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knee-deep in the Big MuddyStuck in a predicament; mired in a difficult situation, especially one resulting from poor judgment or bad leadership.Rate it:

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knock on woodA self-directive to undertake the customary action to ward off bad luck.Rate it:

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lesser of two evilsThe more desirable of two bad alternatives.Rate it:

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life's a bitchAn expression of acceptance of misfortune.1950, Joy Davidman, Weeping Bay, page 184:She'd have been willing enough to use them, poor dead little bitch. Life's a bitch. Life's a bad joke.Rate it:

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like a bear with a sore headVery irritable; bad-tempered.Rate it:

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look on the bright sideto examine a situation, usually bad, from a positive perspectiveRate it:

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marry in haste, repent at leisureGetting married too soon will lead to a bad marriage.Rate it:

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misfortunes never come singlybad things or situations always come in groups, they never come in a single way.Rate it:

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mixed bagSomething tending to have both good and bad results or characteristics; something having a mixture of advantages and disadvantages.Rate it:

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mixed blessingSomething that has both good and bad features.Rate it:

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no hard feelings(I, etc.) hold no lingering anger or resentment toward (you, etc.); There's no bad blood between (us, etc.).Rate it:

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no news is good newsA lack of information about a situation suggests that nothing bad has happened.Rate it:

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no slouchPretty good; not bad.Rate it:

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nobody's perfectUsed when someone's mistakes or flaws are acknowledged, to remind that everyone else makes mistakes and has flaws1995, New York Magazine Vol. 28, No. 5, 30 January 1995, The de-moralization of society (Book Review)Hypocrisy, particularly in sexual matters, is excused on the grounds that hey, nobody's perfect, and at least folks back then felt bad enough to lie.2000, Madonna, Nobody's PerfectI feel so sad. What I did wasn't right. I feel so bad and I must say to you: Sorry, but nobody's perfect. Nobody's perfect. What did you expect? I'm doing my bestRate it:

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nose out of jointAn emotional state where someone is in a bad mood because he/she has been offended by or taken exception (objected) to some action.Rate it:

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not as black as one is paintednot as bad as one is said to beRate it:

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nothing to sneeze atNot bad; decent; acceptable; worthwhile.Rate it:

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oh wellAn expression of mild disappointment or resignation; too bad; pity.Rate it:

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oh, wellAn expression of disappointment or resignation; too bad; pity.Rate it:

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one of those daysA bad day.Rate it:

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out of the frying pan, into the fireFrom an already bad situation to a worse one.Rate it:

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piece of shitA bad thing; an object of poor quality.Rate it:

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prevention is better than cureit is better to prevent the creation of a bad thing, than to destroy it.Rate it:

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reap what one sowsTo receive as a reward or harvest in the same measure as one's exertions, in a good or a bad sense. To receive justice.Rate it:

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shape upTo improve; to correct one's bad habits or behavior.Rate it:

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shit happensBad things happen, and there is nothing we can do about it.Rate it:

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snatch defeat from the jaws of victoryTo suddenly lose a contest one seemed very likely to win, especially through mistakes or bad judgment.Rate it:

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so soneither good nor badRate it:

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so sonot badRate it:

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take the biscuitTo be particularly bad, objectionable, or egregious.Rate it:

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take the cakeTo be particularly bad, objectionable, or egregious.Rate it:

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the fish rots from the headBad leaders damage an organization.Rate it:

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thick and thinBoth good and bad times.Rate it:

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think of englandTo tolerate or endure bad sex. Used in conjunction with "I just lie on my back and.." "I just go through the motions and..." etc.Rate it:

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this too shall passNothing, good or bad, lasts forever. Used to indicate that a current situation or event, no matter how wonderful or horrible it is, will not last forever.Rate it:

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to hell in a handbasketTo a bad state of affairs quickly.Rate it:

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touch woodTo make contact with wood to avert bad luck, in accordance with a folk practice.Rate it:

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touch woodHopefully; said while touching something wooden, to avert superstitious bad luck from what has just been said.Rate it:

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tough cookiesToo bad (for you); the outcome one desires is not likely to evolve, due to active intervention by the speaker.Rate it:

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tough luckBad luck.Rate it:

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tough tittiesToo bad (for you); the outcome one desires is not likely to evolve, due to active intervention by the speaker.Rate it:

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tough tittyToo bad (for you); the outcome one desires is not likely to evolve, due to active intervention by the speaker.Rate it:

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tough toodlesToo bad (for you); the outcome one desires is not likely to evolve, due to active intervention by the speaker.Rate it:

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tough tuchusToo bad (for you); the outcome one desires is not likely to evolve, due to active intervention by the speaker.Rate it:

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turn over a new leafTo engage in self-improvement; to begin a good habit or shed a bad habit.Rate it:

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turn the air blueTo speak a stream of bad language; to curse and swear.Rate it:

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wash outTo cancel due to bad weather.Rate it:

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wet the bedTo go bad, to fail (said of machines; a euphemism for shit the bed).Rate it:

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what goes around comes aroundThe status eventually returns to its original value after completing some sort of cycle.A person's actions, whether good or bad, will often have consequences for that person.Rate it:

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willful ignoranceA bad faith decision to avoid becoming informed about something so as to avoid having to make undesirable decisions that such information might prompt. It may also be shown as for a person to have no clue in a decision but still goes ahead in their decision.Rate it:

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