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face that would stop a clockA shockingly attractive face.Rate it:

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face that would stop a clockA shockingly unattractive face.Rate it:

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stop an eight-day clock and throw it into reverseBefore batteries and household electricity were used to power clocks, most clocks had to be wound by hand to keep operating. Eight-day clocks were designed so they only had to be wound every eighth day and the movement only turned in a clockwise direction. Therefore, someone with an appearance objectionable enough to stop the clock and send the movement spinning in the wrong and opposite direction would be ugly indeed.Rate it:

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face to faceIn person; directly; in the physical presence of somebody.Rate it:

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do unto others as you would have them do unto youOne should treat others as one would like others to treat oneself; an expression of the golden rule.Rate it:

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she would rip a dog off a gut wagonA gut wagon was a horse drawn wagon that was used for collecting butcher's scraps for further processing. The wagons were often followed by determined and persistent dogs intent on eating the contents of the wagon. It took a great deal of effort to keep these dogs away from or off the wagon. A person's appearance ugly or objectionable enough to discourage or scare the dogs from the gut wagon would be ugly indeed.Rate it:

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as luck would have itAs it happened; how it turned out; by good fortune; fortunately or luckily.Rate it:

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butter would not melt in someone's mouthAlternative form of butter wouldn't melt in someone's mouthRate it:

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chance would be a fine thingAlternative form of chance'd be a fine thingRate it:

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could have, would have, should haveExpressing regret at something that cannot now be changed.Rate it:

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Eddie would goSaid of challenging surfing conditions or a challenging wave or challenges in general. Used as an encouragement or as a general comment on difficulty or dangerRate it:

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I wouldUsed to denote that a speaker finds another sexually attractive.Rate it:

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if pigs had wings they would fly(colloquial) Expresses speakers skepticism toward a hypothetical argument by another.Rate it:

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should've would've could'veAlternative form of could have, would have, should haveRate it:

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what would Jesus doExpression intended to help a person facing a choice with moral, ethical or religious implications.Rate it:

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what would you likeUsed to ask the interlocutor what they would like to order, to buy or have a look at.Rate it:

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who would have thought itAn expression of surprise or incredulityRate it:

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would it hurtUsed to point out that the interlocutor is failing to do something relatively easy that they should be doing.Rate it:

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would it kill someoneIndicates the speaker is annoyed that someone is not doing something they should do.Rate it:

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would not throw someone out of bedan understatement meaning one finds a person sexually attractiveRate it:

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would you mind putting on your seat beltPolitely asks someone in a vehicle to put on their seat belt.Rate it:

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whistle-stopA small train station.Rate it:

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stop upTo increase the aperture of a photographic lens, moving from an f/stop represented by a higher number to an f/stop represented by a lower number and causing more light to pass into the camera.Rate it:

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a quick drop and a sudden stopA fall to one's death, especially by hanging.Rate it:

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couldn't stop a pig in a passageBow-legged.Rate it:

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put a stop toTo terminate or abolish something.Rate it:

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stop and smell the rosesTo relax; to take time out and enjoy or appreciate life.Rate it:

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stop at nothingTo take any measures to do or achieve something, especially if it involves great risk or danger; to do everything in one's power.Rate it:

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stop byto pay a visit brieflyRate it:

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stop deadTo stop suddenly.Rate it:

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stop downTo decrease the aperture of a photographic lens, moving from an f/stop represented by a lower number to an f/stop represented by a higher number.Rate it:

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stop motionUna técnica de animación que consiste en aparentar el movimiento de objetos estáticos por medio de una serie de imágenes fijas sucesivas.Rate it:

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stop offTo make a short visit somewhere, on the way to another place.Rate it:

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stop offTo fill with sand, where a part of the cavity left by the pattern is not wanted for the casting.Rate it:

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stop on a dimeTo stop dead; stop suddenly.Rate it:

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stop overTo interrupt one's journey for a short stay; to stop off.Rate it:

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stop pressThe event or news article important enough to delay or interrupt the print, or require a reprint, of a publication, particularly of a newspaper edition.Rate it:

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stop someone in his tracksTo prevent someone from continuing along a path or way, literal or figurative, he has begun going along.Rate it:

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stop that girl!To stop someoneRate it:

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stop the carWhen giving directions to a person, indicates that he or she should stop the vehicle.Rate it:

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stop the lightsAn interjection expressing exasperation or incredulity. or to illustrate the humour in a situation.Rate it:

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stop the pressesAn imperative form used to introduce especially new, important, surprising, or recent developments.Rate it:

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stop upTo fill a hole or cavity, or block an opening or passage, as with a plug.Rate it:

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whistle-stopA brief stop on a campaign tour to make a speech or perform some other type of public electioneeringRate it:

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whistle-stop train tourA tour in a political campaign that makes many brief stops in small communities.Rate it:

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whistle-stop train tourAny travel that's quick and with only brief pauses.Rate it:

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clock upTo accumulate a large amount of time.Rate it:

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clock upTo accumulate a large distance.Rate it:

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a stopped clock is right twice a dayA normally unreliable person or instrument can occasionally provide correct information, even if only by accident.Rate it:

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against the clockIn a time-restricted manner, to meet a deadline, hurriedly, timed.Rate it:

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