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why the dickensEuphemism for why the Devil, used to add emphasis to "why" when beginning a question.Rate it:

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what the dickensEuphemism for what the Devil, used to add emphasis to "what" when beginning a question.Rate it:

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why on earthUsed to add emphasis to "why" when beginning a question.Rate it:

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it's not for us to wonder why, it's for us to do or die!Ask no questions, ponder nothing, hold no reservations, withhold no loyalty; Simply fall-in, join forces, obey my orders, follow through and prepare to make the supreme sacrifice in this horrific challenge!Rate it:

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why in god's nameUsed to add emphasis to "why" when beginning question.Rate it:

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cat got someone's tongueWhy are you not saying anything?.Rate it:

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che sera seraUsed to express a personal philosophy of fatalism1604, Christopher Marlowe, Doctor Faustus:Why then belike we must sin, / And so consequently die. / Aye, we must die an everlasting death. / What doctrine call you this ? Che, sera, sera: / What will be*, shall be; Divinity adieu. / These Metaphysics of Magicians, / And necromantic books, are heavenly.Rate it:

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for cryin' out loudDepression Expression of Admonishment, "Oh!, For Goodness Sakes, Why Carry-on Like That!"Rate it:

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forewarned is forearmedAdvance awareness of a situation, especially a risky one, prepares one to deal with it.1863, Charles Reade, Hard Cash, ch. 4:[W]hatever a young gentleman of that age says to you, he says to many other ladies; but your experience is not equal to your sense; so profit by mine . . . forewarned is forearmed.1885, G. A. Henty, Saint George for England, ch. 4:Sometimes, they say, it is wiser to remain in ignorance; at other times forewarned is forearmed.circa 1903, Lucy Maud Montgomery, "Why Mr. Cropper Changed His Mind":"Well, Miss Maxwell, I think it only fair to tell you that you may have trouble with those boys when they do come. Forewarned is forearmed, you know."Rate it:

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get itTo realize or understand why a joke is funny.Rate it:

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how comeWhy; why is it; for what reason or purpose?.Rate it:

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how soWhy?; For what reason?Rate it:

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what forFor what reason; why.Rate it:

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what's it to youWhy are you asking? Why do you want to know?.Rate it:

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