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health is wealthIf you don't have your health you have nothingRate it:

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roll in wealthTo be very rich.Rate it:

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ill healthA state of illness, or bad health.Rate it:

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in the pink of healthIn very good health.Rate it:

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to your healthcheers; bottoms upRate it:

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beauty sleepSleep before midnight, on the belief that early sleep hours conduce to health and beauty.Rate it:

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enquire afterTo ask about the health of someone.Rate it:

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fit as a lopIn good health, fitness.Rate it:

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inquire afterTo ask about the health of someone.Rate it:

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measure twice and cut once(literally, carpentry) One should double-check one's measurements for accuracy before cutting a piece of wood; otherwise it may be necessary to cut again, wasting time and material.1872, "Dressmaking," Hall's Journal of Health, vol. 19, no. 12, p. 280:Look at Carpenters! . . . In old times it was a proverb "Measure twice, and cut once."(figuratively, by extension) Plan and prepare in a careful, thorough manner before taking action.2008, Hilary Johnson, "Mergers rattle bank relations," Financial Week, 9 Nov. (retrieved 9 Nov. 2008):Mr. Paz noted that since the onset of the credit crisis, eBay, like other companies, hasnRate it:

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rags to richesIn a biographical context, from poverty to exceptional wealth.Rate it:

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you can't take it with youIt is not possible to take one's material wealth to whatever world may await one after death.1900, E. Phillips Oppenheim, A Millionaire of Yesterday, ch. 6:"The clause whichRate it:

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alive and kickingHealthy; vital; in good health, particularly in opposition to unfavorable circumstances.Rate it:

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ask afterTo enquire about the health or progress (of someone).Rate it:

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at death's doorAbout to die; in a life-threatening state of health.Rate it:

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atomic cocktailA drinkable liquid containing a radioactive substance, used in health care either as a diagnostic aid or as a treatment, especially for cancer of the thyroid.Rate it:

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bankbookwealthRate it:

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bitch goddessSuccess, especially in terms of wealth and fame.Rate it:

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burn one's candle at both endsTo work extremely or excessively hard; to work too hard for good health or peace of mind.Rate it:

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burned outIndividuals whom expend more energy and funds than they really possess can overdo, go bankrupt or savage their health status.Rate it:

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canary in a coal mineSomething whose sensitivity to adverse conditions makes it a useful early indicator of such conditions; something which warns of the coming of greater danger or trouble by a deterioration in its health or welfare.Rate it:

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captain of industryA prominent business person who owns or is the highest-ranking executive of one or more major firms, especially one who has considerable wealth and influence.Rate it:

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clogs to clogs in three generations(UK) Wealth earned in one generation seldom lasts through the third (grandchildRate it:

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diamonds are a girl's best friendA statement that suggests, while love is a luxury, material wealth (particularly jewellery) is more valuable in the long run.Rate it:

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easy streetA carefree situation or lifestyle, especially as resulting from possession of wealth.Rate it:

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Faustian bargainAn agreement in which a person abandons his or her spiritual values or moral principles in order to obtain wealth or other benefits.Rate it:

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feather one's nestTo achieve benefits, especially financial ones, by taking advantage of the opportunities with which one is presented; to amass a comfortable amount of personal wealth.Rate it:

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feel oneselfTo feel comfortable or normal; to be in one's usual mood or state of health.Rate it:

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fit as a fiddlePerfectly fit; in excellent health.Rate it:

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fit as a Mallee bullto be in good physical health. The Mallee is a major region for Australia's beef production in western Victoria.Rate it:

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fountain of youthAnything reputed to have the power to restore health and vitality or to restore a youthful appearance.Rate it:

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get it how one livesTo achieve wealth or success by any means necessary.Rate it:

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hale and heartyIn a state of robust good health.Rate it:

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have one's head readTo have one's mental health assessed, to receive a psychiatric examination.Rate it:

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healthy as a horseIf you're as healthy as a horse, you're strong and in a very good health condition.Rate it:

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in the pinkIn very good health.Rate it:

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line one's pocketsTo accumulate personal wealth, especially in an illegal or morally objectionable manner.Rate it:

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make it rainto throw a substantial amount of paper money so that it falls on a crowd, audience, performer, or group of performers, often as a way to show off one's wealthRate it:

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off-colorin poor healthRate it:

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personal capitalFinancial resources or other wealth belonging to a particular person, especially when used for investment purposes.Rate it:

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prime of lifeThe period of one's mature life when one is at a peak of health and performance.Rate it:

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put on the dogTo dress up; to put on airs; to make a show of wealth and/or importance; to be pretentious.Rate it:

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robber baronEspecially in the 19th-century and early 20th-century, a business tycoon who had great wealth and influence but whose methods were morally questionable.Rate it:

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sell one's soulTo abandon one's spiritual values or moral principles for wealth or other benefits.Rate it:

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silver spoonWealth passed down or inherited.Rate it:

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socialized medicineAn umbrella term for any system of government-run health care.Rate it:

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throw a sickieTo take a day off from work, supposedly because of ill health. The illness could be either real or feigned.Rate it:

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поздно пить боржоми, когда почки отказалиbeing in a situation when nothing can be done to fix a problem, not necessarily a health-related issue late to drink borjomi when kidneys have failed")Rate it:

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富不過三代clogs to clogs in three generations; wealth does not last beyond three generationsRate it:

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