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a fools' paradisefalse hopes for a foolish personRate it:

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arm to the teethTo equip thoroughly with weapons.Rate it:

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at a pinchBy the skin of one’s teeth; only just; Deo volente; perhaps; if you’re lucky..Rate it:

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bare one's teethOf an animal, to show one's teeth as a sign of aggression.Rate it:

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bare one's teethTo show one's aggression.Rate it:

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bark up the wrong treeTo attempt or pursue the wrong thing; to take the wrong approach; to follow a false lead.Rate it:

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bite downTo clench with one's teeth or to bite hard on something.Rate it:

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bone in her teethA prominent bow wave.Rate it:

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bone in her teethUsed other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see bone,‎ in,‎ her,‎ teeth.Rate it:

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bridgeA prosthesis replacing one or several adjacent teeth.Rate it:

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bum rapA false accusation, or an injustice, especially one that leads to imprisonment.Rate it:

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burst someone's bubbleTo disillusion; to disabuse someone of a false notion or rationalization that has grown comfortable.Rate it:

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buy cheap, buy twiceBuying a cheap but inferior product is a false economy since it will need replacement.Rate it:

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by the skin of one's teethBarely; closely; by a narrow margin; with nothing to spare.Rate it:

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calm before the stormA period of peace before a disturbance or crisis; an unnatural or false calm before a storm.Rate it:

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citation neededA portion of text, a statement in a video, or any other item published on the Internet may be false or inaccurate.Rate it:

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crocodile tearA tear shed insincerely, in a false display of sorrow or some other emotion.Rate it:

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crocodile tearsA display of tears that is forced or false.Rate it:

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cry wolfTo raise a false alarm; to constantly warn others about an imagined threat, thereby failing to get assistance when a real threat appears.Rate it:

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

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doorprikkenTo expose as false.Rate it:

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Dutch reckoninga false or incorrect reckoning of position.Rate it:

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economical with the truthNot telling the whole truth, especially in order to present a false image of a situation; untruthful; lying. Often used with sarcasm or satire.Rate it:

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false alarmA warning sound which turns out to have been erroneous.Rate it:

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false alarmA thing or occurrence which initially causes fear, distress, etc. but which is subsequently recognized as being no cause for concern.Rate it:

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false alarmA person who pretends to be more accomplished or a thing that seems to be of higher quality than is later found to be the case.Rate it:

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false friendA word in a foreign language bearing a deceptive resemblance to a word in one's own language.Rate it:

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false lightA cause of action arising under the common law where a person is portrayed in a way which, while not technically false, is misleading and likely to cause embarrassment to that person.Rate it:

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false lightA point of view resulting in a misleading or inaccurate representation of a person, situation, or fact.Rate it:

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false noteAn incorrect note which is sung or played in a musical performance.Rate it:

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false noteIn a remark or narrative, an indication of untruth, insincerity, or inconsistency.Rate it:

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false noteIn a non-verbal display or presentation, an indication of incongruity or inappropriateness.Rate it:

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false stepA misstep; a stumble.Rate it:

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false stepAn erroneous action or decision.Rate it:

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false teethdenturesRate it:

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fool's paradiseA state of happiness due to illusion or false hope.Rate it:

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give the lie toTo prove something to be false; to refute.Rate it:

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greenwashA false or misleading picture of environmental friendliness used to conceal or obscure damaging activities.Rate it:

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hen's teethAnything very rare or impossible to obtain is said to be like finding hen’s teeth.Rate it:

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hen's teethPlural form of hen's tooth.Rate it:

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hens' teethAlternative form of hen's teeth.Rate it:

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hit piecea published article or post aiming to sway public opinion by presenting false or biased information in a way that appears objective and truthful.Rate it:

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keep telling yourself thatSaid to someone who has ill-conceived, false beliefs.Rate it:

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kick in the teethA humiliating insult or instance of bad treatment, especially when one is expecting friendship or in need of support; a sudden and unexpected setback; a strong rebuff.Rate it:

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kiss upTo pay false flattery to another, particularly a superior at work, in order to get special attention.Rate it:

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kiss upTo pay false flattery.Rate it:

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kiss up toTo pay false flattery to; to flatter in excess.Rate it:

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lie through one's teethTo tell a gross or egregious untruth.Rate it:

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love affair without bells and whistlesA love sincere, true not a false love for show, flaunt, meant to draw attention, love affair based on material things to impress others and/or show offRate it:

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lying through your teethA repulsive, indictment and accusation as to someone's statements or assertions. It smacks of a strong objection to the veracity of verbiage of another. Usage will enhance degradation and destroy any amicability.Rate it:

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