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mixed blessingSomething that has both good and bad features.Rate it:

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money's worthA good or service which is considered to be of a value equal to or greater than the amount of money expended for it.Rate it:

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music to one's earSome unexpected good news; a favorable outcome after some initial confusion or delay.Rate it:

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music to someone's earsSome good news; a spoken expression or a sound which is pleasing; a welcome remark or information.Rate it:

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no slouchPretty good; not bad.Rate it:

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not all it's cracked up to beNot as good as claimed; falling short of expectations.Rate it:

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not badReasonably good.Rate it:

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not half badPretty good; okay; decent.Rate it:

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nothing to write home aboutNot exceptional; not noteworthy or especially good.Rate it:

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on a rollHaving a streak of good luck or good progress or success.Rate it:

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on fireAchieving good results at a rapid rate.Rate it:

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on the side of the angelsFighting for or supporting that which is good, just, or benevolent.Rate it:

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on the streetWithout a home; without the means to afford good shelter.Rate it:

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open a can of whoop assA good-humored threat of physical harm.Rate it:

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paint 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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peachy keenExtremely good, exactly right; all right. Often used in the negative or with an ironic or sarcastic connotation to mean the opposite.Rate it:

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personal capitalGood reputation, credibility, or influence.Rate it:

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play hookyTo miss school, work, or other duties without permission or an excuse.Rate it:

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play with fireCommit one's self to do something extraordinary, dangerous, illegal, actions taken, lacking good judgement.Rate it:

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power chordA chord or combination of notes used in rock music and typically selected to sound good at high volume and high levels of distortion. Power chords make extensive use of intervals such as open fourths and fifths.Rate it:

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price is rightThe cost of a thing is reasonable and of good value.Rate it:

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put out of one's miseryTo end or destroy something for the good of the individuals involved in it.Rate it:

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reach an early graveTo resign near the start for good.Rate it:

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reap what one sowsTo receive as a reward or harvest in the same measure as one's exertions, in a good or a bad sense. To receive justice.Rate it:

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ride one's luckTo avoid failure only by good fortune.Rate it:

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right as rainVery good; healthy.Rate it:

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rough and readyCrude or unpolished, but still fit for use; good enough.Rate it:

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second stringNot as good; of a lower quality or condition.Rate it:

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selling pointThe property or characteristic of a good that most attracts purchasers.Rate it:

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she is appleThis is used to register that everything is in good there is no need to be ill-at-easyRate it:

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short of a lengthOf a ball that pitches short of a good length; a ball that bounces closer to the bowler than the area of the pitch regarded as the best for dismissing or restricting the scoring of the batsman.Rate it:

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sin taxA government-imposed tax on a specific good, service, or activity which is legal but widely considered to be unwholesome or socially harmful, such as a tax on alcoholic beverages, tobacco products, or gambling.Rate it:

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skip a beatTo miss a beat.Rate it:

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snatch victory from the jaws of defeatTo suddenly win a contest when it appears that loss is a foregone conclusion, to succeed in an endeavor through reversal of fortune, skill, effort, or good judgment.Rate it:

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so soneither good nor badRate it:

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spare the rod and spoil the childIf one does not discipline a child, he or she will never learn obedience and good manners.Rate it:

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spoilt for choiceHaving such a selection of good choices, that deciding which one to pick is difficult.Rate it:

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supercalifragilisticexpialidociousextraordinarily good; wonderful.Rate it:

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sweet as a nutExtremely good.Rate it:

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sweet dreamsPhrase said to someone before they fall asleep, wishing them a good sleep.Rate it:

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sweetness and lightThat which is good, pure, pleasant, etc.Rate it:

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swing for the fencesTo act in a way that might generate a very good result, but which also has a large chance of failing.Rate it:

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take the cakeTo be especially good or outstanding.Rate it:

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the icing on the cakeSomething wonderful at the end of something good.Rate it:

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the way to a man's heart is through his stomachCooking for a man is a good way to win his affections.Rate it:

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thick and thinBoth good and bad times.Rate it:

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think the world ofTo have a good opinion; to esteem; to admire.Rate it:

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this too shall passNothing, good or bad, lasts forever. Used to indicate that a current situation or event, no matter how wonderful or horrible it is, will not last forever.Rate it:

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timing is everythingConsideration of other events can greatly influence some desired outcome (such as an audience laughing to a comedian's joke).Telling the old joke about a butt-crack was not a good idea, just as the plumber arrived, Bob.You know what they say: "timing is everything." I'm sure we can find another plumber before the house floods.Rate it:

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to die forVery good; exquisite; excellent; particularly desirable.Rate it:

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