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smokes like a chimneyA Heavy Smoker.Rate it:

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something likeapproximatelyRate it:

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spread like wildfireTo spread or disseminate rapidly or uncontrollably.Rate it:

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squeal like a stuck pigTo utter loud, high-pitched squeals.Rate it:

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squint like a bag of nailsTo squint very much, as though one's eyes were directed as many ways as the points of a bag of nails.Rate it:

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stick out like a sore thumbBe very noticeably different, especially in a negative way; to be particularly obtrusive, conspicuous, blatant, or prominent; to attract undue attention or notice.Rate it:

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sting like a beeto deliver a powerful punchRate it:

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stuffed like a turkeyEngorged from overeating.Rate it:

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swear like a sailorAlternative form of swear like a trooper.Rate it:

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swear like a trooperTo swear a lot; to utter many swear words.Rate it:

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sweat like a pigTo sweat profusely, to be perspiring lots of sweat.Rate it:

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swim like a bricknot able to swimRate it:

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swim like a fishTo be a very strong swimmer.Rate it:

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take it like a manTo respond to pain, hardship, adversity, or emotional distress in a collected, aggressive, and typical or stereotypical masculine manner, especially without question, crying, complaining, or becoming emotionalRate it:

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talk like an apothecaryTo use hard or gallipot words: from the assumed gravity and affectation of knowledge generally put on by the gentlemen of this profession, who are commonly as superficial in their learning as they are pedantic in their language.Rate it:

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taste like chickenComically describes the taste of unique food, deriving humour from the idea that many exotic meats, from squab to rattlesnake, can taste like ordinary chicken.Rate it:

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tell it like it isTo speak frankly, to convey all and only the truth of a situation.Rate it:

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there's no fool like an old foolAge does not bring wisdom.Rate it:

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there's no place like homeone feels the most comfortable at homeRate it:

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there's no time like the presentNow (i.e., the present time) is an appropriate time to take a particular action.Rate it:

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to sing like a canaryto squeal to the law on one's accomplicesRate it:

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walk like an EgyptianTo walk with one arm horizontally at the side, with arm bent at the elbow facing up, and the other arm horizontally at the side with arm bent at the elbow facing down.Rate it:

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watch like a hawkto observe (someone or something) closely and keenlyRate it:

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do unto others as you would have them do unto youOne should treat others as one would like others to treat oneself; an expression of the golden rule.Rate it:

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walk it offTo deal with an negative emotional event without complaint; to take it like a man.Rate it:

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mad with angerbecome angry like an animalRate it:

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run around withTo spend a lot of time with a person or group of people. Often used to talk about a person's group of friends that one does not like much.Rate it:

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bung upTo close an opening with a cork, cork like object or other improvised obstruction.Rate it:

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or somethingOr something like that. Used to indicate the possibility that previously mentioned word may not be exactly correct in its applicability.Rate it:

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put downTo place a baby somewhere to sleep.Rate it:

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tart upTo dress like a prostitute.Rate it:

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always be yourselfdon´t change the way you are. be you, be special. don´t be like othersRate it:

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cotton toTo like; approve of, accept, or tolerate.Rate it:

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cut upTo behave like a clown.Rate it:

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deer in the headlightsA mental state of high arousal caused by anxiety fear, panic, surpriseand/or confusion, or substance abuse. The behavioral signs are like a deer subjected to a car's headlights, such as widely opened eyes and a lack of motor reactions.Rate it:

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go offTo like less.Rate it:

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measure twice and cut once(literally, carpentry) One should double-check one's measurements for accuracy before cutting a piece of wood; otherwise it may be necessary to cut again, wasting time and material.1872, "Dressmaking," Hall's Journal of Health, vol. 19, no. 12, p. 280:Look at Carpenters! . . . In old times it was a proverb "Measure twice, and cut once."(figuratively, by extension) Plan and prepare in a careful, thorough manner before taking action.2008, Hilary Johnson, "Mergers rattle bank relations," Financial Week, 9 Nov. (retrieved 9 Nov. 2008):Mr. Paz noted that since the onset of the credit crisis, eBay, like other companies, hasnRate it:

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moral compassThe full range of virtues, vices, or actions which may affect others and which are available as choices (like the directions on the face of a compass) to a person, to a group, or to people in general.Rate it:

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rabbitCaught like a rabbit in the headlights.Rate it:

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wimp outTo behave like a wimp.Rate it:

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smack ofTo seem like; to appear or give an impression or feeling of; to arouse suspicion of.Rate it:

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share and share alikeFor members of a group, equal portions of or equal access to tangible or intangible goods, entitlements, or obligations-i.e., each person's share like each of the other shares.Rate it:

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yank outTo remove something like a nail, or a tooth with one quick strong pull.Rate it:

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all hat, no cattleDresses like a cowboy, but isn't really a cowboy; a "drugstore cowboy"Rate it:

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all the rageVery fashionable and popular, like a craze.Rate it:

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around the HornVia shipboard communications, formerly metal tubes with earhorn-like ends.Rate it:

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bio queenA biologically female performance artist who performs in female drag at drag shows, or acts like a drag queen. Essentially a woman pretending to be a man who is mimicking or parodying another woman.Rate it:

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blessed eventThe birth of a baby.Rate it:

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brickbatA piece of brick used as a weapon, especially if thrown, or placed in something like a sock and used as a club.Rate it:

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bring owls to athensPerhaps we have not been sufficiently aware that talking about access and its implications in Scandinavia is like bringing owls to Athens. — Herbert Burkert.Rate it:

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