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Appendix:Snowclones/with great X, comes great YStates a causation in which Y follows X. Often, this phrase is used in a solemn tone, employed sarcastically for minor things that are not nearly as serious as suggested.Rate it:

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

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great dealA large number or amount.Rate it:

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

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go great gunsTo perform particularly well; to be particularly successful.Rate it:

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go great gunsTo move or proceed very quickly.Rate it:

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go to great lengthsTo make a major effort; to be very careful when doing something, especially to an extreme or excessive degree.Rate it:

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great beyondthe afterlifeRate it:

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great danedogRate it:

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great jobwell done; congratulations!Rate it:

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great mindsA shortened form of great minds think alikeRate it:

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great minds think alikeUsed to emphasize a coincidence, or two people reaching the same conclusion in any manner at the same time.Rate it:

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great oaks from little acorns growAlternative form of mighty oaks from little acorns grow.Rate it:

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great unwashedA contemptuous term for the populace, particularly the working class.Rate it:

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raw dealA situation in which a person is taken advantage of or treated unfairly; a situation in which a person is led to expect something, but receives nothing or much less than expected.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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big dealSomething very important, difficult, or of concern.Rate it:

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

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deal breakerTo fail.Rate it:

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deal into deal cards to someone entering a game.Rate it:

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deal inTo trade a named commodityRate it:

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deal outto not deal cards to someone who is leaving a game.Rate it:

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deal outTo dole out or distribute.Rate it:

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deal withpunishRate it:

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done dealAn agreement that has been finally resolved or decided.Rate it:

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drug dealUsed other than as an idiom: see drug, deal.Rate it:

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drug dealAn illegal business transaction where cash or something else of value is exchanged for illegal drugs, usually conducted in a clandestine manner.Rate it:

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real dealA thing or person which is genuine, authentic, or worthy of serious regard.Rate it:

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seal the dealto come to an agreement, to finalise the deal.Rate it:

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sweetheart dealA transaction, contract, or other agreement in which one party provides particularly favorable terms to the other, especially in suspicious circumstances.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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el doradoplace of great richesRate it:

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flutter in the dovecoteI further argued that the principal cause for the political deadlock that persisted for thirty years after the guns fell silent was Israeli intransigence rather than Arab intransigence. The appearance of the first wave of revisionist studies excited a great deal of interest and controversy in the media and more than a flutter in the academic dovecote. — Israel Confronts Its Past.Rate it:

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go through the roofA dramatic physical or emotional reaction or tirade to any of these. A disappointment, a great omission or error, an unnecessary loss due to inattention or carelessness.Rate it:

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if they sold it to you, you paid too muchEven when you perceive a good deal, someone is making money off you.Rate it:

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in one hell of a hurryIn a very great hurry; very fast or hastily.Rate it:

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keep a close watch onTo pay careful attention to a situation or a thing, so that you can deal with any changes or problems.Rate it:

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mighty oaks from little acorns growSomething great can come from a modest beginning.Don't give up on the project - mighty oaks from little acorns grow!Rate it:

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nerves of steelGreat bravery, courage or composureRate it:

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off the top of one's headWithout great thought or investigation; extemporaneous; natural; offhand.Rate it:

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raise hellTo cause a great disturbance.Rate it:

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she would rip a dog off a gut wagonA gut wagon was a horse drawn wagon that was used for collecting butcher's scraps for further processing. The wagons were often followed by determined and persistent dogs intent on eating the contents of the wagon. It took a great deal of effort to keep these dogs away from or off the wagon. A person's appearance ugly or objectionable enough to discourage or scare the dogs from the gut wagon would be ugly indeed.Rate it:

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whoop it upTo have a great time; to party or revel excessively or noisily.Rate it:

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beat downTo strike with great force.Rate it:

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every silver lining has a cloudEvery good situation has the potential to turn bad.2007, Diab A. Shetayh, Actuality : The Reality RequiemA great partnership isn't a self-maintaining entity. Perseverance and persistence make it thrive. For every silver lining has a cloud. Ignorance of this reality is not an option.Rate it:

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pack awayTo eat a great deal.Rate it:

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under the gunUnder great pressure to perform.Rate it:

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well, i neverAn exclamation of great surprise.Rate it:

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work like a charmworks great - exactly as expectedRate it:

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