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knocking on heaven's doorDying, close to death.Rate it:

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sock-knockingstunning, amazing, very impressive.Rate it:

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when one door closes, another door opensAlternative form of when one door closes, another opens.Rate it:

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when one door shuts, another door opensAlternative form of when one door closes, another opens.Rate it:

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for heaven's sakeExpresses frustration, exasperation, or annoyance.Rate it:

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heaven forbidTo say that one hopes that something does not happen.Rate it:

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heaven helps those who help themselvesA maxim encouraging people to get involved in their own problems.Rate it:

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heaven knowsAlternative form of God knowsRate it:

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heaven only knowsAlternative form of God knows, in sense of something unknown to mortal men.Rate it:

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hog heavenA state of contented bliss.Rate it:

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in heaven's nameAn intensifier used with questions.Rate it:

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match made in heavenA marriage that is likely to be happy and successful because the two people are very compatible with each other.Rate it:

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match made in heavenA very successful combination of two people or things.Rate it:

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move heaven and earthTo do whatever is necessary, including extreme or unusual actions; to go to extremes.Rate it:

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sell my clothes, I'm going to heavenA hyperbolic phrase expressing elation.Rate it:

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darken someone's doorTo arrive at the entrance of someone's residence or of another building associated with that person, especially as an unwelcome visitor.Rate it:

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dumber than a door-nailSomeone who is just stupid, and doesn't even know what doornail means anyway so isn't really insulted by the term anyway.Rate it:

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a golden key can open any doorSufficient money can accomplish anything.Rate it:

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check your ego at the door!A direct, crisp, critical rejoinder to another, 'to leave their egoism without the room', {at the door}!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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close the stable door after the horse has boltedTo attempt to prevent a problem only to find it has already happened.Rate it:

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darken a church doorto go to church for a service.Rate it:

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don't let the door hit you on the way outUsed to indicate that one is glad to see someone leaving.Rate it:

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gentleman of the back doorA sodomite.Rate it:

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get one's foot in the doorTo initiate contact or a relationship; to gain access, especially to an entry-level job.Rate it:

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go in the out doorTo engage in anal sex.Rate it:

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keep the wolf from the doorTo delay sexual ejaculation.Rate it:

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keep the wolf from the doorTo ward off poverty or hunger.Rate it:

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kicking at an open doorA redundant activity.Rate it:

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let the door hit you where the good Lord split youA command that another person leave, thereby impliedly having the door hit them on the buttocks as they pass through it.Rate it:

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make a better door than a windowTo obstruct someone's view, especially as a result of thoughtlessness.Rate it:

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open-door policyA policy or usual practice, by a person in authority, of permitting subordinates or constituents to visit his or her office unannounced and at any reasonable time for the purpose of discussing matters of concern.Rate it:

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open-door policyA governmental policy of encouraging immigration or of permitting increased access by foreigners for purposes of tourism, trade, investment, etc.Rate it:

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opportunity knocks at every man's doorEverybody gets opportunities.Rate it:

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out the doorThe exact image, a lookalike.Rate it:

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out the doorExact, correct.Rate it:

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push against an open doorTo do something pointless or unnecessary; to try doing something already done.Rate it:

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revolving door syndromeA situation in which employee turnover in an organization is inordinately high.Rate it:

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revolving door syndromeA situation in which a person or group repeats a cycle of behaviors or experiences, usually with unsuccessful or undesirable results.Rate it:

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revolving door syndromeA situation in which an individual changes employers, perhaps more than once, switching between employment with the government or with an organization having oversight authority and employment with an organization regulated by or overseen by the other employer.Rate it:

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show somebody the doorTo dismiss or reject; to exclude someone who was formerly included.Rate it:

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show somebody the doorTo escort someone to the exit of the premises; to expel someone from a room, gathering, etc.Rate it:

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show someone the doorTo escort someone to the exit of the premises; to expel someone from a room, gathering, etc.Rate it:

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show someone the doorTo dismiss or reject; to exclude someone who was formerly included.Rate it:

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shut the door onTo refuse to consider, remember, accept, or engage in.Rate it:

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shut the front doorshut the fuck upRate it:

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stage-door JohnnyA man who is infatuated with one or more theatrical actresses and who routinely lingers in and around theatres in an effort to meet and form relationships with the female object of his affection.Rate it:

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stage-door JohnnyA man who is infatuated with one or more theatrical actresses and who routinely lingers in and around theatres in an effort to meet and form relationships with the female object(s) of his affection.Rate it:

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stage-door JohnnyA devoted fan of live theatre and of performing artists, who habitually spends time in and around theatres.Rate it:

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when one door closes, another one opensAlternative form of when one door closes, another opens.Rate it:

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