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what's the good ofWhat is the purpose or advantage of.Rate it:

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your guess is as good as mineI don't knowRate it:

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flutter in the dovecoteI further argued that the principal cause for the political deadlock that persisted for thirty years after the guns fell silent was Israeli intransigence rather than Arab intransigence. The appearance of the first wave of revisionist studies excited a great deal of interest and controversy in the media and more than a flutter in the academic dovecote. — Israel Confronts Its Past.Rate it:

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forge aheadTo move forward quickly, or to make good progress with (especially a plan)Rate it:

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hunger is the best spiceWhen one is hungry, anything will taste good.Rate it:

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keep a close watch onTo pay careful attention to a situation or a thing, so that you can deal with any changes or problems.Rate it:

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make head or tail ofTo determine to be good or bad.Rate it:

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on boardIt's a good idea, but let's see if we can get a few more of the management team on board.Rate it:

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on its meritsConsidering only intrinsic good points and bad points, without prejudice or other considerations, such as procedural ones.Rate it:

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pay offyield good results; succeed.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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she would rip a dog off a gut wagonA gut wagon was a horse drawn wagon that was used for collecting butcher's scraps for further processing. The wagons were often followed by determined and persistent dogs intent on eating the contents of the wagon. It took a great deal of effort to keep these dogs away from or off the wagon. A person's appearance ugly or objectionable enough to discourage or scare the dogs from the gut wagon would be ugly indeed.Rate it:

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take away fromTo make something seem not so good or interesting.Rate it:

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walk it offTo deal with an negative emotional event without complaint; to take it like a man.Rate it:

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a bad workman always blames his toolsIt is not the tools we use which make us good, but rather how we employ them.Rate it:

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bang upHe’s doing a bang up good job..Rate it:

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every silver lining has a cloudEvery good situation has the potential to turn bad.2007, Diab A. Shetayh, Actuality : The Reality RequiemA great partnership isn't a self-maintaining entity. Perseverance and persistence make it thrive. For every silver lining has a cloud. Ignorance of this reality is not an option.Rate it:

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pack awayTo eat a great deal.Rate it:

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pie in the skyIt is an offer to give something good to someone, however there is nothing firm about it or it is unlikely to materialize.Rate it:

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a force to reckon withA competition or entity which is strong with experiences, trained personnel, good reputation, hundreds of successful projects.Rate it:

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fit as a lopIn good health, fitness.Rate it:

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jew downTo bargain or haggle with a seller in order to obtain a lower price for a good or service.Rate it:

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measure upTo meet expectations; to be as good as.Rate it:

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run awayTo leave home, or other place of residence, usually unannounced, or to make good on a threat, with such action usually performed by a child or juvenile.Rate it:

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suck it upTo put up with something; to deal with something, such as pain or misfortune, without complaining.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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potluckQuaint {American ?} social gathering, mayhaps hosted by an entity. Attendees bring 'dish to pass'; {Luck of Pot} 'Purpose'; Good Food, Goodwill, Good-Gab:Rate it:

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fit as a butcher's dogVery fit; in good shape.Rate it:

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in the right place at the right timeAt a location where something good is about to happen at just the time of its occurrence; lucky; fortunate; able to obtain a benefit due to circumstances, rather than due to merit.Rate it:

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nearly never bulled a cow(Irish) Near enough is not good enough.Rate it:

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

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alive and kickingHealthy; vital; in good health, particularly in opposition to unfavorable circumstances.Rate it:

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all it's cracked up to beAs good as claims or reputation would suggest.Rate it:

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all that glitters is not goldThings that appear valuable or worthwhile might not actually be so, things that look nice might not be as good as they look.Rate it:

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angel's advocateSomeone who sees what's good about an idea and supports it.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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as luck would have itAs it happened; how it turned out; by good fortune; fortunately or luckily.Rate it:

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as you sow, so shall you reapThe personal consequences of one's actions are in proportion to the good or bad intentions towards others.Rate it:

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be a manTo put up with something or take responsibility for it; to deal with something, such as pain or misfortune, without complaining.Rate it:

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better to light a single candle than to curse the darknessIn the face of bad times or hopelessness, it is more worthwhile to do some good, however small, in response than to complain about the situation.Rate it:

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beyond the paleDescribing behaviour that is considered to be outside the bounds of morality, good behaviour or judgement in civilised company.Rate it:

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BFDbig deal. (initialism for big fucking deal)Rate it:

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big guyA term of endearment, usually addressed toward an all-around good male person.Rate it:

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big wheelA person with a great deal of power or influence, especially a high-ranking person in an organization.Rate it:

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black magicMagic derived from evil forces, as distinct from good or benign forces; or magic performed with the intention of doing harm.Rate it:

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box oneself into a cornerTo create a predicament or problem for oneself; to do something that leaves one with no good alternatives. or solutions.Rate it:

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break a leggood luckRate it:

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bright shiny objectAn item that attracts a great deal of attention because of its superficial characteristics.Rate it:

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Brownie pointCredit or praise for good work or a good deed, often for the express purpose of currying favor.Rate it:

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bullyGood, Great, sonderful: British ejaculation!Rate it:

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