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per seby or in itself
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just a minuteOnly one minute; a passage of time 60 seconds in duration.
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just a minuteA short period of time, typically anywhere from several seconds to several minutes or more.
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just a minuteStop; wait. Used to indicate that the speaker wishes the previous speaker or the proceedings to stop so that he or she can comment on what has been said or has happened so far.
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last minutePoint in time, too close to a deadline to reasonably begin a critical task.
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laugh a minuteA funny thing or person.
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not a minute too soonat the last possible moment; just in time
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talk a mile a minuteTo speak quickly or excessively.
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there's a sucker born every minuteThere are a great number of fools in the world, and there always be.
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this minuteright now, immediately
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a picture paints a thousand wordsA visualisation is a better description than a verbal description.
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a picture is worth a thousand wordsAlternative form of a picture paints a thousand words.
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actions speak louder than wordsIt is more effective to act directly than to speak of action.
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at a loss for wordsHaving nothing to say; stunned to the point of speechlessness.
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beyond wordsDisbelief
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eat one's wordsTo regret or retract what one has said.
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fine words butter no parsnipsTalking about doing something does not get it done.
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have wordsTo argue, to have an argument.
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have wordsTo speak sternly, angrily, or in an argumentative manner to.
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in other wordsStated or interpreted another way; introduces an explanation.
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man of few wordsA man who doesn't speak much, or speaks only for a short period of time.
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mark my wordsListen to me; used before a statement one wishes to emphasize.
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mince wordsTo restrain oneself in a conversation by withholding some comments or using euphemisms.
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or words to that effectused to indicate a paraphrase or the chance of an error in the details of reported speech.
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play on wordsA pun, or similar humorous use of language such as a double entendre.
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put words in somebody's mouthTo attribute to somebody something he or she did not say; to claim inaccurately that somebody said or intended something.
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words of one syllableSimple, clear, straightforward language; blunt language.
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word for wordusing exactly the same words, verbatim
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in the nick of timeAt the last possible moment; at the last minute.
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read outTo read something and say the words to inform other people.
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a Tinkers DamnDemeaning Words in Deprecating Ejaculation, to wit; "He'll Never Amount To A 'Tinker's Damn!"
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blanket termA word or phrase that is used to describe multiple groups of related things. The degree of relation may vary. Blanket terms often trade specificity for ease-of-use; in other words, a blanket term by itself gives little detail about the things that it describes or the relationships between them, but is easy to say and remember. Blanket terms often originate as slang, and eventually become integrated into the general vocabulary.
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bleep outTo censor inappropriate spoken words by obscuring them with the sound of a bleep.
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break the buckFall below the value of one dollar per share.[1].
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dormitive principleWords.
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dormitive virtueA type of tautology in which an item is being explained in terms of the item itself, only put in different (usually more abstract) words.
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drink like a fishThe words; "He can 'DRINK LIKE A FISH"; WAS AN AWKWARD ASSERTION THAT THE INDIVIDUAL 'DRINKS TO EXCESS!
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eleventh hourNearly too late; the last minute.
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every secondUsed other than as an idiom: Once per second.
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fill in the blankA type of question or phrase with one or more words replaced with a blank line, giving the reader the chance to add the missing word(s).
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give hostage to fortuneHe was very cautious with his words and gave no hostages to fortune.
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give meform of words used as a request by a telephone-user to be connected with a specified person, number, etc.
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give outto utter, publish; to announce, proclaim, report. to give (it) out: to profess, give it to be believed that. also, to give (a person) out to be (so and so)(transtive) To announce (a hymn) to be sung; to read out (the words) for the congregation to sing
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give outTo announce (a hymn) to be sung; to read out (the words) for the congregation to sing
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hold itWait a minute; stop.
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in layman's termsExplaining something in simple words.
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just a secondOnly one second; a passage of time one-sixtieth of a minute in duration.
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lip serviceEmpty talk; words absent of action or intention.
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mind youUsed to draw attention to adjacent words.
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on the clockRemunerated per unit of time.
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