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a dime's worthAn insignificant amount.Rate it:

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a good dealA large amount; a lot.Rate it:

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a hair's breadthA very small distance or amountRate it:

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a hundred and ten percentThe exertion of more than seems possible, hence 110%, not 100%, the usual maximum amount possible.Rate it:

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a lotA large amount.Rate it:

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a Tinkers DamnDemeaning Words in Deprecating Ejaculation, to wit; "He'll Never Amount To A 'Tinker's Damn!"Rate it:

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add upTo accumulate; to amount to.Rate it:

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angle of attackThe angle between the chord line of an airfoil and the airflow over it; one of the determiners of the amount of lift produced by an airfoil.Rate it:

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bank nightAn event where patrons are enticed to buy entry tickets into some venue, for example a movie theater, with the anticipation that they will be entered into a drawing to win an amount of money if their ticket is drawn and they are on-site at the time of the winning.Rate it:

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bottom lineThe final balance; the amount of money or profit left after everything has been tallied.Rate it:

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chip inTo put into the pot the amount of chips or money required to continue.Rate it:

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chump changeAn amount of remuneration, reward, or other monetary recompense considered to be insultingly small.Rate it:

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clean upTo make a large profit; to win by a large margin, or to win a large amount, especially in gambling. Also clean house.Rate it:

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clock upTo accumulate a large amount of time.Rate it:

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come toTo total; to amount to.Rate it:

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cut downTo reduce the amount of something.Rate it:

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damn with faint praiseTo provide praise that is so minimal or inconsequential as to actually amount to criticism.Rate it:

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dime's worthAn insignificant amountRate it:

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double upTo double the quantity, amount or duration of something.Rate it:

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drink from a firehoseTo take a small amount from an enormous, hard-to-manage quantity.Rate it:

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dripTo put a small amount of a liquid on something, drop by drop.Rate it:

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eat like a horseto consume a large amount of foodRate it:

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enough is as good as a feastJust the right amount is as good as more than enough: there is no value in excess.Rate it:

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face valueThe amount or value listed on a bill, note, stamp, etc.; the stated value or amount.Rate it:

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feather one's nestTo achieve benefits, especially financial ones, by taking advantage of the opportunities with which one is presented; to amass a comfortable amount of personal wealth.Rate it:

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full whackThe whole amount.Rate 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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get stuck inTo dedicate a large amount of effort towards.Rate it:

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give or takeApproximately; plus or minus some unknown amount.Rate it:

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go a long wayTo be adequate or helpful for a significant amount of time.Rate it:

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go by the boardTo be superseded, rejected, or obliterated; to pass by with little consequence; to amount to nothing.Rate it:

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grease paymentA bribe or extorted money, usually relatively small in amount, provided to a low-level government official or business person, in order to expedite a business decision, shipment, or other transaction, especially in a country where such payments are not unusual.Rate it:

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great dealA large number or amount.Rate it:

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gym bunnyA person who spends a large amount of time working out at a gym and who may be obsessed with improving his or her physique. Often said of a gay man, but also said of women and heterosexual men.Rate it:

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hard nut to crackAn amount that is difficult to finance.Rate it:

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head of steamAmount of energy.Rate it:

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hold one's liquorTo be resistant to intoxication or to show few signs of intoxication, even after consuming a significant amount of alcohol.Rate it:

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huckleberryA small amount, as in the phrase huckleberry above a persimmon.Rate it:

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hustle and bustleA large amount of activity and work, usually in a noisy surrounding.Rate it:

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justice delayed is justice deniedIf a wrong is not corrected within a reasonable amount of time, it is as though the wrong were not corrected at all.Rate it:

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lead timeThe amount of time between the initiation of some process and its completion, e.g. the time required to manufacture or procure a product; the time required before something can be provided or delivered.Rate it:

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lubrication paymentA bribe or extorted money, usually relatively small in amount, provided to a low-level government official or business person, in order to expedite a business decision, shipment, or other transaction, especially in a country where such payments are not unusual.Rate it:

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mad moneyA sum of money, often relatively small in amount, kept in reserve to use for impulsive, frivolous purposes.Rate it:

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make a killingTo win or earn a large amount of money.Rate it:

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many a mickle makes a muckle(UK) a lot of small amounts together, become a large amount.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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not a zackNo amount of money; no money at all.Rate it:

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nothing flatAmount of time; no time at all.Rate it:

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nugget of truthA small amount of truth in a generally untrue statement.Rate it:

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one's socks offWith a large amount of effort or intensity.Rate it:

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