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for onceFor the first time, after many instances to the contrary; in a rare exception to the rule; as an exception to the usual.Rate it:

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keep one's eye on the ballMy ethos has always been to be very straight with people, tell it as it is. It doesn't often make people happy but I found that over a period of time it's better to be that way. So being straight, also being very focused on your objectives, keep your eye on the ball and not get deflected away from it.Rate it:

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day or nightAt any time; 24/7Rate it:

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hang (hang with)Spend time in the company of someone.Rate it:

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one who hesitates is lostA person who spends too much time contemplating what to do may miss a valuable but fleeting opportunity.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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slip under the radarTo go unnoticed, especially for a long period of time.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 week from next TuesdaySome unspecified time in the future.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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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 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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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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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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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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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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Buggins's turnThe appointment of a person by rotation or promotion, on the basis of length of service (it being that person's "turn") rather than merit or level of qualification.Rate it:

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buried treasureSomething, having been concealed for a long time, which later is found and is profitable.Rate it:

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burn some rubberAn expression of intent to drive ruthlessly, speedily, wildly, illegally: Express the intention to perform tasks, agendas in wild abandon, in order to impress, gain an advantage, recover lost time or missed opportunity:Rate it:

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business before pleasureAn admonishment that discharging one's obligations must take precedence over devoting time to pursuits meant solely for one's own gratification.Rate it:

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busy workWork or activity performed with the intention or result of occupying time, and not necessarily to accomplish something productive; routine work of low priority undertaken for the sake of avoiding idleness.Rate it:

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butter one's bread on both sidesTo profit from two things at the same time, especially when those things seem contradictory or incompatible.Rate it:

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by and byGradually,after a timeRate it:

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carry overTo transfer (something) to a later point in time.Rate it:

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cash on the barrelheadMoney in the form of paper currency or coins, paid immediately at the time and place of a transaction.Rate it:

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change horses in midstreamTo change plans or approaches at an inopportune time, such as when an effort is already underway, generally considered an inadvisable thing to do.Rate it:

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chase one's tailTo busily try to perform many tasks or to repeatedly revise one's plans, especially with inefficient use of one's time and limited results.Rate it:

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chew the fatTo chat idly or generally waste time talking.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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collect dustTo remain untouched and unused for a long period of time.Rate it:

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