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per seby or in itselfRate it:

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just a minuteOnly one minute; a passage of time 60 seconds in duration.Rate it:

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just a minuteA short period of time, typically anywhere from several seconds to several minutes or more.Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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last minutePoint in time, too close to a deadline to reasonably begin a critical task.Rate it:

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laugh a minuteA funny thing or person.Rate it:

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not a minute too soonat the last possible moment; just in timeRate it:

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talk a mile a minuteTo speak quickly or excessively.Rate it:

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there's a sucker born every minuteThere are a great number of fools in the world, and there always be.Rate it:

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this minuteright now, immediatelyRate it:

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a picture paints a thousand wordsA visualisation is a better description than a verbal description.Rate it:

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not to rewrite other people's wordsThe act of compromising to limiting ones word usage.Rate it:

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a picture is worth a thousand wordsAlternative form of a picture paints a thousand words.Rate it:

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actions speak louder than wordsIt is more effective to act directly than to speak of action.Rate it:

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at a loss for wordsHaving nothing to say; stunned to the point of speechlessness.Rate it:

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beyond wordsDisbeliefRate it:

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eat one's wordsTo regret or retract what one has said.Rate it:

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fine words butter no parsnipsTalking about doing something does not get it done.Rate it:

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have wordsTo argue, to have an argument.Rate it:

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have wordsTo speak sternly, angrily, or in an argumentative manner to.Rate it:

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in other wordsStated or interpreted another way; introduces an explanation.Rate it:

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man of few wordsA man who doesn't speak much, or speaks only for a short period of time.Rate it:

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mark my wordsListen to me; used before a statement one wishes to emphasize.Rate it:

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mince wordsTo restrain oneself in a conversation by withholding some comments or using euphemisms.Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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play on wordsA pun, or similar humorous use of language such as a double entendre.Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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words of one syllableSimple, clear, straightforward language; blunt language.Rate it:

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one small step for man, one giant leap for mankindWords spoken by Neil Armstrong when taking the first steps on the moon.Rate it:

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word for wordusing exactly the same words, verbatimRate it:

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in the nick of timeAt the last possible moment; at the last minute.Rate it:

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read outTo read something and say the words to inform other people.Rate it:

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a Tinkers DamnDemeaning Words in Deprecating Ejaculation, to wit; "He'll Never Amount To A 'Tinker's Damn!"Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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bleep outTo censor inappropriate spoken words by obscuring them with the sound of a bleep.Rate it:

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break the buckFall below the value of one dollar per share.[1].Rate it:

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dormitive principleWords.Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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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!Rate it:

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eleventh hourNearly too late; the last minute.Rate it:

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every secondUsed other than as an idiom: Once per second.Rate it:

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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).Rate it:

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give hostage to fortuneHe was very cautious with his words and gave no hostages to fortune.Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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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 singRate it:

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give outTo announce (a hymn) to be sung; to read out (the words) for the congregation to singRate it:

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have a handle on itUnderstand all the minute details, the goal, the dangers, the possible glitches, the possible adversarial action.Rate it:

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hold itWait a minute; stop.Rate it:

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in layman's termsExplaining something in simple words.Rate it:

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just a secondOnly one second; a passage of time one-sixtieth of a minute in duration.Rate it:

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