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cut the mustardTo suffice; to be good or effective enough.Rate it:

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devil's luckastounding good luck.Rate it:

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don't let the bedbugs biteUsed to wish a person a good night's sleep.Rate it:

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eagle eyegood eyesightRate it:

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eagle eyeSomeone with good eyesightRate it:

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embarrassment of richesAn abundance or overabundance of something; too much of a good thing.Rate it:

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fair to middlingOnly tolerably good.Rate it:

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fine feathers make fine birdsSomething that appears beautiful or good is by definition beautiful or good.Rate it:

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fit as a Mallee bullto be in good physical health. The Mallee is a major region for Australia's beef production in western Victoria.Rate it:

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flying startAn especially good start.Rate it:

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forewarned is forearmedAdvance awareness of a situation, especially a risky one, prepares one to deal with it.1863, Charles Reade, Hard Cash, ch. 4:[W]hatever a young gentleman of that age says to you, he says to many other ladies; but your experience is not equal to your sense; so profit by mine . . . forewarned is forearmed.1885, G. A. Henty, Saint George for England, ch. 4:Sometimes, they say, it is wiser to remain in ignorance; at other times forewarned is forearmed.circa 1903, Lucy Maud Montgomery, "Why Mr. Cropper Changed His Mind":"Well, Miss Maxwell, I think it only fair to tell you that you may have trouble with those boys when they do come. Forewarned is forearmed, you know."Rate it:

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four-leaf cloverA bringer of good luck.Rate it:

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get on like a house on fireTo immediately start a good relationship with someoneRate it:

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get one's money's worthIn a transaction, to receive a good or service which is considered to be of a value equal to or greater than the amount of money expended.Rate it:

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glad tidingsgood newsRate it:

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gut factorFeelings about what feels right or wrong, good or bad. An inner persuasion that one may feel convinced is the appropriate decision.Rate it:

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halfway decentGood - better than expected.Rate it:

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handsome is as handsome doesA person's good actions, rather than his outward appeal, define his handsomeness in the eyes of others.Rate it:

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happy landingsAn expression of good-luck, safe travel in any conveyance, Have success in your career or business venture.Rate it:

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have a screamTo have a good time, to have a blast.Rate it:

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have an eye forTo have good taste; to have the ability to discriminate or identify quality.Rate it:

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have it madeTo have accomplished all there is to do; to have no further work or difficulty; to have achieved a lifestyle characterized by good fortune and comfort.Rate it:

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have one's heart in the right placeTo have good intentions.Rate it:

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healthy as a horseIf you're as healthy as a horse, you're strong and in a very good health condition.Rate it:

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heavy hitterA player with a favorable batting average who is especially good at hitting the ball deep into the outfield or farther.Rate it:

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hit outTo perform by good luck.Rate it:

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hit the bulls eyeRemarkably accurate, Good shot, right on the mark.Rate it:

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hot cross bunsgood friday cakesRate it:

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hot handA sustained period of luck or success, a streak of good luckRate it:

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ifs, ands, or butsModifications, limitations, or addenda; qualifications of any kind; speculations about whether a particular idea or enterprise is good.Rate it:

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in shapeIn a good state of physical fitness or bodily appearance.Rate it:

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in shapeIn good condition, repair; in a good state.Rate it:

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in the pinkIn very good health.Rate it:

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in the wrong place at the wrong timeDescribing actions or activities that the speaker considers inappropriate, misdirected, or unlikely to yield good results.Rate it:

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it pays to advertiseGood qualities do not get rewarded automatically.Rate it:

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it's an ill windAlternative form of it's an ill wind that blows nobody any good.Rate it:

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juicyUsed in reference to describing a young man who appears attractive, handsome, good-lookingRate it:

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kick buttTo be impressive; to be decisively good or pleasant.Rate it:

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kiss of deathSomething that may seem good and favourable but that actually brings ruin to hopes, plans, etc.Rate it:

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like a million bucksExtremely good or well.Rate it:

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like a million dollarsExtremely good or well.Rate it:

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luck inTo experience good luck; to be fortunate or lucky.Rate it:

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lucky devilsomeone with astounding good luck.Rate it:

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lucky dogsomeone with astounding good luck.Rate it:

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make a profitearn money from good done jobRate it:

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make it up toto pay back, to return someone a previous good deed.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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man upTo "be a man about it"; to do the things a good man is traditionally expected to do, such as: taking responsibility for the consequences of one's actions; displaying bravery or toughness in the face of adversity; providing for one's family, etc.Rate it:

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Mary Celestea ship found empty of all people, in good condition, seemingly abandoned on the high seasRate it:

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mixed bagSomething tending to have both good and bad results or characteristics; something having a mixture of advantages and disadvantages.Rate it:

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