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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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a bad workman always blames his toolsIt is not the tools we use which make us good, but rather how we employ them.Rate it:

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a drop in the bucketAn effort or action having very little overall influence, especially as compared to a huge problem.Rate it:

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a force to reckon withA competition or entity which is strong with experiences, trained personnel, good reputation, hundreds of successful projects.Rate it:

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a good beginning makes a good endingGood beginnings promise a good end; start off on a good note to reap the benefits at the end.Rate it:

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a good dealVery much; to a great extent; a lot; lots.Rate it:

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a good dealA large amount; a lot.Rate it:

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a good man is hard to findMen who make good husbands or workers are rare.Rate it:

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a good voice to beg baconSaid in ridicule of a bad voice.Rate it:

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a great dealVery much; to a great extent; a lot; lots.Rate it:

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a hair's breadthA very small distance or amountRate it:

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a lotvery much; a great deal; to a large extent.Rate it:

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a miss is as good as a mileA failure remains a failure, regardless of how close to success one has actually come.Rate it:

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a nod is as good as a winkThe hint, suggestion etc can be understood without further explaining.Rate it:

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a real knock out!A very attractive woman. So deemed because her attractiveness is so stunning that it can (figuratively) knock you out.Rate it:

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a riddle wrapped up in an enigmaSomething very mysterious and hidden.Rate it:

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about toIndicates something that will happen very soon; indicates that something is imminent.Rate it:

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ache forTo desire, or want something, or someone, very much.Rate it:

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adding machineA pocket calculator that has very few functions.Rate it:

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adroitVery skilled,proficient,proffesionalRate 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 good things come to an endNothing lasts forever.Rate it:

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all it's cracked up to beAs good as claims or reputation would suggest.Rate it:

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all one's life's worthA momentous matter; a very serious risk; a difficult task or situation.Rate it:

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all thatVery.Rate it:

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all that glitters is not goldThings that appear valuable or worthwhile might not actually be so, things that look nice might not be as good as they look.Rate it:

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all the rageVery fashionable and popular, like a craze.Rate it:

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all the timeVery often; frequently.Rate it:

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all very wellAll right, to a certain extent.Rate it:

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all very wellTrue, as far as it goes.Rate it:

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

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American as apple pieHaving characteristics considered quintessential to American life; very American.Rate it:

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angel's advocateSomeone who sees what's good about an idea and supports it.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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any press is good pressBeing mentioned in the media is beneficial to the subject because it gets publicity.Rate it:

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apple does not fall far from the treeA child grows up to be very similar to its parents, both in behavior and in physical characteristics.1842, E. A. Freidlaender (translator), Frederika Bremer (author), The Neighbours, ch. 10:It is impossible to look at Madam Rhen, without at once making the conclusion that she is pleasantness, hospitality, and loquacity itself; nor can one look upon her daughter Renetta without thinking, "the apple does not fall far from the tree!"1978, Dr. Isador Rosenfeld, "Doctor Asks Patient Rate it:

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arse end of nowhereA very remote place.Rate it:

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as agile as a monkeythe agility of monkeys in well- known by everyone! to say that someone is agile as a monkey means that he is very agileRate it:

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as all get-outExtremely; to a superlative degree; very much.Rate it:

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as good asvirtuallyRate it:

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as good as one's wordFaithful to a promise one has made.Rate it:

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as if there were no tomorrowto an excessive degree, desperately, very quickly or very muchRate it:

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as luck would have itAs it happened; how it turned out; by good fortune; fortunately or luckily.Rate it:

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as muchAlmost, very nearly.Rate it:

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as sly as a foxvery cunning and smartRate it:

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as the day is longUnceasingly; very; thoroughly; to a very high degree.Rate it:

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as you sow, so shall you reapThe personal consequences of one's actions are in proportion to the good or bad intentions towards others.Rate it:

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at full tiltAt full speed; very quickly.Rate it:

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at the top of one's voiceVery loudlyRate it:

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at the very leastat least; as an absolute minimumRate it:

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