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give someone a bloody noseto defeat or frustrate someone, but not doing any permanent damage in the processRate it:

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go beggingTo be available but wasted, unused, or not actualized.Rate it:

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go jump in the lakeUsed to tell a person that to go away, or that their request will not be met.Rate it:

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go to sleepAn expression used to dismiss an extremely foolish statement, or to dismiss somebody that one does not feel like talking to.Rate it:

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go wildGo ahead; do as you please used to grant permission for or to give endorsement of a suggestion or proposal, especially when the speaker is not interested in the outcome of the proposal.Rate it:

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god works in mysterious waysExpressing confidence that a conundrum has a solution despite it not being apparent.Expressing that a seemingly unfortunate or unfavourable situation or change may be beneficial later or in the long run.Person A: It seems that I'm about to be fired from my job.Person B: Well, God works in mysterious ways - maybe it'll be the kick you need to apply to university...Rate it:

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good wine needs no bushSomething good does not need to be advertisedRate it:

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gratuitous violenceViolence that is not justified.Rate it:

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grease paymentA bribe or extorted money, usually relatively small in amount, provided to a low-level government official or business person, in order to expedite a business decision, shipment, or other transaction, especially in a country where such payments are not unusual.Rate it:

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grey areaA topic that is not clearly one thing or the other.Rate it:

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halcyon daysPeriod of calm during the winter, when storms do not occur.Rate it:

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handy as "pockets in your underwire"Means "not at all handy"Rate it:

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hang up one's bootsRetire, call it a day.Rate it:

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hardwiredNot changeable.Rate it:

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haters gonna hateCritics' opinions ultimately do not affect you and are unlikely to change, so ignore them.Rate it:

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have a tiger by the tailTo be in a difficult or dangerous situation in which one ideally should not remain, but from which one cannot withdraw.Rate it:

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have been aroundTo be experienced in worldly matters; to be seasoned, not naive.Rate it:

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have one's hand outTo be requesting benefits, especially if not entitled to them.Rate it:

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have the tiger by the tailTo be in a difficult or dangerous situation in which one ideally should not remain, but from which one cannot withdraw.Rate it:

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he who hesitates is lostone who is not quick to act gets left behind.Rate it:

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head-onDirect, abrupt, blunt or unequivocal; not prevaricating.Rate it:

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heaven forbidTo say that one hopes that something does not happen.Rate it:

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hen's toothAnything not naturally occuring.Rate it:

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here be dragonsA place/thing that has not yet been ventured; unfamiliar territoryRate it:

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hide one's light under a bushelFor a person to keep some talent or skill hidden from other people. The tone is that a person having a talent which they can be proud of ought not hide it.Rate it:

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high noonExactly noon; midday; the middle of the day.Rate it:

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hindsight is 20/20(idiomatic) In hindsight things are obvious that were not obvious from the outset; one is able to evaluate past choices more clearly than at the time of the choice.Rate it:

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hold one's breathTo inhale and then intentionally close the epiglottis so that one's breath is not exhaled.Rate it:

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hold your fireDo not discharge your weapon. Used originally for weapons needing a spark or lighting of a fuse to ignite gunpowder, now sometimes used to mean any weapon launching a projectile.Rate it:

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honorable mentionAn award or recognition given to something that does not make it to a higher standing but is worth mentioning in an honorable way.Rate it:

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horses for coursesA person suited for one job may not be suited for another job, regardless of their expertise in the former job.Rate it:

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how are youAn informal greeting, not requiring a literal response. Typical responses include.Rate it:

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hunger is a good sauce(dated) Being hungry makes one less concerned about the taste of one's food.1854, Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman, Punch, Vol. XXVI, Punch Publications Ltd., page 74:His bread and cheese were somewhat dry, to be sure; his ale had become flat, and considerably warmer than was desirable; but hunger is a good sauce, and thirst is not particular.Rate it:

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if you can't stand the heat, get out of the kitchenIf you cannot handle the pressure, you should not be in a position where you have to deal with it.Rate it:

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if you pay peanuts, you get monkeysOffering a low salary will not attract skilled employees.Rate it:

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in a league of one's ownFar excelling even the closest contender; not having any worthy competition.Rate it:

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in a pig's arseAbsolutely not; under no circumstances.Rate it:

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in characterActing as the character, not as oneself.Rate it:

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in no way, shape, or formNot in any way at all; not at all, nohow.Rate it:

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in the clearNot guilty or not suspected of wrongdoing.Rate it:

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inside baseballTechnical matters concerning baseball not apparent to spectators.Rate it:

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iron eagleAn American military officer who has attained the rank of colonel but will not be promoted to the rank of general.Rate it:

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it ain't the whistle that pulls the trainAlternative form of it's not the whistle that pulls the train.Rate it:

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it isn't the whistle that pulls the trainAlternative form of it's not the whistle that pulls the train.Rate it:

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it pays to advertiseGood qualities do not get rewarded automatically.Rate it:

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John DoeA fictitious name used in the legal documents for an unknown or anonymous male person.Rate it:

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jug earsEars whose plane is markedly not parallel to the plane of the head.Rate it:

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jump the gunTo trade securities based on information that is not yet public; to trade on inside information.Rate it:

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justice delayed is justice deniedIf a wrong is not corrected within a reasonable amount of time, it is as though the wrong were not corrected at all.Rate it:

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keep mumDo not talk; especially keep silent about something that may be sensitive or secret.Rate it:

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