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go withTo correspond or fit well with.Rate it:

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god works in mysterious waysExpressing confidence that a conundrum has a solution despite it not being apparent.Expressing that a seemingly unfortunate or unfavourable situation or change may be beneficial later or in the long run.Person A: It seems that I'm about to be fired from my job.Person B: Well, God works in mysterious ways - maybe it'll be the kick you need to apply to university...Rate it:

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good for youwell doneRate it:

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good on youAn exclamation of encouragement or congratulation; well done.Rate it:

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good-heartedKind and well-intentioned.Rate it:

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hang togetherTo correspond or fit well.Rate it:

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hear the grass growTo hear very well due to being in an exceptionally quiet environment.Rate it:

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high cottonThe best of times; a time of well being.Rate it:

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high on the hogWell off; living comfortably or extravagantly.Rate it:

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hit one out of the ballparkTo hit a fair ball so well that the ball flies over all of the spectators' seats and lands outside the stadium.Rate it:

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hold downTo continue, to hold and to manage well.Rate it:

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household nameA brand name that is well known to the great majority of households.Rate it:

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household nameA very well-known public figure.Rate it:

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I'll be a monkey's uncle(often preceded by well) expressing complete surprise or disbeliefRate it:

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in additionAlso; as well; besides.Rate it:

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in someone's wheelhouseMatching a person's interests or abilities well.Rate it:

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it takes all kinds to make a worldDiversity is essential: the world would be incomplete if everyone were alike.He irons his clothes how?! That's crazy! Well, I guess it takes all kinds.Rate it:

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keep up appearancesTo pretend to be all right or that everything is going well.Rate it:

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kicking bootsAbility to kick well.Rate it:

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know what is whatTo be experienced or well-informedRate it:

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less is moreThat which is less complicated is often better understood and more appreciated than what is more complicated; simplicity is preferable to complexity; brevity in communication is more effective than verbosity.1855, Robert Browning, "Men and Women":Well, less is more, Lucrezia: I am judged.1954, "'Less Is More'," Time, 14 Jun.:The essence of Mies's architectural philosophy is in his famous and sometimes derided phrase, "Less is more." This means, he says, having "the greatest effect with the least means."2007, Gia Kourlas, "Dance Review: An Ordered World Defined With Soothing Spareness," New York Times, 3 Mar. (retrieved 22 Oct. 2008):The program, which features two premieresRate it:

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like a million bucksExtremely good or well.Rate it:

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like a million dollarsExtremely good or well.Rate it:

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live on the edgeTo be caught in an economic or societal situation which one did not choose, which threatens one's well-being or life, and which causes distress.Rate it:

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made in the shadeIn a condition characterized by comfort, success, easy living, or general well-being.Rate it:

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off the hookPerforming extraordinarily well.Rate it:

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old chestnutA well-worn story.Rate it:

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on one's feetBeing well again after a bout of illness.Rate it:

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on the blinkFunctioning erratically, malfunctioning; not working or not working well. Usually refers to a mechanical or electronic device.Rate it:

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on trackOn a well-defined promotion path in an organisation, usually tenure.Rate it:

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public intellectualA well-known, intelligent, learned person whose written works and other social and cultural contributions are recognized not only by academic audiences and readers, but also by many members of society in general.Rate it:

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read me out!To understand a person very well.Rate it:

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rediscover fireTo relearn fundamental concepts, principles or practices that had been previously well known and widely practiced at a prior time in human society.Rate it:

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rip and roarReact With Violent Body Language As Well As Strong Verbal Rejection, "Booo!"Rate it:

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scandal sheetA tabloid newspaper containing gossip and sensational news stories pertaining especially to well-known people.Rate it:

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shittin in high cottonLiving well, often above one's meansRate it:

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shoo-inA candidate or contestant generally agreed upon as the presumptive winner; somebody who is well-liked or widely agreed upon.Rate it:

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sleep like a babyTo sleep very well, especially peacefullyRate it:

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so far so goodUp to this point, all is OK.Well, you've packed your bags for the holiday, bought your tickets, reserved the hotel and put the dog in kennels. So far so good, now let's get to Minorca without any troubles.Rate it:

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speak someone's languageTo talk about concerns, feelings, ideas, etc. which someone understands well and can relate to intimately.Rate it:

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square peg in a round holeSomething or someone that does not fit well or at all; something that will not succeed as attempted, except possibly with much force and effort, or alteration of either the peg or the hole or both beyond recognition.Rate it:

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take one's ball and go homeTo cease participating in an activity that has turned to one's disadvantage, especially out of spite, or in a way that prevents others from participating as well.Rate it:

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take something in strideTo cope with something without much effort; to accept or manage something well.Rate it:

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the good die youngWell-regarded people who are morally upright, kind, and beneficent tend to die at a younger age than do most people.Rate it:

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the rest is historyUsed to indicate that one does not need to give extra details about a story as it is too complicated or already well-known.Rate it:

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tight shipA well-organized and highly disciplined organization.Rate it:

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Tinker to Evers to ChanceA task accomplished quickly by well-executed teamwork; those involved in the teamworkRate it:

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today we are allAn expression indicating that the speaker empathizes with members of an identifiable group that was the subject of a disaster, and projects that others empathize as well.Rate it:

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tomorrow is another dayTomorrow will bring new opportunities and a fresh start for one's endeavors.1600, author unknown, "Phillidaes Love-call to her Coridon, and his replying" (song), in England's Helicon, printed at London by I.R. for John Flasket:Phil. Yonder comes my Mother, Coridon,whether shall I flie?Cor. Under yonder Beech my lovely one,while she passeth by.Say to her thy true-Love was not heere,remember, remember,to morrow is another day:1896, Amelia E. Barr, A Knight of the Nets, ch. 8:"Well, well, my dear lass, to-night we cannot work, but we may sleep. . . . Keep a still heart tonight, and tomorrow is another day."1936, Margaret Mitchell, Gone with the Wind, ch. 63:"Tomorrow, I'll think of some way to get him back. After all, tomorrow is another day."2005, Fran Schumer, "JERSEY: In Princeton, Taking On Harvard's Fuss About Women," New York Times, 19 June (retrieved 18 Aug. 2009):"Half of me is depressedRate it:

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trick outTo trick out; to mod or customize an object, typically for the purpose of both personalization as well as enhancing the object's performance capabilities and more particularly for the purpose of performing stunts with that object.Rate it:

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