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15 minutes of fameA very short time in the spotlight or brief flurry with fame, after which the person or subject involved is quickly forgotten.Rate it:

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23 skidoo[c. 1908-1923] To leave, particularly quickly or at an advantageous time.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 pick-upA female whom frequents venues where males spend their spare time in billiards, drinking, lounging and where she seeks temporary companionship for ulterior motives.Rate it:

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a stich in time saves nineWhat ever work you have you should perform the and there, thereby your work being helped others work.Rate it:

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a stitch in time saves nineA little effort expended sooner to fix a small problem prevents it from becoming a larger problem requiring more effort to fix later; A little preparation can eliminate the need for repairs later; consistency (achieving a set rhythm) is better than trying to rush ahead.Rate it:

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a week from next TuesdaySome unspecified time in the future.Rate it:

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a week is a long time in politicsIn politics, a lot of change can happen in a short space of time.Rate it:

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about timeClose to the right time.Rate it:

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about timeFar past the desired time.Rate it:

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against the clockIn a time-restricted manner, to meet a deadline, hurriedly, timed.Rate it:

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ahead of one's timeShowing characteristics of changes yet to be; present in one's work before later advances in the field; coming earlier than could be generally accepted.Rate it:

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all alongThe entire time; always.Rate it:

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all at onceAll at the same time; all together.Rate it:

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all the timeAlways; constantly; for the complete duration.Rate it:

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all the timeVery often; frequently.Rate it:

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all things come to those who wait(dated) A patient seeker will be satisfied in due time; patience is a virtue.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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along aboutApproximately; at around some time.Rate it:

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ancient historyThat which happened a long time ago and not worth discussing any more.Rate it:

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answer backTo reply to a question at a later time.Rate it:

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any port in a stormAn unfavourable option which might well be avoided in good times but which nevertheless looks better than the alternatives at the current time.Rate it:

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around the clockAll the time or seemingly all the time; constantly.Rate it:

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as long asWhile; for some period of time.Rate it:

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as ofFrom, on or at a specified time.Rate it:

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as often as notMore or less half of the time; on many occasions but not always; frequently.Rate it:

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at lastAfter a long time; eventually.Rate it:

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at onceAt the same time; simultaneously; together.Rate it:

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at this point in timeRight now.Rate it:

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aunt floColloquialism for the time of a month when a woman is menstruating.Rate it:

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back in the dayIn the past; at one time, especially a time which is fondly remembered.Rate it:

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banged upSpending time in prison or jail.Rate it:

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bank nightAn event where patrons are enticed to buy entry tickets into some venue, for example a movie theater, with the anticipation that they will be entered into a drawing to win an amount of money if their ticket is drawn and they are on-site at the time of the winning.Rate it:

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bat five hundredTo be successful half of the time, to have a success rate of 50%.Rate it:

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beat offTo waste time.Rate it:

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beat the clockTo perform a task or successfully complete an activity within a time limit.Rate it:

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beat the clockPerform a task quickly or within a fixed time limit.Rate it:

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before someone's timeFrom before one was born or old enough to be aware of the world.Rate it:

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before someone's timeAt a stage in one's life, development, etc. that seems premature.Rate it:

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behind its timeShowing characteristics of the past; present in one's work after later advances in the field; coming later than could be generally accepted.Rate it:

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behind timeLate, arriving late.Rate it:

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bide one's timeTo wait, especially for a suitable opportunity.Rate it:

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blink of an eyeA very short period of time; quickly.Rate it:

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blue moonA long time.Rate it:

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borrowed timeA period of time whose precise duration is not known but which can be expected to be quite limited, and at the end of which one's situation, benefits, or opportunities will be entirely terminated.Rate it:

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bottom fishingBuying, or seeking opportunities to buy, investment securities or other valuable properties at a time when markets are depressed and prices are low.Rate it:

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brace of shakesA very short time.Rate it:

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brace of shakesThe time taken for a sail to shake or shiver twice as a ship comes into the wind.Rate it:

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break one's duckTo do something for the first time.Rate it:

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break the sealWhen consuming alcohol, to urinate for the first time, which leads to needing to urinate more and more often.Rate it:

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