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deliver the message to garcia...grasp the demands and exactions of business life. He learns that the main thing to do is to "deliver the message to Garcia"....Rate it:

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deux avis valent mieux qu'untwo heads are better than oneRate it:

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dickyAn insignificant sound or thing; dicky-bird.Rate it:

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dicky-birdAn insignificant sound or thing.Rate it:

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dicky-birdA insignificant sound or thing.Rate it:

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different as chalk and cheeseTwo things which are superficially alike but very different in substance.Rate it:

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dog in the huntThis is often used erroneously to indicate that one has no stake in the outcome. As such this is a bastardization of two Southern idioms: "no dog in the fight," and "that dog won't hunt." (The latter indicates something is a bad idea or prone to fail.) Use of the phrase "no dog in the hunt" when one wishes to indicate they have no "dog in the fight" will generate funny glances from any Southerners who overhear it.Rate it:

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don't put all your eggs in one basketDon't dedicate all your resources into one thing.Rate it:

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dos cabezas piensan mejor que unatwo heads are better than oneRate it:

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dos cervezas, por favortwo beers pleaseRate it:

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dot or featherUsed to inquire as to the difference between the two possibilities of the word Indian, namely Native American or Asian sub-continentRate it:

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double bookedOf a single resource, reserved for two different users at the same time.Rate it:

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double dutchA game of jump rope with two ropes and frequently two jumpers.Rate it:

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double entendreA phrase that has two meanings, especially where one is innocent and literal, the other risqué, bawdy, or ironic; an innuendo..Rate it:

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double tapA tactical shooting technique of pulling the trigger of a weapon twice in quick succession to deliver two shots to the same target zone.Rate it:

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double whammya twofold blow or setback; a series of two events that cause adverse effectsRate it:

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double-tonguedSaying one thing to one person and something different to another; double talking; deceitful in speech.Rate it:

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draw a line in the sandTo create a real or artificial boundary or distinction between (two places, people or things).Rate it:

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drinking ageA two and an ace as a starting hand in Texas hold 'emRate it:

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duas cabeças pensam melhor do que umatwo heads are better than oneRate it:

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due teste sono meglio di unatwo heads are better than oneRate it:

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é quethe thing isRate it:

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ebony and ivoryTwo different things coexisting in harmonyRate 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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eternal triangleA relationship involving three persons (usually two women and one man or two men and one woman) among whom there are conflicting and competing attachments of a romantic or emotional nature.Rate it:

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every time one fartsEvery time one does any small thing.Rate it:

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everything happens for a reasonAll events are purposeful.Everything happens for a reason, so there is no such thing as failure. Mary-Kate OlsenPeople like to say "everything happens for a reason." If you repeat that in your head long enough that starts to sound like "anything can happen with a razor." Laura KightlingerI believe that everything happens for a reason, but I think it's important to seek out that reason - that's how we learn. Drew BarrymoreRate it:

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eye catchingTwo words which may have evolved from the marketing and advertising entities, The phrase says and sees it all, appeals only to the sighted.Rate it:

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eye sexA lustful or sexually-charged glance exchanged between two people.Rate it:

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eye-openerAn alcoholic beverage consumed first thing in the morning.Rate it:

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face offThe starting point, in a match of ice hockey. Two players face each other, for snatching the puck.Rate it:

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false alarmA thing or occurrence which initially causes fear, distress, etc. but which is subsequently recognized as being no cause for concern.Rate it:

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false alarmA person who pretends to be more accomplished or a thing that seems to be of higher quality than is later found to be the case.Rate it:

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first loveThe thing, place, or activity of which one is fondest; one's most fundamental interest or attachment.Rate it:

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fit outTo provide a thing, a group, a person or oneself with requisites; to kit out.Rate it:

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for a startfor one thing; as one rebutting factor among manyRate it:

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fork offto diverge into two or more separate paths.Rate it:

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full-blownThe Whole Enchilada, 'Whole Thing', 'Fully Explained', 'Whole StoryRate it:

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German virginThe name of a poker hand in the game of Texas hold 'em, when a player is dealt two nine cards.Rate it:

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German wheelAn apparatus made up of two large, usually steel rings joined together by a set of parallel steel bars.Rate it:

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get thisUsed to emphasize or call attention to the next thing that is said.Rate it:

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give backTo return, restore (a thing to its original owner or location etc.).Rate it:

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go deepTo be a remarkable characteristic of a person or thing.Rate it:

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go for brokeTo try everything possible or do last thing possible in a final attempt.Rate it:

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go halvesTo divide equally between two parties.Rate it:

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go hand in handOf two things, to be closely related or to go together well; see hand in hand.Rate it:

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go round in circlesTo repeatedly do the same thing; without making any progress.Rate it:

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go the way of the dodoTo go extinct or become obsolete; to fall out of common use or practice; to go out of the firsthand market; to become a thing of the past.Rate it:

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go togetherOf two people, to be in a relationshipRate it:

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go togetherOf two people, to accompany each other (e.g. to an event).Rate it:

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