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nearly never bulled a cow(Irish) Near enough is not good enough.Rate 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 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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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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apple never falls far from the treeAlternative form of apple does not fall far from the tree.Rate it:

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

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better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at allHaving experience of love, even if it ended, is better than having no experience of love.Love is worthwhile despite the pain involved in separation.Rate it:

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cheaters never prosperOne does not gain from cheating.Rate it:

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first of neverA nonexisting day; a day that will never come.Rate it:

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I never didAn exclamation of great surprise.Rate it:

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I thought you'd never askan answer of acceptance to an eagerly-awaited questionRate it:

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I've never heard it called that beforeUsed to draw attention to a possible double entendre in the immediately preceding utterance of another speaker.Rate it:

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it never rains but it poursUnfortunate events occur in quantity.Rate it:

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it's never too late to mendYouRate it:

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lightning never strikes twice in the same placeA lucky or unusual event is unlikely to occur again in the same way.Rate it:

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misfortunes never come singlybad things or situations always come in groups, they never come in a single way.Rate it:

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never breathed a wordKeep secrets, never give away any sense of the situation.Rate it:

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never change a running systemDon't change something that is workingRate it:

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never eat Shredded WheatUsed to learn the cardinal points.Rate it:

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never fearUsed other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see never,‎ fear.Rate it:

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never fearDo not worry; do not be afraid.Rate it:

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never fight a land war in AsiaDon't bite off more than you can chew; don't start a fight that is too big to win.Rate it:

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never in a month of sundaysNever in a month of Sundays would I have imagined that you'd be this tall in real life!.Rate it:

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never mindDo not be concerned.Rate it:

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never mindI withdraw my previous statement.Rate it:

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never mindIt is not important; do not fret.Rate it:

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never the twain shall meetUsed to emphasize that two subjects are so different that they cannot coexist or agree with each other.Rate it:

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never you mindDo not concern yourself with it; it is none of your business.Rate it:

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now or neverat this opportunity, or never at allRate it:

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one never knowsa realistic, reflective statement relative to LIFE and LivingRate 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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sticks and stones will break my bones, but words will never hurt meAlternative form of sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me.Rate it:

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the doc says im going blind but i could never see anywayLess hurtRate it:

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war... war never changesFrom the video game series FalloutRate it:

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wonders never ceaseExpresses surprise at an unusual action.Rate it:

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you never knowUsed to speculate about a slight possibility.Rate it:

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you'll never guessI have something very surprising to say; you won't be able to guess what I'm about to say.Rate it:

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you're never too old to learnIt is possible to learn new things, at any age; (implying) follow your desires and dreamsRate it:

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

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lame jokeAn attempt at humor which is perceived to have been used previously to the point of being cliche, or was never funny to begin with.Rate it:

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on boardEven when I am on board the plane, I can never feel secure that my luggage is, too.Rate it:

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payback's a bitchUsually a complete sentence as an interjection: I am amused that someone got their revenge on you...but you certainly had it coming.Rate it:

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serves you rightYou got what you deservedRate it:

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virgin territoryLand that has never been explored or developed.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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when two sundays come together"When two Sundays come together/ meet" is used to talk about a situation that never occurs as two Sundays can never meet.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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