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your mileage may varyTo express a possible difference in taste, "this is just my opinion, your opinion may be different".Rate it:

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your mileage may varyIt may work differently in your situation, or be different in your experience.Rate it:

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something may fall in your lapUnexpectedly your desires may be fulfilled.Rate it:

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"never mind your mother sonny.... eat your bleedin' orange"I worked with a man from Foulridge, Lancashire for over 35 years who often used this phrase whenever there was a problem and he wasn't sure of the answer!.. Said the phrase came from a "chap I used to work with in Colne... but he didn't know what it meant either"Rate it:

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keep your friends close, and your enemies closerOne should be on their toes and alert of their surroundings if malicious people are around, to ensure such people can't wreak havoc in one's life.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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put your money where your mouth isPractice what you preach.Rate it:

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put your money where your mouth isTalk is cheap. If the proponent of the venture is so confident, remind him: Better put your money where your mouth is!Rate it:

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the enemy of your enemy is your friendTwo parties who have an enemy in common should join forces against it.Rate it:

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you pays your money and you takes your choiceEach person should make their own decisions.Rate it:

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ne'er cast a clout til may be outAdvice not to change from winter clothes to summer clothes until June, as there is often a sudden cold snap in May.Rate it:

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one may as well hang for a sheep as a lambIf one is going to commit a sin, it may as well be a major one as a minor one.Rate it:

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a cat may look at a kingEven a purported inferior has certain abilities, even in the presence of a purported superiorRate it:

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Appendix:Star Wars/may the Force be with youA wish for luck, implying effective use of the Force.Rate it:

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april showers bring may flowersApril, traditionally a rainy period, gives way to May, when flowers will bloom because of the water provided to them by the April rains.By extension, that a period of discomfort can provide the basis for a period of happiness.Rate it:

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as luck may have itby chance, luckilyRate it:

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as the case may beAs is appropriate to the circumstances; particularly where a choice must be made between two options.Rate it:

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be it as it mayEven if that is the case; whether that is true or not; nevertheless.Rate it:

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be that as it mayEven if that is the case; whether that is true or not; nevertheless.Rate it:

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be that as it may beIn consideration of the status, situation extant, reality.Rate it:

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come what mayIn spite of anything that might happen; whatever may occur.Rate it:

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lang may yer lum reekUsed to wish someone well.Rate it:

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let the chips fall where they mayTo allow events to unfold naturally; to accept what occurs without prejudice, worry, or regret.Rate it:

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may God be my witnessUsed to introduce a serious, solemn statement.Rate it:

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may the 4th be with youAlternative form of May the Fourth be with youRate it:

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may the force be with youUsed to wish someone luck with a difficult endeavor.Rate it:

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may the Force be without youSynonym of may the Force not be with youRate it:

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may the Force not be with youUsed to wish someone bad luck.Rate it:

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May the Fourth be with youHappy Star Wars Day.Rate it:

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may the fourth be with youAlternative form of May the Fourth be with youRate it:

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sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt meA response to taunting proclaiming the speaker's indifference.Rate it:

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there may be snow on the rooftop but there is fire in the furnaceEven if a person is in his or her senior years, with gray hair, he or she can still have ambition and energy, especially sexual energy.Rate it:

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those who will not when they may, when they will they shall have nay(archaic) One should take immediate advantage of an opportunity that may not be available later.Rate it:

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to whom it may concernUsed as a formal salutation in a letter when the writer does not know who will read the letter.Rate it:

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to whom this may concernA phrase used to begin a formal letter to an unknown recipient.Rate it:

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try as one mayhowever hard one tries; despite one's best effortsRate it:

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whatever the case may beAs is appropriate to the circumstances; particularly where a choice must be made between two options.Rate it:

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don't dip your pen in company inkAlternative form of you don't dip your pen in company ink.Rate it:

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hold your fireWait, don't retaliate, calm down, be quiet.Rate it:

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in your bloodingrained in or fundamental to your character, as if inheritedRate it:

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please zip your lipA very direct and demanding expression to stop talking immediately. Zipping your lip is snippy, lippy figure of speech.Rate it:

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quit your day dreaming!Pay Attention To What YOU Are Doing!Rate it:

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don't drive faster than your guardian angel can flyDriving (a vehicle) very fast is a dangerous act.Rate it:

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right up your alley:Flying is certainly right UP your alley:Rate it:

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you can hang your hat on thatIt's something to put faith in, to rely upon or trust (when used in a positive connotation).Rate it:

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pick your battlesonly involve yourself in disputes where you are likely to win.Rate it:

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break out of your shellWhen someone is a little shy.Rate it:

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handy as "pockets in your underwire"Means "not at all handy"Rate it:

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name your poisonIndicate what type of alcoholic beverage you wish to be served.Rate it:

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swallow your pride!To accept that you have to do something that you think is embarrassing or that you think you are too good to do.Rate it:

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