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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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midi systemhi-fiRate it:

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never change a running systemDon't change something that is workingRate 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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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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bring inTo introduce a new rule, law, or system of organisation.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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log outTo exit an account in a computer system so that it doesn't recognize you until you log in again.Rate it:

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run throughTo pervade, of a quality that is characteristic of a group, organisation, or system.Rate it:

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bug outTo abandon someone without warning.Rate it:

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fail overTo automatically switch processing from a failed component in a critical system to its live spare or backup component.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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all students take calculusA mnemonic for the sign values of all the trigonometric functions in the two-dimensional Cartesian coordinate system. The initial letters ASTC — for all, sine, tangent, cosine — signify which of the functions are positive, in the order of the quadrants, starting at the top right and moving counterclockwise.Rate it:

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assembly linemass production systemRate 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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balance the booksTo put or keep any closed or conservative system or its analysis in balance.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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brain surgerySurgery on any part of the nervous system, especially the brain; neurosurgery.Rate it:

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bridgeA system which connects two or more local area networks at layer 2.Rate it:

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bud upTo don a pair of ear buds in preparation for listening to a portable sound system.Rate it:

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bush telegraphA system used by undeveloped societies in remote regions for communication over long distances, such as drum sounds, word-of-mouth relay, or smoke signals.Rate it:

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call outYell, Scream, Bellow, or utilize P.A. system or any viable means to summon HELP or summon individuals by name, number I.D. rating, rank, or any viable identifier.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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change overto convert to, to make a transition from one system to anotherRate it:

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checks and balancesA system for multiple parties wherein each has some control over the actions of each of the others.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 hypothetical kind of catastrophic failure in which a nuclear reactor melts through the floor of its containment system and penetrates the earth's surface, continuing downward as if (from a Western Hemispheric point of view) traveling through the planet toward China.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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corporate ladderThe hierarchy or ranking system of employment positions within a business organization.Rate it:

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

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