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enough to make the angels weepSomething so distressing that it causes one to lose hope and faith.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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enough is enoughOne should be satisfied, there should be no moreRate it:

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better angelsMorally upright or otherwise positive attributes of human character.Rate it:

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fools rush in where angels fear to treadA person who does not plan ahead and think matters through becomes involved in risky or unfavorable situations which prudent people avoid.Rate it:

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on the side of the angelsFighting for or supporting that which is good, just, or benevolent.Rate it:

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ain't no mountain high enoughno barrier or obstacle will stand in one's way in reaching his/her objectiveRate it:

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give him enough rope and he'll hang himselfIf one gives someone enough freedom of action, they may destroy themselves by foolish actions.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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can't get enoughTo greatly enjoy; to like a lotRate it:

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close enough for government workIt is not worth investing additional time on perfecting this thing.Rate it:

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cold enough to freeze the balls off a brass monkeyExtremely cold.Rate it:

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enough is as good as a feastJust the right amount is as good as more than enough: there is no value in excess.Rate it:

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enough is too muchSynonym of enough is enoughRate it:

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enough to choke a horseAn excessive quantity.Rate it:

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fair enoughAn expression used to concede a point; denotes that, upon consideration, something is correct or reasonable; an expression of acknowledgment or understanding.Rate it:

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give 'em enough ropeAllow one to function unhindered, or without further overbearing oversight.Rate it:

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give one enough ropeTo allow one to function unhindered, or without further overbearing oversight.Rate it:

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given enough eyeballs, all bugs are shallowGiven a large enough beta tester and codeveloper base, almost every problem will be characterized quickly and the fix will be obvious to someone.Rate it:

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good enough for jazzGood enough.Rate it:

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good enough to eatSupremely beautiful; aesthetically pleasing.Rate it:

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leave well enough aloneTo leave something alone; to avoid attempts to correct, fix, or improve what is already sufficient.Rate it:

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leave well enough aloneTo leave something alone; to avoid attempts to correct, fix, or improve what is already sufficientRate it:

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not enough room to swing a catVery little space (available) (of a very small room).Rate it:

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old enough to voteUsed other than as an idiom.Rate it:

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old enough to voteold, decrepit.Rate it:

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sure enoughJust like one would expect.Rate it:

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throw dirt enough, and some will stickIf enough allegations are made about someone or something, then even if they are all untrue, people's opinion of the person or thing will be diminished.1759, John Wesley, letter to John Downes, Rector of St. Michael's, Wood Street, read at Wesley Center Online at on 14 Oct 06.I hope...that you are ignorant of the whole affair, and are so bold only because you are blind...And blind enough; so that you blunder on through thick and thin, bespattering all that come in your way, according to the old, laudable maxim, 'Throw dirt enough, and some will stick.'1857, Thomas Hughes, Tom Brown's Schooldays, read at fullbooks.com on 14 Oct 06,But whatever harm a spiteful tongue could do them, he took care should be done. Only throw dirt enough, and some will stick.1864, John Henry Newman, Apologia Pro Vita Sua, Penguin Classics (1994), p. 10,Archbishop Whately used to say Rate it:

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throw enough mud at the wall and some of it will stickTry the same thing often enough, and, even if the general standard is poor, sometimes one will be successful.Rate it:

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make an exhibition of oneselfShe had far too much to drink and made an exhibition of herself by flirting with everyone.Rate it:

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make an exhibition of oneselfTo embarrass oneself or others in public.Rate it:

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make believeTo pretend or imagine.Rate it:

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make doTo put solution to a matter precariously (limited or inadequate means available).Rate it:

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make groundgain ground; make progress.Rate it:

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make head or tail ofTo determine to be good or bad.Rate it:

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make it up as one goes alongTo improvise continuously.Rate it:

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make life a stone grooveMeans to live a happy, adventurous, loving, enjoyable and overall fun-filled life to the fullest, as if each day was your last.Rate it:

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make like a tree and leaveto leave, departRate it:

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make upTo apply cosmetics or makeup.Rate it:

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kiss and make upTo settle one's differences and forgive.Rate it:

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make a decisionTo decide.Rate it:

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make headwayTo progress; to move forward.Rate it:

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make offTo run away; to exit.Rate it:

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make off withTo steal something and run.Rate it:

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make outTo fabricate a story.Rate it:

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make overTo renovate or to convert to a different use.Rate it:

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make upTo constitute; to compose; to form.Rate it:

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one swallow does not a summer makeOne sighting or instance of an event does not necessarily indicate a trend.Rate it:

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make outTo designate as the recipient.Rate it:

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make an honest womanEspecially if she is having a sexual relationship.Rate it:

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