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per seby or in itself
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last minutePoint in time, too close to a deadline to reasonably begin a critical task.
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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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beyond wordsDisbelief
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mince wordsTo restrain oneself in a conversation by withholding some comments or using euphemisms.
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eat one's wordsTo regret or retract what one has said.
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in other wordsStated or interpreted another way; introduces an explanation.
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mark my wordsListen to me; used before a statement one wishes to emphasize.
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play on wordsA pun, or similar humorous use of language such as a double entendre.
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a picture paints a thousand wordsA visualisation is a better description than a verbal description.
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at a loss for wordsHaving nothing to say; stunned to the point of speechlessness.
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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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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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fine words butter no parsnipsTalking about doing something does not get it done.
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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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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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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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give hostage to fortuneHe was very cautious with his words and gave no hostages to fortune.
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in layman's termsExplaining something in simple words.
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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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one small step for man, one giant leap for mankindWords spoken by Neil Armstrong when taking the first steps on the moon.
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read somebody's lipsTo discern what somebody is saying by watching the shape of the mouth rather than by hearing the sounds of the words.
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round the clockNonstop, 24 hours per day.
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sticks and stonesEvocative of the saying "sticks and stones may (or will) break my bones, but words (or names) will never hurt (or harm) me".1957, Brendan Gill, The Day the Money Stopped
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take fiveTo take a five-minute break from some activity, take a short break from some activity.
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talk like an apothecaryTo use hard or gallipot words: from the assumed gravity and affectation of knowledge generally put on by the gentlemen of this profession, who are commonly as superficial in their learning as they are pedantic in their language.
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teeny weenyminute
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that isin other words
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tongue-tiedUnable to speak; at a loss for words.
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turn of phraseAn artful phrasing of words.
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under the wireAt the last minute; before the deadline; barely on time; nearly late.
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withused as a connective, to indicate that your with another person, or can be used to connect two words
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work the roomTo interact with one's audience, taking queues from its reactions and adapting one's performance or words to elicit the audience's attention and enthusiasm.
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