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apple never falls far from the treeAlternative form of apple does not fall far from the tree.Rate it:

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apples and orangesSaid of a comparison of items that are not comparable.Rate it:

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après-skiA place "after skiing". Typically a bar or pub where people go after a day on the slopes to ease off and meet other people.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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army volunteerTo make someone perform a task or duty, especially one they are not prepared or willing to do.Rate it:

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ash wednesdayfirst day of lentRate it:

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at largeOn the loose; roaming freely; not confined.Rate it:

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at peace withNot menacing or hostile toward.Rate it:

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at restNot moving; stationary.Rate it:

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await prince charmingFemales who seem not interested in the company of men and possible marriage offer many reasons, explanations, excuses and apologies.Rate it:

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away with the fairiesNot with it, dreaming, not all there.Rate it:

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back-burnerHaving low urgency; not currently important.Rate it:

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bad appleA person who is not wholesome, honest, or trustworthy, especially one who has an adverse influence on others.Rate it:

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bang strawA nick name for a thresher, but applied to all the servants of a farmer.Rate it:

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bankers' hoursAny easy job, especially one with a short working day.Rate it:

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baptism by fireA trying ordeal that was not experienced before.Rate 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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bed blockerAn elderly hospitalized person who is too infirm to return home but not sufficiently ill to necessitate continued hospitalization, creating a situation in which his or her hospital stay is prolonged while authorities or relatives search for a suitable placement amid the scarce resources of nursing homes or other long-term care facilities.Rate it:

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below parNot up to the average or normal standard.Rate it:

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below the beltUnfair; dirty; not according to the generally accepted rules.Rate it:

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bit in the biten of lakeIt means that a person is in a serious mood where he is not thinking for the serious matter. Its proper meaning is "serious"Rate it:

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bite the big oneo break down; to be impossible to repair or not worth repairing.Rate it:

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black beetleA common name for many species of beetle that are black in color, including:The African black beetle, Hetronychus arator, a serious pest of grasses in New Zealand.The Asiatic rhinoceros beetle, Oryctes rhinoceros, a pest of palm trees in tropical Asia.The European species Feronia nigrita.Rate it:

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black rideranother name for "Famine", one of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.Rate it:

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blank outTo become blank.To temporarily lose memoryHe blanked out five minutes into the meeting.I'm blanking out on your name, I'm afraid.Rate it:

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blood is thicker than waterFamily relations and loyalties are stronger than relationships with people who are not family members.1866, Anthony Trollope, The Belton Estate, ch. 30,Blood is thicker than water, is it not? If cousins are not friends, who can be?circa 1915, Lucy Fitch Perkins, The Scotch Twins, ch. 5,The old clans are scattered now, but blood is thicker than water still, and you're welcome to the fireside of your kinsman!Rate it:

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bloom is off the roseBusiness is not going well for a particular identified firm or industry, or the overall economy has taken a downturn.Rate it:

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blue-sky thinkingThinking that is not grounded or in touch in the realities of the present.Rate it:

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boots on the groundThe ground forces actually fighting in a war or conflict, rather than troops not engaged or other military action such as air strikes.Rate it:

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borrowed timeA period of time whose precise duration is not known but which can be expected to be quite limited, and at the end of which one's situation, benefits, or opportunities will be entirely terminated.Rate it:

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break the SabbathTo violate the holiness or sanctity of the Sabbath by not keeping it holy.Rate it:

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bridgeAn edge which, if removed, changes a connected graph to one that is not connected.Rate it:

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bring owls to athensPerhaps we have not been sufficiently aware that talking about access and its implications in Scandinavia is like bringing owls to Athens. — Herbert Burkert.Rate it:

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BroadwayA street name, typically for a wide road; a broad way.Rate it:

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BroadwayA place name for a settlement which grew up around such a road. For example, Broadway, Worcestershire, Broadway, Somerset.Rate it:

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bucket of boltsA piece of machinery that is not worth more than its scrap value, often of old cars.Rate it:

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bulk billTo invoice the government or insurer, and not the patient, for medical expenses incurred at a general practitioner or other medical service provider.Rate it:

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bun fightAn altercation, especially one which is chaotic, not terribly serious, or outright ridiculous.Rate it:

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bury one's head in the sandTo deliberately ignore the reality of a situation; to pretend a problem does not exist.Rate it:

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busted flushA potential flush which ultimately was not filled.Rate it:

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busy workWork or activity performed with the intention or result of occupying time, and not necessarily to accomplish something productive; routine work of low priority undertaken for the sake of avoiding idleness.Rate it:

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by no meansCertainly not; definitely not.Rate it:

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by the wayIncidentally; a parenthetical statement not timely, central, or crucial to the topic at hand; foregone, passed by, something that has already happened.Rate it:

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cakewalkSomething that is easy or simple, or that does not present a great challenge.Rate it:

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call outYell, Scream, Bellow, or utilize P.A. system or any viable means to summon HELP or summon individuals by name, number I.D. rating, rank, or any viable identifier.Rate it:

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calm as a millpondVery calm, not choppyRate it:

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can of wormsA troublesome situation; an issue whose resolution is difficult or contentious, but not necessarily complex.Rate it:

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carpe diemSeize the DAYRate it:

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carpe diem crasseize the day tomorrow, make the most of tomorrowRate it:

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