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Homer nodsEven a great person makes mistakes.Rate it:

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household nameA brand name that is well known to the great majority of households.Rate it:

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hullabaloosomething that seems to be of great importance or a big deal that is perhaps unnecessary.Rate it:

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I never didAn exclamation of great surprise.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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if you can't take 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 no uncertain termsWith great clarity, emphasis, or exactness; without any ambiguity.Rate it:

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in one hell of a hurryIn a very great hurry; very fast or hastily.Rate it:

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King Shit of Turd IslandA person with pretensions of great importance.Rate it:

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let flyTo kick or hit a projectile with great force.Rate it:

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let someone have itTo attack someone with great force.Rate it:

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life is just a bowl of cherriesEverything in life is going great... or just the oppositeRate it:

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lightning in a bottleGreat, unlikely, fleeting success, particularly entrepreneurial or media.Rate it:

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like crazyTo a great or excessive degree; with great speed, output, enthusiasm, etc.Rate it:

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link whoreSomeone who goes to great lengths to get other people to link to his/her website or blog.Rate it:

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long shotSomething unlikely; something that has little chance of happening or working. The term arose from the accuracy of early ship guns, which were effective only at close range and unlikely to hit the mark at any great distance.Rate it:

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luck outTo experience great luck; to be extremely fortunate or lucky.Rate it:

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make out like a banditTo profit greatly; to get an excessively good deal.Rate it:

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mean the world toTo be loved or cared about a great deal by.Rate it:

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no biggieNot a big deal, not something to worry about.Rate it:

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no mean featA laudable triumph of great difficulty.Rate it:

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not touch something with a ten foot poleAmbrose Bierce , The Fiend's Delight In conclusion, his respect for letter-writing ladies is so great that he would not touch one of them with a ten-foot pole.Rate it:

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offer upto provide (something great)Rate it:

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old mastersgreat paintersRate it:

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ontogeny recapitulates phylogeny(biology, social sciences, art, philosophy) The physical, cultural, moral, or intellectual development of each individual passes through stages similar to the developmental stages of that individual's species, society, or civilization.1905, J. A. Harris, "The Importance of Investigations of Seedling Stages," Science, New Series, vol. 22, no. 554, p. 186:With reference to seedling stages the statement that ontogeny recapitulates phylogeny must be made with great reserve.1961, M. E. Wolfgang, "Pioneers in Criminology: Cesare Lombroso (1835-1909)," The Journal of Criminal Law, Criminology, and Police Science, vol. 52, no. 4, p. 367:Haeckel maintained that ontogeny recapitulates phylogeny, and this idea was incorporated by Lombroso into his parallelism between the criminal and the child.2002, B. S. Jackson, "Models in Legal History: The Case of Biblical Law," Journal of Law and Religion, vol. 18, no. 1, p. 11:For even if we accept that "ontogeny recapitulates phylogeny," those responsible for the drafting of ancient legal documents were not children, and are hardly to be endowed with some form of infantile mentality.Rate it:

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patience of jobAn great amount of patience.Rate it:

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pick apartTo review or analyse in great detail(idiomatic, transitive) To criticise (especially small details).Rate it:

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political footballOngoing unproductive wrangling or posturing between political factions, resulting in failure to deal with an issue or problem in a decisive or appropriate way.Rate it:

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power behind the throneSomeone who appears to be without special status, but who has great covert influence on a person in authority.Rate it:

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put awayTo eat a great deal.Rate it:

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put it thereafter a discussion of barter etc the 'seller' offers his hand to shake on the deal (particularly in the US)Rate it:

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raise hellTo cause a great disturbance.Rate it:

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rebajasThis word is used a great deal in shop windows in Tenerife -- it means discounts in SpanishRate it:

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reckon withTo deal with.Rate it:

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road to damascusA road to Damascus moment, or change, is an important point in someone's life where a great change, or reversal, of ideas or beliefs occurs.Rate it:

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robber baronEspecially in the 19th-century and early 20th-century, a business tycoon who had great wealth and influence but whose methods were morally questionable.Rate it:

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run circles aroundTo outperform by a great margin.Rate it:

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set the thames on fireTo achieve something amazing; to do something which brings great public acclaim.Rate it:

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shake on itTo agree; to close a deal.Rate it:

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shell outTo pay money; especially, to pay a great deal of money.Rate it:

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shoot the moonTo attain great heights, a high value, or a numerically high measurement.Rate it:

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shoot the moonTo take a risk which may result in great rewards; to succeed after taking such a risk.Rate it:

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short leashForcing one to function within a strict set of rules, or under great scrutiny or oversight.Rate it:

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silver bulletAny straightforward solution perceived to have great effectiveness or bring miraculous results.Rate it:

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sleeping giantSomeone or something with great, latent strength.Rate it:

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smurfyGreat or excellent.Rate it:

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steely-nervedHaving a hard, strong, and determined mindset / mentality. Very steady nerves; great patience and courage.Rate it:

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stickhandleTo deal capably and swiftly with a situation, especially in a manner which deflects potential problems.Rate it:

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stop at nothingTo take any measures to do or achieve something, especially if it involves great risk or danger; to do everything in one's power.Rate it:

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swear on a stack of biblesTo make a promise or give one's assurance with great conviction.Rate it:

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