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a leopard cannot change its spotsOne cannot change one's own nature.1597, William Shakespeare, Richard II Act i, Scene 1 (First Folio):King. Lyons make Leopards tame.Mowbray. Yea but not change his ?pots.1611, King James Version of the Bible, Jeremiah 13:23:Can the Ethiopian change his skin, or the leopard his spots?1820, Walter Scott, Ivanhoe Chapter 32:End now all unkindness. Let us put the Jew to ransom, since the leopard will not change his spots, and a Jew he will continue to be.1918, Johnston McCulley, Thubway Tham's Inthane Moment:The leopard cannot change his spots, old boy.Rate it:

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a otra cosa, mariposaLet's change the subject, shall we?Rate it:

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after the Lord Mayor's showSaid of a disappointing or mundane event occurring straight after an exciting, magnificent, or triumphal event.Rate it:

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ahead of the curveAbove average; generally performing well.Rate it:

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all very wellAll right, to a certain extent.Rate it:

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all very wellTrue, as far as it goes.Rate it:

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all well and goodBasically good, but with some shortcoming or limitation.Rate it:

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all's well that ends wellProblems do not matter if things turn out well in the end.Rate it:

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an army marches on its stomachYou must eat properly if you want to perform tasks well.Rate it:

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angle for farthingsTo beg out of a prison window with a cap, or box, let down at the end of a long string.Rate it:

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any fule knoAny fool knows; it is well known.Rate it:

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any port in a stormAn unfavourable option which might well be avoided in good times but which nevertheless looks better than the alternatives at the current time.Rate it:

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anybody who is anybodyAny person who is well-known or important, especially one who has prominent social standing.Rate it:

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Appendix:Snowclones/I'm going to build my own X with blackjack and hookers! In fact, forget the XIndicates that the speaker is not interested in joining others in a certain group or activity, and instead the speaker is going to form their own.Rate it:

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as agile as a monkeythe agility of monkeys in well- known by everyone! to say that someone is agile as a monkey means that he is very agileRate it:

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as fine as Dick's hatbandVery fine: very good or well-made.Rate it:

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as wellIn addition; also.Rate it:

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as wellTo the same effect.Rate it:

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as well asAnd in addition.Rate it:

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as well asUsed other than as an idiom: see as, well.Rate it:

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as well asIn addition to; further to.Rate it:

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bang up jobSomething done very well; something performed above average or better than expected.Rate it:

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beefcakeImagery of one or more muscular, well-built men.Rate it:

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bendito sea Diosgood Lord, good heavensRate it:

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best of luckUsed to express hopes that someone does well in a new endeavor.Rate it:

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best-kept secretA significant fact or characteristic that is not well-known.Rate it:

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best-kept secretSomething interesting or important but not well-known.Rate it:

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better let your glasses up. it's fixing to come up a cloud.Roll the car windows up, a thunderstorm is happening soon.Rate it:

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bien perdu bien connuThat which is well lost is well known, or what once was lost is prized.Rate it:

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bit in the biten of lakeIt means that a person is in a serious mood where he is not thinking for the serious matter. Its proper meaning is "serious"Rate it:

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bloom is off the roseBusiness is not going well for a particular identified firm or industry, or the overall economy has taken a downturn.Rate it:

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blowtorch a marshmallow cakeTo vilify a benefactor, ridicule the boss, scorn a well-to-do friend in public.Rate it:

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Bob's your uncle"No problem", "the solution is simple", "there you have it", you have what you want, all will be well; indicates a desirable conclusion has been reached.Rate it:

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break a legTo perform well in a theatrical production or comparable endeavor.Rate it:

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brick by brickTo create or build something in a steady, step-by-step fashion.Rate it:

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bright-eyed and bushy-tailedneatly attired, well dressed.Rate it:

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build a better mousetrapTo invent the next great thing; to have a better idea.Rate it:

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build bridgesTo form links or friendly relations.Rate it:

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build castles in the airTo imagine visionary projects or schemes; to daydream; to have an idle fancy, a pipe dream or any plan, desire, or idea that is unlikely to be realized.Rate it:

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build downIn solitaire card games, to place a card over another card of higher value.Rate it:

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build into add components to a larger entity without interfering with the purpose or functionality of the larger entityRate it:

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build into build something in the interior of an entityRate it:

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build intoto add components to a larger entity without interfering with the purpose or functionality of the larger entityRate it:

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build onTo add additional elements or components to in order to extend it.Rate it:

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build on sandTo put something in an unstable position by failing to give it a secure foundation.Rate it:

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build upTo accumulate, to pile up.Rate it:

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build upTo strengthen.Rate it:

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build uponTo form by combining materials or parts on top of a surface or foundation.Rate it:

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build uponTo expand upon; to develop further.Rate it:

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built like a brick shithouseExceptionally well constructed; strong or tough.Rate it:

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