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worst comes to worstIf a possible worst-case scenario actually occurs.Rate it:

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worst comes to worstIf an already bad situation progresses into a catastrophic situation.Rate it:

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be one's own worst enemyTo cause problems for one's self, act contrary to one's own interest, self-sabotage.Rate it:

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doctors make the worst patientsIt's often difficult to advise people on subjects that they are usually experts on.Rate it:

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in the worst wayUrgently; desperately; to an extreme degree.Rate it:

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in the worst wayUsed other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see in,‎ the,‎ worst,‎ way.Rate it:

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worst of both worldsA solution or scenario which combines the disadvantages of two opposed prior solutions, often having been intended to combine their benefits instead.Rate it:

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a bad penny always comes backAlternative form of a bad penny always turns up.Rate it:

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what goes around comes aroundWhat encompasses ones ideal thought makes a return to an original meaning once more.Rate it:

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a lie comes back sooner or laterYou can't run from a lie, it will return to you at some point.Rate it:

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after Saturday comes SundayUsed other than as an idiom: see after, Saturday, comes, Sunday.Rate it:

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after Saturday comes SundayA phrase sometimes attributed to fundamentalist Muslims, implying that they wish to kill the Jews, whose sabbath is Saturday, and then the Christians, whose sabbath is Sunday.Rate it:

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Appendix:Snowclones/with great X, comes great YStates a causation in which Y follows X. Often, this phrase is used in a solemn tone, employed sarcastically for minor things that are not nearly as serious as suggested.Rate it:

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cross that bridge when one comes to itTo deal with a problem or situation only when it arises.Rate it:

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lentejas, si quieres las comes y si no, las dejasExpresión que indica que una determinada acción es de cumplimiento obligatorio.Rate it:

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lentejas, si quieres las comes y si no, las dejastake it or leave itRate it:

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pride comes before a fallA person who is extremely proud of his or her abilities will often suffer a setback or failure, because he or she tends to be overconfident and to make errors of judgment.Rate it:

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the bad penny always comes backAlternative form of a bad penny always turns up.Rate it:

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what goes around comes aroundThe status eventually returns to its original value after completing some sort of cycle.A person's actions, whether good or bad, will often have consequences for that person.Rate it:

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when one's ship comes inWhen one makes a significant amount of money.Rate it:

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when push comes to shoveWhen the pressure is on; when the situation is critical or urgent; when the time has come for action, even if it is difficult.Rate it:

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what will be, will beWhatever it comes to be, it will be accepted. One must accept the outcome.Rate it:

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money can't buy happinessMoney can buy external things, but true happiness comes from inside.Rate it:

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bear the bruntTo endure the worst part of something.Rate it:

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BOHICAAcronym of bend over, here it comes again. Used colloquially to indicate that an adverse situation is about to repeat itself, and that acquiescence is the wisest or only course of action.Rate it:

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bottom of the lineThe worst, the most lackluster, or lowest quality currently on the market, especially among selections in a product line.Rate it:

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brace of shakesThe time taken for a sail to shake or shiver twice as a ship comes into the wind.Rate it:

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conch don't grow on treesmeat that comes out of sea shellsRate it:

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cross that bridge when one gets thereAlternative form of cross that bridge when one comes to itRate it:

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cross that bridge when one gets to itAlternative form of cross that bridge when one comes to itRate 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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friend with benefitsA friendship with no reserves when it comes to the release of shared sexual tension thus leading to sexual fraternization.Rate it:

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god helps those who help themselvesFortune comes to those who make a genuine effort to accomplish things.Rate it:

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ice maidenA woman who comes from a frozen climate.Rate it:

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life's a bitch and then you dieOne should expect the worst.Rate it:

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long ways, long liesSomeone who comes back from a far-off country can tell lies without fear of being contradicted.Rate it:

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make heavy weather ofTo overcomplicate things, to make things appear worst than they are.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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out of the mouths of babesThe greatest wisdom comes from children, who are not afraid or weary of the world and its pressures.Rate it:

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out of the woodsOut of peril; likely to recover or prevail over trouble; finished with the worst or most threatening part of a problem or illness.Rate it:

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parting shotAn insult or barbed comment issued as the speaker departs or the conversation comes to an end.Rate it:

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pior das hipótesesWorst case scenario.Rate it:

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pride cometh before a fallAlternative form of pride comes before a fall.Rate it:

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pride goes before a fallAlternative form of pride comes before a fall.Rate it:

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pride goeth before a fallAlternative form of pride comes before a fall.Rate it:

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pride wenteth before a fallAlternative form of pride comes before a fall.Rate it:

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pull inTo pull something, so that comes inside.Rate it:

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scum of the earthAn unwanted individual, the worst type of person or people.Rate it:

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seagull managerA manager who comes into the workplace or office only on occasion, especially when a problem arises or to criticize or critique employees.Rate it:

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slow inTo adjust the spacing of inbetween frames so as to smoothly decelerate movement of an object as it comes to restRate it:

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