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in for a dime, in for a dollarAmericanised form of in for a penny, in for a pound.1983, Allen Drury, Decision, p. 356:In for a dime, in for a dollar, he thought crazily, and said what he had to say in a voice he forced to stay level and calm.1998, Ellen Miller, Like Being Killed, p. 47:In for a dime, in for a dollar. I whispered to Gerry, Rate it:

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irish setterbreed of dogRate it:

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kids will be kidsYou cannot expect children to act like adults.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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lucky dipSeptember 2005, BBC News - Dome sale 'was like a lucky dip'.Rate it:

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lump itTo endure, accept, put up with a situation one does not like.Rate it:

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man-of-warA jellyfish-like marine cnidarian of the family Physaliidae, a Portuguese man-of-war or Pacific man-of-war.Rate it:

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mine arse on a bandboxAn answer to the offer of any thing inadequate to the purpose for which it is proffered, like offering a bandbox for a seat.Rate it:

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mint conditionUsed, but still like new, as if freshly minted.Rate it:

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moral compassAn inner sense which distinguishes what is right from what is wrong, functioning as a guide (like the needle of a compass) for morally appropriate behavior.Rate it:

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onion seedThe strong-flavored seed of black caraway or nigella, Nigella sativa, which is deep black with flat sides, like those of the onion.Rate it:

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over and outUsed to signal the end of a conversation, especially one conducted by CB radio or the like.Rate it:

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Peter Pan syndromeThe supposed psychological phenomenon of immaturity among some men and women, who, like the fictional character, remain childish and fail to assume appropriate adult social roles and responsibilities.Rate it:

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plum blossomThe blossom of the Prunus mume, the Japanese apricot or Chinese plum, a tree native to East Asia bearing an apricot-like fruit.Rate it:

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putting on airsAct like the master of.Rate it:

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rag baggerA sailboat, usually a cruising sailboats which tend to carry and store lots of supplies along the deck, or any sailboat that looks like a neglected vessel, or messy vessel.Rate it:

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reasonable personA fictional person used as a comparative legal standard to represent an average member of society and how he or she would behave or think, especially in determining negligence; sometimes formulated as "a person of ordinary prudence exercising due care in like circumstances."Rate it:

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rubber jungleIn a commercial passenger airliner, the dense, forest-like profusion of suspended tubes, straps, bags, and masks which results when large numbers of oxygen masks are deployed.Rate it:

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shroudThat which covers or shelters like a shroud.Rate it:

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shuffleA rhythm commonly used in blues music. Consists of a series of triplet notes with the middle note missing, so that it sounds like a long note followed by a short note. Sounds like a walker dragging one foot.Rate it:

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silver bulletA cocktail somewhat like a martini.Rate it:

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small reedA reed-like grass of the genus Calamagrostis.Rate it:

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smell the barnTo experience heightened anticipation or to act with renewed speed or energy as one approaches a destination, goal, or other desired outcome, like a livestock animal at day's end returning to its barn.Rate it:

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spannerA hand tool shaped like a small crank handle, for winding the spring of a wheel lock on a musket.Rate it:

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spick-and-spanClean, spotless; original sense "like new".Rate it:

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state of disrepairSomething in need of repair. Typically referring to a mechanical object or system (like a car or home) that has broken down or doesn't work anymore.Rate it:

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such asLike, of the kind mentioned.Rate it:

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sure enoughJust like one would expect.Rate it:

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talk the talkSpeak like an expert, claim to be knowledgeable about something.Rate it:

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the whole nine yardsAnd everything. Often used, like etc., to finish out a list.Rate it:

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there's no accounting for tastesDifferent people like different things The world would be incomplete if everyone were alike. Diversity is essential.Rate it:

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tickle the ivoriesI don't have as much time as I'd like, but I still enjoy tickling the ivories from time to time.Rate it:

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to give a person lineTo allow a person more or less liberty until it is convenient to stop or check him/her, like a hooked fish that swims away with the line.Rate it:

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turn-offA road where one turns off like a motorway exit.Rate it:

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under glassIn a glass case, like an item in a museum.Rate it:

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walk on waterTo be able to perform god-like or superhuman feats.Rate it:

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walk the walkAct competently, like an expert.Rate it:

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white on riceA descriptive analogy of closeness. See like white on rice.Rate it:

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wishful thinkingThe illusion that what one would like is actually true.Rate it:

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with one voiceIn a mutually agreeing or like-minded manner; concordantly.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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