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a cold day in hellAn event that will never happen.Rate it:

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mighty oaks from little acorns growSomething great can come from a modest beginning.Don't give up on the project - mighty oaks from little acorns grow!Rate it:

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on boardEven when I am on board the plane, I can never feel secure that my luggage is, too.Rate it:

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virgin territoryLand that has never been explored or developed.Rate it:

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fall throughTo be unsuccessful, abort, come to nothing/naught; to be cancelled; not to proceed.Rate it:

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safe and soundHaving come to no harm, especially after being exposed to danger.Rate it:

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break upTo break or separate into pieces; to disintegrate or come apart.Rate it:

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fall outTo come out of something by falling.Rate it:

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blow offTo shoot something with a gun, causing it to come disconnected.Rate it:

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figure outTo come to understand; to discover or find a solution; to deduce.Rate it:

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hammer outTo come to an agreement after much arguing.Rate it:

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run away withTo be misled by imagining that one's desires can come true.Rate it:

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a lie has no legsYou can't get away with a lie, the truth will always come out.Rate it:

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a rolling stone gathers no mossA person who never settles in one place will never be successful.A person who does not keep active will grow mouldy.Rate it:

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it ain't over 'til the fat lady singsThere are more developments yet to come.Rate it:

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omgTo start; never end conversation of the best conversation you ever had in your life .Rate it:

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under no circumstancesnever ever, not for any reasonRate it:

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a day late and a dollar shortCome into the picture minus some necessary fundamental factors or entities.Rate it:

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a Tinkers DamnDemeaning Words in Deprecating Ejaculation, to wit; "He'll Never Amount To A 'Tinker's Damn!"Rate it:

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a cold day in JulyThe time of occurrence of an event that will never happen.Rate it:

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a miss is as good as a mileA failure remains a failure, regardless of how close to success one has actually come.Rate it:

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all hands on deck!Nautical call for all ships crew to come topside and man their usual station. Work challenge or approaching gale threatens safety of crew and vessel.Rate it:

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at bayUnable to come closer; at a distance.Rate it:

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at latter lammasNever.Rate it:

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barking dogs seldom bitePeople who make big threats never usually carry them out.Rate it:

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blind dateA romantic meeting between two people who have never met before.Rate it:

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break coverUsed other than as an idiom. to come out of hiding; to become visible.Rate it:

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chalkfaceA musical concept or genre in which music is completely improvised and never played twice. Most often mixing elements of hip-hop, metal, punk and avant-garde jazz.Rate it:

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choke offTo get rid of, cause to come to an end.Rate it:

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cotton onTo realize; come to understand.Rate it:

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damp squibAnything that doesn’t work properly, or fails to come up to expectations..Rate it:

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die on the vineTo fail at an early stage or never come to fruition, typically due to neglect, infeasibility, or lack of resources.Rate it:

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draw onTo approach, come nearer, as evening.Rate it:

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draw upcome to a haltRate it:

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each to his ownEveryone is entitled to their own opinion or tastes.My housemate is a strict vegan. I personally could never not eat meat, but each to his own.Rate it:

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fall between two stoolsTo attempt two tasks and fail at both, when either one could have been accomplished singly.Rate it:

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fall into placeTo assume a clear and complete form when separate elements come together; to be realised.Rate it:

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fall off a truckOf an item of merchandise, to come into a person's possession without having been paid for; to be acquired illegally.Rate it:

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fall off the back of a lorryOf an item of merchandise, to come into a perons's possession without having been paid for; to have been acquired illegally.Rate it:

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fall off the back of a truckOf an item of merchandise, to come into a person's possession without having been paid for; to have been acquired illegally.Rate it:

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Flying DutchmanA Dutch-flagged clipper that is very fast sailing, and never makes it to port, seen on the high seas, where upon being hailed, occupants request information on persons long dead, or leave messages for said people. It is considered bad luck to meet said ship.Rate it:

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forewarned is forearmedAdvance awareness of a situation, especially a risky one, prepares one to deal with it.1863, Charles Reade, Hard Cash, ch. 4:[W]hatever a young gentleman of that age says to you, he says to many other ladies; but your experience is not equal to your sense; so profit by mine . . . forewarned is forearmed.1885, G. A. Henty, Saint George for England, ch. 4:Sometimes, they say, it is wiser to remain in ignorance; at other times forewarned is forearmed.circa 1903, Lucy Maud Montgomery, "Why Mr. Cropper Changed His Mind":"Well, Miss Maxwell, I think it only fair to tell you that you may have trouble with those boys when they do come. Forewarned is forearmed, you know."Rate it:

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front and centerA command to come to the center of attention of an assemblage, as of military personnel or students.Rate it:

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get a gripTo relax; to calm down; to stop being angry; to come to one's senses or become more rational.Rate it:

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get aroundTo come around something.Rate it:

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get wetTo come into contact with water or another liquid.Rate it:

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go toTo get to work; (imperatively) come on.Rate it:

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go toUsed imperatively to express protest or surprise; "come, now!".Rate it:

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go to potTo come to a bad end.Rate it:

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Greek calendsA time that never occurs; never; when pigs fly.Rate it:

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