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early bird catches the wormAlternative form of early bird gets the worm.Rate it:

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the early bird catches the wormthe early bird gets the wormRate it:

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the early bird gets the wormWhoever arrives first has the best chance of success; some opportunities are only available to the first competitors.Rate it:

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early to bed, early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy and wiseplatitude from Benjamin Franklin under the pseudonym Poor Richard.Rate it:

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early birdA person who wakes early or arrives early, typically before most others.Rate it:

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Franklin prend son thé chaudPhrase utilisée par les élèves francophones qui étudient le néerlandais pour se souvenir que les participes passés réguliers en néerlandais se terminent toujours par un d sauf quand le radical du verbe se termine par f, k, p, s, t ou ch.Rate it:

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a cat in gloves catches no miceOne cannot get what one wants by being cautious, one must use aggression to get it.Rate it:

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burp the wormTo masturbate.Rate it:

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glow wormbeetleRate it:

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worm foodOne or more corpses, especially in a state of decay; remains.Rate it:

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worm has turnedpast tense of worm turnsRate it:

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worm in the applesomething you thought was a good thing turns out to be a bad thing; usually at the worst possible time.Rate it:

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worm turnsCircumstances change so that a previously disadvantaged party gains the advantage, or vice-versa.Rate it:

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worm's-eye viewA view of an object from below, from the ground.Rate it:

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worm's-eye viewa view of an object from below, from the groundRate it:

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early bathBeing shown a red card in soccer.Rate it:

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reach an early graveTo be sentenced to death before the age of 18.Rate it:

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be a hundred years too earlyTo be so immature and unprepared as to be hopelessly unable to achieve something.Rate it:

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bright and earlyearly in the morningRate it:

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like turkeys voting for an early ChristmasAlternative form of like turkeys voting for Christmas.Rate it:

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reach an early graveTo die young. To die before the age of 80.Rate it:

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reach an early graveTo resign near the start for good.Rate it:

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ghetto birdA police helicopter, specifically in the context of patrolling or searching impoverished, high-crime urban areas (the ghetto).Rate it:

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a little bird told meOf information which was gathered from a source not to be overtly exposed.Rate it:

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a bird in the hand is worth two in the bushIt is preferable to have a small but certain advantage than a mere potential of a greater one.Rate it:

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bird in the bosomA secret pledge that one makes for another.Rate it:

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bird in the handShortened form of "a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush".Rate it:

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bird of one's own brainOne's own idea or conception.Rate it:

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bird's-eye viewThe view from directly or high above.Rate it:

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bird's-eye viewthe view from directly or high aboveRate it:

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dicky-birdA small bird.Rate it:

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dicky-birdAn insignificant sound or thing.Rate it:

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dicky-birdwordRate it:

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dicky-birdA insignificant sound or thing.Rate it:

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dicky-birdEndearing term for a small bird, often used when talking with young children.Rate it:

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eat like a birdTo eat in small amounts rather than in a single full meal.Rate it:

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feathered oof-birdAny large, plentiful source or supplier of money.Rate it:

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free as a birdHaving no ties; completely free.Rate it:

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oof-birdAny source or supplier of money.Rate it:

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sing like a birdto divulge secrets with little coercionRate it:

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sing like a birdto have a beautiful singing voiceRate it:

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strange birdAn unusual person, especially an individual with an idiosyncratic personality or peculiar behavioral characteristics.Rate it:

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beauty sleepSleep before midnight, on the belief that early sleep hours conduce to health and beauty.Rate it:

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scissorbillThe black skimmer bird native to the Atlantic states, USA.Rate it:

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bald eagleamerican birdRate it:

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a smoke screenEarly sea battles demonstrated the value of gun smoke and smoke from burning ships to hide one battleship from one belonging to the enemy. Later, smoke was generated prior to commencing battle so as to make it more difficult for gun crews to spot the targeted vessel. This tactic became known as a smoke screen.Rate it:

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at all hoursLate into the night or early morning; when people ought to be sleeping.Rate it:

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beat the rushto get somewhere first, or before a lot of other people -- such as going somewhere early in the morning.Rate it:

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canary in a coal mineSomething whose sensitivity to adverse conditions makes it a useful early indicator of such conditions; something which warns of the coming of greater danger or trouble by a deterioration in its health or welfare.Rate it:

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caughten on itcatches in throatRate it:

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