.Rate it:

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turn againstTo rebel or oppose something formerly supported.Rate it:

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turn aroundAn upset; a suprising comeback.Rate it:

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turn outTo attend; show up.Rate it:

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turn to stoneTo cause something to become stone.Rate it:

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about turnA complete change of opinion, direction, etc.Rate it:

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about turnAn about face; a military command to a formation of soldiers to reverse the direction in which they are facing.Rate it:

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Buggins's turnThe appointment of a person by rotation or promotion, on the basis of length of service (it being that person's "turn") rather than merit or level of qualification.Rate it:

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every time i turn aroundFrequently; at every turn; with annoying frequency.Rate it:

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good turnA good deed; a thoughtful or selfless act.Rate it:

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take a turn for the betterTo start to become better; to improve.Rate it:

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take a turn for the worseTo start to become worse; to worsen.Rate it:

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talk out of turnTo make a remark or provide information when it is inappropriate or indiscreet to do so, or when one does not have permission or the authority to do so.Rate it:

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to a turnTo perfection.Rate it:

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toss and turnTo be unable to sleep because of worrying.Rate it:

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tune in, turn on, drop outPay attention to the new way of living; take drugs; abandon the established ways.Rate it:

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turn a blind eyeTo ignore or deliberately overlook, especially with respect to something unpleasant or improper.Rate it:

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