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run the showTo be the leader, to be in chargeRate it:

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run throughTo use completely, in a short space of time. Usually money.Rate it:

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run throughTo impale a person with a blade, usually a sword.Rate it:

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run upTo make something, usually an item of clothing, very quickly.Rate it:

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run upTo accumulate a debt.Rate it:

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run wildto go unchecked, to be out of controlRate it:

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run withTo follow something through to completion or realization.Rate it:

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run withTo be a member of (a gang or hooligan firm).Rate it:

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run with scissorsTo behave recklessly.Rate it:

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run with the hare and hunt with the houndsTo support both sides of an argument.Rate it:

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run-of-the-millOrdinary; not special.Rate it:

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take a run atTo attempt to achieve or acquire.Rate it:

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take a run atTo attack or challenge or to try to attack or challenge.Rate it:

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you can't run with the hare and hunt with the houndsYou can't have it both ways.Rate it:

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tick overTo run smoothly and without problems.Rate it:

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fall behindTo be progressively below average in performance.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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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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proverbs hunt in pairsAlternative form of proverbs run in pairs.Rate it:

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put byTo run a ship aground intentionally to avoid a collision.Rate it:

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throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stickTry the same thing (or similar things) often enough, and, even if the general standard is poor, sometimes one will be successful.2001, And still no one is shouting stop. read in The Kingdom archives at [1] on 02 Nov 06,Many team managers are of the philosophy that if you throw enough mud at the wall some of it will stick. They believe that team preparation is all about physical fitness. They run the players into the ground and they believe they will be "flying on the day".2001, Robert McCrum, Let them eat cake, in The Observer 16 Dec 01, read on Guardian Unlimited site at [2] on 02 Nov 06,Australian publishing boomed and in the past 10 years the country's literary culture has undergone a mini golden age, capped by Carey's triumph at the 2001 Booker Prize. As one Australian arts administrator said to me many years ago: 'Listen, mate, if you throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stick.'2001, Chris Collin, Re: 2-cp speys on The Strathspey Server mailing list archive at [3] on 02 Nov 06,I am finding that "if you throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stick". It doesn't always work of course (especially on the nights when the class is mostly the beginners), but the class seems to thrive on the challange.2005, Ray Craft (poster on The right scale blog), Fitzhooie and his Burden, read at [4] on 02 Nov 06,Prosecutors everywhere have bad habits of overcharging lots of cases, knowing that if the throw enough mud at the wall some of it will stick.2005, Sean Kelleher, Spike Milligan: His part in our downfall in Business 07 Aug 05, read at [5] on 02 Nov 06,As long as there is negligible regulation and enforcement anyone can actually try and do the job...Weak regulation allows the industry to build strategies on full time recruitment. The theory goes: throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stick.c2005, Everything You've Learned About Marketing Is Wrong, read on LINC Performance website at [6] on 02 Nov 06,They have the money to continue to believe in the repetition side of the equation. You throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stick. But it still isnRate it:

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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 gaineda penny saved is a penny earnedRate it:

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above the curveWith above average innovative performance or quality, especially a trailblazer developing advances before competitors.Rate it:

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ahead of the curveAbove average; generally performing well.Rate it:

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

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bang up jobSomething done very well; something performed above average or better than expected.Rate it:

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beat feetTo run.Rate it:

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below parNot up to the average or normal standard.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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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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heavy hitterA player with a favorable batting average who is especially good at hitting the ball deep into the outfield or farther.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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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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Joe PublicA hypothetical average or generic member of the public; the common man (or person, by extension).Rate it:

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Joe SixpackThe "average person".Rate it:

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John Q. PublicA generic individual; some hypothetical average or ordinary citizen.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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luck outTo have run out of luck.Rate it:

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