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have one's work cut out for oneTo face a large task or project.Rate 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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cut off one's nose to spite one's faceTo harm oneself as a result of attempting to harm an adversary.Rate it:

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cut one's coat according to one's clothLive according to your means.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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out of workUnemployed, or having nothing to do.Rate it:

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work outTo do exercises, especially physical.Rate it:

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work outTo calculate.Rate it:

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work outTo make sense of.Rate it:

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work outTo extract gradually.Rate it:

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work outTo conclude with the correct solution.Rate it:

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work outTo succeed.Rate it:

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work outTo habitually exercise rigorously, especially by lifting weights, in order to increase strength or muscle mass or maintain fitness.Rate it:

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cut outWell suited; appropriate; fit for a particular activity or purpose.Rate it:

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cut it outTo stop; refrain from; halt.Rate it:

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cut outdeleteRate it:

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work one's arse offWork excessively or to the point of exhaustion.Rate it:

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work one's butt offTo work very hard or to excess.Rate 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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work one's magicTo achieve something favourable and desired through the application of special skills, talents, or expertise.Rate it:

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work one's tail offWork excessively or to the point of exhaustion.Rate it:

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cut of one's jibSomeone’s general appearance or the implications thereof, especially in relation to making an impression or one’s style..Rate it:

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cut oneto fartRate it:

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cut one looseto fartRate it:

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cut one's teethTo begin; to gain early experience.Rate it:

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have one's hand outTo be requesting benefits, especially if not entitled to them.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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wouldn't work in a pie factory tasting piesLazy and will not keep a job anywhereRate it:

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work wondersTo be successful as a solution.Rate it:

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work like a charmworks great - exactly as expectedRate it:

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grunt workThat is considered undesirable and therefore delegated to underlings.Rate it:

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stroke of workWith "do not do a", to do none of the assigned task at all.Rate it:

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work like a horseTo work very hard; toilRate it:

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all in a day's workA nonchalant dismissal of a significant accomplishment.Rate it:

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all work and no play makes jack a dull boyToo much focus on one's career is often viewed unfavorably.Too much hard work and not enough leisure time can be unhealthy.Rate it:

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at workAt one's workplace.Rate it:

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at workWorking, in the process of doing work.Rate it:

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busy workWork or activity performed with the intention or result of occupying time, and not necessarily to accomplish something productive; routine work of low priority undertaken for the sake of avoiding idleness.Rate 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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detective workinvestigative researchRate it:

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dirty workOne or more unpleasant tasks, assignments, or employment duties, especially those of a disreputable or illicit nature.Rate it:

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donkey workHard, boring, routine work.Rate it:

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go to workBeat up, batter.Rate it:

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go to workTo begin performing some task or work.Rate it:

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go to workTo go to one's job, as by commuting.Rate it:

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God's workWork in accordance with the will of God.Rate it:

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God's workWork that accomplishes good.Rate it:

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