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a riddle wrapped up in an enigmaSomething very mysterious and hidden.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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as all get-outExtremely; to a superlative degree; very much.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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Barmacide feastSomething that appears highly desirable, but proves to be imaginary, illusory and ultimately very disappointing.Rate it:

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bleeding edgeSomething very current, or modern where there may actually be a hazard or risk in using it, such as with potentially unstable software. The term relates to a sword.Rate it:

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bright as a buttonVery cheery, energetic and upbeat.Rate it:

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bright-eyed and bushy-tailedneatly attired, well dressed.Rate it:

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bring offTo succeed in doing something considered to be very difficult.Rate it:

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by/in leaps and boundsvery quickly, in large amountsRate it:

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cut outWell suited; appropriate; fit for a particular activity or purpose.Rate it:

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don't dilly-dally aroundDilly-Dally' Means To approach A Task Or Challenge With An Attitude Of Playfulness, Very Relaxed, Unimportant Viewpoint, 'Whatever? ? ? ?Rate it:

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down to the wireAt the very end of a process or project, especially one with a fast-approaching deadline.Rate it:

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filthy richVery rich (wealthy).Rate it:

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flip one's wigTo be very angry.Rate it:

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fly off the handleTo become very angry or enraged; to throw a fit or go crazy.Rate it:

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from a mile awayWell in advance.Rate it:

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go offTo explode metaphorically; to become very angry.Rate it:

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good as goldwell behavedRate it:

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gulp downTo eat very quickly without chewing the food properly.Rate it:

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it's a long road that has no turningencouragement when things are not going well. Just as a long road eventually has a turning, problems also eventually have a solution, even though one might have to wait.Rate it:

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nice as pieVery nice.Rate it:

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please zip your lipA very direct and demanding expression to stop talking immediately. Zipping your lip is snippy, lippy figure of speech.Rate it:

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rain cats and dogsTo rain very heavily.Rate it:

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razor strappedThe violent WHIPPING of a recalcitrant, errant, disobedient grammar school boy with a two-inch wide by thirty inch long by one/quarter inch thick cowhide strap or belt. Punishment was generally for a misdemeanor and the beating was generally by the schoolmaster, school Principal, janitor or a person designated by the Principal to administer the 'thrashing': 'Crying out' or screaming by the school boy was met by harsher thrashing and Yelling' from the maddened 'THRASHER': The well 'WELTED'STRAPPED victims were forced to return to their classroomRate it:

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run aboutTo be very busy doing many different things.Rate it:

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square peg into a round hole(idiomatic) Something or someone that does not fit well or at all; something that will not succeed as attempted, except possibly with much force and effort.Rate it:

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straight as an arrowvery straight, travelling in a very straight trajectory.Rate it:

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zonk outTo fall suddenly into a very deep sleep.Rate it:

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keen as mustardTo be very keen, enthusiastic, eager.Rate it:

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keep upTo ensure that one remains well-informed about something.Rate it:

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back of beyondA very remote place.Rate it:

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back to the wall(Can we clean up this sense?) A very difficult situation with no beneficial options available for action.Rate it:

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bear down onTo approach someone in a very determined way.Rate it:

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crème de la crèmeBest of the best; something that's superlative. The very best.Rate it:

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don't drive faster than your guardian angel can flyDriving (a vehicle) very fast is a dangerous act.Rate it:

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hell and half of georgiaA very large region; everywhere.Rate it:

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let the good times rollTo have fun or live fully; may imply letting things that are going well proceed.Rate it:

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little pitchers have big earsSmall children often overhear more of what is said than adults realize or desire.1844, Charlotte M. Yonge, Abbeychurch, ch. 2:Seeing me listening to something she was saying to Mamma, she turned round upon me with that odious proverb, "Little pitchers have long ears."1939, "Bedtime Bedlam," Time, 17 Apr.:A caution to U. S. parents, but a joy to radio merchandising, is the dread truth that little pitchers have big ears.2002, Stephen King, On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft, ISBN 9780743455961, p. 185:I suppose he might say pushed or went woowoo, but took a shit is, I fear, very much in the ballpark (little pitchers have big ears, after all).Rate it:

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run aroundTo be very busy doing many different things.Rate it:

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sex on legsA person or persons considered to be very sexually attractive.Rate it:

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the road to hell is paved with good intentionswell-intended acts can lead to disasterRate it:

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with flying colorsExtremely well; in an exceptional, noteworthy, or extraordinary manner.Rate it:

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yardarm to yardarmVery close to each other.Rate it:

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year dotA very long time ago, from the beginning or as far back as one can remember.Rate it:

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easy as pieVery easy.Rate it:

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went to the windsbecame well knownRate 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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