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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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warning shotUsed other than as an idiom: A shot fired as a warning..Rate it:

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warning shotAn action intended to act as a warning.Rate it:

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slip under the radarTo go unnoticed, especially for a long period of time.Rate it:

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drop off the radarTo vanish or fall into obscurity.Rate it:

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off the radarUnlikely to happen, or be important in the near future or tending to escape detection or attention.Rate it:

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on the radarLikely to happen, or be important in the near future or tending to attract attention.Rate it:

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under the radarWithout attracting notice; in an undetected or secretive manner.Rate 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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early birdA person who wakes early or arrives early, typically before most others.Rate it:

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early bird catches the wormAlternative form of early bird gets the worm.Rate 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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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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beauty sleepSleep before midnight, on the belief that early sleep hours conduce to health and beauty.Rate it:

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caveat emptorUsed as a warning to anyone buying something that there might be unforeseen problems or faults with what is bought.Rate it:

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Man On The Roof!Depression Daze "Warning" in a Social Gathering or 'Knot of Male Conversationalists' of proximity of A Lady Within Earshot, So "Watch Your Filthy Language!"Rate it:

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bug outTo abandon someone without warning.Rate it:

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rock upTo turn up to a place or function unexpectedly, or without notice or prior warning.Rate 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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all at onceUnexpectedly; without warning; all of a sudden.Rate it:

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all of a suddenwithout warningRate it:

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at a moment's noticeImmediately; instantaneously; without need of warning.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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caution - slippery when wetWarning, often in the form of a sign, that people should pay attention when walking on a wet and slippery ground not to fall down and get injured.Rate it:

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cheese itA minced oath used as a warning to stop, hide, or flee.Rate it:

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China syndromeA rare disease, first characterized in the early 1990s, which resembles poliomyelitis but which has somewhat different characteristics and occurs in persons vaccinated for poliomyelitis.Rate it:

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Christmas is comingUsed as a reminder or warning regarding an impending deadline.Rate it:

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cop offto leave school earlyRate it:

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cut one's teethTo begin; to gain early experience.Rate it:

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day larkOne who gets up early in the morning or goes to bed early.Rate it:

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die on the vineTo fail at an early stage or never come to fruition, typically due to neglect, infeasibility, or lack of resources.Rate it:

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don't get your shit hot!A Stern, Serious, Unequivocal Warning; . . . . . . . "Don't Get 'Short', 'Testy', 'HOT', 'Angry', 'Impatient, 'Demanding' with ME!Rate it:

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drop a bombTo announce surprising or alarming information suddenly and without warning.Rate it:

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drop a bombshellTo announce surprising or alarming information suddenly and without warning.Rate it:

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false alarmA warning sound which turns out to have been erroneous.Rate it:

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fend offTo take defensive action, push against, veer away, avoid, steer away, retreat, tack, give strong vocal or signal warning.Rate it:

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festive boardEuropean reference to softwood-trenchers; {Early tableware was a wide softwood plank carved with shallow indentations for various food servings: When filled with appetizing, sumptuous portions it was referred, Festive BoardRate it:

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flash in the panA career notable for early success not followed by significant accomplishment.Rate it:

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front loadSomething assigned to the early period of a project or a program, especially something burdensome.Rate it:

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get a jump onTo start early, especially to start before something begins or before others begin.Rate it:

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get downTo duck or take cover, usually to avoid harm. Commonly used as a caution or warning in the imperative.Rate it:

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get up with the chickensto wake up earlyRate it:

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