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not to rewrite other people's wordsThe act of compromising to limiting ones word usage.Rate it:

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people are peoplePeople are basically the same everywhere.Rate it:

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Appendix:Snowclones/if Eskimos have N words for snow, X have Y words for ZUsed to suggest by analogy that Y has frequent interaction with Z or spends substantial time thinking about Z. Often used with other language, country or region stereotypes.Rate it:

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in other wordsStated or interpreted another way; introduces an explanation.Rate it:

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other days, other waysPeople of the past thought and acted differently.Rate it:

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all things to all peopleSomeone or something that entirely satisfies the expectations of everyone, no matter how diverse and conflicting those expectations may be.Rate it:

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beautiful peopleFashionable, privileged, glamorous people, especially those belonging to international high society.Rate it:

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man of the peopleOne who shows understanding of and sympathy for the concerns of ordinary people, and who has a rapport with and acceptance by ordinary people.Rate it:

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of all peopleEspecially; more than other people.Rate it:

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people personSomeone who is happier or more skilled at dealing with people rather than things or concepts.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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people's republicA self-designation of states with Marxist-Leninist governments.Rate it:

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people's republicA particular area with strong left-leaning tendencies, especially one with a certain level of autonomyRate it:

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people's republicUsed other than as an idiom: see people, 's, republic.Rate it:

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some peopleExpresses disgust at the actions of a person; a response to a person doing something silly, bizarre, nonsensical or ill-mannered.Rate it:

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some people have all the luckSuggests that someone is enjoying more success than they deserve.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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waste not, want notIf one is not wasteful then one will not be needy.Rate it:

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do not pass go, do not collect $200A phrase telling someone to pursue a path directly without deviations.Rate it:

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do not pass Go, do not collect two hundred dollarsAlternative spelling of do not pass go, do not collect $200Rate it:

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do not pass go, do not collect £200A phrase telling someone to pursue a path directly without deviations.Rate it:

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if you're not Dutch, you're not muchThe Dutch culture is vastly superior to all other cultures in existence.Rate it:

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not my circus, not my monkeysIt's none of my business; indicates that one is not responsible for controlling or changing a volatile or delicate situation.Rate it:

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not your circus, not your monkeysIt's none of your business; an exhortation to stay out of a volatile or delicate situation.Rate it:

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eat one's wordsTo regret or retract what one has said.Rate it:

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fine words butter no parsnipsTalking about doing something does not get it done.Rate it:

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a picture paints a thousand wordsA visualisation is a better description than a verbal description.Rate it:

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a picture is worth a thousand wordsAlternative form of a picture paints a thousand words.Rate it:

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actions speak louder than wordsIt is more effective to act directly than to speak of action.Rate it:

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at a loss for wordsHaving nothing to say; stunned to the point of speechlessness.Rate it:

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beyond wordsDisbeliefRate it:

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beyond wordsIn recalling an incident, in observing an accident, any or all of which can be disastrous and shocking. A destructive fire and explosion may leave one awestruck and beyond words to describe.Rate it:

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eat your wordsA reminder that if one misspeaks, missquotes, carelessly asserts irresponsibly, one may have to consume his own words.Rate it:

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have wordsTo argue, to have an argument.Rate it:

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have wordsTo speak sternly, angrily, or in an argumentative manner to.Rate it:

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man of few wordsA man who doesn't speak much, or speaks only for a short period of time.Rate it:

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mark my wordsListen to me; used before a statement one wishes to emphasize.Rate it:

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mince wordsTo restrain oneself in a conversation by withholding some comments or using euphemisms.Rate it:

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or words to that effectused to indicate a paraphrase or the chance of an error in the details of reported speech.Rate it:

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play on wordsA pun, or similar humorous use of language such as a double entendre.Rate it:

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put words in somebody's mouthTo attribute to somebody something he or she did not say; to claim inaccurately that somebody said or intended something.Rate it:

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put words in someone's mouthTo say or imply that someone has said something which he or she did not precisely or directly say.Rate it:

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put words in someone's mouthTo encourage or induce someone to appear to assert something by asking a leading question or by otherwise manipulating him or her.Rate it:

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sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt meA response to taunting proclaiming the speaker's indifference.Rate it:

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sticks and stones will break my bones, but words will never hurt meAlternative form of sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me.Rate it:

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war of wordsA heated exchange of threatening or inflammatory statements.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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words fail someoneOf a person: to be incapable of describing something with words, especially due to fear, shock, or surprise.Rate it:

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words of one syllableSimple, clear, straightforward language; blunt language.Rate it:

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other fish in the seaUsed other than as an idiom: see other, fish, in, the, sea.Rate it:

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