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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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a bird in the hand is worth two in the bushIt is preferable to have a small but certain advantage than a mere potential of a greater one.Rate it:

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a bit iffyTo experience concern, reflect nervousness, have misgivings, expect possible dire results.Rate it:

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a cold day in hellAn event that will never happen.Rate it:

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a cold day in JulyThe time of occurrence of an event that will never happen.Rate it:

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a dumb priest never got a parish(Irish) Those who fail to speak up fail to get what they want.Rate it:

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a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single stepeven the longest and most difficult ventures have a starting pointRate it:

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a magician never reveals his secretsA polite refusal by someone who has just done a magic trick to reveal how it works.Rate it:

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a magician never reveals his secretsA refusal to explain how one accomplished something impressive.Rate it:

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a rolling stone gathers no mossA person who never settles in one place will never be successful.A person who does not keep active will grow mouldy.Rate it:

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a stich in time saves nineWhat ever work you have you should perform the and there, thereby your work being helped others work.Rate it:

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a Tinkers DamnDemeaning Words in Deprecating Ejaculation, to wit; "He'll Never Amount To A 'Tinker's Damn!"Rate it:

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a watched kettle never boilsAlternative form of a watched pot never boils.Rate it:

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a watched pot never boilsA process appears to go more slowly if one waits for it rather than engaging in other activities.Rate it:

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a wild goose never laid a tame eggmost things are inherited and predeterminedRate it:

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Aaron's beardA common name for several plants, which have tufts of stamens.[First attested in the late 19 century.]Cymbalaria muralis (ivy-leaved toadflax, Kenilworth ivy)Hypericum calycinum (great St. John's-wort, Jerusalem star)Saxifraga stolonifera (creeping saxifrage, strawberry geranium)Opuntia leucotricha (arborescent prickly pear, Aaron's beard cactus)Rate it:

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abound inTo have something in great numbers or quantities; to possess in such abundance as to be characterized by.Rate it:

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abound withTo have something in great numbers or quantities; to possess in such abundance as to be characterized by.Rate it:

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account forTo explain by relating circumstances; to show that some one, thing or members of a group are present or have been processed.Rate it:

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ace outTo have a lucky streak; to experience a stroke of good fortune.Rate it:

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acquired tasteSomething that is appreciated only after having initially been regarded as unappealing or unpleasant; a person who is regarded as difficult or dislikable but of whom at least some have grown to approve.Rate it:

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activist judgeA judge or justice who makes rulings based on personal political views or considerations rather than on the law, or who issues rulings intended to have political effects.Rate it:

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activist justiceA justice (usually referring to a member of a Supreme, High or Appellate court) who makes rulings based on personal political views or considerations rather than on the law, or who issues rulings intended to have political effects.Rate it:

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add up toTo have a particular effect.Rate it:

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adopt a positive agendaThousands of successful individuals maintain their goals have been achieved mainly because of their positive attitudes in all challenging projects and situations.Rate it:

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aí estáthere you have itRate it:

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all the world's a stagePeople have roles to play in life just as actors do in the theatre.Rate it:

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always a bridesmaid, never a brideSaid of a person who has potential that is never fulfilled.Rate it:

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always the bridesmaid, never the brideAlternative form of always a bridesmaid, never a brideRate it:

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and don't play one on TVA term often used after a person claims to have no expertise in a topic of discussion, but still wants to contribute a comment.Rate it:

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any more for any moreDoes anybody have, or want, any more?Rate it:

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Appendix:Snowclones/have X, will travelIndicates that the speaker is ready for everything, provided they have X.Rate it:

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Appendix:Snowclones/if Eskimos have N words for snow, X have Y words for ZUsed to suggest by analogy that Y has frequent interaction with Z or spends substantial time thinking about Z. Often used with other language, country or region stereotypes.Rate it:

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Appendix:Snowclones/X, Y, and Z—pick any twoIntroduces three desirable qualities or resources that a person, company or project can not have simultaneously; they will lack one of the three options.Rate it:

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apple never falls far from the treeAlternative form of apple does not fall far from the tree.Rate it:

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are you marriedUsed to ask whether the interlocutor does or doesn't have a spouse.Rate it:

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are you singleUsed to ask whether the interlocutor does or doesn't have a partner.Rate it:

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arse is gone right out of 'erMatters, especially economic matters, have gone very wrong; things are out of control.Rate it:

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as luck may have itby chance, luckilyRate it:

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as luck would have itAs it happened; how it turned out; by good fortune; fortunately or luckily.Rate it:

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ask for the moonTo claim or desire something that one cannot have.Rate it:

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at latter lammasNever.Rate it:

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Athanasian wenchA sexually promiscuous or loose woman, willing to have sexual intercourse with "whoever wants to".Rate it:

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auf einem Bein kann man nicht stehenused to encourage someone to have another drink after their firstRate it:

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avez-vous des frères et sœursdo you have any brothers or sisters?Rate it:

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barking dogs never biteAlternative form of barking dogs seldom bite.Rate it:

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barking dogs seldom bitePeople who make big threats never usually carry them out.Rate it:

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bat five hundredTo be successful half of the time, to have a success rate of 50%.Rate it:

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bawl outTo have a serious argument accompanied with shouting.Rate it:

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be in a spot of botherTo have a slight problem, to be in a predicament.Rate it:

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