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have one's fingers in many piesto be involved in many different things.Rate it:

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how many siblings do you haveUsed to ask how many brothers or sisters someone has.Rate it:

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burn one's fingersTo harm oneself; to suffer consequences of one's actions.Rate it:

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keep one's fingers crossedto hope for the best, to show supportRate it:

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work one's fingers to the boneWork especially hard, usually for an extended period.Rate it:

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wrap around one's fingersTo make one susceptible to desire, in that their behavior or actions are influenced.Rate it:

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wouldn't work in a pie factory tasting piesLazy and will not keep a job anywhereRate it:

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a sus piesat your fingertipsRate it:

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pies, para qué os quieroFrase jocosa con que se relata una veloz huida.Rate it:

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vestirse por los piesSer una persona caracterizada por los valores tradicionales masculinos, como el honor y la dignidad..Rate it:

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who ate all the piesAn interjection used pejoratively against a fat personRate 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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one too manyUsed other than as an idiom: see one, too, many.Rate it:

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one too manyOne or more serving too much of alcohol, which leads to drunkenness.Rate it:

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butter fingersA clumsy person who always drops things, a klutz.Rate it:

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green fingersA seemingly natural gardening ability.Rate it:

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point fingersTo accuse people of being responsible for something bad.Rate it:

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sticky fingersA petty thief or petty thieves.Rate it:

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sticky fingersAn inclination to steal.Rate it:

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there's many a slip twixt cup and lipIn any situation, however well planned, something can always go wrong.Rate it:

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how many languages do you speakhow many languages do you speak?Rate it:

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many a mickle makes a muckle(UK) a lot of small amounts together, become a large amount.Rate it:

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many hands make light workA large number of people co-operating can perform tasks easily.Rate it:

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many happy returnsA greeting, usually for birthdays, in reference to the passing year; Happy birthday!.Rate it:

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success has many fathers, failure is an orphanMany will seek credit for success, few will accept responsibility for failure.Rate it:

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there are many ways to skin a catAlternative form of there's more than one way to skin a cat.Rate it:

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too many balls in the airAttempting to accomplish many projects in one time period.Rate it:

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too many balls in the airToo many tasks, responsibilities, or details to cope with or manage successfully.Rate it:

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too many cooks spoil the brothIf too many people try to take charge at a task, the end product might be ruined.Rate it:

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wear too many hatsTo try to fill more roles at once than is realistically possible.Rate it:

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Appendix:Snowclones/if Eskimos have N words for snow, X have Y words for ZUsed to suggest by analogy that Y has frequent interaction with Z or spends substantial time thinking about Z. Often used with other language, country or region stereotypes.Rate it:

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better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at allHaving experience of love, even if it ended, is better than having no experience of love.Love is worthwhile despite the pain involved in separation.Rate it:

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have one's head up one's assTo be oblivious to the real state of things, from either stupidity or stubbornness.Rate it:

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have one's mind about oneTo be composed or lucid.Rate it:

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have one's wits about oneTo remain calm, composed, or aware.Rate it:

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have one's work cut out for oneTo face a large task or project.Rate it:

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have butterflies in one's stomachTo be nervous, uncertain, or anxious.Rate it:

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have ants in one's pantsTo be sexually excited.Rate it:

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have bats in one's belfryTo be crazy or eccentric.Rate it:

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eat one's cake and have it tooAlternative form of have one's cake and eat it tooRate it:

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have a brick in one's hatto be drunkRate it:

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have a frog in one's throatTo feel the need to cough; to have a tickle in one's throat; to have a scratchy or uneven voice.Rate it:

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have a good oneTo enjoy an event or occasion, especially a holiday or one's birthday.Rate it:

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have a good oneformula used when parting.Rate it:

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have a mind of one's ownTo form one's personal opinions and choose one's actions without being governed by the views or choices of others; to be independently minded; to think for oneself.Rate it:

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have ants in one's pantsTo be agitated and constantly fidgeting.Rate it:

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have blood on one's handsTo be responsible for a violent act.Rate it:

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have egg on one's faceTo suffer embarrassment or humiliation; to damage one's reputation.Rate it:

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have eyes bigger than one's bellyTo take more food on one's plate than one can eat; to be greedy.Rate it:

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have eyes bigger than one's stomachTo take more food on one's plate than one can eat; to be greedy.Rate it:

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