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a smoke screenEarly sea battles demonstrated the value of gun smoke and smoke from burning ships to hide one battleship from one belonging to the enemy. Later, smoke was generated prior to commencing battle so as to make it more difficult for gun crews to spot the targeted vessel. This tactic became known as a smoke screen.Rate it:

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all at onceUnexpectedly; without warning; all of a sudden.Rate it:

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all of a suddenwithout warningRate it:

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at a moment's noticeImmediately; instantaneously; without need of warning.Rate it:

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at all hoursLate into the night or early morning; when people ought to be sleeping.Rate it:

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beauty sleepSleep before midnight, on the belief that early sleep hours conduce to health and beauty.[1].Rate it:

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bug outTo abandon someone without warning.Rate it:

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canary in a coal mineSomething whose sensitivity to adverse conditions makes it a useful early indicator of such conditions; something which warns of the coming of greater danger or trouble by a deterioration in its health or welfare.Rate it:

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cheese itA minced oath used as a warning to stop, hide, or flee.Rate it:

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China syndromeA rare disease, first characterized in the early 1990s, which resembles poliomyelitis but which has somewhat different characteristics and occurs in persons vaccinated for poliomyelitis.Rate it:

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cut one's teethTo begin; to gain early experience.Rate it:

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day larkOne who gets up early in the morning or goes to bed early.Rate it:

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die on the vineTo fail at an early stage or never come to fruition, typically due to neglect, infeasibility, or lack of resources.Rate it:

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don't get your shit hot!A Stern, Serious, Unequivocal Warning; . . . . . . . "Don't Get 'Short', 'Testy', 'HOT', 'Angry', 'Impatient, 'Demanding' with ME!Rate it:

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drop a bombTo announce surprising or alarming information suddenly and without warning.Rate it:

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drop a bombshellTo announce surprising or alarming information suddenly and without warning.Rate it:

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drop off the radarTo vanish or fall into obscurity.Rate it:

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early bathBeing shown a red card in soccer.Rate it:

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early birdA person who wakes early or arrives early, typically before most others.Rate it:

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early bird catches the wormAlternative form of early bird gets the worm.Rate it:

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early to bed, early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy and wiseplatitude from Benjamin Franklin under the pseudonym Poor Richard.Rate it:

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fend offTo take defensive action, push against, veer away, avoid, steer away, retreat, tack, give strong vocal or signal warning.Rate it:

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festive boardEuropean reference to softwood-trenchers; {Early tableware was a wide softwood plank carved with shallow indentations for various food servings: When filled with appetizing, sumptuous portions it was referred, Festive BoardRate it:

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flash in the panA career notable for early success not followed by significant accomplishment.Rate it:

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front loadSomething assigned to the early period of a project or a program, especially something burdensome.Rate it:

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get a jump onTo start early, especially to start before something begins or before others begin.Rate it:

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get up with the chickensto wake up earlyRate it:

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heads upUsed as an informal warning, caution, or call for attention; pay attention!.Rate it:

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heads-upA warning or call to pay attention; an advisory notice.Rate it:

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idiot lightAny warning light or indicator on the dashboard of a car, designed to alert the driver of problems, such as the parking brake being on or the oil being low.Rate it:

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in its infancyStill in an early stage.Rate it:

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jump shipTo depart a project without warning.Rate it:

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just like thatUnexpectedly, without warning.Rate it:

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keep outThe warning kept him out.Rate it:

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kitchen table softwareEspecially in the early years of personal computers, a set of computer programs developed by an entrepreneurial advanced amateur or self-employed professional computer programmer in his or her own home; software developed by a small business using the services of such programmers.Rate it:

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last burst of fireA final effort or warning.Rate it:

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let a thousand flowers bloomDon't interfere with promising developments in their early stages.Rate it:

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like turkeys voting for an early ChristmasAlternative form of like turkeys voting for Christmas.Rate it:

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long shotSomething unlikely; something that has little chance of happening or working. The term arose from the accuracy of early ship guns, which were effective only at close range and unlikely to hit the mark at any great distance.Rate it:

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look outwarningRate it:

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make an example ofTo punish someone so as to be a warning to others.Rate it:

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Man On The Roof!Depression Daze "Warning" in a Social Gathering or 'Knot of Male Conversationalists' of proximity of A Lady Within Earshot, So "Watch Your Filthy Language!"Rate it:

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miner's canaryA caged bird kept caged in mines because its demise provided a warning of dangerous levels of toxic gases.Rate it:

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miner's canaryAny thing, especially an organism, whose demise or distress provides an early warning of danger.Rate it:

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miners' canaryA caged bird kept caged in mines because its demise provided a warning of dangerous levels of toxic gases.Rate it:

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miners' canaryAny thing, especially an organism, whose demise or distress provides an early warning of danger.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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night personA person whose preference or custom is to remain awake and active during the night and the early morning hours, and who usually sleeps during part of the daytime.Rate it:

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nighthawkA person whose preference or custom is to remain awake and active during the night and the early morning hours.Rate it:

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nip in the budTo stop something at an early stage.Rate it:

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