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a bad carpenter blames his toolsAlternative form of a bad workman always blames his tools.Rate it:

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a bad penny always comes backAlternative form of a bad penny always turns up.Rate it:

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a bad penny always turns upA person or thing which is unpleasant, dishonorable, or unwanted tends to appear (or reappear), especially at inopportune times.Rate it:

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a bad workman always blames his toolsIt is not the tools we use which make us good, but rather how we employ them.Rate it:

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a good voice to beg baconSaid in ridicule of a bad voice.Rate it:

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as you sow, so shall you reapThe personal consequences of one's actions are in proportion to the good or bad intentions towards others.Rate it:

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at oddson bad termsRate it:

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bad appleA person who is not wholesome, honest, or trustworthy, especially one who has an adverse influence on others.Rate it:

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bad bloodAn inherited immoral or disturbed nature.Rate it:

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bad bloodA serious feud or grudge.Rate it:

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bad bloodFeelings of hostility or ill will.Rate it:

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bad boyUsed other than as an idiom: see bad, boy.Rate it:

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bad boyA man whose rebellious nature makes him attractive to women.Rate it:

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bad boy(slang) A male criminal.Rate it:

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bad boyAn undesirable task.Rate it:

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bad boyA powerful or impressive product or item.Rate it:

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bad eggSomeone whose behaviour is reprehensible or irresponsible; a rogue.Rate it:

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bad eggdisreputable characterRate it:

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bad for youUnhealthy.Rate it:

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bad formBehaviour which is contrary to social expectations, which is inappropriate or rude.Rate it:

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bad hair dayA day when one's hair seems unmanageable.Rate it:

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bad hair dayA day when several things seems to be unmanageable or go wrong.Rate it:

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bad ironBad luck.Rate it:

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bad jokeA situation that is badly planned, or illogical.Rate it:

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bad luckill-fortuneRate it:

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bad money drives out goodDebased coinage (with low levels of precious metals) replaces purer coinage (with higher levels of precious metals).(metaphorically) Mediocre talent drives away real talent.Rate it:

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bad nameUsed other than as an idiom: see bad, name.Rate it:

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bad nameLack of reverence or esteem. Poor reputation.Rate it:

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bad newsAn irritating, troublesome, or harmful person, situation, or thing.Rate it:

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bad newsNews of unpleasant, unfortunate or sad events.Rate it:

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bad pennyA counterfeit or damaged penny.Rate it:

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bad pennyA person or thing which is unpleasant, disreputable, or otherwise unwanted, especially one which repeatedly appears at inopportune times.Rate it:

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bad taste in one's mouthA feeling of disappointment and frustration.Rate it:

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bad taste in one's mouthA feeling of guilt, responsibility, or embarrassment as to cause nausea.Rate it:

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bad taste in one's mouthA feeling something is morally despicable as to cause nausea.Rate it:

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bad to the boneCompletely bad and evil; pure evil.Rate it:

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bad wordA vulgar word.Rate it:

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better the devil you know than the devil you don't knowSomething bad and familiar is better than something bad and unknown.Rate it:

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better to light a single candle than to curse the darknessIn the face of bad times or hopelessness, it is more worthwhile to do some good, however small, in response than to complain about the situation.Rate it:

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blackBad; evil.Rate it:

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blot one's copy bookTo damage one's own reputation through bad behavior.Rate it:

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blow chunksTo be very bad, inadequate, unpleasant, or miserable; to thoroughly suck.Rate it:

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bread-and-butterA general saying used to ward off bad luckRate it:

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bread-and-butterA saying specifically used to ward off bad luck when separating hands to walk either side of a treeRate it:

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break upOf a telephone conversation, to cease to be understandable because of a bad connection.Rate it:

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bring downTo make someone feel bad emotionally.Rate it:

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bum steerBad advice, regardless of intention.Rate it:

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carrot and stickSimultaneous rewards for good behavior and punishments for bad behavior.Rate it:

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close one's eyes and think of EnglandTo accept (rather than fight)-and distract oneself so as to be able to endure-bad or unwanted sex, or by extension any unpleasant but inevitable experience.Rate it:

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come home to roostBad consequences of actions inevitably coming to pass.Rate it:

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