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live and learnAn exhortation to gain knowledge from living experiences. Commonly used after an accident or misfortune to indicate a moral lesson.Rate it:

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live and let liveTo be tolerant; to enjoy the pleasures and opportunities which life offers and to allow others to do the same.Rate it:

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learn by heartTo memorize.Rate it:

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you learn something new every dayUttered after acquiring new knowledge.Rate it:

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you're never too old to learnIt is possible to learn new things, at any age; (implying) follow your desires and dreamsRate it:

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do the best and live the restFirst do your work with your 100% dont think about the resultRate it:

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live onTo survive solely by consuming a certain thing.Rate it:

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live upTo fulfil the expectations placed upon.Rate it:

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live downTo get used to something shameful.Rate it:

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I live in MelbourneExplains that the person lives in Melbourne.Rate it:

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live a lieTo conceal something about oneself, without the knowledge of which others cannot know one's true character or perspective.Rate it:

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live beyond one's meansHave a lifestyle where one's spending regularly exceeds one's income.Rate it:

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live by the sword, die by the swordOne who uses violence can expect a violent response. It is better to try to use peaceful means wherever possible.(figuratively) One can expect dire outcomes from any vice; used to convey poetic justice.Rate it:

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live inTo reside on the premises of one's employerRate it:

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live in sinTo cohabit as if man and wife without being married.Rate it:

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live it upTo have a wonderful life; to live fully and have fun.Rate it:

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live it upIn the aftermath of successful ventures, many individuals often express a desire to celebrate or party, let down their hair and Live it up!Rate it:

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live largeTo have a lavish or overly-extravagant lifestyle.Rate it:

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live offto depend on financiallyRate it:

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live on the edgeTo have an adventurous or perilous lifestyle; to behave in a manner which creates risks for oneself.Rate it:

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live on the edgeTo be caught in an economic or societal situation which one did not choose, which threatens one's well-being or life, and which causes distress.Rate it:

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live oneA person, thing, or situation which is particularly interesting, noteworthy, or urgent.Rate it:

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live oneSomeone who is easily fooled, victimized, or ridiculed.Rate it:

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live oneSomeone who is eccentric, nonconformist, or otherwise peculiar.Rate it:

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live outTo not reside on the premises of one's employerRate it:

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live outto fulfil or act out a dream or fantasy or aspirationRate it:

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live outto pass time or to pass the remainder of one's life, especially in a particular place or situationRate it:

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live over the brushTo cohabit without being married.Rate it:

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live paycheck to paycheckTo spend all that one earns without saving anything.Rate it:

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live the dreamTo experience the achievement of every success that one has aspired to achieve, especially from a career.Rate it:

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live throughTo survive a difficult period or eventRate it:

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live wireAn electrical wire through which there is a flow of electrical current.Rate it:

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live wireAn especially energetic, alert, or vivacious person.Rate it:

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live withTo regard as adequate or manageable although not entirely satisfactory; to accept; to tolerate.Rate it:

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people who live in glass houses shouldn't throw stonesDo not criticize others if you have weaknesses yourself.Rate it:

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to live in a gingerbread houseOne whom lives in a land of fantasy, dreamland instead of the sturdy house of reality.Rate it:

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where do you liveUsed to ask where the person lives.Rate it:

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where do you live atAlternative form of where do you liveRate it:

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give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetimeIt is more worthwhile to teach someone to do something than to do it for them.Rate it:

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Adam and Eve not Adam and SteveImplying that only heterosexual relations are normal.Rate it:

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give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetimeIt is more worthwhile to teach someone to do something, than to do something for them.Rate it:

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Appendix:Snowclones/I'm here to X A and Y B, and I'm all out of ASaid before doing something, usually with a determined, resolute tone.Rate it:

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Appendix:Snowclones/X and Y and Z, oh my!Expresses awe at three things.Rate it:

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all fur coat and no knickersOf superficial appearance and with no real substance beneath.Rate it:

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all the way to egery and backThe long way; a roundabout route; a long distance to travel.Rate it:

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and all thisUsed at the end of a statement to insinuate that there is more information that can be inferred from the preceding.Rate it:

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bells and whistlesExtra features added for show rather than function; fancy additions or features.Rate it:

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bread-and-butterUsed other than as an idiom: see bread, and, butter.Rate it:

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bread-and-butterRelating to basic sustenance or the requirements for everyday living for the masses.Rate it:

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bright-eyed and bushy-tailedneatly attired, well dressed.Rate it:

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