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a little bit of bread and no cheesethe song of the yellowhammer.Rate it:

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at one's beck and callIn servitude to; at one’s command.Rate it:

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birds and beesInformal sex education, especially describing the sexual activity of animals rather than that of people.Rate it:

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it is raining cats and dogsThe cats and dogs are the rainRate it:

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kicking and screamingWith extreme reluctance.Rate it:

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quick-and-dirtyDone or constructed in a hasty, approximate, temporarily adequate manner, but not exact, fully formed, or reliable for a long period of time.Rate it:

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share and share alikeFor members of a group, equal portions of or equal access to tangible or intangible goods, entitlements, or obligations-i.e., each person's share like each of the other shares.Rate it:

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the three components of art are : 1. mere catharsis and cathexis, 2. (etc. )Cathexis : 2 major definitions, one being psychoanalytic in nature. Very rarely used in speech or in it's written form. Cathexis : what a fascinating word. Even the sound of it is unusual.Rate it:

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X's and O'stic-tac-toeRate it:

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a fool and his money are soon partedIt is easy to get money from foolish people, especially rich ones.Rate it:

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a hundred and ten percentA level of effort exceeding one's sustained capacity, possibly risking injury.Rate it:

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a quick drop and a sudden stopA fall to one's death, especially by hanging.Rate it:

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a scholar and a gentlemanAn admirable person.Rate it:

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above and beyondMore than is expected or required.Rate it:

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above and beyond the call of dutyExtremely heroic, more heroic that what is expected.Rate it:

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again and againRepeatedly.Rate it:

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alive and kickingHealthy; vital; in good health, particularly in opposition to unfavorable circumstances.Rate it:

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all and someone and allRate it:

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all and sundryAll, everyone.Rate it:

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all and sundryEach one.Rate it:

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all bark and no biteFull of big talk but lacking action, power, or substance; pretentious.Rate it:

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all dressed up and nowhere to goElaborately attired or otherwise fully prepared for an anticipated situation or activity which, nevertheless, fails to occur.Rate it:

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all eyes and earsTo be attentive.Rate it:

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all mouth and no trousersSuperficial, engaging in empty, boastful talk, but not of real substance.Rate it:

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all mouth and trousersSuperficial, engaging in empty, boastful talk, but not of real substance.Rate it:

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all sizzle and no steakA thing or person which fails to measure up to its description or advanced promotion.Rate it:

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all talk and no ciderAll talk and no results.Rate it:

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all the way to egery and backThe long way; a roundabout route; a long distance to travel.Rate it:

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all well and goodBasically good, but with some shortcoming or limitation.Rate it:

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all work and no play makes jack a dull boyToo much focus on one's career is often viewed unfavorably.Too much hard work and not enough leisure time can be unhealthy.Rate it:

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all's fair in love and warunpleasant behavior is acceptable during love and conflict.Rate it:

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and allIncluding every object, attribute, or process associated with preceding item or series of items.Rate it:

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and allUsed to suggest certain unstated relevant implications or what has been stated.Rate it:

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and allUsed to add emphasis.Rate it:

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and all thatUsed at the end of a statement to insinuate that there is more information that can be inferred from the preceding.Rate it:

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and be done with itUsed to terminate discussion or delay with a call to actionRate it:

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and changeAnd some quantity, but less than the increment to the next round number.Rate it:

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and countingUsed to show that the number previously mentioned is continuously changing, i.e. increasing or decreasing.Rate it:

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and crapAlternative form of and shit.Rate it:

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and finallyA light news story reserved for the end of a bulletin when there is a lack of more important items; typically involving animals or other features supposed to be amusing.Rate it:

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and his motherServes as an intensifier for an inclusive noun or phrase such as everyone, anyone, each someone or all someones.Rate it:

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and howUsed to strongly confirm preceding utterance.Rate it:

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and shitUsed after a noun or list of nouns in place of "etc".Rate it:

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and so forthIndicates that a list continues in a similar manner.Rate it:

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and so onIndicates that a list continues in a similar manner.Rate it:

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and so onIndicates that a list continues in a similar manner.Rate it:

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and the likeAnd other similar items.Rate it:

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and then someUsed to confirm preceding utterance, while implying that what was said or asked is an understatement.Rate it:

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and then there were nonean eliminationRate it:

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and whatnotAnd so on; et ceteraRate it:

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