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shake the pagoda treeTo find a source of easy enrichment; to become absurdly rich in a short time.Rate it:

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Franklin prend son thé chaudPhrase utilisée par les élèves francophones qui étudient le néerlandais pour se souvenir que les participes passés réguliers en néerlandais se terminent toujours par un d sauf quand le radical du verbe se termine par f, k, p, s, t ou ch.Rate it:

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make like a tree and leaveto leave, departRate it:

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poison tree bears poison fruitUnethical actions in the service of good intentions will have immoral or unethical consequences.Rate it:

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3-on-the-treeAlternative spelling of three-on-the-tree.Rate it:

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3-on-the-treeOn an automobile (especially those produced from 1939 through the mid-1970s), a three-speed manual transmission whose gearshift lever is mounted on the steering column.Rate it:

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3-on-the-treeAlternative spelling of three-on-the-treeRate it:

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3-on-the-treeOn an automobile, a three-speed manual transmission whose gearshift lever is mounted on the steering column.Rate it:

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apple does not fall far from the treeA child grows up to be very similar to its parents, both in behavior and in physical characteristics.1842, E. A. Freidlaender (translator), Frederika Bremer (author), The Neighbours, ch. 10:It is impossible to look at Madam Rhen, without at once making the conclusion that she is pleasantness, hospitality, and loquacity itself; nor can one look upon her daughter Renetta without thinking, "the apple does not fall far from the tree!"1978, Dr. Isador Rosenfeld, "Doctor Asks Patient Rate it:

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apple never falls far from the treeAlternative form of apple does not fall far from the tree.Rate it:

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bark up the wrong treeTo attempt or pursue the wrong thing; to take the wrong approach; to follow a false lead.Rate it:

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barking up the wrong treeA judgement call and assertion to another that he has miscalculated the reality of a situation.Rate it:

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barking up the wrong tree!Picking the wrong person, the most unlikely person, to do, listen, or accept something.Rate it:

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barking-up the wrong tree:{Coon Hunters Remark:} Coon Dogs Chase Raccoon up Trees. They Bark at the Tree so Hunter Can 'Shoot' Coon out of the Tree:Rate it:

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Christmas tree billA bill consisting of many riders that attracts many, often unrelated, floor amendments, which may provide special benefits to various groups or interests.Rate it:

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dead tree editionPaper version of a publication that can be found online.Rate it:

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fir treeconiferRate it:

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fruit of the poisonous treeAnd which is therefore excluded from being admitted as evidence in a trial.Rate it:

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off one's treeCrazy; unhinged; irrational.Rate it:

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out of one's treeCrazy; unhinged; irrational.Rate it:

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the apple does not fall far from the treeA child grows up to be similar to its parents, both in behavior and in physical characteristics.Rate it:

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the apple doesn't fall far from the treeA child grows up to be very similar to its parents in the way they act and in their physical abilities.Rate it:

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the nut does not fall far fron the tree!The human demeanor, conduct, mannerisms, appearances, tendencies, genes, in many instances often closely resemble those of the immediate forbears.Rate it:

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three-on-the-treeOn an automobile, describing the gearshift lever of a steering column-mounted three-speed manual transmission.Rate it:

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three-on-the-treeOn an automobile, a three-speed manual transmission whose gearshift lever is mounted on the steering column.Rate it:

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up a treeIn or into a disadvantaged or difficult situation; at a loss; cornered.Rate it:

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more than you can shake a stick atAlternative form of more than one can shake a stick at.Rate it:

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fair shakeReasonable, unbiased treatment; a fair deal.Rate it:

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give one's head a shakeTo reassess the common sense of one's behaviour, ideas, etc.Rate it:

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shake a legTo get busy; to get going; to be productive.Rate it:

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shake a leggat a move onRate it:

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shake downTo cause something to fall down by shaking it, or something it is attached to.Rate it:

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shake downTo shake someone so money falls from their pockets.Rate it:

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shake downTo get money from someone using threats.Rate it:

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shake downTo search exhaustively.Rate it:

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shake downTo subject something to a shakedown test.Rate it:

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shake handsTo grasp another person's hands as an expression of greeting, farewell, agreement, etc.Rate it:

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shake hands with the unemployedTo urinate.Rate it:

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shake hands with the unemployedTo masturbate.Rate it:

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shake like a leafTo tremble, as with fear, cold, etc.; shiverRate it:

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shake offTo remove by shaking.Rate it:

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shake offTo dissociate oneself from.Rate it:

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shake offTo lose someone who is tracking youRate it:

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shake offTo rid oneself of a malady or its symptomsRate it:

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shake on itTo agree; to close a deal.Rate it:

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shake outTo agitate a piece of cloth or other flexible material in order to remove dust, or to try to make it smooth and flat.Rate it:

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shake outTo unfurl a reef from a sailRate it:

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shake overto friskRate it:

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shake upTo agitate by shaking.Rate it:

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shake upTo upset or distress.Rate it:

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