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my enemy's enemy is my friendAlternative form of the enemy of my enemy is my friend.Rate it:

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the enemy of my enemy is my friendAlthough I dislike and/or disagree with you, for the time being we should work together against a common threat.Rate it:

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the enemy of your enemy is your friendTwo parties who have an enemy in common should join forces against it.Rate it:

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a friend in need is a friend indeedA true friend is one who helps you when you are in need.Rate it:

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asking for a friendIndicates that a question is embarrassing by pretending to be asking on behalf of another person.Rate it:

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asking for a friendIronically referencing people involved in current events.Rate it:

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childhood friendUsed other than as an idiom: see childhood, friend. (This entry is here for translation purposes only.)Rate 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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fair weather friendOnly when it is advantageous or easy.Rate it:

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fair-weather friendOne who is friendly, helpful, or available only when it is advantageous or convenient to be so.Rate it:

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false friendA word in a foreign language bearing a deceptive resemblance to a word in one's own language.Rate it:

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friend of Bill W.A recovering alcoholic, especially one who is a member of the organization Alcoholics Anonymous.Rate it:

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friend with benefitsA friend with whom one has such a relationship.Rate it:

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friend with benefitsA friendship with no reserves when it comes to the release of shared sexual tension thus leading to sexual fraternization.Rate it:

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be one's own worst enemyTo cause problems for one's self, act contrary to one's own interest, self-sabotage.Rate it:

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enemy combatantUsed other than as an idiom: see enemy, combatant.Rate it:

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enemy combatantAny person in an armed conflict who may be properly detained under the laws and customs of war.Rate it:

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let the perfect be the enemy of the goodTo insist on the total realization of a goal and reject any compromise, thereby decreasing the chance of achieving even a part of that goal.Rate it:

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no plan survives contact with the enemyIt is a reality of conflict that, after a plan against an enemy is begun, there will always be unexpected elements resulting from opposition that require improvisation and deviation from the original plan.Rate it:

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public enemy number oneA person who ranks highest on the federal government's prioritized list of wanted criminal fugitives.Rate it:

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public enemy number oneA person, organization, or other object considered to be particularly menacing, harmful, or loathsome.Rate it:

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cannon fodderMilitary personnel who are regarded as expendable when attacking the enemy.Rate it:

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collateral damageA damage to things that are incidental to the intended target. It is frequently used as a military term where non-combatants are accidentally or unintentionally killed or wounded and/or non-combatant property damaged as result of the attack on legitimate enemy targets.Rate it:

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fire awayTo begin shooting at an enemy.Rate it:

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under fireSubjected to enemy attack.Rate it:

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a smoke screenEarly sea battles demonstrated the value of gun smoke and smoke from burning ships to hide one battleship from one belonging to the enemy. Later, smoke was generated prior to commencing battle so as to make it more difficult for gun crews to spot the targeted vessel. This tactic became known as a smoke screen.Rate it:

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Appendix:Snowclones/in Soviet Russia, Y Xs youThe Russian reversal, a joke in which the subject and the statement are reversed, usually to reference the propaganda of an enemy that is the exact opposite of the interlocutor. It is usually told in broken English, without articles.Rate it:

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blowtorch a marshmallow cakeTo vilify a benefactor, ridicule the boss, scorn a well-to-do friend in public.Rate it:

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bluda mate, a friendRate it:

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boots on the groundThis smacks of a military jargon. Troops deployed to confront enemy. Modern warfare can be conducted from helicopters, drones, bombers with remote directed missiles, rockets and missiles from ships.Rate it:

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gli amici si vedono nel momento del bisognoa friend in need is a friend indeedRate it:

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good eggA good person, someone to be trusted; a friend.Rate it:

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good old boyA male friend or chum, especially a schoolmate; a man with an established network of friends who assist one another in social and business situations; a decent, dependable fellow.Rate it:

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haert droppedRichard Dana's heart dropped upon learning of the tragic loss of his friend Miramar!Rate it:

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here's looking at youA toast made to a friend or acquaintance when drinking an alcoholic beverage.Rate it:

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I love youA platonic expression of strong inclination or liking to a friend.Rate it:

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I miss youAn expression of sorrow or sadness about the absence of a family member, close friend, lover or spouse.Rate it:

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keep your heads down!A military admonishment to infantrymen while crawling under barbed wire or across terrain toward the enemy.Rate it:

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knock aroundTo spend time with someone as a friend.Rate it:

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main manOne's closest male friend.Rate it:

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MFWTKInitialism of my friend wants to know.Rate it:

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nose in the airThe body language most of us have experienced when a friend passes you in public and with head tilted back and nose in the air gives you a first class snub!Rate it:

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overkillA destructive capacity that exceeds that needed to destroy an enemy; especially with nuclear weapons.Rate it:

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pin down1) Hold Under Submission, (Wrestling: 2) Restrain enemy attack, return fire, and movement:Rate it:

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Quaker gunA nonfunctional imitation of a gun or of a piece of artillery, typically made of wood and usually intended to deceive enemy forces into overestimating one's available firepower.Rate it:

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turnabout is fair playIt is allowable to retaliate against an enemy's dirty tricks by using the same ones against him.Rate it:

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two can play that gameThe tactics and/or strategies of an enemy can be used against him.Rate it:

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