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not win for losingTo repeatedly fail in one's gambles or efforts.Rate it:

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fight a losing battleTo continue to wage war when it is clear that one is not going to win.Rate it:

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fight a losing battleTo try to do something so difficult that it will probably end in failure.Rate it:

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on a losing wicketin a no-win situation.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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you've got to be in it to win itIn order to win, or succeed at something, one must first compete or try.Rate it:

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heads I win, tails you loseSaid to describe a conflict in which someone has a particular advantage from the start.Rate it:

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no win, no feeIf you do not win this lawsuit, the legal representative you have hired will not charge you any fees.Rate it:

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play to winTo play in an especially competitive, committed manner, focused intently on winning.Rate it:

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play to winTo make a special, determined effort to achieve general success or a particular goal, in life, in one's career, in negotiation, etc.Rate it:

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WINInitialism of whip inflation now : a 1974 US political slogan.Rate it:

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win aroundTo persuade someone who disagrees to agree with one's own point of view.Rate it:

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win backto win money that has been lost.Rate it:

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win backTo regain favour (with)Rate it:

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win backTo get (someone) to be one's partner, after having been apart.Rate it:

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win by a noseTo win narrowly; to have a narrow victory.Rate it:

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win one for the GipperTo do something in memory of another person.Rate it:

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win outTo be victorious. Usually of emotions and human qualities.Rate it:

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win overTo persuade someone, gain someone's support, or make someone understand the truth or validity of something.Rate it:

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win roundTo persuade or convince.Rate it:

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win some, lose someAlternative form of you win some, you lose someRate it:

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win the battle, but lose the warTo achieve a portion of a goal, but fail to achieve the entire goal.Rate it:

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win the dayto gain complete victory or success over something or someoneRate it:

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win the dayto be totally accepted by other people (such as an idea or a proposal)Rate it:

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win throughto attain one's goal in the end, despite obstacles along the wayRate it:

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win upTo get back on one's feet. [14th-19th c.]Rate it:

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you winUsed to express resignation. To concede defeat even though one is not convinced of the opposing arguments.Rate it:

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believe it or notYou may not believe the following, but it is true.Rate it:

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it's not the size of the dog in the fight but the size of the fight in the dogdetermination and perseverance will win out in the long run.Rate it:

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not a minute too soonat the last possible moment; just in timeRate it:

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not evenNot going to happen; noRate 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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not to rewrite other people's wordsThe act of compromising to limiting ones word usage.Rate it:

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last but not leastAn expression to start the last item of a list, emphasising that while it is listed last, it is just as important as the rest of the items.Rate it:

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one swallow does not a summer makeOne sighting or instance of an event does not necessarily indicate a trend.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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correlation does not imply causation(statistics) The observed correlation between two parameters, say, the growth of a market and the growth of a neighbor's child may, in fact, have nothing to do with each other's causation.Rate it:

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'fraid notAlternative form of I'm afraid notRate it:

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a house is not a homeA home is not merely a building but requires inhabitants and a friendly atmosphere.Rate it:

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all that glisters is not goldAlternative form of all that glitters is not gold.Rate it:

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all that glitters is not goldThings that appear valuable or worthwhile might not actually be so, things that look nice might not be as good as they look.Rate it:

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Appendix:Snowclones/first rule of X: do not talk about XSaid of something that must be kept confidential.Rate it:

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Appendix:Snowclones/I'm an X, not a YClarifies that one is X, while dissociating oneself from Y. X and Y are usually professions or beliefs, and significantly different from one another.Rate it:

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Appendix:Snowclones/if that's not X, I don't know what isUsed to point at something that is obvious, clearly seen from the context.Rate it:

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