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noarchShort for "no architecture". It is a term used mainly in package management systems to mark packages which are architecture independent. Such packages usually contain graphics, documentation or similar data that can be used on any architecture.Rate it:

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non-denial denialA statement which appears to deny that something is true, but which, when examined carefully, can be seen to have used diversion, bluster, or ambiguity to avoid making a clear, direct denial.Rate it:

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on the face of itApparently; as far as can be seen or determined.Rate it:

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once the toothpaste is out of the tube!Once the story is revealed, once the truth in the matter is revealed, the result is nothing can be reversed, the exposure is cast in stone.Rate it:

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opening timehour at which a pub can start servingRate it:

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over one's headMore complex or confusing than one can understand; beyond one’s comprehension..Rate it:

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pie in the skyA belief that one's wildest dreams shall come true. A devotee, of pie in the sky is prone to believe the most impossible possibility. The taller the tale you can spin, the greater chance he'll buy into it!Rate it:

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pissing contestA boys' prankish competition to determine who can urinate the furthest up a wall.Rate it:

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put asideTo ignore or intentionally forget something, temporarily or permanently, so that more important things can have one's attention.Rate it:

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put oneself acrossTo explain one's ideas and opinions clearly so that another person can understand them and get a picture of your personality.Rate it:

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raise cainThe children tend to 'raise cain' if they can't play ball after supper.Rate it:

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real jobA job that can't be replaced advantageously by a machine or a procedure.Rate it:

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running out of timeBroke, friendless, no car, can't meet mortgage payments.Rate it:

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seek and ye shall findsomething can be found if it is looked for.Rate it:

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sell-by dateThe final date on which a perishable product can be legally sold to the public.Rate it:

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sharp cookieOne who is intelligent, bright, or sharp; especially, one who can identify attempts to deceive or mislead.Rate it:

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shit happensBad things happen, and there is nothing we can do about it.Rate it:

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silver bulletA bullet made of silver, usually with reference to the folkloric belief that such bullets are the only weapons which can kill a werewolf.Rate it:

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speak someone's languageTo talk about concerns, feelings, ideas, etc. which someone understands well and can relate to intimately.Rate it:

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stand the gaff?Can You? 'withstand the demand?, 'weather the storm?' , 'survive the environment?', 'smile the miles', 'beat the HEAT?',Rate it:

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stepping stoneA stone that can be stepped on in crossing something, especially a marsh or creek.Rate it:

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stone's throwA short distance, roughly equivalent to how far a person can throw a stone.Rate it:

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stuff yourself 'til you pop!One can overeat, binge, gorge, gulp, gobble-down chow-down and stuff your gut on food! ! ! ! !Rate it:

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stumpedCan't get wagon past a tree stumpRate it:

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swallow your pride!Occasionally one will be shown to be exceedingly mistaken, misled or misinformed in his actions or assertions and pronouncements. This discovery and honest admission on the part of the advocate can be upsetting.Rate it:

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switch-hitterA person who can bat either as a right-hander or a left-hander.Rate it:

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take care of the pennies and the pounds will take care of themselvesIf you take care of little things one at a time, they can add up to big things.1750, Chesterfield, letter 5 Feb. (1932) IV. 1500:Old Mr. Lowndes, the famous Secretary of the Treasury, ?used to say?Take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves.1912, G. B. Shaw, Pygmalion ii. 132:Take care of the pence and the pounds will take care of themselves is as true of personal habits as of money.1979, R. Cassilis, Arrow of God, iv. xvii.:Little things, Master Mally. Look after the pennies, Master Mally, and the pounds will look after themselves.1999, Rate it:

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taste like chickenComically describes the taste of unique food, deriving humour from the idea that many exotic meats, from squab to rattlesnake, can taste like ordinary chicken.Rate it:

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thats the way the ball bouncesthe realization in life that one can expect occurrences which are as unpredictable as the manner in which a thrown ball bouncesRate it:

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the end justifies the meansMorally wrong actions are sometimes necessary to achieve morally right outcomes; actions can only be considered morally right or wrong by virtue of the morality of the outcome.Rate it:

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the end of one's ropeAt the limit of one’s patience, when one is so frustrated or annoyed that one can no longer take it..Rate it:

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the pen is mightier than the swordMore influence and power can be usurped by writing than by fighting.Rate it:

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there may be snow on the rooftop but there is fire in the furnaceEven if a person is in his or her senior years, with gray hair, he or she can still have ambition and energy, especially sexual energy.Rate it:

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there's no accounting for tasteWhen it comes to subjective matters of taste, people have wildly different opinions.Disagreements about matters of taste can't be objectively resolved.Rate it:

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there's nowt so queer as folkNothing is as strange as people can be.Rate it:

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three rsThe basic education any child can expect to receive, but not necessarily limited to reading, writing and arithmetic.Rate it:

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timing is everythingConsideration of other events can greatly influence some desired outcome (such as an audience laughing to a comedian's joke).Telling the old joke about a butt-crack was not a good idea, just as the plumber arrived, Bob.You know what they say: "timing is everything." I'm sure we can find another plumber before the house floods.Rate it:

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to be an open bookAn individual's life can be unrestricted in intimate details and become as an open book.Rate it:

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to get one's wires crossedOne can get their wires crossed by asking the wrong question or making a confusing statement or by interpreting the answer incorrectly, or by receiving confusing answers to confusing statements.Rate it:

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tough cookieA person who can endure physical or mental hardship; a hardened, strong-willed person.Rate it:

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two-fisted drinkerEither someone who can handle their liquor well, or an alcoholic clutching a drink in each hand.Rate it:

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vest bustera handgun cartridge that can fully penetrate a contemporary bulletproof vest.Rate it:

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well ain't that the catfish in the trapA sentence commonly spoken in the Southern United States. It can often be used in place of "well, I'll be damned". Used to express surprise.Rate it:

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what has been seen cannot be unseenRepulsive, disturbing, or horrific sights can never be erased from memory once they have been seen.Rate it:

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what's good for the goose is good for the ganderWhat is good for a woman is equally good for a man; or, what a woman can have or do, so can a man have or do. This comes from an earlier proverb, "What's sauce for the goose is sauce for the gander."Rate it:

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wiped out!The expression can be visualized as one would erase the blackboard, eliminate the moisture on the window glass.Rate it:

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withused as a connective, to indicate that your with another person, or can be used to connect two wordsRate it:

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you and whose army%3fYou can't do all that on your own.Rate it:

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you attract more flies with honey than vinegarAlternative form of you can catch more flies with honey than with vinegar.Rate it:

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