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buon pomeriggiogood afternoonRate it:

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burn one's candle at both endsTo work extremely or excessively hard; to work too hard for good health or peace of mind.Rate it:

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carrot and stickSimultaneous rewards for good behavior and punishments for bad behavior.Rate it:

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curate's eggA thing which has good and bad parts.Rate it:

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cut a dealA Special Arrangement, Contract, Agreement, Permission, Bargain Price, 'Good Deal'.Rate it:

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cut the mustardTo suffice; to be good or effective enough.Rate it:

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devil's luckastounding good luck.Rate it:

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doTo deal with for good and all; to finish up; to undo; to ruin; to do for.Rate it:

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don't let the bedbugs biteUsed to wish a person a good night's sleep.Rate it:

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eagle eyeSomeone with good eyesightRate it:

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embarrassment of richesAn abundance or overabundance of something; too much of a good thing.Rate it:

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fair playGood behavior, following the rulesRate it:

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fair to middlingOnly tolerably good.Rate it:

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fancy one's chancesTo believe that one has a good chance of success.Rate it:

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fine feathers make fine birdsSomething that appears beautiful or good is by definition beautiful or good.Rate it:

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fit as a Mallee bullto be in good physical health. The Mallee is a major region for Australia's beef production in western Victoria.Rate it:

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flying startAn especially good start.Rate it:

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forewarned is forearmedAdvance awareness of a situation, especially a risky one, prepares one to deal with it.1863, Charles Reade, Hard Cash, ch. 4:[W]hatever a young gentleman of that age says to you, he says to many other ladies; but your experience is not equal to your sense; so profit by mine . . . forewarned is forearmed.1885, G. A. Henty, Saint George for England, ch. 4:Sometimes, they say, it is wiser to remain in ignorance; at other times forewarned is forearmed.circa 1903, Lucy Maud Montgomery, "Why Mr. Cropper Changed His Mind":"Well, Miss Maxwell, I think it only fair to tell you that you may have trouble with those boys when they do come. Forewarned is forearmed, you know."Rate it:

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four-leaf cloverA bringer of good luckRate it:

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four-leaf cloverA bringer of good luck.Rate it:

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G2KInitialism of good to know.Rate it:

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get down withTo become good friends with.Rate it:

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get onTo have a good relationship; to get along.Rate it:

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get on withTo have a good relationship with.Rate it:

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get one's money's worthIn a transaction, to receive a good or service which is considered to be of a value equal to or greater than the amount of money expended.Rate it:

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glad tidingsgood newsRate it:

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God's workWork that accomplishes good.Rate it:

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gut factorFeelings about what feels right or wrong, good or bad. An inner persuasion that one may feel convinced is the appropriate decision.Rate it:

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gute Nachtgood nightRate it:

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hale and heartyIn a state of robust good health.Rate it:

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halfway decentGood - better than expected.Rate it:

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handsome is as handsome doesA person's good actions, rather than his outward appeal, define his handsomeness in the eyes of others.Rate it:

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happy HanukkahUsed to express good wishes on or before Hanukkah.Rate it:

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happy landingsAn expression of good-luck, safe travel in any conveyance, Have success in your career or business venture.Rate it:

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have a screamTo have a good time, to have a blast.Rate it:

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have an eye forTo have good taste; to have the ability to discriminate or identify quality.Rate it:

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have it madeTo have accomplished all there is to do; to have no further work or difficulty; to have achieved a lifestyle characterized by good fortune and comfort.Rate it:

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have one's heart in the right placeTo have good intentions.Rate it:

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healthy as a horseIf you're as healthy as a horse, you're strong and in a very good health condition.Rate it:

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heavy hitterA player with a favorable batting average who is especially good at hitting the ball deep into the outfield or farther.Rate it:

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here's mud in your eyeA good-natured toast used when drinking an alcoholic beverage.Rate it:

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hit outTo perform by good luck.Rate it:

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hit the bulls eyeRemarkably accurate, Good shot, right on the mark.Rate it:

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hot cross bunsgood friday cakesRate it:

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hot handA sustained period of luck or success, a streak of good luckRate it:

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how about thatA general statement of surprise or bemusement with regard to a particular event.; isn't that good, or unexpected, etc.Rate it:

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ifs, ands, or butsModifications, limitations, or addenda; qualifications of any kind; speculations about whether a particular idea or enterprise is good.Rate it:

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in shapeIn a good state of physical fitness or bodily appearance.Rate it:

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in shapeIn good condition, repair; in a good state.Rate it:

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in the pinkIn very good health.Rate it:

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