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all the way to egery and backThe long way; a roundabout route; a long distance to travel.Rate it:

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way back whenA time in the distant past.Rate it:

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back-to-backWith one's back facing somebody else's back.Rate it:

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back-to-backIdentical or similar and sequential.Rate it:

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look the other wayTo ignore something wrong. Similar to connive.Rate it:

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no wayIn no way; nowise.Rate it:

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way out of a paper bagA minimal level of competence or effectiveness, as used in phrases where one is unable to perform such.Rate it:

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go the way of the dinosaursTo go extinct or become obsolete; to fall out of common use or practice; to go off the firsthand market; to become a thing of the past.Rate it:

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under wayIn operation, in progress, commenced.Rate it:

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that's the way life isThat is the way things happenCertain things cannot be changed, helped or improved; struggle and objection are pointless.1935, Louis Bromfield, The Man Who Had Everything [1], page 279:That's the way life is, and there's no use trying to go against it.1979, Jay Edward Abrams, A Theology of Christian Counseling: More Than Redemption [2], ISBN 0310511011, page 45:There are no standards, no values; that's the way life is. Learn to accept it and slide with it. Stop fighting it.2002, B. Eugene Ellison, Rings of the Templars, ISBN 059524050X, page 337:Shit happens; that's the way life is. In fact, I want you to take an additional thousand for your efforts.Rate it:

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any way one slices itFrom any perspective; in every case.Rate it:

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be the way to goRepresent the best of all possible options or courses of action; pre-eminate over all other choices or alternatives.Rate it:

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by the wayHis mother will be coming for dinner tomorrow, and, by the way, she volunteered to bring dessert.Rate it:

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by the wayIncidentally; a parenthetical statement not timely, central, or crucial to the topic at hand; foregone, passed by, something that has already happened.Rate it:

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by the way[...] I had counted on a life-lease of the profits, whereas I only received those of a few short years. But this is by the way.Rate it:

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come a long wayTo make significant progress.Rate it:

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cry all the way to the bankTo be happy due to the receipt of money, although expressing sorrow about the cause of such receipt.Rate it:

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don't let the door hit you on the way outUsed to indicate that one is glad to see someone leaving.Rate it:

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every which wayAll over; in every direction.Rate it:

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every which wayIn all sorts of ways or manners.Rate it:

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go a long wayTo be adequate or helpful for a significant amount of time.Rate it:

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go a long wayTo achieve considerable success.Rate it:

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go all the wayTo continue to the conclusion of a task or project.Rate it:

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go all the wayTo have sexual intercourse.Rate it:

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go down the wrong wayTo swallow food or drink so that it goes down the wrong tube in one's throat and makes one cough or for a short period lose one's breath or choke.Rate it:

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go out of one's wayTo make an extra effort.Rate it:

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go the way ofTo end up the same way as. To receive the same fate as.Rate it:

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go the way of the dodoTo go extinct or become obsolete; to fall out of common use or practice; to go out of the firsthand market; to become a thing of the past.Rate it:

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have a way withTo be skilled, adept, or graceful in something.Rate it:

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have it your wayDo something the way you want to, but be prepared for the consequences.Rate it:

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have one's wayTo obtain the circumstances one wishes for; to do what one wishes to do, or to have others do what one wishes them to do.Rate it:

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have one's wayTo achieve a desired or natural result.Rate it:

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have one's wayTo have sexual intercourse with, especially without the consent of one's partner.Rate it:

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have one's way withTo engage in sexual intercourse with, especially without the consent of one's partner.Rate it:

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have one's wicked wayTo have sexual intercourse.Rate it:

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in any way, shape, or formIn any way at all; whatsoever.Rate it:

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in no way, shape, or formNot in any way at all; not at all, nohow.Rate it:

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in the wayObstructing, blocking, or hindering.Rate it:

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in the way ofIn relation to; in connection with; with respect to.Rate it:

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in the way ofIn or into a position of being likely to obtain, to attain, or to achieve.Rate it:

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in the way ofSimilar to; as an instance of; as a kind of.Rate it:

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know one's way aroundTo be experienced and knowledgeable.Rate it:

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know one's way aroundTo be very familiar with; to have a significant understanding of.Rate it:

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laugh all the way to the bankTo be happy due to the receipt of money.Rate it:

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look the other wayDeliberately overlook something, especially something of an illicit nature. For example, They're not really entitled to a discount but the sales manager decided to look the other way .Rate it:

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lose one's wayto get lost, to become lost.Rate it:

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make one's wayTo move forward, usually toward a destination or goal, physically or conceptually.Rate it:

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make wayTo make progress.Rate it:

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make wayTo progress through the water .Rate it:

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make wayTo give place or step aside.Rate it:

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