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now and thenSometimes; occasionally.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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and then there were nonean eliminationRate it:

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life's a bitch and then you dieOne should expect the worst.Rate it:

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then and thereRight at that moment in time.Rate it:

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here and nowimmediatelyRate it:

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in the here and nowIn present practice rather than in theory; with the priority of palpably and actually existing.Rate it:

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now and againSometimes; occasionally; intermittently.Rate it:

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but thenThen again, on the other hand; used to show that the opposite viewpoint is possible.Rate it:

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go on thenused to accept an offerRate it:

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then againFrom another point of view; on the other hand; on second thought.Rate it:

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any time nowvery soonRate it:

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i'm in a real pickle now!Personal Realization That One Is In A Dilemma; In An Awkward Circumstance Or A Baffling Interpersonal Relationship.Rate it:

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now get this!A somewhat stern admonition to: understand this; listen UP!, Pay Attention!Rate it:

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now hear thisAn instruction to cease activity and listen to the announcement that will follow.Rate it:

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now or neverat this opportunity, or never at allRate it:

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now we're talkingSynonym of now you're talkingRate it:

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now whatA request, usually rhetorical, to know what, in a series of negative events, is the next negative event occurring.Rate it:

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now whatA request for advice or instruction on what should be done, when a situation has turned negative, particularly if a contingency has failed.Rate it:

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now you mention itThe Jungle Book - Rudyard Kipling.Rate it:

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now you're cookingA phrase, often given in response, meaning that the subject has switched to a more suitable or more efficient approach.Rate it:

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now you're talkingA phrase indicating agreement with a previously stated suggestion to change a course of action.Rate it:

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speak now or forever hold your peaceSay something now or don't say anything at all.Rate it:

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you made your bed, now sleep in itA moralizing rejection said to someone looking for an easy out, especially of a situation they put themselves into.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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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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