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your mileage may varyTo express a possible difference in taste, "this is just my opinion, your opinion may be different".Rate it:

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your mileage may varyIt may work differently in your situation, or be different in your experience.Rate it:

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something may fall in your lapUnexpectedly your desires may be fulfilled.Rate it:

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ne'er cast a clout til may be outAdvice not to change from winter clothes to summer clothes until June, as there is often a sudden cold snap in May.Rate it:

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a cat may look at a kingEven a purported inferior has certain abilities, even in the presence of a purported superiorRate it:

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april showers bring may flowersApril, traditionally a rainy period, gives way to May, when flowers will bloom because of the water provided to them by the April rains.By extension, that a period of discomfort can provide the basis for a period of happiness.Rate it:

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as luck may have itby chance, luckilyRate it:

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be it as it mayEven if that is the case; whether that is true or not; nevertheless.Rate it:

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be that as it mayEven if that is the case; whether that is true or not; nevertheless.Rate it:

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be that as it may beIn consideration of the status, situation extant, reality.Rate it:

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come what mayIn spite of anything that might happen; whatever may occur.Rate it:

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let the chips fall where they mayTo allow events to unfold naturally; to accept what occurs without prejudice, worry, or regret.Rate it:

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may the force be with youUsed to wish someone luck with a difficult endeavor.Rate it:

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one may as well hang for a sheep as a lambIf one is going to commit a sin, it may as well be a major one as a minor one.Rate it:

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there may be snow on the rooftop but there is fire in the furnaceEven if a person is in his or her senior years, with gray hair, he or she can still have ambition and energy, especially sexual energy.Rate it:

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those who will not when they may, when they will they shall have nay(archaic) One should take immediate advantage of an opportunity that may not be available later.Rate it:

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"never mind your mother sonny.... eat your bleedin' orange"I worked with a man from Foulridge, Lancashire for over 35 years who often used this phrase whenever there was a problem and he wasn't sure of the answer!.. Said the phrase came from a "chap I used to work with in Colne... but he didn't know what it meant either"Rate it:

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keep your friends close, and your enemies closerOne should be on their toes and alert of their surroundings if malicious people are around, to ensure such people can't wreak havoc in one's life.Rate it:

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put your money where your mouth isPractice what you preach.Rate it:

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put your money where your mouth isTalk is cheap. If the proponent of the venture is so confident, remind him: Better put your money where your mouth is!Rate it:

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you pays your money and you takes your choiceEach person should make their own decisions.Rate it:

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don't dip your pen in company inkAlternative form of you don't dip your pen in company ink.Rate it:

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hold your fireWait, don't retaliate, calm down, be quiet.Rate it:

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in your bloodingrained in or fundamental to your character, as if inheritedRate it:

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please zip your lipA very direct and demanding expression to stop talking immediately. Zipping your lip is snippy, lippy figure of speech.Rate it:

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quit your day dreaming!Pay Attention To What YOU Are Doing!Rate it:

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you can hang your hat on thatIt's something to put faith in, to rely upon or trust (when used in a positive connotation).Rate it:

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don't drive faster than your guardian angel can flyDriving (a vehicle) very fast is a dangerous act.Rate it:

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pick your battlesonly involve yourself in disputes where you are likely to win.Rate it:

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swallow your pride!To accept that you have to do something that you think is embarrassing or that you think you are too good to do.Rate it:

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kiss your money goodbyeThe giving, lending of one's funds to individuals or investing or buying-into an irresistible scheme, agenda, lottery program or unknown proposition.Rate it:

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you don't dip your pen in the company's inkAlternative form of you don't dip your pen in company ink.Rate it:

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a man/woman after your own hearta man or woman who likes the same things or has the same opinions as youRate it:

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and your little dog tooA statement that not only will the person being addressed be punished but their conspirators will also.Rate it:

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are your ears burningSaid of somebody who was not present but was the topic of discussion.Rate it:

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beat your arseDepression Expression of threatened punishment if the child or youth ever repeated the act or expression.Rate it:

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better let your glasses up. it's fixing to come up a cloud.Roll the car windows up, a thunderstorm is happening soon.Rate it:

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better watch your mouth!Watch what you say....Rate it:

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blow your horn!Boast of one's accomplishments.Rate it:

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Bob's your uncle"No problem", "the solution is simple", "there you have it", you have what you want, all will be well; indicates a desirable conclusion has been reached.Rate it:

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box your earsA Threat of Violence To { child or youth ] because of a minor infraction.Rate it:

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break out of your shellWhen someone is a little shy.Rate it:

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break your backDefinitionto work extremely hardRate it:

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bust your bunsWork energetically, and bust your 'buns' in the process!Rate it:

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by the seat of your pantsAn aviator's term, Cross country flying, navigating via ground observation of landmarks, arrows on rooftops. water towers, railroad tracks, roadways, radio/TV towers; and by the 'seat of your pants'.Rate it:

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calm your titsCalm down! (Used to tell someone to relax when they are agitated, angry, overexcited, etc.)Rate it:

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check your ego at the door!A direct, crisp, critical rejoinder to another, 'to leave their egoism without the room', {at the door}!Rate it:

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choose your battlesalternate form of pick your battlesRate it:

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clear your conscienceAn apology, a return of a book, pay-up on a forgotten loan, an overt action, a harsh, undeserved criticism of a subaltern.Rate it:

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come down off your high horse!Appearing Haughty, Belligerent, Egotistical,Rate it:

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