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give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetimeIt is more worthwhile to teach someone to do something than to do it for them.Rate it:

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give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetimeIt is more worthwhile to teach someone to do something, than to do something for them.Rate it:

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fish killAn underwater anoxic event, especially one that causes a crash in fish populationsRate it:

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fish killUsed other than as an idiom: see fish, kill.Rate it:

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fish or cut baitTo choose between taking action now, or forgoing the opportunity and putting that energy into another endeavor; to decide.Rate it:

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like a fish out of watercompletely out of the comfort zone.Rate it:

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other fish in the seaUsed other than as an idiom: see other, fish, in, the, sea.Rate it:

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the fish rots from the headBad leaders damage an organization.Rate it:

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fish outTo deplete the supply of fish in a given body of water.Rate it:

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killTo disconnect (a user) forcibly from the network.Rate it:

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kill offTo eliminate, or make extinct.Rate it:

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have other fish to fryC. 1710, Jonathan Swift, The Journal to Stella, ch. 2, Letter 15.Rate it:

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that which doesn't kill you makes you strongerUsed to express the sentiment that hardship or difficult experiences build moral character.Rate it:

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queer fishAn odd or eccentric person.Rate it:

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there are plenty more fish in the seaThere are many more potential opportunities available.Rate it:

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big fish in a small pondOne who has achieved a high rank or is highly esteemed, but only in a small, relatively unimportant, or little known location or organization.Rate it:

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bigger fish to fryA higher valued result or target to reach.Rate it:

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bigger fish to fryA much more pressing issue to attend to.Rate it:

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Citations:neither fish, flesh, nor good red herringUnsuitable for anyone or anything; unfit for any purpose.Rate it:

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cold fishA heartless individual; a person lacking empathy and emotion.Rate it:

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dead fishA sexual partner who lies flat during sex.Rate it:

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dead fishUsed other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see dead,‎ fish.Rate it:

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dress to killTo dress up so as to impress others (especially of the opposite sex).Rate it:

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dressed to killvery fashionableRate it:

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dried-fish womanA woman, especially a young one, who lacks a significant other.Rate it:

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drink like a fishThe words; "He can 'DRINK LIKE A FISH"; WAS AN AWKWARD ASSERTION THAT THE INDIVIDUAL 'DRINKS TO EXCESS!Rate it:

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fish for complimentsTo try to induce someone to make a compliment.Rate it:

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fish in troubled watersTo take advantage from a chaotic situation.Rate it:

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fish out of waterA person in unfamiliar, and often uncomfortable, surroundings.Rate it:

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fish to fryA matter to attend to.Rate it:

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fish-eating grinA broad smile indicating self-awareness that may suggest self-satisfaction, smugness, discomfort, or embarrassment.Rate it:

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give a man a fishShortened form of give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetimeRate it:

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have other fish to fryTo have more important things to do.Rate it:

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have to do with the price of fishvariant of have to do with the price of tea in ChinaRate it:

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I don't eat fishIndicates that the speaker does not eat fish.Rate it:

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if looks could killA phrase said upon catching sight of someone's giving you a particularly nasty look of discontent or disapproval.Rate it:

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in for the killIntending to kill or destroy someone or something.Rate it:

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in for the killIn a manner intending to kill or destroy someone or something.Rate it:

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kettle of fishA situation which is recognized as different from or as an alternative to some other situation, and which is not necessarily unfavorable.Rate it:

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kettle of fishAn awkward situation; a predicament.Rate it:

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killTo put to death; to extinguish the life of.Rate it:

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killTo invent a story that conveys the death of (a character).Rate it:

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killTo render inoperative.Rate it:

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killTo stop, cease, or render void; to terminate.Rate it:

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killTo amaze, exceed, stun, or otherwise incapacitate.Rate it:

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killTo produce feelings of dissatisfaction or revulsion in.Rate it:

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killTo use up or to waste.Rate it:

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killTo exert an overwhelming effect on.Rate it:

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killTo overpower, overwhelm, or defeat.Rate it:

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killTo force a company out of business.Rate it:

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