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due courseRegular or appropriate passage or occurrence.Rate it:

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due courseA. 1399, Geoffrey Chaucer, The Canterbury Tales.Rate it:

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due courseA. 1735, Jonathan Swift, Gulliver's Travels.Rate it:

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due courseA. 1803, Jane Austen, Northanger Abbey.Rate it:

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give the devil his dueTo acknowledge the positive qualities of a person who is unpleasant or disliked.Rate it:

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chose promise, chose dueOn doit faire ce que l’on a promis.Rate it:

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credit where credit's dueused to justly praise someoneRate it:

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due teste sono meglio di unatwo heads are better than oneRate it:

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due tobecause ofRate it:

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due tocaused byRate it:

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give credit where credit is dueAlternative form of credit where credit's dueRate it:

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with all due respectA phrase used before disagreeing with someone, usually considered polite.Rate it:

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the course of true love never did run smoothThere will always be problems in a relationship.Rate it:

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crash courseA quick, intense course of learning, especially one which is informal or hurried.Rate it:

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let nature take its courseTo permit events to proceed or a situation to develop without intervention or interference.Rate it:

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matter of courseA natural or logical outcome.Rate it:

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matter of courseAn expected or customary outcome.Rate it:

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of courseAcknowledges the validity of the associated phrase.Rate it:

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of courseAsserts that the associated phrase should not be argued, particularly if it is obvious or there is no choice in the matter.Rate it:

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of courseIndicates enthusiastic agreement.Rate it:

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on courseProceeding smoothly as planned.Rate it:

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par for the courseTo be expected; normal; common; usual.Rate it:

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run its courseTo come to a natural endRate it:

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run one's courseTo come to a natural endRate it:

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stay the courseTo persist or continue.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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duly notedIn a due, fit, or becoming manner; as it ought to be; properly.Rate it:

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all things come to those who wait(dated) A patient seeker will be satisfied in due time; patience is a virtue.Rate it:

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cry outTo shout in a loud voice, due to pain, or fear, or unhappiness.Rate it:

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go out the windowTo vanish or cease, especially due to lack of care, attention, etc.; to be discarded, disregarded, or ignored.Rate it:

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reflect onTo think carefully about something, and give it due consideration.Rate it:

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bottle outTo fail to perform a promised or planned action due to lack of courage.Rate it:

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burn outTo tire due to overwork.Rate it:

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chicken outTo shy away from a daring task; to decline, refuse, or avoid something due to fear or uncertainty.Rate it:

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throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stickTry the same thing (or similar things) often enough, and, even if the general standard is poor, sometimes one will be successful.2001, And still no one is shouting stop. read in The Kingdom archives at on 02 Nov 06,Many team managers are of the philosophy that if you throw enough mud at the wall some of it will stick. They believe that team preparation is all about physical fitness. They run the players into the ground and they believe they will be "flying on the day".2001, Robert McCrum, Let them eat cake, in The Observer 16 Dec 01, read on Guardian Unlimited site at on 02 Nov 06,Australian publishing boomed and in the past 10 years the country's literary culture has undergone a mini golden age, capped by Carey's triumph at the 2001 Booker Prize. As one Australian arts administrator said to me many years ago: 'Listen, mate, if you throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stick.'2001, Chris Collin, Re: 2-cp speys on The Strathspey Server mailing list archive at on 02 Nov 06,I am finding that "if you throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stick". It doesn't always work of course (especially on the nights when the class is mostly the beginners), but the class seems to thrive on the challange.2005, Ray Craft (poster on The right scale blog), Fitzhooie and his Burden, read at on 02 Nov 06,Prosecutors everywhere have bad habits of overcharging lots of cases, knowing that if the throw enough mud at the wall some of it will stick.2005, Sean Kelleher, Spike Milligan: His part in our downfall in Business 07 Aug 05, read at on 02 Nov 06,As long as there is negligible regulation and enforcement anyone can actually try and do the job...Weak regulation allows the industry to build strategies on full time recruitment. The theory goes: throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stick.c2005, Everything You've Learned About Marketing Is Wrong, read on LINC Performance website at on 02 Nov 06,They have the money to continue to believe in the repetition side of the equation. You throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stick. But it still isnRate 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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fool's paradiseA state of happiness due to illusion or false hope.Rate it:

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in the right place at the right timeAt a location where something good is about to happen at just the time of its occurrence; lucky; fortunate; able to obtain a benefit due to circumstances, rather than due to merit.Rate it:

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à vos marquesDébut de la locution à vos marques, prêts, partez : indique aux coureurs d’une course d’athlétisme de rejoindre leur bloc de départ.Rate it:

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à vos marques, prêts, partezPrononcé en trois temps, indique aux coureurs d’une course d’athlétisme dans un premier temps de rejoindre leur bloc de départ, puis de s’y positionner de manière à pouvoir s’élancer à tout moment, et enfin de s’élancer.Rate it:

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ahead of the gameHaving completed a task before it is due; ready, prepared, or anticipating.Rate it:

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ante upTo contribute one's share of a payment, or to pay what is dueRate it:

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APDTAInitialism of all praises due to Allah.Rate it:

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be taken illDue to sudden illness.Rate it:

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below parLess than par for the hole or course.Rate it:

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bleed outTo die due to excess bloodloss; to bleed to death.Rate it:

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blind alleyA course of inquiry that leads nowhere.Rate it:

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BOHICAAcronym of bend over, here it comes again. Used colloquially to indicate that an adverse situation is about to repeat itself, and that acquiescence is the wisest or only course of action.Rate it:

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boot campAny short, intensive course of training.Rate it:

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