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clock outTo end work; to officially record a time when one terminates a period of work.Rate it:

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clock outTo officially record a work-termination time for.Rate it:

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close enough for government workIt is not worth investing additional time on perfecting this thing.Rate it:

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

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collect dustTo remain untouched and unused for a long period of time.Rate it:

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come in handyTo be useful or helpful, especially at some time in the future.Rate it:

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come to a headTo suddenly reveal that which has lain latent for a time.Rate it:

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come togetherUsed other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: to come together. To meet. To arrive at a destination with someone after having travelled there with each other. To achieve orgasm at the same time.Rate it:

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cool itCalm down, relax, take a time out.Rate it:

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coon's ageA very long time.Rate it:

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cop off withTo successfully engage the company of someone for a period of time.Rate it:

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couch potatoA person who spends a lot of time sitting or lying down, often watching television, eating snacks or drinking alcohol.Rate it:

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count outTo determine that a competitor has lost a match, by a referee's enumeration aloud of the increments of time for which the competitor has been incapacitated.Rate it:

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cracked the whipMy former boss demanded much in the manner of results, production. In addition he worked us long hours without advance notice, without overtime, rather promised US time-off in the future.Rate it:

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cross pathsTo be, by chance, in the same physical place at the same time, as a result of two completely separate journeys.Rate it:

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cry one's eyes outTo weep for an elongated time, or in an excessive manner.Rate it:

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cuánto tiempolong time no seeRate it:

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culture heroA mythical character or real person who is renowned as the exemplar of the values or achievements of a society, group, or time period.Rate it:

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cut shortInterrupt and curtail before the planned end time.Rate it:

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dans la fouléewhile you're at it, at the same timeRate it:

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dar las tantascause someone to take a long timeRate it:

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day and ageA time period of years or more.Rate it:

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day and nightAll the time; round the clock; unceasingly.Rate it:

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daylightThe period of time between sunrise and sunset.Rate it:

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desk jockeyOne who spends his or her time seated at a desk; especially one who is more concerned with procedure, paperwork, or administration than with its ultimate goal or practical consequence.Rate it:

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dichosos los ojos que te venlong time no see, you're a sight for sore eyesRate it:

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dick aroundTo waste time on an unproductive activity.Rate it:

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die offTo become extinct (if a group of plants, animals, or people dies off, all of that group dies over a period of time).Rate it:

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dip a toe intoTo enter or get involved in tentatively and for the first time.Rate it:

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donkey's earsA long time.Rate it:

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donkey's yearsA long time.Rate it:

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double bookedOf a single resource, reserved for two different users at the same time.Rate it:

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double dutchSex using a condom and the contraceptive pill at the same time.Rate it:

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down and outIn trouble; in a bad time or situation or having very bad luck.Rate it:

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down the lineFurther along, in terms of time or progress.Rate it:

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down the roadFurther along, in terms of time or progress.Rate it:

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down the trackFurther along, in terms of time or progress.Rate it:

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drain awayTo diminish over time; to disappear or leak out gradually.Rate it:

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drain the swamp when up to one's neck in alligators(idiomatic) When performing a long and complex task, and when you've gotten utterly immersed in secondary and tertiary unexpected tangential subtasks, it's easy to lose sight of the initial objective. This sort of distraction can be particularly problematic if the all-consuming subtask or sub-subtask is not, after all, particularly vital to the original, primary goal, but ends up sucking up time and resources (out of all proportion to its actual importance) only because it seems so urgent.Rate it:

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dripTo fall one drop at a time.Rate it:

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drone onto talk in a boring manner for a long time.Rate it:

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Dutch reckoningUsed other than as an idiom. as reckoned by the Dutch: five o'clock by the Dutch reckoning would be five o'clock in the Dutch rather than, e.g., a Canadian time zone; for example, 1 March 1625 in the Dutch reckoning was, in the English reckoning of the time, 19 February 1624(?).Rate it:

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eat, breathe, and sleepTo devote one's time obsessively to.Rate it:

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einmal ist keinmalOne time won’t hurt; just try itRate it:

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end of the lineFinal cessation or discontinuance of a process, institution, or person, especially one which has existed for a considerable period of time; death.Rate it:

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érase que se eraonce upon a timeRate it:

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érase una vezonce upon a timeRate it:

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es war einmalonce upon a timeRate it:

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every dog has its dayEveryone has a time of success and satisfaction.Rate it:

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faff aboutTo waste time; spend time idly.Rate it:

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