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a chain is only as strong as its weakest linkAn organization (especially a process or a business) is only as strong or powerful as its weakest person. A group of associates is only as strong as its laziest member.Rate it:

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a house divided against itself cannot standA group or organisation weakened by internal dissent will not remain united.Rate it:

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account forTo explain by relating circumstances; to show that some one, thing or members of a group are present or have been processed.Rate it:

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acting funnyActing 'funny' means that a person is behaving differently towards you or a group of people.Rate it:

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baker's dozenThirteen, a group of thirteen.Rate it:

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baker's half dozenSeven, a group of seven.Rate it:

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band togetherform a groupRate it:

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be in onTo be a party to a secret shared by a small group of people.Rate it:

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bell the catTo undertake a dangerous action in the service of a group.Rate it:

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belly-up to the barFriendly invitation to individual to 'join the group for libation and conversationRate it:

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best of the bunchThe best or most preferred person or item within a group.Rate it:

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big tentA group, philosophy, or social or political movement that encompasses or seeks to attract a broad range of members or constituents.Rate it:

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big tentPertaining to, representing, or advocating such a group, philosophy, or movement.Rate it:

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bigwigA person of importance to a group or organization.Rate it:

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birds of a feather flock togetner.all those of similar interests and objectives tend to congregate in the same group.Rate it:

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black manA (male) member of an ethnic group having dark pigmentation of the skin, typically of sub-Saharan African descent.Rate it:

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blow the whistleTo disclose information to the public or to appropriate authorities concerning the illegal or socially harmful actions of a person or group, especially a corporation or government agency.Rate it:

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box seatA seat among a group of seats in an enclosure, as at a theater or stadium.Rate it:

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bozo eruptionA remark-usually unscripted-by a politician or other public figure which is especially ill-considered and foolish, and which has negative repercussions for that individual and for his or her affiliated group.Rate it:

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break ranksTo publicly disagree with one's own group or organization.Rate it:

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break withTo cease having a positive connection with (a person, group, movement, etc).Rate it:

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bring inTo introduce a person or group of people to an organisation.Rate it:

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cheaper by the dozenThings are handled more efficiently as a group, rather than individually.Rate it:

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cherry pickingSelecting only the best from a group or other range of choices.Rate it:

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cherry-pickTo pick out the best, or most desirable items from a list or group, especially to obtain some advantage or to present something in the best possible light.Rate it:

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circular firing squadA political party or other group experiencing considerable disarray because the members are engaging in internal disputes and mutual recrimination.Rate it:

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come inTo join or enter; to begin playing with a group.Rate it:

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come in from the coldTo gain widespread acceptance in a group or society, especially where there was not any before.Rate it:

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companyA group of individuals with a common purpose, as in a company of actors.Rate it:

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crowd-pleaserSomething that is pleasing to the majority of a group.Rate it:

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cry out againstTo complain strongly, usually as a group.Rate it:

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culture heroA mythical character or real person who is renowned as the exemplar of the values or achievements of a society, group, or time period.Rate it:

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dance/march to the tune ofGet In Step!, Get With It!, Join The Group!Rate it:

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decimal dozenten, a group of tenRate it:

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developmentsA group of building complexes or apartments. Often used for low income housing.Rate it:

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die offTo become extinct (if a group of plants, animals, or people dies off, all of that group dies over a period of time).Rate it:

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do a giga group of people performing the same dance movement to celebrate their success or achievement.Rate it:

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dog in the huntLiterally, ownership of one of several canines participating in the group pursuit of game or fowl.Rate it:

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don't shit where you eatOne should not cause trouble in a place, group, or situation in which one regularly finds oneself.Rate it:

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engine roomThe source of power in a team or other group.Rate it:

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esprit de corpsA shared spirit of comradeship, enthusiasm, and devotion to a cause among the members of a group, for example of a military unit.Rate it:

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every man jackAll the members of a group with no exceptions.Rate it:

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fall in withTo join a group of people.Rate it:

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final cutA group, after a selection process getting rid of other candidates.Rate it:

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first among equalsA person or position that if formally equivalent to others in a group, but is superior in some attribute.Rate it:

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fit intoTo be of similar cultural or social status as the members of a group of people.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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flowerThe best examples or representatives of a group.Rate it:

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flutter in the dovecoteA disturbance, usually one caused within a prescribed group of people.Rate it:

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fourth estateJournalism or journalists considered as a group; the Press.Rate it:

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