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damned if one does and damned if one doesn'tA dilemma where either choice results in a negative outcome.Rate it:

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you're damned if you do and you're damned if you don'tAlternative form of damned if you do, damned if you don'tRate it:

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I'll be damnedAn expression of surprise.Rate it:

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one swallow doesn't a spring makeAlternative form of one swallow does not a summer make.Rate it:

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one swallow doesn't a summer makeAlternative form of one swallow does not a summer make.Rate it:

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one swallow doesn't make a springAlternative form of one swallow does not a summer make.Rate it:

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one swallow doesn't make a summerOne sighting or instance of an event does not necessarily indicate a trend.Rate it:

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think one's shit doesn't stinkTo be arrogant or snobbish; to feel superior to others.Rate it:

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almost doesn't countNear success (or correctness) is not deemed success (or correctness).Rate it:

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that which doesn't kill you makes you strongerUsed to express the sentiment that hardship or difficult experiences build moral character.Rate it:

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the whistle doesn't pull the trainAlternative form of it's not the whistle that pulls the train.Rate it:

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doesn't have both oars in the watercrazyRate it:

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doesn't have two nickels to rub togetherReference an individual whom from all evidence and appearances is badly bent and broken relative to personal finances.Rate it:

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it doesn't matterit is not important; do not fretRate it:

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it doesn't matterI withdraw my previous statement.Rate it:

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money doesn't grow on treesYou must work in order to have money.Rate it:

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someone's elevator doesn't go all the way to the topUsed as an indirect way to say that someone is mentally deficient.Rate it:

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someone's elevator doesn't go all the way to the topUsed as an indirect way to say that someone is crazy.Rate it:

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the apple doesn't fall far from the treeA child grows up to be very similar to its parents in the way they act and in their physical abilities.Rate it:

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the left hand doesn't know what the right hand is doingTwo parts of an organization are unaware of each other's activities.Rate it:

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what doesn't kill you makes you strongerUsed to express the sentiment that hardship or difficult experiences build moral character.Rate it:

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where the sun doesn't shineAlternative form of where the sun don't shineRate it:

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one swallow does not a summer makeOne sighting or instance of an event does not necessarily indicate a trend.Rate it:

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as one doesUsed to indicate an unusual or unexpected situation.Rate it:

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one swallow does not a spring makeAlternative form of one swallow does not a summer make.Rate it:

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one swallow does not make a springAlternative form of one swallow does not a summer make.Rate it:

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one swallow does not make a summerA sign is not proof Rate it:

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easy does itRelax; do something gently, lightly or carefully; slow down; calm down.Rate it:

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correlation does not imply causation(statistics) The observed correlation between two parameters, say, the growth of a market and the growth of a neighbor's child may, in fact, have nothing to do with each other's causation.Rate it:

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apple does not fall far from the stemAlternative form of apple does not fall far from the tree.Rate it:

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apple does not fall far from the treeA child grows up to be very similar to its parents, both in behavior and in physical characteristics.1842, E. A. Freidlaender (translator), Frederika Bremer (author), The Neighbours, ch. 10:It is impossible to look at Madam Rhen, without at once making the conclusion that she is pleasantness, hospitality, and loquacity itself; nor can one look upon her daughter Renetta without thinking, "the apple does not fall far from the tree!"1978, Dr. Isador Rosenfeld, "Doctor Asks Patient Rate it:

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apple does not fall far from the trunkAlternative form of apple does not fall far from the tree.Rate it:

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does a bear defecate in the woods?The answer is clearly, without reservation, true and accurate.Rate it:

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does a bear shit in the woodsRhetorical question in response to a question where the answer is an emphatic yes.Rate it:

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does anyone here speak EnglishDoes anyone here speak English?Rate it:

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does Dolly Parton sleep on her backSynonym of is the Pope CatholicRate it:

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does macy's tell gimbel's(US, dated, colloquial, rhetorical question) A rhetorical question with the implied answer being that competitors do not share business secrets with one another.Rate it:

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does not computeThat does not make sense.Rate it:

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does someone look likeUsed if the interlocutor seems to believe something inaccurate about; this question serves to free someone of a misconception.Rate it:

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does the Pope shit in the woodsRhetorical question in response to a question where the answer is an emphatic yes.Rate it:

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God does not play dice with the universeThe course of all events is predetermined.Rate it:

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handsome is as handsome doesA person's good actions, rather than his outward appeal, define his handsomeness in the eyes of others.Rate it:

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how much does it costWhat is its price?, How much money do you want for it?Rate it:

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it does exactly what it says on the tinWhat is described or what one would expect with no further explanation needed.Rate it:

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stupid is as stupid doesA person's intelligence may be judged by the wisdom of his or her actions.Rate it:

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that does itExpression of annoyance or frustration; indicates that one has reached the limit of one's patience or temper.Rate it:

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the apple does not fall far from the treeA child grows up to be similar to its parents, both in behavior and in physical characteristics.Rate it:

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the nut does not fall far fron the tree!The human demeanor, conduct, mannerisms, appearances, tendencies, genes, in many instances often closely resemble those of the immediate forbears.Rate it:

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the whistle does not pull the trainAlternative form of it's not the whistle that pulls the train.Rate it:

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what does that have to do with the price of cornA comment used to indicate that a previous comment is irrelevant or unimportant.Rate it:

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