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weight of the worldThe distressing combined burden of the problems, doubts, imperfections, and responsibilities associated with human existence.Rate it:

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give weightto attach importance toRate it:

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pull one's weightTo do the work that one is obligated to.Rate it:

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carry one's own weightA variant of carry one's weight.Rate it:

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carry one's weightTo contribute or produce one's fair share, as of work, money, etc.Rate it:

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dead weightThat which is useless or excess; that which slows something down.Rate it:

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dead weightWeight that does not move.Rate it:

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give weightto improve the credibility or legitimacy ofRate it:

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hit above one's weightAlternative form of punch above one's weight.Rate it:

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hit below one's weightAlternative form of punch below one's weight.Rate it:

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pull one's own weightTo do the work that one is obligated to.Rate it:

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punch above one's weightTo achieve or perform at a higher level than would be expected based on one's preparation, attributes, rank, or past accomplishments.Rate it:

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punch below one's weightTo achieve or perform at a level lower than should be expected based on one's preparation, attributes, rank, or past accomplishments.Rate it:

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throw one's weight aroundTo exercise influence or authority especially to an excessive degree or in an objectionable manner.Rate it:

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worth its weight in goldHighly valuable.Rate it:

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leader of the free worldThe President of the United States.Rate it:

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on top of the worldDelighted; ecstatic; exceptionally pleased, happy, or satisfied.Rate it:

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all the world's a stagePeople have roles to play in life just as actors do in the theatre.Rate it:

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end of the worldAny change that seems catastrophic or devastating.Rate it:

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end of the worldEnd of habitability for life on Earth.Rate it:

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end of the worldEnd of humanity.Rate it:

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end of the worldEnd of the planet Earth.Rate it:

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for all the worldEntirely, to all appearances.Rate it:

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goodbye cruel worldA call said before taking a stiff drink, especially a shot of vodka.Rate it:

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goodbye cruel worldAn exclamation made before commiting suicide, or in a suicide note.Rate it:

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have the world by the tailTo possess great influence and opportunity.Rate it:

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in the worldExpletive used for emphasis, for example after an interrogative word.Rate it:

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it takes all kinds to make a worldDiversity is essential: the world would be incomplete if everyone were alike.He irons his clothes how?! That's crazy! Well, I guess it takes all kinds.Rate it:

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make the world go roundto have a crucial role in keeping things working as they shouldRate it:

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mean the world toTo be loved or cared about a great deal by.Rate it:

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not for the worldAbsolutely not; under no circumstances. A defiant no. [from 18th c.]Rate it:

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not long for this worldUnlikely to remain for much time.Rate it:

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not the end of the worldIt's of minor importance, at least not as important as it first seemed.Rate it:

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out of this worldExceptionally high quality; wonderful; marvellous.Rate it:

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outside worldThe rest of the world outside of some closed, restricted, or remote environment.Rate it:

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outside worldThe world external to the human mind.Rate it:

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set the world on firehave sensational successRate it:

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she came in from the cold with her bold, brazen, out-spoken, take on the world positive attitude.Speaking her mind, daring to take on/face challenges, speaking up and speaking out, not staying shut to anyone, ready/willing to face whatever life/anyone dishes out to her.Rate it:

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the hand that rocks the cradle is the hand that rules the worldAlternative form of the hand that rocks the cradle rules the world.Rate it:

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the hand that rocks the cradle rules the worldWomen, particularly mothers, have a decisive influence on the future direction of society because they raise and nurture the next generation.Rate it:

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the whole world and his dogEverybody; too many people; a huge crowd.Rate it:

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the world is one's lobster(UK, humorous) intentional misrendering of the proverb "the world is one's oyster"Rate it:

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the world is one's oysterAll opportunities are open to someone, the world is theirs.Rate it:

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the world is one's oysterIn order to achieve something in this world, one has to grab the opportunity.Rate it:

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the world overAll over the world; globally; throughout the world.Rate it:

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think the world ofTo have a good opinion; to esteem; to admire.Rate it:

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what the world ?What in the world is going on here?Rate it:

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worldA great amount.Rate it:

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worldA planet,especially one which is inhabited or inhabitable.Rate it:

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worldAn individual or group perspective or social setting.Rate it:

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