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nip and tuckSo evenly matched that the advantage shifts from one to the other, and the outcome is uncertain.Rate it:

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tuck inTo bed.Rate it:

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pin tucknarrow ornamental foldRate it:

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tuck inTo push the fabric at the bottom of a shirt under the pants.Rate it:

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tuck inTo start to eat.Rate it:

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tuck intoTo eat, especially with gusto.Rate it:

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in the nipNude.Rate it:

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in the nipWhile nude.Rate it:

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nip atTo bite or pinch with small actions.Rate it:

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nip atTo be cold; to be bitingly cold.Rate it:

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nip atTo sip a drink in small amounts.Rate it:

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nip in the budTo remove a bud from a plant to prevent flower and fruit from forming.Rate it:

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nip in the budTo stop something at an early stage.Rate it:

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nip slipThe brief accidental exposure of a woman's breast, usually partially and on the side.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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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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and then someUsed to confirm preceding utterance, while implying that what was said or asked is an understatement.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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by/in leaps and boundsvery quickly, in large amountsRate it:

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caught between the devil and the deep blue seaHaving a choice between two alternatives, both undesirable.Rate it:

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damned if one does and damned if one doesn'tA dilemma where either choice results in a negative outcome.Rate it:

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every nook and crannyEverywhere.Rate it:

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fight tooth and nailTo use every means possible to overcome a difficult opposition.Rate it:

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give him enough rope and he'll hang himselfIf one gives someone enough freedom of action, they may destroy themselves by foolish actions.Rate it:

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here and thereFrom time to time.Rate it:

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if it quacks like a duck, waddles like a duck and looks like a duck, chances are it's a duckif something has all the attributes and appearances of being a certain thing, the probability exists that it is that thing.Rate it:

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make like a tree and leaveto leave, departRate it:

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off and onIntermittently.Rate it:

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rain cats and dogsTo rain very heavily.Rate it:

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raining cats and dogsRaining heavilyRate it:

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rise and shineUsed to wish someone happiness upon waking upRate it:

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underpromise and overdeliverExceed the customer's expectations.Rate it:

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X's and O'skisses and hugs.Rate it:

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name and shameSo as to single them out for individual blame and censure.Rate it:

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early to bed, early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy and wiseplatitude from Benjamin Franklin under the pseudonym Poor Richard.Rate it:

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safe and soundHaving come to no harm, especially after being exposed to danger.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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a hundred and ten percentThe exertion of more than seems possible, hence 110%, not 100%, the usual maximum amount possible.Rate 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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hell and half of georgiaA very large region; everywhere.Rate it:

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kiss and make upTo settle one's differences and forgive.Rate it:

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