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not at allNot.Rate it:

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not at allUsed similarly to you're welcome, as a conventional reply to an expression of gratitude.Rate it:

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of all peopleEspecially; more than other people.Rate it:

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of all thingsSurprisingly.Rate it:

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on all foursOn one's hands and knees.Rate it:

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once and for allFinally, permanently, conclusively.Rate it:

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one and allAll, everyone.Rate it:

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one and allEach one.Rate it:

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pull an all-nighterWork diligently throughout the night.Rate it:

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pull out all the stopsTo reserve or hold back nothing.Rate it:

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put all one's eggs in one basketRather than diversifying.Rate it:

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sod allNothing.Rate it:

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sweet fuck allSomewhat more intense form of fuck all.Rate it:

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sweet fuck allSomewhat more intense form of fuck all.Rate it:

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tell allTo reveal everything, particularly information that is normally withheld.Rate it:

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tell allTo tell everyone.Rate it:

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that's all she wroteIndicating an abrupt termination of a project, or of one's hopes or plans.Rate it:

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tick all the boxesTo fulfill all the requirements, especially as itemized in a list; to have all the needed characteristics; to complete all the steps in a process in an orderly manner.Rate it:

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time heals all woundsNegative feelings eventually erode awayRate it:

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to all intents and purposesFor every functional purpose; in every practical sense; in every important respect; practically speaking.Rate it:

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today we are allAn expression indicating that the speaker empathizes with members of an identifiable group that was the subject of a disaster, and projects that others empathize as well.Rate it:

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today we are allMarch 11, 2004: Denis MacShane, Guardian Unlimited.Rate it:

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today we are allSeptember 12, 2001: Jean-Marie Colombani, "Today, We Are All Americans", Le Monde.Rate it:

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top it all offTo emphasize or underscore; to make something even better or worse.Rate it:

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walk all overUsed other than as an idiom: see walk, all, over.Rate it:

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walk all overTo dominate a person or a group; to have a person take a submissive or inferior role.Rate it:

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walk all overTo easily beat a competitor in a contest; to win without much effort.Rate it:

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warts and allOf or pertaining to a description or other depiction which reveals the full range of characteristics of a person or thing, including the shortcomings and imperfections.Rate it:

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we haven't got all daya statement used to hurry people upRate it:

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when all is said and doneIn the end; ultimately.Rate it:

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written all over someone's faceVery obvious, from someone's facial expression.Rate it:

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you allAlternative form of all of you. Plural form of you, including everyone being addressed.Rate it:

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you allPlural form of you or singular formal form of you.Rate it:

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death spiralA manoeuvre in which a male skater spins in place while holding one hand of his female skating partner as she circles around him with one skate on the ice and one leg extended outward parallel to the ice surface, all the while slowly lowering herself until her back almost touches the ice surface.Rate it:

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from china to peruall over the worldRate it:

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if it quacks like a duck, waddles like a duck and looks like a duck, chances are it's a duckif something has all the attributes and appearances of being a certain thing, the probability exists that it is that thing.Rate it:

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square peg into a round hole(idiomatic) Something or someone that does not fit well or at all; something that will not succeed as attempted, except possibly with much force and effort.Rate it:

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strip downTo remove all of one's clothing.Rate it:

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a bright futureAn uplifting, reassuring, self fulfilling, confident outlook relative to a major change, opportunity, circumstance, windfall, inheritance, promotion which provides all elemental criteria for a bright future.Rate it:

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go back to square onerevert to the beginning and start all over againRate it:

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half a loaf is better than nonePossession or attainment of a partial object, achievement, result, etc is preferable to having no object, achievement, or result at all.Rate it:

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little pitchers have big earsSmall children often overhear more of what is said than adults realize or desire.1844, Charlotte M. Yonge, Abbeychurch, ch. 2:Seeing me listening to something she was saying to Mamma, she turned round upon me with that odious proverb, "Little pitchers have long ears."1939, "Bedtime Bedlam," Time, 17 Apr.:A caution to U. S. parents, but a joy to radio merchandising, is the dread truth that little pitchers have big ears.2002, Stephen King, On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft, ISBN 9780743455961, p. 185:I suppose he might say pushed or went woowoo, but took a shit is, I fear, very much in the ballpark (little pitchers have big ears, after all).Rate it:

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lock upTo close all doors and windows of a place securely.Rate it:

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the whole nine yardsAll the way; with everything done completely or thoroughly.Rate it:

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think throughTo fully consider an action, and understand all its consequences.Rate it:

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take a leap of faithjump into the fray, gather all one's wits and plunge, take courage and step into the unknown:Rate it:

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bunk offWe all bunked off school yesterday to watch the football.Rate it:

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button upTo fasten all the buttons on a coat, or similar item of clothing, to keep warm.Rate it:

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lay aboutTo strike blows in all directions.Rate it:

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lay offTo place all or part of a bet with another bookmaker in order to reduce risk.Rate it:

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