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perfect stormA powerful hurricane or other major weather disturbance, especially as produced by a combination of meteorological conditions.Rate it:

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perfect stormA situation where a calamity is caused by the convergence and amplifying interaction of a number of factors.Rate it:

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inch-perfectperfectly measured.Rate it:

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let the perfect be the enemy of the goodTo insist on the total realization of a goal and reject any compromise, thereby decreasing the chance of achieving even a part of that goal.Rate it:

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nobody's perfectUsed when someone's mistakes or flaws are acknowledged, to remind that everyone else makes mistakes and has flaws1995, New York Magazine Vol. 28, No. 5, 30 January 1995, The de-moralization of society (Book Review)Hypocrisy, particularly in sexual matters, is excused on the grounds that hey, nobody's perfect, and at least folks back then felt bad enough to lie.2000, Madonna, Nobody's PerfectI feel so sad. What I did wasn't right. I feel so bad and I must say to you: Sorry, but nobody's perfect. Nobody's perfect. What did you expect? I'm doing my bestRate it:

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picture perfectAn expression conveying the thought that the result, the outcome of an agenda has been as successful as an ideal portrait, painting or photograph conveying a pleasing perfect image or impression.Rate it:

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pitch-perfectUtterly suitable and flawless with respect to tone, expression, appearance, or other major experienceable characteristics.Rate it:

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practice makes perfectIf one practices an activity enough, one will eventually master it.Rate it:

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on a cloudy day i saw a rainbow, on the day i saw you , you gave a stormOn better days there's a plot of getting ahead than on a bad day.Rate it:

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any port in a stormAn unfavourable option which might well be avoided in good times but which nevertheless looks better than the alternatives at the current time.Rate it:

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bug stormA large number of insects in the air, especially when passed through by a vehicle.Rate it:

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calm before the stormA period of peace before a disturbance or crisis; an unnatural or false calm before a storm.Rate it:

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cook up a stormTo do a large amount of cooking at once; to prepare a great deal of cooked food.Rate it:

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cook up a stormTo cause a storm.Rate it:

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cook up a stormTo create a stormy situation; agitate or enrage.Rate it:

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cook up a stormTo make a big fuss, generate a lot of unnecessary talk or activity; make a scene.Rate it:

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cook up a stormTo make a splash; to create a spectacle.Rate it:

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he looked like a dying calf in a hail storm.When someone looks ill.Rate it:

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storm inTo enter a place angrily.Rate it:

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storm in a tea-kettleA big fuss made in a small context.Rate it:

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storm offto leave somewhere angrilyRate it:

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storm outTo leave or depart angrily.Rate it:

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storm out of the blocksTo begin rapidly.Rate it:

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take by stormTo capture by means of a sudden, overwhelming attack.Rate it:

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take by stormTo seize, overpower, or captivate in a sudden and forceful manner.Rate it:

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take by stormTo rapidly gain great popularity in (a place).Rate it:

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the calm before the stormA period of peace before a disturbance or crisis; an unnatural or false calm before a storm.Rate it:

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up a stormIn a remarkable and exciting manner.Rate it:

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weather the stormTo reach the end of a very difficult situation without too much harm or damage.Rate it:

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achilles' heela weak point or fault in someone or something otherwise perfect or excellentRate it:

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cock on or spot onSomething is perfectRate it:

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dead shotPerfect shooterRate it:

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dial it inTo set up in a perfect or complete way.Rate it:

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every rose has it's thornseverything, even if it seems perfect, has faultsRate it:

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fit like a gloveTo be a perfect fit, to be exactly the right size.Rate it:

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have something down patTo know something or be able to do something perfectly. Be perfect master of something.Rate it:

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hell-bent for leatherCowboy Poetry Expression; Storm-Out, Fast n Furious!, hell-bent fer an Election!Rate it:

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like clockworkWith perfect regularity and precision; faultless.Rate it:

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loose cannonA cannon that breaks loose during battle or a storm and causes serious damage to the ship and its crew.Rate it:

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Miss RightA perfect, ideal or suitable female mate or wife.Rate it:

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Mister RightA perfect, ideal or suitable mate or husband.Rate it:

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nadie es perfectonobody's perfectRate it:

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not a hair out of placeThe appearance, condition, presence of a subject which is ideal, almost perfectRate it:

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nul n'est parfaitnobody's perfectRate it:

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out of placeShe comes in out of the storm with not a hair out of place.Rate it:

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pobody's nerfectAlternative form of nobody's perfectRate it:

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right as a trivetin perfect state.Rate it:

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stand the gaff?Can You? 'withstand the demand?, 'weather the storm?' , 'survive the environment?', 'smile the miles', 'beat the HEAT?',Rate it:

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touch upTo make slight corrections or adjustments; to fill in or perfect.Rate it:

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twenty-twenty hindsightPerfect understanding of events only after they have happened.Rate it:

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