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

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a watched kettle never boilsAlternative form of a watched pot never boils.Rate it:

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hi pot, meet kettleUsed to draw attention to hypocrisy.Rate it:

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kettle of fishA situation which is recognized as different from or as an alternative to some other situation, and which is not necessarily unfavorable.Rate it:

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kettle of fishAn awkward situation; a predicament.Rate it:

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pot calling the kettle blackA situation in which somebody comments on or accuses someone else of a fault which the accuser shares.Rate it:

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pot, meet kettleUsed to draw attention to hypocrisy.Rate it:

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weak teaUsed other than as an idiom: see weak, tea.Rate it:

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all the tea in chinaSomething priceless or invaluable.Rate it:

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Cambric TeaPlace one Tsp Sugar, one 1/4 Cup Milk in Mug or Coffee Cup, Add boiling Water to Brim While Stirring: When Temperature of 'Tea' Becomes Drinkable, You 'KIDZ" Drink Your 'Cambric Tea'; B-4 It Gitz KOLD!Rate it:

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cup of teaA cup full of tea.Rate it:

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cup of teaWhatever suits or interests one.Rate it:

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have to do with the price of tea in chinaTo have any relation or bearing whatsoever on the topic at hand, usually used to emphasize the lack of relationship of a non sequitur.Rate it:

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no tea, no shadeIndicating that no offence is meant, that the speaker is merely making an observation.Rate it:

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price of tea in ChinaSomething that is irrelevant or unimportant, usually used to emphasize the lack of relationship of a non sequitur.Rate it:

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price of tea in ChinaThe wholesale or retail price of tea in the country of China.Rate it:

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spill the teaTo disclose information, especially of a sensitive nature.Rate it:

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tea servicecrockery setRate it:

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weak teaWeak (feeble) effort or proposal; unconvincing argument.Rate it:

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what does that have to do with the price of tea in ChinaA comment used to indicate that a previous comment is irrelevant or unimportant.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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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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storm inTo enter a place angrily.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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be motherTo pour out tea for others.Rate it:

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brew upMake a fire in order to make teaRate it:

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feed a cold, starve a feverEating more will cure the common cold, and eating less will cure a fever.1887, J. H. Whelan, "The Treatment of Colds.", The Practitioner, vol. 38, pg. 180:"Feed a cold, starve a fever." There is a deal of wisdom in the first part of this advice. A person with a catarrh should take an abundance of light nutritious food, and some light wine, but avoid spirits, and above all tobacco.1968, Katinka Loeser, The Archers at Home, publ. Atheneum, New York, pg. 60:I have a cold. 'Feed a cold, starve a fever.' You certainly know that.2009, Shelly Reuben, Tabula Rasa, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, ISBN 015101079X, pg. 60:They say feed a cold, starve a fever, but they don't tell you what to do when you got both, so I figured scrambled eggs, tea, and toast.Rate it:

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have to do with the price of fishvariant of have to do with the price of tea in ChinaRate 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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il bue che dice cornuto all'asinopot calling the kettle blackRate 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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out of placeShe comes in out of the storm with not a hair out of place.Rate it:

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