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little womanUsed other than as an idiom: see little, woman.Rate it:

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little womanwifeRate it:

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a little from column A, a little from column BA combination of two factors or reasons.Rate it:

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hell hath no fury like a woman scornedA woman will make someone suffer if they reject her.Rate it:

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make an honest womanEspecially if she is having a sexual relationship.Rate it:

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a man/woman after your own hearta man or woman who likes the same things or has the same opinions as youRate it:

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all over the place like a mad woman's custardMoving about randomly.Rate it:

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comfort womanA woman forced, or supposedly recruited, into brothels by the Japanese occupation forces during World War II.Rate it:

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

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every woman for herselfExpression of indifference: every woman should forget about comradeship and save themselves.Rate it:

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old womanAn elderly woman.Rate it:

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old womanA person (irrespective of age or sex) who is always complaining about his or her situation.Rate it:

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old womanOld mother.Rate it:

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old womanWife.Rate it:

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old womanOld female partner.Rate it:

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the old woman is plucking her gooseIt is snowing.Rate it:

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woman among womenA woman who is accepted on the same terms, and as having the same worth, as other others in society.Rate it:

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woman among womenA remarkable or superior woman who stands out from others; a leader or exemplar for others.Rate it:

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woman of few wordsA woman who either does not speak much or speaks only for a brief period of time.Rate it:

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woman of the hourA woman who has recently caught the attention of, or is being admired or honoured by, a large number of people.Rate it:

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woman of the peopleA woman who shows understanding of and sympathy for the concerns of ordinaries, and who has a rapport with and acceptance by them.Rate it:

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woman on the streetAn ordinary woman from the general public.Rate it:

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woman upto begin behaving responsibly, courageously, or bothRate it:

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mighty oaks from little acorns growSomething great can come from a modest beginning.Don't give up on the project - mighty oaks from little acorns grow!Rate it:

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wrap around one's little fingerTo successfully control or exert influence over, especially for a sustained period of time.Rate it:

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a little bird told meOf information which was gathered from a source not to be overtly exposed.Rate it:

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little pitchers have big earsSmall children often overhear more of what is said than adults realize or desire.1844, Charlotte M. Yonge, Abbeychurch, ch. 2:Seeing me listening to something she was saying to Mamma, she turned round upon me with that odious proverb, "Little pitchers have long ears."1939, "Bedtime Bedlam," Time, 17 Apr.:A caution to U. S. parents, but a joy to radio merchandising, is the dread truth that little pitchers have big ears.2002, Stephen King, On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft, ISBN 9780743455961, p. 185:I suppose he might say pushed or went woowoo, but took a shit is, I fear, very much in the ballpark (little pitchers have big ears, after all).Rate it:

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a little bit of bread and no cheesethe song of the yellowhammer.Rate it:

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cry like a little girlTo bawl unabashedly and pitifully.Rate it:

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and your little dog tooA statement that not only will the person being addressed be punished but their conspirators will also.Rate it:

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busy little beaverSomeone who has completed or accomplished many tasks or works.Rate it:

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every little helpsEven the smallest things are helpful when towards a goal.Rate it:

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great oaks from little acorns growAlternative form of mighty oaks from little acorns grow.Rate it:

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I spy with my little eyeThe phrase used in the guessing game I spy.Rate it:

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little emperorIn contemporary China, a child with no siblings who is regarded as overly protected and spoiled. (Seen as belonging to a generation which is a product of China's "one-child" policy.)Rate it:

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little headThe glans of the penis.Rate it:

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little oldUsed other than as an idiom: see little, old.Rate it:

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little oldEmphatically, affectionately, or humorously little; ordinary or harmless (especially when trying to downplay the importance of something).Rate it:

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little pitcherA child.Rate it:

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little pitchers have long earsAlternative form of little pitchers have big ears.Rate it:

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poor little rich girlA wealthy young person whose money brings them no contentment (often used as an expression of mock sympathy).Rate it:

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poor little rich girlAn unhappy young woman from a wealthy background.Rate it:

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slip into something a little more comfortableTo wear something suitable to be stripped off by a lover.Rate it:

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think with one's little headTo make decisions or act based on one's sexual impulses rather than based on clear reasoning.Rate it:

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to little availWith little success or benefit.Rate it:

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wrap someone around your little fingerA feeling, a sense, an awareness one realizes when another is deeply devoted, lovingly loyal and shares a mutuality in myriad areas in each other and their lives.Rate it:

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Athanasian wenchA sexually promiscuous or loose woman, willing to have sexual intercourse with "whoever wants to".Rate it:

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baby-killera pregnant woman who receives an abortionRate it:

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every king needs a queenEvery man needs a woman to be with for the rest of his life.Rate it:

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go by the boardTo be superseded, rejected, or obliterated; to pass by with little consequence; to amount to nothing.Rate it:

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