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your objection is simply 'a smoke screen':Your response does not in any manner address the subject of the discussion, rather presents language designed to 'cover-up', disguise, deny existence of the problem, insert dissimilar subject matter to defer focus on the actual subject at hand!Rate it:

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a smoke screenEarly sea battles demonstrated the value of gun smoke and smoke from burning ships to hide one battleship from one belonging to the enemy. Later, smoke was generated prior to commencing battle so as to make it more difficult for gun crews to spot the targeted vessel. This tactic became known as a smoke screen.Rate it:

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purely and simplyIn a pure and simple manner.Rate it:

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put that in your pipe and smoke itUsed after stating something surprising or undesired, to emphasize its truth. Also used after refuting an argument. Sometimes an adjective is inserted before pipe.Rate it:

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put that in your pipe and smoke it!"Consider That Possibility For A Time"Rate it:

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screen outTo use a screen, grate, sieve or similar means to separate large from small objects or particles.Rate it:

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screen outFiguratively, to exclude.Rate it:

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screen testmovie auditionRate it:

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silver screenBy extension, the movies or that related to movies or cinema.Rate it:

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silver screenThe cinema screen onto which movies are projected.Rate it:

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the doctor always err's on the side of caution.It means to make sure of, or to make the most ofRate it:

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blow smokeTo speak with a lack of credibility, sense, purpose, or truth; to speak nonsense.Rate it:

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go up in smokeTo be completely ruined.Rate it:

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go up in smokeTo catch fire and burn.Rate it:

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holy smokeAn expression of surprise.Rate it:

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no smoke without fireIndicative of the fact that gossip or accusations are often substantiated by fact.Rate it:

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smoke and mirrorsA deceptive, fraudulent, or unconvincing explanation or description.Rate it:

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smoke like a chimneyTo smoke tobacco frequently.Rate it:

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smoke outto drive out using smokeRate it:

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smoke outto exposeRate it:

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smoke poleThis term needs a definition. Please help out and add a definition, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.Rate it:

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smoke poleTo perform fellatioRate it:

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smoke signalA method of long-distance communication sometimes used in ancient and undeveloped societies, consisting of messages conveyed by means of columns or intermittent puffs of smoke.Rate it:

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smoke signalA type of flare or combustion device sometimes used as a distress signal.Rate it:

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smoke signalAn indirect message or indication, especially concerning a future event.Rate it:

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smoke-filled roomUsed other than as an idiom: see smoke, filled, room.Rate it:

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smoke-filled roomA place where powerful people meet to decide a matter in secret, often of a political nature.Rate it:

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throw smokeTo consistently pitch fastballs that are difficult to hit.Rate it:

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where there's smoke, there's fireIf there is telltale evidence of some event, the event is probably occurring.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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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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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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