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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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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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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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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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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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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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can't get enoughTo greatly enjoy; to like a lotRate it:

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chestnutOf a deep reddish-brown colour, like that of a chestnut.Rate it:

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chrome hornThe front bumper of a car when used to bump another vehicle, usually to inform the driver of the other vehicle, that the first car would like to pass.Rate it:

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cotton-pickingAn intensifier, like "darn", used for emphasis or to signify that something is of little value.Rate it:

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dirty wordThe name of a topic that a person does not like to hear or discuss.Rate it:

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dog racismPaying large sum of money for "pedigree dogs", attaching great importance to the breed of a pet.Rate it:

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dog's lifeA life of indolence where the individual may do as he or she pleases, just like a pampered dog.Rate it:

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drop outPrematurely and voluntarily leave (school, a race, or the like).Rate it:

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dry powdercash (or cash-like securities) kept in reserve in case of need.Rate it:

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everything happens for a reasonAll events are purposeful.Everything happens for a reason, so there is no such thing as failure. Mary-Kate OlsenPeople like to say "everything happens for a reason." If you repeat that in your head long enough that starts to sound like "anything can happen with a razor." Laura KightlingerI believe that everything happens for a reason, but I think it's important to seek out that reason - that's how we learn. Drew BarrymoreRate it:

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