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catch as catch canTo use any available means or methods.Rate it:

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catch-as-catch-canA. 1681, John Fryer, Richard Chiswell, Robert Roberts, Robert White, A New Account of East-India and Persia, in Eight Letters, Being Nine Years Travels, Begun 1672 and Finished 1681.Rate it:

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catch-as-catch-canIntermittent; only when possible or when the opportunity presents itself.Rate it:

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do you think you can walkAsked to find out whether an ill or wounded person is able to walk or needs to sit down or lie down.Rate it:

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even a blind pig can find an acorn once in a whileBeing right once doesn't prove anythingRate it:

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faith can move mountainsa strong, fervent belief in one's capability goes a long way in successful accomplishment of a taskRate it:

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GI cantrash cans that are galvanizedRate it:

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GI canused to refer sardonically to shells fired by the German Army in World War IRate it:

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how can you sleep at nightA rhetorical question, used to tell someone that they should feel guilty about something.Rate it:

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I can waitA response to can't wait that negates the phrase.Rate it:

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I can't find my ...Said after losing something.Rate it:

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I can't hear you over the sound ofSaid to dismiss what the interlocutor is saying.Rate it:

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I can't swimIndicates the speaker does not know how to swim.Rate it:

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if you can't beat them, join themIf your adversaries are stronger than yourself, it is better to join the adversaries.Rate it:

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if you can't dazzle them with brilliance, baffle them with bullWhen you don't have all the facts or have a brilliant explanation, you can often convince people or win an argument by using bullshit.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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in the canHaving been shot and stored in a film can, or at the equivalent stage for a digital take.Rate it:

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in the canAt a late stage of completion, generally when the actual work is done and some finalizing process must be undertaken.Rate it:

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it can't be helpedIt's inevitable. There is no alternative.Rate it:

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kick at the canAn attempt or an opportunity.Rate it:

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kick at the canTo make an attempt; to try.Rate it:

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kick the can down the roadTo postpone a decision or action.Rate it:

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know someone from a can of paintSynonym of know someone from AdamRate it:

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one can't fight city halltaking on any government entity in a contest is difficult and easier said than done.Rate it:

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one can't hold two watermelons in one handdo not attempt to take on more than you can handleRate it:

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open a can of whoop assA good-humored threat of physical harm.Rate it:

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open a can of whoop assI'm gonna open up a can of whoop-ass on ya.Rate it:

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pigs can flyAlternative form of pigs might fly.Rate it:

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shit or get off the canAlternative form of shit or get off the pot.Rate it:

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so quiet one can hear a pin dropSaid during a lull in a normally bustling place or scene, or as the result of a sudden dramatic or tense moment.Rate it:

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those who can't do, teachOne who fails is likely to become a teacher. (Refers to common trend of teachers having low wages).Rate it:

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those who can't use their head must use their backif you do not think, you will take the consequencesRate it:

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two can play at that gameAlternative form of two can play that gameRate it:

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two can play that gameThe tactics and/or strategies of an enemy can be used against him.Rate it:

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two can play this gameAlternative form of two can play that gameRate it:

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water canUsed other than as an idiom: see water, can.Rate it:

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what can I do you forWhat can I do for you?Rate it:

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what can I sayIndicating that nothing that could be said would add to or improve the situation.Rate it:

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where can I find a hotelPlease direct me to a hotel.Rate it:

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you can bank on itTo be so sure of something that one can trust.Rate it:

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you can't be half pregnantSaid of an either-or situation; there are only two available choices.Rate it:

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you can't fight city hall(chiefly US) Nothing can be done to change the situation, because it is a governmental decision.I see they're going to build the airport after all. I suppose you can't fight city hall.Rate it:

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you can't get a quart into a pint potWhat is being discussed is not possible.They've asked me to get to New York by five o'clock, but you can't get a quart into a pint pot!Rate it:

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you can't judge a book by its coverIt is not possible to make reliable judgments about things or people by considering external appearances alone.Rate it:

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you can't keep a good man downA person who has talent, resolve, or moral strength will eventually succeed despite having been overlooked, injured, or defeated.Rate it:

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you can't make a silk purse of a sow's earIt is not possible to produce something refined, admirable, or valuable from something which is unrefined, unpleasant, or of little or no value.Rate it:

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you can't make an omelette without breaking eggsIn order to achieve something, it is inevitable and necessary that something should be destroyed.Rate it:

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you can't make this stuff upThe reality is so bizarre, ironic, or comically coincidental as to be unbelievable.Rate it:

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you can't put a wise head on young shouldersAlternative form of you can't put an old head on young shoulders.Rate it:

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you can't put an old head on young shouldersYoung people inevitably lack the experience and wisdom which come with age.Rate it:

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