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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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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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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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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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in the final analysisAll things considered; when all is said and done; in conclusion, basically and fundamentally.Rate it:

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in the land of the blind, the one-eyed man is kingAmong others with a disadvantage or disability, the one with the mildest disadvantage or disability is regarded as the greatest.Even someone without much talent or ability is considered special by those with no talent or ability at all.Rate it:

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in the leastat all, in any wayRate it:

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jump to conclusionsMake conclusions before being presented with all the evidence.Rate it:

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justice delayed is justice deniedIf a wrong is not corrected within a reasonable amount of time, it is as though the wrong were not corrected at all.Rate it:

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keep up appearancesTo pretend to be all right or that everything is going well.Rate it:

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keep your britches on!"Be Patient", "Keep Your Pants ON!", "Don't Get All Excited!"Rate it:

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keep your feet on the groundmaintain a sense of composure, refuse to get all up in the air over any reversal.Rate it:

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kick bollocks scrambleA free for all or panic situationRate it:

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knacker's yardA place to send a person or object that is spent beyond all reasonable use.Rate it:

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know every trick in the bookto know all there is to be known about a certain discipline.Rate it:

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know someone from AdamTo know or recognise someone at all.Rate it:

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land of plentyA utopia that provides for all one's needsRate it:

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last burst of fireA state of exertion where one gives one's all; expending all of one's remaining energy in a final effort to achieve one's goal.Rate it:

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left and rightAll over the place; indiscriminately; frequently or excessively.Rate it:

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left, right and centerAll over the place; indiscriminately; frequently or excessively.Rate it:

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