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clear cutHaving had all vegetation removed.Rate it:

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clear the decksTo remove, or fasten, all loose material, or partitions prior to a naval engagement.Rate it:

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close of playThe end of the final game (not to be confused with set or match) during a day at the All England Tennis Championships (Wimbledon)Rate it:

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day and nightAll the time; round the clock; unceasingly.Rate it:

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deaf as a poststone deaf (unable to hear at all)Rate it:

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die offTo become extinct (if a group of plants, animals, or people dies off, all of that group dies over a period of time).Rate it:

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divide and conquerA combination of political, military and economic strategies that aim to gain and maintain power by breaking up larger concentrations of power into chunks that individually have less power than the one implementing the strategy.(computing) Applied to various algorithms, such as quicksort, that solve a problem by splitting it recursively into smaller problems until all of the remaining problems are trivial.(as imperative, proverb) In order to rule securely, don't allow alliances of your enemies.Rate it:

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doesn't have two nickels to rub togetherReference an individual whom from all evidence and appearances is badly bent and broken relative to personal finances.Rate it:

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drain the swamp when up to one's neck in alligators(idiomatic) When performing a long and complex task, and when you've gotten utterly immersed in secondary and tertiary unexpected tangential subtasks, it's easy to lose sight of the initial objective. This sort of distraction can be particularly problematic if the all-consuming subtask or sub-subtask is not, after all, particularly vital to the original, primary goal, but ends up sucking up time and resources (out of all proportion to its actual importance) only because it seems so urgent.Rate it:

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dummy upTo make a mock-up or prototype version of something, without some or all off its intended functionality.Rate it:

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every which wayAll over; in every direction.Rate it:

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every which wayIn all sorts of ways or manners.Rate it:

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everything happens for a reasonAll events are purposeful.Everything happens for a reason, so there is no such thing as failure. Mary-Kate OlsenPeople like to say "everything happens for a reason." If you repeat that in your head long enough that starts to sound like "anything can happen with a razor." Laura KightlingerI believe that everything happens for a reason, but I think it's important to seek out that reason - that's how we learn. Drew BarrymoreRate it:

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everything seemed to fall right into place.after all that effort, it seemed to be made in the shadeRate it:

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eye catchingTwo words which may have evolved from the marketing and advertising entities, The phrase says and sees it all, appeals only to the sighted.Rate it:

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factotumJack of all trades.Rate it:

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Fanny AdamsNothing (sanitized version of fuck all).Rate it:

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feed a cold, starve a feverEating more will cure the common cold, and eating less will cure a fever.1887, J. H. Whelan, "The Treatment of Colds.", The Practitioner, vol. 38, pg. 180:"Feed a cold, starve a fever." There is a deal of wisdom in the first part of this advice. A person with a catarrh should take an abundance of light nutritious food, and some light wine, but avoid spirits, and above all tobacco.1968, Katinka Loeser, The Archers at Home, publ. Atheneum, New York, pg. 60:I have a cold. 'Feed a cold, starve a fever.' You certainly know that.2009, Shelly Reuben, Tabula Rasa, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, ISBN 015101079X, pg. 60:They say feed a cold, starve a fever, but they don't tell you what to do when you got both, so I figured scrambled eggs, tea, and toast.Rate it:

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field dayTop-to-bottom all-hands cleaning.Rate it:

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free, white, and twenty-onebeholden to no one; master of one's own destiny.Rate it:

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from cover to coverAll the way to the last page.Rate it:

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from here to sundayEverywhere; all over the place.Rate it:

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full of fuzzy logicAssertions, proclamations, white papers, theses, replete with wide ranging extrapolations, speculations, all lacking the crispness and contrast of 'black and white' logic.Rate it:

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full of himself/herselfThe self-centered individual awash with a smattering of ego expresses an all-knowing, all familiar, par excellence in the extreme.Rate it:

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full of himself/herself:The self-centered individual awash with a smattering of 'ego' expresses an 'all-knowing', 'all familiar', par excellence in the extreme:Rate it:

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full-fledgedHaving all its feathers; able to fly.Rate it:

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get out of dodgeTo leave; in particular to leave a difficult or dangerous environment with all possible haste.Rate it:

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get out while the getting's goodTo sell all or part of one's holdings in stocks, real estate, a business, etc. while conditions are good, particularly in anticipation of a drop in prices.Rate it:

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go out on the townTo party all night long.Rate it:

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go to the wallTo make an all-out effort.Rate it:

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God's gift to manSomeone irresistible to men, someone whom all men find attractive.Rate it:

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God's gift to womenSomeone irresistible to women, someone whom all women find attractive.Rate it:

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gong showAn event that was a disaster, often in a way that is fun or memorable. (e.g. "Last night, we all went drinking, and the whole thing turned into a total gong show.") Or, an initially serious event that went completely out of control (e.g. "That biology class was a gong show")Rate it:

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goose is cookedAll hope is gone; there is no possibility of success.Rate it:

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grimm keeperMaster of deathRate it:

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guarded rightsThose rights laid down by a constitution as being guaranteed to all individuals in the society; human rights.Rate it:

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half a loaf is better than no breadAlternative form of half a loaf is better than none.Rate it:

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half a loaf is better than no loafAlternative form of half a loaf is better than none.Rate it:

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handy as "pockets in your underwire"Means "not at all handy"Rate it:

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have a handle on itUnderstand all the minute details, the goal, the dangers, the possible glitches, the possible adversarial action.Rate it:

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have eyes in the back of one's headTo be particularly, especially uncannily, observant; a perceived ability to see in all directions at once.Rate it:

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have had itTo have endured all that one can.Rate it:

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have it madeTo have accomplished all there is to do; to have no further work or difficulty; to have achieved a lifestyle characterized by good fortune and comfort.Rate it:

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hit one out of the ballparkTo hit a fair ball so well that the ball flies over all of the spectators' seats and lands outside the stadium.Rate it:

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i'll say amen to that!Amen offers a verbal agreement, an end-all to a prayer, a statement, an agreement in progress.Rate it:

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i'm livin' the dreamI am living, experiencing in my reality my dream of excellence, beauty, success, and all uplifting emotional, actual pleasantries one might only expect in a dream stage: The opposite; I'm living the 'nightmare'!Rate it:

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if the shoe fitsIf it has all of the characteristics of a thing, it probably is that thing.Rate it:

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in any way, shape, or formIn any way at all; whatsoever.Rate it:

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in chorusin unison, all together (at the same time)Rate it:

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in no way, shape, or formNot in any way at all; not at all, nohow.Rate it:

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