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a lie comes back sooner or laterYou can't run from a lie, it will return to you at some point.Rate it:

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a penny saved is a penny earnedA maxim for thrift that says that money not spent may be spent later, or may earn interest in the meantimeRate it:

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a penny saved is a penny gaineda penny saved is a penny earnedRate it:

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against the run of playContrary to the flow of the game.Rate it:

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any oldAny, absolutely any, any typical, a run-of-the-mill.Rate it:

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back upFor the non-striker to take a few steps down the pitch, in preparation to taking a run, just as the bowler bowls the ball.Rate it:

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beat feetTo run.Rate it:

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break one's duckTo score one's first run in an innings.Rate it:

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center fieldThe defensive position in the outfield in the middle, typically played by a player that can run fast.Rate it:

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charge downTo run towards something in an effort to stop it going forward.Rate it:

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clogs to clogs in three generations(UK) Wealth earned in one generation seldom lasts through the third (grandchildRate it:

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daylightTo run a drainage pipe to an opening from which its contents can drain away naturally.Rate it:

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diamonds are a girl's best friendA statement that suggests, while love is a luxury, material wealth (particularly jewellery) is more valuable in the long run.Rate it:

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dry runA practice; a rehearsal.Rate it:

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dummy runA trial or practice before the real attempt.Rate it:

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flew the coopLeave in a rush, run from the scene, drive speedily away.Rate it:

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floor itto move (run, ride etc.) at full speedRate it:

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fly offto flee rapidly; to run away.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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have the run ofTo have permission or freedom to move around throughout an area or to use something at will.Rate it:

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high-tail itTo hurry or run; often, to flee.Rate it:

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hightail itTo hurry or run; often, to flee.Rate it:

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hit a home runAccomplish a difficult task, design a spectacular approach, display an outstanding solution.Rate it:

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hold with the hare and run with the houndsTo oppose an action or behavior and yet engage in the same action or behavior; to be a hypocrite.Rate it:

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hold with the hare and run with the houndsTo remain neutral by attempting to placate two factions or both sides of a controversy.Rate it:

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home runbaseball termRate it:

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home runA four-base hit, a homer.Rate it:

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home runA success; especially, a popular success.Rate it:

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home runSexual Intercourse.Rate it:

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home runThe portion of a journey that ends at home.Rate it:

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in the long runAfter a very long time; eventually; over a long period of time; more generally.Rate it:

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in the short runLasting only a short time, shortsightedly.Rate it:

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it's not the size of the dog in the fight but the size of the fight in the dogdetermination and perseverance will win out in the long run.Rate it:

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jump the gun!Take Premature Action:, Begin to run before the report of the starter's gun! Illegal actions:Rate it:

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keep paceTo run at the same speed as a pacesetterRate it:

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long runAn extended period of time.Rate it:

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luck outTo have run out of luck.Rate it:

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make a break for itTo attempt to escape; to flee; to run away.Rate it:

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make offTo run away; to exit.Rate it:

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make off withTo steal something and run.Rate it:

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make someone's blood run coldTo cause a person to feel fear, horror, dread, or strong forboding.Rate it:

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nothing specialOrdinary, run-of-the-mill.Rate it:

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on the lamRunning away, usually from the police; on the run.Rate it:

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on the runConstantly traveling or moving from place to place.Rate it:

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on the runFleeing.Rate it:

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one can run but one can't hideThere is nothing someone can do to evade something.You can run but you can't hide.Rate it:

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one-man bandAn organisation or business that is effectively run by only one person.Rate it:

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pay outTo slacken a rope by lengthening it; to allow a rope to run out.Rate it:

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peg itTo run away; to leg it; to scarper.Rate it:

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pound the pavementTo travel on foot; to walk or run.Rate it:

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