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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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dead cat bounceA temporary recovery in the price of a financial instrument which has fallen rapidly and is expected to fall further in the long run.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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drive inTo hit the ball or reach base in such a way that a run scores.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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game outTo run through scenarios to determine what will happen given certain decisions; to play out possibilities; to examine several ideas to come up with their likeliest end results.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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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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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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light outTo run away.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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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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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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proverbs come in pairsAlternative form of proverbs run in pairs.1979, Irving Howe, John Hollander, David Bromwich, Literature as Experience: An Anthology, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, ISBN 0155511130, page 325:Sometimes proverbs come in pairs, the first one providing the context, the second, the revision.Rate it:

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proverbs go in pairsAlternative form of proverbs run in pairs.1932, Bertrand Russell, Rate it:

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proverbs often come in pairsAlternative form of proverbs run in pairs.Rate it:

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put one's name in the hatTo run in an election or to nominate oneself for consideration in some other selection process; to nominate someone other than oneself for such consideration.Rate it:

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quick bucka large sum of money earned easily and quicklyRate it:

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reflect onAt run-time using reflection.Rate it:

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returns to scalea function describing how returns scale when production increases in the long runRate it:

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scurry awayTo run away, especially fearfully.Rate it:

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show a clean pair of heelsto run away quickly; to make an escape quickly; to outpaceRate it:

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socialized medicineAn umbrella term for any system of government-run health care.Rate it:

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softly, softly, catchee monkeyCapture a target without startling it to run away.Rate it:

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swing for the fencesTo swing at the ball as hard as possible, with the aim of getting a home run, increasing the chance of missing the ball.Rate it:

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take a powderTo leave in a hurry; run away; scram; depart without taking leave or notifying anyone, often with a connotation of avoiding something unpleasant or shirking responsibility.Rate it:

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take to one's heelsTo leave; especially, to flee or run away.Rate it:

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take to the hillsTo flee or vanish; to run away.Rate it:

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tear alongTo run quickly along somewhere.Rate it:

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trailer trashDeleted from the movie trailer. Not included in theatrical run.Rate it:

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turn tailTo flee; to run away; to leave.Rate it:

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well-oiledEfficient; efficiently run.Rate it:

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wheel awayTo run around in celebrationRate it:

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who died and left you in chargeSarcastic response to somebody assuming a position of authority that they have not earned.Rate it:

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who died and made you bossSarcastic response to somebody assuming a position of authority that they have not earned.Rate it:

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先使未來錢to spend money not yet earnedRate it:

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