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you never know what you've got till it's goneGood friends and acquaintances shouldn't be taken for granted.Rate it:

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you'll never guessI have something very surprising to say; you won't be able to guess what I'm about to say.Rate it:

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you're never too old to learnIt is possible to learn new things, at any age; (implying) follow your desires and dreamsRate it:

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a cold day in hellAn event that will never happen.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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tempus fugittime flies (used as an alternative to this phrase)."Meanwhile, the irreplaceable time escapes", expressing concern that one's limited time is being consumed by something which may have little intrinsic substance or importance at that moment.Rate it:

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

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crack of dawnThe first moment of daylight; sunrise.Rate it:

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in the nick of timeAt the last possible moment; at the last minute.Rate it:

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when two sundays come together"When two Sundays come together/ meet" is used to talk about a situation that never occurs as two Sundays can never meet.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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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 Tinkers DamnDemeaning Words in Deprecating Ejaculation, to wit; "He'll Never Amount To A 'Tinker's Damn!"Rate it:

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pull someone's bacon out of the fireTo rescue someone, especially at the last moment.Rate it:

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a bean counterOne whom keeps track of minute details. One whom counts trivialities and overlooks the major items of the moment.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 leopard cannot change its spotsOne cannot change one's own nature.1597, William Shakespeare, Richard II Act i, Scene 1 (First Folio):King. Lyons make Leopards tame.Mowbray. Yea but not change his ?pots.1611, King James Version of the Bible, Jeremiah 13:23:Can the Ethiopian change his skin, or the leopard his spots?1820, Walter Scott, Ivanhoe Chapter 32:End now all unkindness. Let us put the Jew to ransom, since the leopard will not change his spots, and a Jew he will continue to be.1918, Johnston McCulley, Thubway Tham's Inthane Moment:The leopard cannot change his spots, old boy.Rate it:

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an old fuddy, duddyOne Whom Remains Stilted, Unwilling to React in an Up To The Moment Attitude; Dwells in the Past. Rejects modern approaches.Rate it:

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as soon asAt the moment when; immediately after.Rate it:

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at handBeing at the moment the center of attention or the cause of trouble.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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blowing hot and coldIndividual expressing frenetic enthusiasm one moment and minutes later showing, expressing extreme misgivings and doubts.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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cut it fineTo achieve something at the last possible moment, or with no margin for error.Rate it:

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deadWithout interest to one of the senses; dull; flat.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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drug on the marketSomething which is overabundant at the moment and thus not in demand.Rate it:

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dumb as a postAn Unkind Expression Relative To The Immediate Response/No-Response Of An Individual to The 'Needs' Of the Instant Moment.Rate 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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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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golden opportunityIdeal moment to do something.Rate it:

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

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if pigs had wingsNever.Rate it:

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in a pig's eyeVery unlikely; probably never.Rate it:

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in the reign of queen dickWhen pigs fly; never.Rate it:

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it is a wise child that knows his own fatherOne can never be sure of paternity.Rate it:

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jam tomorrowPromised benefits that never arrive.Rate it:

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keep buggin onNever quit; go onRate it:

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lame jokeAn attempt at humor which is perceived to have been used previously to the point of being cliche, or was never funny to begin with.Rate it:

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last trumpThe moment of God's final judgement on Earth.Rate it:

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leave somebody high and dryTo abandon somebody; to stop providing assistance at a crucial moment.Rate it:

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leave someone high and dryTo abandon somebody; to stop providing assistance at a crucial moment.Rate it:

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life is like a box of chocolatesLife is full of surprises, you never know what will happen next.Rate it:

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like riding a bikeSaid of skill that, once learned, is never forgotten.Rate it:

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line in the sandA defining moment, a cutoff point.Rate it:

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make an appearanceTo turn up to an event for a brief moment.Rate it:

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mind-numbingExcessively boring, tedious, or dull; repetitive; of an activity, etc., lacking any interest or variety that might serve as intellectual stimulation.Rate it:

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