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a picture paints a thousand wordsA visualisation is a better description than a verbal description.Rate it:

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a picture is worth a thousand wordsAlternative form of a picture paints a thousand words.Rate it:

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Appendix:Snowclones/if Eskimos have N words for snow, X have Y words for ZUsed to suggest by analogy that Y has frequent interaction with Z or spends substantial time thinking about Z. Often used with other language, country or region stereotypes.Rate it:

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a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single stepeven the longest and most difficult ventures have a starting pointRate it:

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bat a thousandTo achieve perfection.Rate it:

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bat a thousandTo achieve success at each attempt.Rate it:

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bat a thousandTo reach first base on every at-bat.Rate it:

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die a thousand deathsTo die many times over.Rate it:

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die a thousand deathsTo suffer repeatedly; to suffer extreme embarrassment or anxiety.Rate it:

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let a thousand flowers bloomDon't interfere with promising developments in their early stages.Rate it:

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one thousandUsed in a common chronometric counting scheme, in which each iteration is sequentially numbered and supposed to be approximately one second in length.Rate it:

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over nine thousandoff the charts; through the roofRate it:

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big pictureThe main film in a double feature.Rate it:

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big pictureThe totality of a situation.Rate it:

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get the pictureTo understand or comprehend; to interpret correctly.Rate it:

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mixed pictureA situation in which both negatives and positives are found.Rate it:

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out of the pictureNot included in the matter being planned or under consideration; not a factor or participant in the present situation.Rate it:

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out of the pictureDead.Rate it:

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out of the pictureNot suiting or attuned to the situation; incongruous.Rate it:

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out of the pictureIn a manner resulting in removal from involvement in a situation.Rate it:

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pen pictureA written description, often biographical.Rate it:

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picture cardking, queen or jackRate it:

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picture perfectAn expression conveying the thought that the result, the outcome of an agenda has been as successful as an ideal portrait, painting or photograph conveying a pleasing perfect image or impression.Rate it:

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pretty as a pictureVery pretty, very cuteRate it:

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take a pictureTo photographically capture an image.Rate it:

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take a picture, it will last longeran ironic statement said after being stared at for a long time.Rate it:

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eat one's wordsTo regret or retract what one has said.Rate it:

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fine words butter no parsnipsTalking about doing something does not get it done.Rate it:

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not to rewrite other people's wordsThe act of compromising to limiting ones word usage.Rate it:

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actions speak louder than wordsIt is more effective to act directly than to speak of action.Rate it:

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at a loss for wordsHaving nothing to say; stunned to the point of speechlessness.Rate it:

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beyond wordsDisbeliefRate it:

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beyond wordsIn recalling an incident, in observing an accident, any or all of which can be disastrous and shocking. A destructive fire and explosion may leave one awestruck and beyond words to describe.Rate it:

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eat your wordsA reminder that if one misspeaks, missquotes, carelessly asserts irresponsibly, one may have to consume his own words.Rate it:

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have wordsTo argue, to have an argument.Rate it:

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have wordsTo speak sternly, angrily, or in an argumentative manner to.Rate it:

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in other wordsStated or interpreted another way; introduces an explanation.Rate it:

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man of few wordsA man who doesn't speak much, or speaks only for a short period of time.Rate it:

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mark my wordsListen to me; used before a statement one wishes to emphasize.Rate it:

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mince wordsTo restrain oneself in a conversation by withholding some comments or using euphemisms.Rate it:

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or words to that effectused to indicate a paraphrase or the chance of an error in the details of reported speech.Rate it:

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play on wordsA pun, or similar humorous use of language such as a double entendre.Rate it:

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put words in somebody's mouthTo attribute to somebody something he or she did not say; to claim inaccurately that somebody said or intended something.Rate it:

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put words in someone's mouthTo say or imply that someone has said something which he or she did not precisely or directly say.Rate it:

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put words in someone's mouthTo encourage or induce someone to appear to assert something by asking a leading question or by otherwise manipulating him or her.Rate it:

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sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt meA response to taunting proclaiming the speaker's indifference.Rate it:

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sticks and stones will break my bones, but words will never hurt meAlternative form of sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me.Rate it:

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war of wordsA heated exchange of threatening or inflammatory statements.Rate it:

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woman of few wordsA woman who either does not speak much or speaks only for a brief period of time.Rate it:

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words fail someoneOf a person: to be incapable of describing something with words, especially due to fear, shock, or surprise.Rate it:

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