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walls have earsThere is a risk of being heard, so pay attention to what you say.Rate it:

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you shouldn't haveUsed to express gratitude at unnecessary generosity, especially when receiving a gift.Rate it:

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a cold day in hellAn event that will never happen.Rate it:

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Athanasian wenchA sexually promiscuous or loose woman, willing to have sexual intercourse with "whoever wants to".Rate it:

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bedroom eyesEyes that have a sexually suggestive expression.Rate it:

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health is wealthIf you don't have your health you have nothingRate it:

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hey jimmie! , gimme first 'dibs' on that coke!Save a last sip from your Cola for ME, another individual; . . . . . Lemme have 'second-dibs' on Your Coca Cola, JIMRate it:

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it's a long road that has no turningencouragement when things are not going well. Just as a long road eventually has a turning, problems also eventually have a solution, even though one might have to wait.Rate it:

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no harm, no foulEncapsulation of the idea that although technically a breach of some code or law may have occurred there is no need for punishment, apology or retribution if no actual damage occurred.Rate it:

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on boardEven when I am on board the plane, I can never feel secure that my luggage is, too.Rate it:

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poison tree bears poison fruitUnethical actions in the service of good intentions will have immoral or unethical consequences.Rate it:

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revenge is a dish best served coldAn expression that emotional detachment is ideal when taking revenge, as one is righting the wrongs that have been done to the doer.Rate it:

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stand a chanceTo have a chance.Rate it:

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tempus fugittime flies (used as an alternative to this phrase)."Meanwhile, the irreplaceable time escapes", expressing concern that one's limited time is being consumed by something which may have little intrinsic substance or importance at that moment.Rate it:

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virgin territoryBy extension, ideas or concepts or activities that have not yet been tried, explored or developed.Rate it:

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virgin territoryLand that has never been explored or developed.Rate it:

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what's done is doneEvents that have already taken place cannot be changed and actions that have already been committed cannot be undone, so it is best not to dwell on them.Rate it:

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account forTo explain by relating circumstances; to show that some one, thing or members of a group are present or have been processed.Rate it:

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a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single stepeven the longest and most difficult ventures have a starting pointRate it:

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activist justiceA justice (usually referring to a member of a Supreme, High or Appellate court) who makes rulings based on personal political views or considerations rather than on the law, or who issues rulings intended to have political effects.Rate it:

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check outTo have one's purchases recorded and bagged at a supermarket, and pay for it.Rate it:

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dry outTo have excess water evaporate or be otherwise removed.Rate it:

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let the good times rollTo have fun or live fully; may imply letting things that are going well proceed.Rate it:

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when two sundays come together"When two Sundays come together/ meet" is used to talk about a situation that never occurs as two Sundays can never meet.Rate it:

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a bird in the hand is worth two in the bushIt is preferable to have a small but certain advantage than a mere potential of a greater one.Rate it:

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a rolling stone gathers no mossA person who never settles in one place will never be successful.A person who does not keep active will grow mouldy.Rate it:

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abound withTo have something in great numbers or quantities; to possess in such abundance as to be characterized by.Rate it:

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add up toTo have a particular effect.Rate it:

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bawl outTo have a serious argument accompanied with shouting.Rate it:

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bear onTo influence, have an effect on.Rate it:

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check outTo withdraw an item, as from a library, and have the withdrawal recorded.Rate it:

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come inOf a broadcast, such as radio or television, to have a strong enough signal to be able to be received well.Rate it:

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desperate times call for desperate measuresIn adverse circumstances actions that might have been rejected under other circumstances may become the best choice.Rate it:

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get one's end awayTo have sex.Rate it:

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get under someone's skinTo make a memorable impression or have a strong effect on someone; to impact someone's feelings.Rate it:

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go in forTo have an interest in or approve of something.Rate it:

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history repeats itselfThings that have happened in the past will happen again.Rate it:

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like father, like sonA son will have traits similar to his father upon reaching adulthood.Rate it:

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omgTo start; never end conversation of the best conversation you ever had in your life .Rate it:

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reach for the starsTo have high hopes, to be ambitious.Rate it:

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same to youI wish to you what you have just wished to me.Rate it:

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still waters run deepA person with a calm appearance has, or may have, considerable inner emotion, character, or intellect.Rate it:

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swallow your pride!To accept that you have to do something that you think is embarrassing or that you think you are too good to do.Rate it:

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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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under no circumstancesnever ever, not for any reasonRate it:

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double upTo have a secondary use.Rate it:

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a Tinkers DamnDemeaning Words in Deprecating Ejaculation, to wit; "He'll Never Amount To A 'Tinker's Damn!"Rate it:

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deliver the message to garciaWhat we need is people who get the job done, no matter how. We don't want pickers who'll only learn if we use their preferred learning method. Have you read "A Message to Garcia" ? That's what we need today - young people who can deliver the message to Garcia.Rate it:

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play old harryBlenkiron and I have been moving in the best circles as skilled American engineers who are going to play Old Harry with the British on the Tigris. — John Buchan, "Greenmantle", 1916..Rate it:

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sleep aroundTo have numerous sexual partners.Rate it:

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