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house of cardsA structure made by laying cards perpendicularly on top of each other.Rate it:

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lie toTo have the sails arranged so as to counteract each other.Rate it:

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like two peas in a podvery similar; a couple made for each otherRate it:

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make beautiful music togetherTo have a great romantic relationship with each other.Rate it:

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market dayThe day of the week in which a market is held in some particular location.Rate it:

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match made in heavenA marriage that is likely to be happy and successful because the two people are very compatible with each other.Rate it:

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match made in hellA marriage that is likely to be unhappy or abusive and unsuccessful because the two people are very incompatible with each other.Rate it:

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morning personA person whose who wakes up without difficulty early each morning and who is alert and active during the first part of the day.Rate it:

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never the twain shall meetUsed to emphasize that two subjects are so different that they cannot coexist or agree with each other.Rate it:

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oil and waterTwo things which are incapable of mixing or coexisting harmoniously with each other.Rate it:

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one and allEach one.Rate it:

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one anothereach otherRate it:

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one for all, all for oneEach individual should act for the benefit of the group, and the group should act for the benefit of each individual.Rate it:

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one step at a timeSlowly and carefully, ensuring that each action has been completed successfully before taking the next.Rate it:

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one thousandUsed in a common chronometric counting scheme, in which each iteration is sequentially numbered and supposed to be approximately one second in length.Rate it:

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ontogeny recapitulates phylogeny(biology, social sciences, art, philosophy) The physical, cultural, moral, or intellectual development of each individual passes through stages similar to the developmental stages of that individual's species, society, or civilization.1905, J. A. Harris, "The Importance of Investigations of Seedling Stages," Science, New Series, vol. 22, no. 554, p. 186:With reference to seedling stages the statement that ontogeny recapitulates phylogeny must be made with great reserve.1961, M. E. Wolfgang, "Pioneers in Criminology: Cesare Lombroso (1835-1909)," The Journal of Criminal Law, Criminology, and Police Science, vol. 52, no. 4, p. 367:Haeckel maintained that ontogeny recapitulates phylogeny, and this idea was incorporated by Lombroso into his parallelism between the criminal and the child.2002, B. S. Jackson, "Models in Legal History: The Case of Biblical Law," Journal of Law and Religion, vol. 18, no. 1, p. 11:For even if we accept that "ontogeny recapitulates phylogeny," those responsible for the drafting of ancient legal documents were not children, and are hardly to be endowed with some form of infantile mentality.Rate it:

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phone tagA situation in which two individuals attempting to contact each other by telephone repeatedly do not get a live person and instead trade messages, such as by voice mail.Rate it:

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pileupa collection of Jumbled vehicles, piled atop each other as a result of any number of untoward, unsafe vehicle operation or environmental factors occurring on a roadway, street, freeway, railway:Rate it:

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put the cat among the pigeonsProfessor Stephen Hawking put the cat among the pigeons last week with his cheery remarks about comet Machholz-2, which some astronomers believe could be heading our way. — The Times, 19 September 1994.Rate it:

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Russian rouletteA deadly game in which a person loads a single bullet in the cylinder of a revolver, spins the cylinder so that the location of the bullet is unknown, points the weapon at his/her head, and pulls the trigger. In its most lethal form, played by multiple participants each of whom takes a turn until the weapon discharges.Rate it:

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see youUsed as a farewell, stating the next time the speaker and interlocutor will see each otherRate it:

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see you tomorrowUsed as a farewell, stating that the speaker and interlocutor will see each other the next day.Rate it:

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sexual tensionPhysically induced libidinal unrest arising between two individuals when aware of each other's presence.Rate it:

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shavua tovUsed Saturday night through Sunday to express good wishes for the coming week following the Jewish sabbath.Rate it:

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sleep camelA person who habitually does with little to no sleep during the week and then makes up by sleeping a lot during the weekend.Rate it:

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snowmanA humanoid figure made with large snowballs stacked on each other. Human traits like a face and arms may be fashioned with sticks, a carrot, and stones or coal.Rate it:

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sound outTo pronounce a word or phrase by articulating each of its letters or syllables slowly in sequence.Rate it:

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sum of its partsA concept in holism. Related to the idea that the total effectiveness of a group of things each interacting with one another is different or greater than their effectiveness when acting in isolation from one another.Rate it:

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the left hand doesn't know what the right hand is doingTwo parts of an organization are unaware of each other's activities.Rate it:

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three-ring circusA large circus in which three separate performances, each within its own circular enclosure, are staged simultaneously before a single audience.Rate it:

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toe inTo stand or carry the feet in such a way that the toes of each foot incline toward the other.Rate it:

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toe inTo align the front wheels of a vehicle so that they point slightly toward each other.Rate it:

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toe outTo have the toes of each foot, in standing or walking, incline from the other foot.Rate it:

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turn about is fair playMy business partner came up to Me the week before Halloween to notify that he was leaving for two weeks in Florida 'cause is wife was tired.Rate it:

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two centsA nearly worthless amount, alluding to placing a copper penny on each of the eyelids of a pauper's or slave's body before burial.Rate it:

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two-fisted drinkerEither someone who can handle their liquor well, or an alcoholic clutching a drink in each hand.Rate it:

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two-fisted drinkerA person clutching a drink in each hand.Rate it:

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war of nervesA situation in which opposed parties refrain from direct conflict but maintain a tense, contentious relationship in which each uses annoyances or intimidating psychological tactics to attempt to dishearten and unnerve the other.Rate it:

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weak-kneedUsed other than as an idiom: see week, kneed.Rate it:

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what day is it todayUsed to ask for the current day of the week or of the month.Rate it:

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wrap someone around your little fingerA feeling, a sense, an awareness one realizes when another is deeply devoted, lovingly loyal and shares a mutuality in myriad areas in each other and their lives.Rate it:

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you pays your money and you takes your choiceEach person should make their own decisions.Rate it:

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каждому своёto each his ownRate it:

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שבוע טובUsed Saturday night through Sunday to express good wishes for the coming week following the Jewish sabbath.Rate it:

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