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"never mind your mother sonny.... eat your bleedin' orange"I worked with a man from Foulridge, Lancashire for over 35 years who often used this phrase whenever there was a problem and he wasn't sure of the answer!.. Said the phrase came from a "chap I used to work with in Colne... but he didn't know what it meant either"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 man is known by the company he keepsPeople are similar in character to their friends.Rate it:

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a man's home is his castle(US) a proverbial expression of personal privacy and securityRate it:

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a man/woman after your own hearta man or woman who likes the same things or has the same opinions as youRate it:

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a party animalAn individual whom lives, thinks, reflects, promotes, enjoys, raucous, wild, off the deep end, exotic; parties, gatherings, happenings and blasts.Rate it:

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a wild goose never laid a tame eggmost things are inherited and predeterminedRate it:

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all hands on deck!Nautical call for all ships crew to come topside and man their usual station. Work challenge or approaching gale threatens safety of crew and vessel.Rate it:

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apron string holdAn estate held by a man during his wife's life.Rate it:

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apron-string holdAn estate held by a man during his wife's life.Rate it:

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as the next guyTo a reasonable degree; as much as a typical person or man.Rate it:

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attaboyUsed to show encouragement or approval to a boy or man.Rate it:

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aunt sallya figure drawing criticism or ridicule; a straw man.Rate it:

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babe magnetA person, especially a man, to whom women are attracted.Rate it:

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bad boyA man whose rebellious nature makes him attractive to women.Rate it:

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barrow manA man under sentence of transportation; alluding to the convicts at Woolwich, who are principally employed in wheeling barrows full of brick or dirt.Rate it:

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be a manTo put up with something or take responsibility for it; to deal with something, such as pain or misfortune, without complaining.Rate it:

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bean queenA (usually white) man who is primarily attracted to Hispanic and Latino men.Rate it:

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beauty sleepC. 1900, Ralph Connor, The Man From Glengarry, ch. 23.Rate it:

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big girl's blouseAn effeminate or weak man, a sissy.Rate it:

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bio queenA biologically female performance artist who performs in female drag at drag shows, or acts like a drag queen. Essentially a woman pretending to be a man who is mimicking or parodying another woman.Rate it:

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black manA (male) member of an ethnic group having dark pigmentation of the skin, typically of sub-Saharan African descent.Rate it:

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black manUsed other than as an idiom: see black, man.Rate it:

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black manBlack people collectively; black culture.Rate it:

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black manAn evil spirit, a demon.Rate it:

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boldly go where no man has gone beforeTo break new ground.Rate it:

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bring down the houseTo garner enthusiastic or wild applause.Rate it:

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bros before hoes(US, informal) A man should prioritize his male friends over his girlfriend or wife.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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clothes don't make the manAn aphorism meaning that you cannot judge a person solely by his appearance. Usually pertains to men.Rate it:

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company manA male employee who has a great-and often, in the view of others, an excessive-commitment to serving the interests of the organization which employs him.Rate it:

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company manA spy or other operative of an intelligence service, especially the U. S. Central Intelligence Agency.Rate it:

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company manA male homosexual.Rate it:

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con manswindlerRate it:

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cowgirl positionA sex position in which the man lies on his back, and the woman sits on top of him facing him.Rate it:

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deadbeat dadA man, especially one who is divorced or estranged from his partner, who fails to provide monetary child support when he is legally required to do so.Rate it:

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dimber damber upright manThe chief of a gang of thieves or gypsies.Rate it:

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dirty old manAn adult male - usually middle-aged or elderly - who acts in a lecherous or lewd manner.Rate it:

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double dutchA date where both man and woman pay for their portion of the bill.Rate it:

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early to bed, early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy and wiseplatitude from Benjamin Franklin under the pseudonym Poor Richard.Rate it:

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eternal triangleA relationship involving three persons (usually two women and one man or two men and one woman) among whom there are conflicting and competing attachments of a romantic or emotional nature.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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every man for himself!Everyone has to fight for his or her own survival. This extraordinary admonition, generally applies during an extreme emergency, commercial or military wherein rescue assistance or other lifesaving help is unlikely.Rate it:

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every man has a priceEveryone can be bribed or corrupted for a certain price.Rate it:

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every man jackAll the members of a group with no exceptions.Rate it:

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familiarity breeds contemptThe more acquainted one becomes with a person, the more one knows about his or her shortcomings and, hence, the easier it is to dislike that person.1894, H. Rider Haggard, The People Of The Mist, ch. 25:This was the beginning of evil, for if no man is a hero to his valet de chambre, much less can he remain a god for long in the eyes of a curious woman. Here, as in other matters, familiarity breeds contempt.Rate it:

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feeding frenzyA wild, turbulent situation in which multiple sharks or other predatory fish attack one or more edible creatures simultaneously, in competition with each other.Rate it:

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fuckpolea man's penisRate it:

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get by the ballsTo have complete control over someone, especially of a woman abusing a man's infatuation with her.Rate it:

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give a man a fishShortened form of give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetimeRate it:

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