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one and onlyunique, one of a kindRate it:

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one and onlyonly love, sole sweetheart.Rate it:

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only fools and horses workPhilosophy of life that people who do not look for an easy way of earning a living are foolish.Rate it:

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there's only oneUsed in a chant, most often in sports matches, to express support for an athlete, coach, team etc..Rate it:

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they're only after one thingMen are only interested in sex.Rate it:

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if onlyI wish that; signifies a wish or desire.Rate it:

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a chain is only as strong as its weakest linkAn organization (especially a process or a business) is only as strong or powerful as its weakest person. A group of associates is only as strong as its laziest member.Rate it:

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beauty is only skin deepWhat matters is a person's character, rather than his/her appearance.Rate it:

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God only knowsAlternative form of God knows, in sense of something unknown to mortal men.Rate it:

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Goddess only knowsSynonym of God knowsRate it:

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heaven only knowsAlternative form of God knows, in sense of something unknown to mortal men.Rate it:

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hope only lasts when you need itWhen you need hope it will come.Rate it:

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hope only lasts when you need it.When you need hope it will come.Rate it:

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I only work hereAlternative form of I just work hereRate it:

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Lord only knowsAlternative form of God knows, in sense of something unknown to mortal men.Rate it:

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only daughterUsed other than as an idiom: see only, daughter.Rate it:

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only daughterThe sole female among siblings.Rate it:

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only game in townThe only opportunity, activity, or resource available.Rate it:

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only Nixon could go to ChinaOnly a politician or leader with an impeccable reputation of upholding particular political values could do an action in seeming defiance of them without jeopardizing his support or credibility.Rate it:

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only sonUsed other than as an idiom: see only, son.Rate it:

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only sonA sole male child among multiple siblings.Rate it:

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only the good die youngAlternative form of the good die young.Rate it:

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only the tip of the icebergTip of the iceberg speaks to the relative size of an Atlantic iceberg as the exposed tip above the seas' surface is only one eighth of the actual vertical size of the entire mass. Seven eighths of the ice is below the sea level.Rate it:

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only time will tellAlternative form of time will tell.Rate it:

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you only get what you giveThere is a positive correlation between the effort one puts in and the benefits one receives.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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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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at one's beck and callIn servitude to; at one’s command.Rate it:

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and don't play one on TVA term often used after a person claims to have no expertise in a topic of discussion, but still wants to contribute a comment.Rate it:

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be at one's beck and callTo be in the position of serving someone in any way they desire, usually unwillingly.Rate it:

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close one's eyes and think of EnglandTo accept (rather than fight)-and distract oneself so as to be able to endure-bad or unwanted sex, or by extension any unpleasant but inevitable experience.Rate it:

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eat one's cake and have it tooAlternative form of have one's cake and eat it tooRate it:

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free, white, and twenty-onebeholden to no one; master of one's own destiny.Rate it:

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go in one ear and out the otherFailed to pay attention.Rate it:

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have one's cake and eat it tooTo seek to have two things which are mutually incompatible (such as eating a piece of cake and yet still possessing that piece for future use).Rate it:

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look as if one has lost a shilling and found sixpenceTo look annoyed or displeased.Rate it:

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make one's bed and lie in itTo create a difficult situation whose unpleasant consequences one must now endure.Rate it:

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mind one's p's and q'sAlternative spelling of mind one's p's and q's.Rate it:

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mind one's p's and q'sTo be very careful to behave correctly.Rate it:

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mind one's ps and qsTo be very careful to behave correctly.Rate it:

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one and allAll, everyone.Rate it:

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one and allEach one.Rate it:

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one and the sameThe same person or thing. Used to emphasize the identity or equivalence of two things.Rate it:

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one strike and you're outIf you fail you will be given no second chance.Rate it:

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risk one's life and limbTo do something dangerous that will risk someone's existence together with his or her body facultiesRate it:

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take one's ball and go homeTo cease participating in an activity that has turned to one's disadvantage, especially out of spite, or in a way that prevents others from participating as well.Rate it:

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