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the lady doth protest too much, methinksAlternative form of the lady doth protest too muchRate it:

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too muchTo a greater extent than is wanted or required; excessively.Rate it:

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too muchTo a sufficiently strong degree to prevent some other action from happening.Rate it:

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absence makes the heart grow fonderWhen someone or something is faraway, you realise how much you love (or miss) them or it.Rate it:

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ache forTo desire, or want something, or someone, very much.Rate it:

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as all get-outExtremely; to a superlative degree; very much.Rate it:

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as if there were no tomorrowto an excessive degree, desperately, very quickly or very muchRate it:

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as the next guyTo a reasonable degree; as much as a typical person or man.Rate it:

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lionA large cat, Panthera leo, native to Africa, India and formerly to much of Europe. The term may apply to the species as a whole, to individuals, or to male individuals. It also applies to related species like mountain lions.Rate it:

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make an exhibition of oneselfShe had far too much to drink and made an exhibition of herself by flirting with everyone.Rate it:

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no brainerSomething that supposedly doesn’t take much intellectual thought. Whoever says that something is a no brainer is usually the one with no brains.Rate it:

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raw dealA situation in which a person is taken advantage of or treated unfairly; a situation in which a person is led to expect something, but receives nothing or much less than expected.Rate it:

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square peg into a round hole(idiomatic) Something or someone that does not fit well or at all; something that will not succeed as attempted, except possibly with much force and effort.Rate it:

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run around withTo spend a lot of time with a person or group of people. Often used to talk about a person's group of friends that one does not like much.Rate it:

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go byTo pass, to go past, without much interaction.Rate it:

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hammer outTo come to an agreement after much arguing.Rate it:

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little pitchers have big earsSmall children often overhear more of what is said than adults realize or desire.1844, Charlotte M. Yonge, Abbeychurch, ch. 2:Seeing me listening to something she was saying to Mamma, she turned round upon me with that odious proverb, "Little pitchers have long ears."1939, "Bedtime Bedlam," Time, 17 Apr.:A caution to U. S. parents, but a joy to radio merchandising, is the dread truth that little pitchers have big ears.2002, Stephen King, On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft, ISBN 9780743455961, p. 185:I suppose he might say pushed or went woowoo, but took a shit is, I fear, very much in the ballpark (little pitchers have big ears, after all).Rate it:

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johned upTo write or say something that doesn't make much sense to other people; inside joke.Rate it:

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all talk and no actionSpeaking, promising, or boasting much, but doing littleRate it:

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bash outTo write something very quickly, without much thought.Rate it:

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esagerazioneMore than is reasonable; a bit too much.Rate it:

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get one's voice heardIt often requires much energy and persistence to get people to listen to your strongly held views.Rate it:

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veg outTo relax by not moving much.Rate it:

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one who hesitates is lostA person who spends too much time contemplating what to do may miss a valuable but fleeting opportunity.Rate it:

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a 'lotta baloney'Depression Expression judging a statement, assertion or a description as being much similar as slices of 'bologna':Rate it:

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a buon renderethank you very much; I owe you oneRate it:

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a good dealVery much; to a great extent; a lot; lots.Rate it:

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a great dealVery much; to a great extent; a lot; lots.Rate it:

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a lotMany things, much.Rate it:

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a lotvery much; a great deal; to a large extent.Rate it:

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against the grainUnwillingly, reluctantly. It went much against the grain with him, i.e. it was much against his inclination, or against his pluck.Rate it:

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all work and no play makes jack a dull boyToo much focus on one's career is often viewed unfavorably.Too much hard work and not enough leisure time can be unhealthy.Rate it:

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as the next girlTo a reasonable degree; as much as a typical person: especially, as much as a typical woman.Rate it:

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at a canterWithout much effort; easily.Rate it:

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bald as a billiard ballOne whom has lost much hair and prematurely bald.Rate it:

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bbiabBe back in a bit.Rate it:

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big mouthThe mouth of someone who talks too much, especially by making exaggerated claims or by inappropriately revealing information.Rate it:

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bigger fish to fryA much more pressing issue to attend to.Rate it:

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bite off more than one can chewTo try to do too much; to take on or attempt more than one is capable of doing.Rate it:

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break the bankTo buy something that costs to much.Rate it:

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c'est combienhow much is it?Rate it:

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cara de um, focinho de outromuch of a muchnessRate it:

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change upTo throw a pitch at a much slower than expected speed.Rate it:

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cheap as chipsVery cheap, not costing much.Rate it:

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chip awayTo reduce or weaken bit by bit.Rate it:

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cold comfortMuch less reassurance, consolation, aid, or pleasure than one needs or desires.Rate it:

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could go all dayOne has much to say about something, but chooses to say only a fraction of it.Rate it:

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cracked the whipMy former boss demanded much in the manner of results, production. In addition he worked us long hours without advance notice, without overtime, rather promised US time-off in the future.Rate it:

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cradle robberA person who marries or becomes romantically involved with someone who is much younger or who employs or otherwise engages a young person for a purpose inappropriate for his or her age.Rate it:

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crying shameIt's a crying shame that so much money has been wasted on this pointless political campaign.Rate it:

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