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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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from a mile awayWell in advance.Rate it:

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in for an inch, in for a mileGiven that one is partly involved in or committed to a project, action, position, etc., there is no reason to refrain from becoming fully involved or fully committed.Rate it:

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country mileA long way, a great distance.Rate it:

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give someone an inch and someone will take a mileIf concessions are made for someone, that will embolden them to take further advantage of the person who helped them, instead of being content with what they have been given.Rate it:

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go the extra mileTo make an extra effort; to do a particularly good job.Rate it:

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run a mileTo escape, flee or leave a situation or relationship, usually as a result of a shocking or sudden announcement or revelation.Rate it:

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talk a mile a minuteTo speak quickly or excessively.Rate it:

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walk a mile in someone's shoesTo experience what someone has experienced.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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good fences make good neighborsIt is better to mind one's own business than get involved with other people's affairs.Rate it:

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what's good for the goose is good for the ganderWhat is good for a woman is equally good for a man; or, what a woman can have or do, so can a man have or do. This comes from an earlier proverb, "What's sauce for the goose is sauce for the gander."Rate it:

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what's good for the goose is good for the ganderWhat is good for one type is equally good for another type, despite any irrelevant differences between the types.Rate it:

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near missnarrowly avoided accidentRate it:

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back in the knife drawer, Miss SharpSaid as a retort to somebody who has made a cutting remark.Rate it:

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blink-and-you-miss-itBarely visible because gone too quickly.Rate it:

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give something a missTo forego something.Rate it:

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I miss youAn expression of sorrow or sadness about the absence of a family member, close friend, lover or spouse.Rate it:

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miss outTo miss an experience or lose an opportunity, etc. that should not be missed.Rate it:

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Miss RightA perfect, ideal or suitable female mate or wife.Rate it:

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miss the boatTo fail to take advantage of an opportunity; to overlook or be too late to pursue an option or course of action.Rate it:

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miss the boatTo miss out (on something); to be ignorant (of something).Rate it:

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miss the markTo fail to hit the target.Rate it:

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miss the markTo fail to reach the result that was intended.Rate it:

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miss the pointTo fail to grasp the meaning of an utterance.Rate it:

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swing and a missA sincere but unsuccessful attempt.Rate it:

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good as goldwell behavedRate it:

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good as one's wordFaithful to a promise one has made.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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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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the road to hell is paved with good intentionswell-intended acts can lead to disasterRate it:

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very goodUsed as acknowledgement of receipt of one's orders.Rate it:

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one good turn deserves anotherOne act of kindness should be paid back by another act of kindness.Rate it:

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good things come to those who waitA patient seeker will be satisfied in due time; patience is a virtue.Rate it:

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good jobWell done; congratulations!.Rate it:

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good old boyA friendly, unambitious, relatively uneducated, sometimes racially biased white man who embodies the stereotype of the folksy culture of the rural southern USA.Rate it:

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'sall goodNo problem; that’s fine; you’re welcome.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 voice to beg baconSaid in ridicule of a bad voice.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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all good things come to an endNothing lasts forever.Rate it:

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

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as good as it getsThe best available under the circumstances.Rate it:

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

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bad money drives out goodDebased coinage (with low levels of precious metals) replaces purer coinage (with higher levels of precious metals).(metaphorically) Mediocre talent drives away real talent.Rate it:

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but goodTo a high degree; very thoroughly; in a most definite manner.Rate it:

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Citations:neither fish, flesh, nor good red herringUnsuitable for anyone or anything; unfit for any purpose.Rate it:

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