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built like a tankSturdy; exceptionally well constructed.Rate it:

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i remain forever yours!Our relationship, friendship is well established, solid, permanent.Rate it:

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you can put lipstick on a pig, but it is still a pigYou can try to change something or one's outward appearance, but it will not change the inward appearance. Even if you put lipstick on a pig, it will always roll in mud and grunt.Rate it:

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a leopard cannot change its spotsOne cannot change one's own nature.1597, William Shakespeare, Richard II Act i, Scene 1 (First Folio):King. Lyons make Leopards tame.Mowbray. Yea but not change his ?pots.1611, King James Version of the Bible, Jeremiah 13:23:Can the Ethiopian change his skin, or the leopard his spots?1820, Walter Scott, Ivanhoe Chapter 32:End now all unkindness. Let us put the Jew to ransom, since the leopard will not change his spots, and a Jew he will continue to be.1918, Johnston McCulley, Thubway Tham's Inthane Moment:The leopard cannot change his spots, old boy.Rate it:

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ahead of the curveAbove average; generally performing well.Rate it:

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an army marches on its stomachYou must eat properly if you want to perform tasks well.Rate it:

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angle for farthingsTo beg out of a prison window with a cap, or box, let down at the end of a long string.Rate it:

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any port in a stormAn unfavourable option which might well be avoided in good times but which nevertheless looks better than the alternatives at the current time.Rate it:

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bang up jobSomething done very well; something performed above average or better than expected.Rate it:

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beefcakeImagery of one or more muscular, well-built men.Rate it:

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best-kept secretA significant fact or characteristic that is not well-known.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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blowtorch a marshmallow cakeTo vilify a benefactor, ridicule the boss, scorn a well-to-do friend in public.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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break a legTo perform well in a theatrical production or comparable endeavor.Rate it:

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brick by brickTo create or build something in a steady, step-by-step fashion.Rate it:

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built like a brick shithouseExceptionally well constructed; strong or tough.Rate it:

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built like a brick shithouseOf a person, with an exceptionally well-developed chest.Rate it:

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built like a tankBroad shouldered and of solid, muscular build.Rate it:

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burst my balloonBreak-up an assertion or a claim of success. Depracate a plan or approach. Deflate and belittle the glowing reports of a well chosen committee:Rate it:

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burst my balloonBreak-up an assertion or a claim of success. Deprecate a plan or approach. Deflate and belittle the glowing reports of a well chosen committee:Rate it:

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children should be seen and not heardChildren should behave well and be quiet, especially in the presence of adults.Rate it:

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claim to fameThat for which one has bragging rights; one's reason for being well-known or famous.Rate it:

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coffee soup and crackersA Depression Daze midnight treat of crumbled salted soda crackers immersed in a mug of hot coffee, well accented with cream and white sugar.Rate it:

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come along!Join me, move forward, let's stay together.Rate it:

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come throughNot to let somebody down, keep one's promise.Rate it:

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cut someone looseTo let someone go from something, such as a position, relationship, or obligation.Rate it:

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ear to the groundPursuing the practice or having the characteristic of carefully gathering information; well-informed.Rate it:

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equal marriageMarriage equality; the acceptance of same-sex as well as heterosexual marriages.Rate it:

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eternal sleep(mythology, fiction, fantasy) A magical state of suspended animation, where-in the recipient is placed in a state of ageless, deathless, everlasting sleep. Well-known examples are Endymion, (the lover of the Greek moon goddess, Selene), and the princess from Sleeping Beauty.Rate it:

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ex vivoMeans "out of the living," that what takes place outside the organismRate it:

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forewarned is forearmedAdvance awareness of a situation, especially a risky one, prepares one to deal with it.1863, Charles Reade, Hard Cash, ch. 4:[W]hatever a young gentleman of that age says to you, he says to many other ladies; but your experience is not equal to your sense; so profit by mine . . . forewarned is forearmed.1885, G. A. Henty, Saint George for England, ch. 4:Sometimes, they say, it is wiser to remain in ignorance; at other times forewarned is forearmed.circa 1903, Lucy Maud Montgomery, "Why Mr. Cropper Changed His Mind":"Well, Miss Maxwell, I think it only fair to tell you that you may have trouble with those boys when they do come. Forewarned is forearmed, you know."Rate it:

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fresh as a daisyVery fresh; well-rested.Rate it:

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full of himself/herself:The self-centered individual awash with a smattering of 'ego' expresses an 'all-knowing', 'all familiar', par excellence in the extreme:Rate it:

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get alongTo be together or coexist well, without arguments or trouble.Rate it:

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get alongTo survive; to do well enough.Rate it:

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give the royal treatmentTo treat (someone) extremely wellRate it:

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give them the slipA well designed escape from captors, a maneuver or tactic which enables the contriver the opportunity to accomplish his goal.Rate it:

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go great gunsTo perform particularly well; to be particularly successful.Rate it:

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go hand in handOf two things, to be closely related or to go together well; see hand in hand.Rate it:

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go togetherOf two or more things, to correspond or fit wellRate it:

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go withTo correspond or fit well with.Rate it:

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god forbidDon't let it be.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 for youwell doneRate it:

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good on youAn exclamation of encouragement or congratulation; well done.Rate it:

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good-heartedKind and well-intentioned.Rate it:

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hang togetherTo correspond or fit well.Rate it:

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hear the grass growTo hear very well due to being in an exceptionally quiet environment.Rate it:

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hear, hearLet us hear and applaud the previous speaker; I endorse the previous statement; Expression of support, agreement, or enthusiasm for what has just been said.Rate it:

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