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were you born in a tentAn admonishment said to someone who has left a door open.Rate it:

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you'd complain if you were hung with a new ropeSaid as a mild admonishment to somebody who is always complaining.Rate it:

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if I were youA phrase said to introduce advice, i.e. to express what one would do in the interlocutor's situation.Rate it:

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you were sayingPrompts the interlocutor to resume what they had been saying prior to an interruption.Rate it:

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you were sayingDraws attention to something that has just happened that conflicts with what the interlocutor had said.Rate it:

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big tentA group, philosophy, or social or political movement that encompasses or seeks to attract a broad range of members or constituents.Rate it:

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big tentPertaining to, representing, or advocating such a group, philosophy, or movement.Rate it:

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fold one's tentTo withdraw, especially in a discreet manner; to disengage; to quit.Rate it:

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pitch a tentTo have an erection that shows through the trousers.Rate it:

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you're damned if you do and you're damned if you don'tAlternative form of damned if you do, damned if you don'tRate it:

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as if there were no tomorrowto an excessive degree, desperately, very quickly or very muchRate it:

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spending money as if it were waterlack of respect for the dollar, frittering away one's paycheck.Rate it:

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and then there were nonean eliminationRate it:

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born in a barnLacking a sense of etiquette; ill-mannered.Rate it:

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born yesterdayNew, naive, innocent, inexperienced or easily deceived.Rate it:

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born in a barnEngaging in the annoying behavior of inappropriately, and usually neglectfully, leaving open a door or window.Rate it:

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born in a barnOf humble birth, especially when referring to Jesus Christ.Rate it:

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be born yesterdayTo be new, naive, innocent, inexperienced, or easily deceived.Rate it:

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born and bredShowing characteristics of birth and upbringing, especially in relation to a particular location.Rate it:

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born on the fourth of julyDemonstratively patriotic.Rate it:

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born with a silver spoon in one's mouthBorn rich or in a wealthy family.Rate it:

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born with a silver spoon in one's mouthNote. The original nautical expression is just born with a silver spoon and describes those young gentlemen who were able to enter the Royal Navy without examination and whose promotion was assured. the converse was born with a wooden ladle.Rate it:

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I was born in ...I was born in....Rate it:

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in all my born daysEver.Rate it:

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in all one's born daysEver; in one's whole life.Rate it:

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not know one is bornTo be spoiled; to have an easy life without appreciating it.Rate it:

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there's a sucker born every minuteThere are a great number of fools in the world, and there always be.Rate it:

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do unto others as you would have them do unto youOne should treat others as one would like others to treat oneself; an expression of the golden rule.Rate it:

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if they sold it to you, you paid too muchEven when you perceive a good deal, someone is making money off you.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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you can't always get what you wantIt is not always possible to get what is wanted.Rate it:

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you snooze you loseIf you are not alert and attentive, you will not be successful.Rate it:

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the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get(vulgar) The sexual satisfactions that one receives from a spouse or romantic partner are not sufficient to compensate for the significant periods of bad faith and unpleasant treatment which such relationships routinely involve.1971, Allen Churchill, The Literary Decade, ISBN 9780135375228:Years later she expressed her disillusionment with sex by saying, "The fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get."1999, Ben Sonnenberg, Lost Property: Memoirs and Confessions of a Bad Boy, ISBN 9781582430454, p. 93:Maitland got drunk at his parties and threw his arm around you and pulled you over to his wife and made you look down her dress, saying, "The trouble with marriage is that the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get."2008, Joseph Heywood, Blue Wolf In Green Fire, ISBN 9781599213590, p. 63:"I can't believe a little pussy got me into dis mess." "Shit happens," Service said. "Sometimes the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get."Rate it:

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you get what you pay forIn commercial transactions, the quality of goods and services increases as the prices increase, i.e., the more one pays, the better the merchandise.2003, Michael Blumenthal, "For Whom the School Bell Tolls," Time, 7 Dec.:Though it may sound unapologetically capitalistic to say soRate it:

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you never know what you've got till it's goneGood friends and acquaintances shouldn't be taken for granted.Rate it:

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give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetimeIt is more worthwhile to teach someone to do something than to do it for them.Rate it:

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that which doesn't kill you makes you strongerUsed to express the sentiment that hardship or difficult experiences build moral character.Rate it:

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you get more with a kind word and a gun than you do with a kind word aloneIt is advantageous not to rely solely on being nice.Rate it:

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you can lead a horse to water but you can't make him drinkYou can show someone how to do something, but you can't make them do it.Rate it:

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give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetimeIt is more worthwhile to teach someone to do something, than to do something for them.Rate it:

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once you go black, you never go backAn expression assuming that once a person of another race gets in a sexual relationship with a black person they won't return to their own race.Rate it:

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you can't take it with youIt is not possible to take one's material wealth to whatever world may await one after death.1900, E. Phillips Oppenheim, A Millionaire of Yesterday, ch. 6:"The clause whichRate it:

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as you sow, so shall you reapThe personal consequences of one's actions are in proportion to the good or bad intentions towards others.Rate it:

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better the devil you know than the devil you don'tAlternative form of better the devil you know than the devil you don't know.Rate it:

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better the devil you know than the devil you don't knowSomething bad and familiar is better than something bad and unknown.Rate it:

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better the devil you know than the one you don'tAlternative form of better the devil you know than the devil you don't know.Rate it:

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better the devil you know than the one you don't knowAlternative form of better the devil you know than the devil you don't know.Rate it:

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do you think you can walkAsked to find out whether an ill or wounded person is able to walk or needs to sit down or lie down.Rate it:

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don't zig when you should zag, once you find true love.Make the right steps and not the wrong ones when you have someone who loves you and/or you are in a relationship, in order to keep love and not lose it.Rate it:

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I have to love you and leave youUsed as an affectionate way of saying goodbyeRate it:

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