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three wise monkeys, see no evil, hear no evil and speak no evil.avoid all evil in every formRate it:

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hear, hearLet us hear and applaud the previous speaker; I endorse the previous statement; Expression of support, agreement, or enthusiasm for what has just been said.Rate it:

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early to bed, early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy and wiseplatitude from Benjamin Franklin under the pseudonym Poor Richard.Rate it:

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don't be penny wise and pound foolishDon't be careful when it comes to spending small amounts of money, but careless when spending much larger amounts.Don't focus on minutiae and lose sight of the big picture; don't obsess over tiny inconsequential efficiencies while glaring inefficiencies are going on elsewhere.Rate it:

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penny wise and pound foolishPrudent and thrifty with small amounts of money, but wasteful and profligate with large amounts.Rate it:

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barrel of monkeysSomething very funny or amusing.Rate it:

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brass monkeysVery cold.Rate it:

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if you pay peanuts, you get monkeysOffering a low salary will not attract skilled employees.Rate it:

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monkeys might fly out of my buttusually used as a response (often with hint of sarcasm) to a situation that you think there is no chance of ever occurringRate it:

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not my circus, not my monkeysIt's none of my business; indicates that one is not responsible for controlling or changing a volatile or delicate situation.Rate it:

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not your circus, not your monkeysIt's none of your business; an exhortation to stay out of a volatile or delicate situation.Rate it:

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from can see to can't seeFrom the time when it is barely light enough to see until there is no light remaining whatsoever: from sunup to sundown, from dawn to duskRate it:

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I see London, I see FranceIndicates that a person's underwear is showing.Rate it:

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see you when I see youUsed as a farewell, when the next time the speaker and interlocutor will meet is not known.Rate it:

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the three components of art are : 1. mere catharsis and cathexis, 2. (etc. )Cathexis : 2 major definitions, one being psychoanalytic in nature. Very rarely used in speech or in it's written form. Cathexis : what a fascinating word. Even the sound of it is unusual.Rate it:

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three score and tenA life span. The number 70 (= 60 + 10).Rate it:

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speak of the devil and he appearsAlternative form of speak of the devil.Rate it:

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speak of the devil and he shall appearAlternative form of speak of the devil.Rate it:

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speak softly and carry a big stickDo not boast or utter verbal threats, but do make others aware that you are prepared to use physical force if necessary.Rate it:

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evil twinA duplicate or counterpart of something or someone that acts in a contrary, nefarious, or insidious manner.Rate it:

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evil twinA rogue wireless access point installed near a legitimate one for purposes of eavesdropping or phishing.Rate it:

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necessary evilAn unfavorable thing that must be done or accepted, especially because the available alternative courses of action or inaction would be worse.Rate it:

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sufficient unto the day is the evil thereofNo need to worry about the future; the present provides enough to worry about.Rate it:

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wise as an owlA very wise person or a very responsible person.Rate it:

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it is a wise child that knows his own fatherOne can never be sure of paternity.Rate it:

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wise appleA smart aleck.Rate it:

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wise appleHaving the manner of a smart aleck.Rate it:

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wise guyUsed other than as an idiom: see wise, guy.Rate it:

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wise guyOne who is insolent or flippant; one who makes jokes or perpetrates pranks.Rate it:

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wise guyA knowledgable or successful sports bettor.Rate it:

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wise guyA member of the Mafia; a mobsterRate it:

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wise head on young shouldersAlternative form of old head on young shouldersRate it:

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wise upTo become informed; to inform oneself of something, or come to a realization.Rate it:

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word to the wiseA piece of advice.Rate it:

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you can't put a wise head on young shouldersAlternative form of you can't put an old head on young shoulders.Rate it:

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hear outTo listen to someone until that person has finished.Rate it:

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hear through the grapevineTo hear rumors; to learn through friends of friends.Rate it:

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Appendix:Snowclones/I am X, hear me YUsed to draw attention to what one has to say. X can be anything; Y is usually "roar", but can be some other noise that X habitually makes.Rate it:

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Appendix:Snowclones/in X, no one can hear you YIndicates a threat of imminent danger. X is often limited to words having something to do with space. Y is a sound made by humans, especially 'scream'.Rate it:

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hear ofTo become aware of through second-hand knowledge, or not through personal experience.Rate it:

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hear ofTo permit or tolerate.Rate it:

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hear on the grapevineTo hear rumors; to learn through friends of friends.Rate it:

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hear the end of itTo cease to be told about, or nagged because of, something.Rate it:

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hear the grass growTo be very aware or discerning; to pay attention to every small detail.Rate it:

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hear the grass growTo have an extremely sensitive sense of hearing.Rate it:

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hear the grass growTo hear very well due to being in an exceptionally quiet environment.Rate it:

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hear thingsTo have auditory hallucinations.Rate it:

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I can't hear you over the sound ofSaid to dismiss what the interlocutor is saying.Rate it:

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long time no hearI haven't heard from you for a long time.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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