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throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stickTry the same thing (or similar things) often enough, and, even if the general standard is poor, sometimes one will be successful.2001, And still no one is shouting stop. read in The Kingdom archives at [1] on 02 Nov 06,Many team managers are of the philosophy that if you throw enough mud at the wall some of it will stick. They believe that team preparation is all about physical fitness. They run the players into the ground and they believe they will be "flying on the day".2001, Robert McCrum, Let them eat cake, in The Observer 16 Dec 01, read on Guardian Unlimited site at [2] on 02 Nov 06,Australian publishing boomed and in the past 10 years the country's literary culture has undergone a mini golden age, capped by Carey's triumph at the 2001 Booker Prize. As one Australian arts administrator said to me many years ago: 'Listen, mate, if you throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stick.'2001, Chris Collin, Re: 2-cp speys on The Strathspey Server mailing list archive at [3] on 02 Nov 06,I am finding that "if you throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stick". It doesn't always work of course (especially on the nights when the class is mostly the beginners), but the class seems to thrive on the challange.2005, Ray Craft (poster on The right scale blog), Fitzhooie and his Burden, read at [4] on 02 Nov 06,Prosecutors everywhere have bad habits of overcharging lots of cases, knowing that if the throw enough mud at the wall some of it will stick.2005, Sean Kelleher, Spike Milligan: His part in our downfall in Business 07 Aug 05, read at [5] on 02 Nov 06,As long as there is negligible regulation and enforcement anyone can actually try and do the job...Weak regulation allows the industry to build strategies on full time recruitment. The theory goes: throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stick.c2005, Everything You've Learned About Marketing Is Wrong, read on LINC Performance website at [6] on 02 Nov 06,They have the money to continue to believe in the repetition side of the equation. You throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stick. But it still isnRate it:

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put downTo drop someone off, or let them out of a vehicle.Rate it:

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

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built like a tankSturdy; exceptionally well constructed.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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