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fly too close to the sunTo become overly ambitious or greedy.added by anonymous
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fly the flagTo support one's country enthusiasticallyadded by anonymous
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fly the flagTo be registered in a particular country and display that country's flag as a resultadded by anonymous
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fly off the shelvesTo be sold in large quantities, very rapidly.added by anonymous
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fly off at a tangentTo digress from a topic.added by anonymous
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flavor of the weekA fad; someone or something that is held in esteem or receives attention for a short amount of time.added by anonymous
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flat-eartherA person who believes or advocates the theory that the planet Earth is flat.added by anonymous
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fit to wake the deadAt a very high volume; extremely loudly.added by anonymous
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fish out of waterA person in unfamiliar, and often uncomfortable, surroundings.added by anonymous
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fish in troubled watersTo take advantage from a chaotic situation.added by anonymous
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first of neverA nonexisting day; a day that will never come.added by anonymous
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fire-breathingcaustic, vitriolic or scathingadded by anonymous
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fire-breathingThat shoots fire from the mouth or nostrilsadded by anonymous
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fire in angerTo fire a weapon with the intent of causing damage or harm to an opponent.added by anonymous
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finer thingsThat which is considered of a high quality, expensive or tasteful.added by anonymous
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find one's voiceTo become willing or able to talk or otherwise express one's opinions.added by anonymous
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find faultTo criticize excessivelyadded by anonymous
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find another gearTo achieve enhanced performance.added by anonymous
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find another gearTo suddenly achieve an extra burst of athletic performance, especially after a sustained period of competitive exertion.added by anonymous
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final sayThe right to make a final decision.added by anonymous
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fill one's bootsTo eat heartily.added by anonymous
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fight one's cornerTo vigorously promote or defend one's interests, views, etc.added by anonymous
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Appendix:Snowclones/few X short of a Ystrange; insane; dementedadded by anonymous
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few cards shy of a full deckmentally deranged; demented; insane.added by anonymous
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feathered oof-birdAny large, plentiful source or supplier of money.added by anonymous
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fart in a windstormSomething utterly insignificant, ineffective, or fleeting.added by anonymous
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farm niggerA black slave employed in manual labor, as opposed to a house nigger.added by anonymous
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farm niggerAn inferior black person whose intellect is compared to that of a field hand.added by anonymous
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fancy one's chancesTo believe that one has a good chance of success.added by anonymous
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false noteIn a non-verbal display or presentation, an indication of incongruity or inappropriateness.added by anonymous
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false noteIn a remark or narrative, an indication of untruth, insincerity, or inconsistency.added by anonymous
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false noteAn incorrect note which is sung or played in a musical performance.added by anonymous
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false lightA cause of action arising under the common law where a person is portrayed in a way which, while not technically false, is misleading and likely to cause embarrassment to that person.added by anonymous
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false lightA point of view resulting in a misleading or inaccurate representation of a person, situation, or fact.added by anonymous
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false alarmA person who pretends to be more accomplished or a thing that seems to be of higher quality than is later found to be the case.added by anonymous
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false alarmA thing or occurrence which initially causes fear, distress, etc. but which is subsequently recognized as being no cause for concern.added by anonymous
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false alarmA warning sound which turns out to have been erroneous.added by anonymous
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fall victimto suffer as a result of external circumstances or someone else's actionsadded by anonymous
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fall on someone's neckTo embrace someone affectionately or thankfully.added by anonymous
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fall into the wrong handsTo become the possession of, or be discovered by, an unfriendly third party.added by anonymous
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fall aroundto fall over continuouslyadded by anonymous
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fair-haired boySomeone's favourite, especially a young one; a blue-eyed boy,added by anonymous
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fair shakeReasonable, unbiased treatment; a fair deal.added by anonymous
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fail at lifeTo do something disappointing, especially to fail at something.added by anonymous
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fail at lifeTo be or become trapped in poverty, or in a situation where someone is not doing anything productive with their lives; to become a loser.added by anonymous
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faceless bureaucratA stereotypical anonymous, interchangeable and unaccountable government official.added by anonymous
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face the factsTo accept what is true, especially when it is undesirable.added by anonymous
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eyes on the prizeConcentration on one's goal; mindfulness of the desired outcome.added by anonymous
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eye-openerAn alcoholic beverage consumed first thing in the morning.added by anonymous
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eye-openerA startling or shocking revelation.added by anonymous
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