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nine day wonderSomething that generates interest for a limited time and is then abandoned.Rate it:

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gutless wonderOne who lacks guts or courage; a coward.Rate it:

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it's not for us to wonder why, it's for us to do or die!Ask no questions, ponder nothing, hold no reservations, withhold no loyalty; Simply fall-in, join forces, obey my orders, follow through and prepare to make the supreme sacrifice in this horrific challenge!Rate it:

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one-hit wonderA recording artist known for only one hit song, especially after failing at subsequent attempts at success.Rate it:

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one-hit wonderAn instance of getting high off the first hit.Rate it:

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one-hit wonderA musical performer or musical group known for a single hit song, especially after failing at later attempts at success.Rate it:

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one-hit wonderA person or group known for achieving only a single major accomplishment.Rate it:

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small wonderAn event or fact whose cause or rationale is not difficult to discern; an unsurprising occurrence.Rate it:

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wonder of wondersA happening, an event, a pleasing circumstance, results beyond one's wildest dream or expectation:Rate it:

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day-to-dayOrdinary or mundane.Rate it:

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on a cloudy day i saw a rainbow, on the day i saw you , you gave a stormOn better days there's a plot of getting ahead than on a bad day.Rate it:

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day after dayFor an indefinite number of days.Rate it:

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day in, day outEvery day; daily; constantly or continuously; especially, of something that has become routine or monotonous.Rate it:

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day-to-dayHappening every day.Rate it:

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day-to-daySubject to daily redetermination.Rate it:

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day-to-dayOn a daily basis.Rate it:

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day-to-dayOrdinary, monotonous routine; that which is usual or mundane.Rate it:

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every day is a school dayYou learn something new every day.Rate it:

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nine livesDurability; near immunity to damage.Rate it:

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a stitch in time saves nineA little effort expended sooner to fix a small problem prevents it from becoming a larger problem requiring more effort to fix later; A little preparation can eliminate the need for repairs later; consistency (achieving a set rhythm) is better than trying to rush ahead.Rate it:

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the whole nine yardsAll the way; with everything done completely or thoroughly.Rate it:

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a stich in time saves nineWhat ever work you have you should perform the and there, thereby your work being helped others work.Rate it:

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bent as a nine-bob noteExtremely dishonest or criminally-mindedRate it:

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bent as a nine-bob noteOstentatiously homosexualRate it:

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cloud nineA state of happiness, elation or bliss; often used in the phrase on cloud nine.Rate it:

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my very educated mother just served us nine pumpkinsA mnemonic used to remember the order and names of the nine planets of the solar system: Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, Pluto.Rate it:

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nine times out of tenvery often, mostly, most of the timeRate it:

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nine times out of tenUsed other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see nine,‎ times,‎ out of,‎ ten.Rate it:

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on cloud nineVery happy, blissful.Rate it:

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over nine thousandoff the charts; through the roofRate it:

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possession is nine points of the lawDated form of possession is nine-tenths of the law.Rate it:

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possession is nine-tenths of the lawOne who has possession of a thing has some right to it; a popular statement of the doctrine of adverse possession.Rate it:

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the whole nine yardsAnd everything. Often used, like etc., to finish out a list.Rate it:

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a cold day in hellAn event that will never happen.Rate it:

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call it a dayTo cease the activity for the day.Rate it:

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not give someone the time of dayTo ignore someone deliberately; to refuse to talk or pay attention to someone.Rate it:

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quit your day dreaming!Pay Attention To What YOU Are Doing!Rate it:

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a day late and a dollar shortAction that was taken too late and too feeble to be of any use.Rate it:

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another day, another dollaran expression recognizing a balance in life, normalcy, and routinenessRate it:

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bad hair dayA day when one's hair seems unmanageable.Rate it:

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rainy dayA difficult period of need, when things do not go right.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 it for them.Rate it:

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banyan dayIn British naval tradition, this originally referred to a day of the week when galley kitchens served no meat on board ship.Rate it:

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stop an eight-day clock and throw it into reverseBefore batteries and household electricity were used to power clocks, most clocks had to be wound by hand to keep operating. Eight-day clocks were designed so they only had to be wound every eighth day and the movement only turned in a clockwise direction. Therefore, someone with an appearance objectionable enough to stop the clock and send the movement spinning in the wrong and opposite direction would be ugly indeed.Rate it:

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a day late and a dollar shortCome into the picture minus some necessary fundamental factors or entities.Rate it:

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dawn of a new dayA new beginning; a fresh start; an important, promising turning point.Rate it:

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day or nightAt any time; 24/7Rate 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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a cold day in JulyThe time of occurrence of an event that will never happen.Rate it:

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a stopped clock is right twice a dayA normally unreliable person or instrument can occasionally provide correct information, even if only by accident.Rate it:

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