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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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treat like dirtto treat someone badly, especially with disrespect or contemptRate it:

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

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what are you likeExpressing mock despair at somebody's outrageous behaviour.Rate it:

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what kind of music do you likewhat kind of music do you like?Rate it:

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what would you likeUsed to ask the interlocutor what they would like to order, to buy or have a look at.Rate it:

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with friends like these who needs enemiesAn expression indicating that one's close associates prove more adversarial than one's opponents.Rate it:

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with friends like those who needs enemiesAlternative form of with friends like these who needs enemies?Rate it:

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work like a dreamTo function very efficiently and effectively, with few or no problems.Rate 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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drugstore cowboyDresses like a cowboy to show off at the drugstore; looks like a cowboy, but ain't.Rate it:

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lionA large cat, Panthera leo, native to Africa, India and formerly to much of Europe. The term may apply to the species as a whole, to individuals, or to male individuals. It also applies to related species like mountain lions.Rate it:

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yank offTo remove something, like a piece of cloth or bread, by tearing it with one quick strong pull.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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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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mad with angerbecome angry like an animalRate 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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ear tunnelA piece of jewelry that fits into a stretched earlobe hole and makes it seem like a peephole and makes it see-through.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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walk it offTo deal with an negative emotional event without complaint; to take it like a man.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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under glassIn a glass case, like an item in a museum.Rate it:

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white on riceA descriptive analogy of closeness. See like white on rice.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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AWALTInitialism of All Women Are Like ThatRate 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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böhmische Dörferdouble Dutch, all Greek, like a foreign languageRate it:

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border onTo be almost like some other thing.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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