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always be yourselfdon´t change the way you are. be you, be special. don´t be like othersRate it:

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beauty sleepExtra sleep or a special nap.Rate it:

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big blow-outElaborate celebration, special party, special dinner with lavish, luschious entrees.Rate it:

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bog standardEspecially plain, ordinary, or unremarkable; having no special, excess or unusual features; plain vanilla.Rate it:

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calls forRequires; needs toRate it:

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carry forwardThis term needs a definition. Please help out and add a definition, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.Rate it:

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Christmas tree billA bill consisting of many riders that attracts many, often unrelated, floor amendments, which may provide special benefits to various groups or interests.Rate it:

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clean upTo become clean, handsome, smart in appearance, e.g. for a special occasion, especially when it is out of character to be seen as such.Rate it:

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clout listA usually secret list containing the names of people who are to be given special access, benefits, or influence in a political or social situation, especially as a result of having personal, professional, or financial relationships with those in authority.Rate it:

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cold comfortMuch less reassurance, consolation, aid, or pleasure than one needs or desires.Rate it:

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come to mention itWhat you just said reminds me of something; Used to justify a change of subject or a kind of statement that needs some kind of license.Rate it:

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common or garden varietyOrdinary, standard. Nothing special.Rate it:

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cry out forTo say that a situation needs a thing, or a solution urgently.Rate it:

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cut a dealA Special Arrangement, Contract, Agreement, Permission, Bargain Price, 'Good Deal'.Rate it:

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DiamondIn Railroad Parlance, the especially designed, critically installed rail-section in place at 'Cross-Over' point. Special Switch-Tower With Special Switch-Point Equipment operated 24/7 by Experts:Rate it:

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dig outThis term needs a definition. Please help out and add a definition, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.Rate it:

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do a falling leaf maneuverExecute a special maneuver in a small aircraft which mocks a natural phenomenon.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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every king needs a queenEvery man needs a woman to be with for the rest of his life.Rate it:

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good wine needs no bushSomething good does not need to be advertisedRate it:

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hand on a plateThis term needs a definition. Please help out and add a definition, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.Rate it:

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hold itTo wait to excrete when one needs to.Rate it:

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hold that thoughtUsed to acknowledge that one's attention needs to be diverted from what an speaker was saying.Rate it:

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hot buttonThe principal desire that a salesman needs to "hit" in order to make a sale.Rate it:

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if needs beIf need be; if there is a need.Rate it:

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in the land of the blind, the one-eyed man is kingAmong others with a disadvantage or disability, the one with the mildest disadvantage or disability is regarded as the greatest.Even someone without much talent or ability is considered special by those with no talent or ability at all.Rate it:

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kiss upTo pay false flattery to another, particularly a superior at work, in order to get special attention.Rate it:

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land of plentyA utopia that provides for all one's needsRate it:

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last thing one needsSomething not wanted by someone, who is already burdened.Rate it:

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loose endA small job that needs to be done, or minor problem that needs to be resolved, before a task can be considered complete.Rate it:

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lose one's touchTo lose one's special mastery of or knack for a particular skill or activity.Rate it:

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make light work ofThis term needs a definition. Please help out and add a definition, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.Rate it:

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man on the streetAn ordinary member of the general public, especially one who lacks special expertise.Rate it:

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meet halfway:Adjust to needs and rights of others:Rate it:

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my honey-do'sHoney-do's are the little chores requested by a spouse: A wise man will seek to discover these needs on the part of his spouse and accomplish them promptly:Rate it:

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needs a swift kick in the slats!Depression Expression; Threats and assertions of physical violence toward certain individuals during 'hard times' was common. Circa 1929-1939.Rate it:

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no great shakesUnexceptional; not special or noteworthy; not very effective.Rate it:

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nothing specialOrdinary, run-of-the-mill.Rate it:

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odd and curiousA way to designate special coins, namely coins that are both odd and imperfect or seriously damaged.Rate it:

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pack inThis term needs a definition. Please help out and add a definition, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.Rate it:

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peel a grapeScore One!, Do Something Special, Contrive A Winner, Stand An Egg On End.Rate it:

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pick up the slackto do the work which someone else has stopped doing, but which still needs to be doneRate it:

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play to winTo make a special, determined effort to achieve general success or a particular goal, in life, in one's career, in negotiation, etc.Rate it:

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pleased as punchan expression of gratitude, joy, appreciation for some gift, service, reward, special treatment.Rate it:

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point blankThe distance between a gun and a target such that it requires minimal effort in aiming it. In particular no allowance needs to be made for the effects of gravity, target movement or wind in aiming the projectile.Rate it:

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power behind the throneSomeone who appears to be without special status, but who has great covert influence on a person in authority.Rate it:

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rain chequeAny voucher or note issued by a store to allow a customer to get a special or sale price later if an item is out of stock.Rate it:

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ride the short busTo have a need for a special education program, as because learning disabled.Rate it:

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