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best betThe best proposal or plan.Rate it:

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bet one's bottom dollarto be absolutely sure of something; to be certain enough of something to wager everything.Rate it:

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bet dollars to donutsTo suggest that something is very likely to be true or that one has a strong hunch about something.Rate it:

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bet one's bootsTo be absolutely sure of something; to be certain enough to wager an essential possession.Rate it:

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bet outTo be the first in a round to put money in the pot.Rate it:

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bet the farmTo be absolutely certain, to have no doubts.Rate it:

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bet upTo make one's betRate it:

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you betCertainly; you're welcome; a reply to thank you or to a request.Rate it:

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you betExpresses support, agreement, certainty or emphasis.Rate it:

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best-kept secretA significant fact or characteristic that is not well-known.Rate it:

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hunger is the best spiceWhen one is hungry, anything will taste good.Rate it:

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revenge is a dish best served coldAn expression that emotional detachment is ideal when taking revenge, as one is righting the wrongs that have been done to the doer.Rate it:

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do the best and live the restFirst do your work with your 100% dont think about the resultRate it:

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laughter is the best medicineIt is healthy to laugh.Rate it:

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as best one canIn the best possible way, given the circumstances.Rate it:

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at bestIn the most favorable of conditions; at the most.Rate it:

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at the best of timesAt most.Rate it:

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attack is the best form of defenceIn a battle, attacking the opposition first is better than waiting for them to attack.Rate it:

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best laid plansA proverbial expression used to signify the futility of making detailed plans when the outcome is uncertain.Rate it:

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best of both worldsA combination of two seemingly contradictory benefits.Rate it:

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best of luckUsed to express hopes that someone does well in a new endeavor.Rate it:

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best of the bunchThe best or most preferred person or item within a group.Rate it:

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best regardsUsed as a polite closing of a letter.Rate it:

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best thing since sliced breadAlternative form of greatest thing since sliced bread.Rate it:

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best thing since sliced panAlternative form of greatest thing since sliced bread.Rate it:

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best-kept secretSomething interesting or important but not well-known.Rate it:

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diamonds are a girl's best friendA statement that suggests, while love is a luxury, material wealth (particularly jewellery) is more valuable in the long run.Rate it:

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experience is the best teacherLessons learned from experience are the most lasting.Rate it:

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first in, best dressedThose who arrive or get in sooner will receive a more desirable outcome.Rate it:

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give it one's best shotTo make one's best effort or attempt; to try as hard as possible.Rate it:

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he who laughs last laughs bestsuccess is better after having previously endured ridicule.Rate it:

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honesty is the best policyHonesty is the most honorable and fulfilling way to live one's life.Rate it:

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hunger is the best sauceBeing hungry makes one less concerned about the taste of one's food.Rate it:

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level bestThe very best that one can do.Rate it:

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put one's best foot forwardTo show oneself in the best or most positive way possible; to make a favorable impression.Rate it:

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six of the bestSix strokes with a cane, a traditional school punishment.Rate it:

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Sunday bestA person's finest clothing, especially the clothes one reserves to wear to church on Sunday.Rate it:

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to the best of one's knowledgeAlternative form of to one's knowledgeRate it:

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hurler on the ditchAn opinionated person who offers (unsolicited and often unwanted) advice on the best way to handle a situation.Rate it:

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what's done is doneEvents that have already taken place cannot be changed and actions that have already been committed cannot be undone, so it is best not to dwell on them.Rate it:

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crème de la crèmeBest of the best; something that's superlative. The very best.Rate it:

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cream of the cropThe best or most desirable among some selection.Rate it:

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desperate times call for desperate measuresIn adverse circumstances actions that might have been rejected under other circumstances may become the best choice.Rate it:

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lay offTo place all or part of a bet with another bookmaker in order to reduce risk.Rate it:

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omgTo start; never end conversation of the best conversation you ever had in your life .Rate it:

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play old harryBlenkiron and I have been moving in the best circles as skilled American engineers who are going to play Old Harry with the British on the Tigris. — John Buchan, "Greenmantle", 1916..Rate it:

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sell ice to eskimosTo persuade people to go against their best interests or to accept something unnecessary or preposterous.Rate it:

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across the boardA racing bet where one bets that the same competitor will place in first, second and third.Rate it:

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as far as one knowsTo the best of one's knowledge.Rate it:

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

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