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three-ring circusA large circus in which three separate performances, each within its own circular enclosure, are staged simultaneously before a single audience.Rate it:

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three-ring circusA disorderly, complicated, rapidly changing situation or set of events, which is a source of bewilderment, amazement, or amusement.Rate it:

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don't ring us, we'll ring youSynonym of don't call us, we'll call youRate 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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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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clogs to clogs in three generations(UK) Wealth earned in one generation seldom lasts through the third (grandchildRate it:

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leaves of three let it beDon't touch a plant with a cluster of three leaves because it might be poison ivy.Rate it:

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me threeUsed to express agreement, after someone has already said "me too".Rate it:

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three bags full, sirIntensifies a statement of agreement, indicating that the speaker is craven or obsequious.Rate it:

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three greena confirmation given by the pilots that the landing gear has gone down successfully and has locked.Rate it:

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three rsThe basic education any child can expect to receive, but not necessarily limited to reading, writing and arithmetic.Rate it:

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three rsThe basic education received in primary schools. Literally; reading, writing and arithmetic.Rate it:

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three rsThe basic precepts of any subject matter.Rate it:

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

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three sheets to the windthe state of being quite inebriatedRate it:

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three sheets to the windDrunk.Rate it:

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three skips of a louseSaid about some trifling or insignificant matter.Rate it:

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Three StoogesA group of three stupid people.Rate it:

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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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three-dimensionalityThe state or characteristic of occupying, or of appearing to occupy, three dimensions of space.Rate it:

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three-dimensionalityComplexity and depth of character.Rate it:

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three-martini lunchA leisurely, expensive, midday meal associated with drinking, which is tax-deductible because business is discussed.Rate it:

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three-martini lunchA leisurely, expensive midday meal associated with drinking, which is tax-deductible because business is discussed.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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two's company, three's a crowdOne companion is better than two.Rate it:

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brass ringOne and one half inch diameter iron rings were offered riders on a Carousel by a dispensing device alongside: A Brass Ring was inserted into the dispenser at random. The Carousel Rider who succeeded in snatching the Brass Ring was rewarded A Free Ride upon return to the Operator of the Brass Ring:Rate it:

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ring inTo make a phone call to one's usual place of work.Rate it:

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brass ringFiguratively, a prize or goal. Often used with respect to employment goals e.g. promotion, better job, etc.Rate it:

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ring backTo return a phone call.Rate it:

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ring backTo make another phone call to the same person.Rate it:

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ring offTo finish a telephone conversation and disconnect.Rate it:

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ring roundTo call a number of people by phone, usually a circle of friends, to organise something.Rate it:

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ring upTo telephone, to call on the telephone.Rate it:

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ring outTo sound very loudly.Rate it:

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ring upTo enter a payment into a cash register, or till in a shop.Rate it:

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el ring de cuatro perillasMueble utilizado para dormir, especialmente cuando se usa para tener relaciones sexuales.Rate it:

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give a ringOn the telephone.Rate it:

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give someone a ringBecome engaged.Rate it:

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give someone a ringUsed other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see give,‎ ring.Rate it:

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hold the ringTo oversee a situation while attempting to remain uninvolved in it.Rate it:

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kiss someone's ringTo give respect or reverence to someone; to express servitude to someone.Rate it:

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make the welkin ringBy extension of.Rate it:

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make the welkin ringBy extension of , to celebrate or revel.Rate it:

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make the welkin ringTo make a loud noise.Rate it:

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ring a bellTo seem at least vaguely familiar.Rate it:

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ring aroundTo call a number of people by phone, usually a circle of friends, to organise something.Rate it:

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ring down the curtainTo end something.Rate it:

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ring down the curtainTo mark the end of something.Rate it:

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