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why on earthUsed to add emphasis to "why" when beginning a question.Rate it:

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come down to earthTo be brought back to reality; to lose one's dreams.Rate it:

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cost the earthto be a huge expenseRate it:

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down-to-earthPractical; realistic; pragmatic.Rate it:

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Earth toUsed to call the attention of a distracted person.Rate it:

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earth upTo cover the stem or leaves of plants with soil, as to encourage root growth or protect from cold.Rate it:

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go to the ends of the earthTo do everything possible to achieve something.Rate it:

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God's green earthThe world.Rate it:

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hell on earthA very unpleasant situation; torment, particularly when widespread.Rate it:

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move heaven and earthTo do whatever is necessary, including extreme or unusual actions; to go to extremes.Rate it:

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paradise on earthAn ideal or idyllic place.Rate it:

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salt of the earthA most worthy person.Rate it:

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salt of the earthA decent, dependable, unpretentious person.Rate it:

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scum of the earthAn unwanted individual, the worst type of person or people.Rate it:

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the ends of the earthThe furthest reaches of the land.Rate it:

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the salt of the earthwonderfulRate it:

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what on earthUsed to add emphasis to "what" when beginning question.Rate it:

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"never mind your mother sonny.... eat your bleedin' orange"I worked with a man from Foulridge, Lancashire for over 35 years who often used this phrase whenever there was a problem and he wasn't sure of the answer!.. Said the phrase came from a "chap I used to work with in Colne... but he didn't know what it meant either"Rate it:

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necessity is the mother of inventionA person who is in great need of something will find a way to get it.Rate it:

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and his motherServes as an intensifier for an inclusive noun or phrase such as everyone, anyone, each someone or all someones.Rate it:

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be motherTo pour out tea for others.Rate it:

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black over Bill's mother'sDescribing rain-bearing dark clouds on the horizon.Rate it:

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do you kiss your mother with that mouthAlternative form of you kiss your mother with that mouthRate it:

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everybody and his motherA large assortment of people.Rate it:

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everyone and his motherA large assortment of people.Rate it:

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everyone and their motherA large number of people; most people.Rate it:

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like mother, like daughterA daughter will have traits similar to her mother upon reaching adulthood.Rate it:

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mother henA female chicken who bears eggs or chicks.Rate it:

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mother henAn outspoken and overprotective woman dealing with others' affairs.Rate it:

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mother lodeA large or rich vein of gold or of another precious mineral from which other branches extend.Rate it:

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mother lodeAny source of valuable or useful material.Rate it:

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mother of allUsed before a plural noun to form a compound noun having the sense of: the greatest or largest of its kind.Rate it:

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my very educated mother just served us nachosMercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune.Rate it:

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my very educated mother just served us nine pumpkinsA mnemonic used to remember the order and names of the nine planets of the solar system: Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, Pluto.Rate it:

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my very educated mother just served us noodlesMercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune.Rate it:

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necessity is the mother of innovationAlternative form of necessity is the mother of invention.Rate it:

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refrigerator motherAn emotionally frigid mother, who does not exhibit normal care or love for her child or children.Rate it:

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she could be his motherOne could be someone's parent, said of a woman older than a man.Rate it:

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sweet Mary mother of GodUsed to add emphasis, particularly by Catholics.Rate it:

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who's 'she', the cat's motherA rebuke especially directed towards children for having referred to a woman as "she", instead of using her name or an appropriately respectful title.Rate it:

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who's 'she', the cat's mother%3fA rebuke especially directed towards children for having referred to their mother, or any other woman in the third person, instead of using a properly respectful title or their name when appropriate.Rate it:

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who's 'she', the cat's mother?A rebuke especially directed towards children for having referred to their mother, or any other woman in the third person, instead of using a properly respectful title or their name when appropriate.Rate it:

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you kiss your mother with that mouthUsed to indicate that the other person's speech has become too obscene or vulgar.Rate it:

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your mother is a whoreYou are a person of poor character, based on your imputed descent from a mother of poor character, and an unknown father of poor character.Rate it:

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apron stringA symbol of the domestic ties binding a male to a female (as a husband to a wife or a son to a mother).Rate it:

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happens once in a blue moonAn astronomical event which occurs quite infrequently and observable from the earth.Rate it:

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the girl said my condition is anatoriaWhen I leave my mother I get illRate it:

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kick offTo force the weaning of a bovine cow's calf by restricting the calf's access to its mother's udders. Used figuratively or literally.Rate it:

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The Hell You Say?Depression Daze Ejaculation Offered In Response to Another's Astonishing, Earth Shaking, Unbelievable, Astounding 'Remark':Rate it:

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body of waterAny significant accumulation of water, usually covering the Earth or another planet, such as a river, lake or a bay.Rate it:

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