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go togetherOf two people, to be in a relationshipRate it:

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go togetherOf two people, to accompany each other (e.g. to an event).Rate it:

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go togetherOf two or more things, to correspond or fit wellRate it:

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gold coinA one-dollar or two-dollar coin.Rate it:

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golden ticketA qualification, person or thing that can provide lucrative opportunities.Rate it:

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gong showAn event that was a disaster, often in a way that is fun or memorable. (e.g. "Last night, we all went drinking, and the whole thing turned into a total gong show.") Or, an initially serious event that went completely out of control (e.g. "That biology class was a gong show")Rate it:

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good lookerA visually attractive person, animal, or thing.Rate it:

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great minds think alikeUsed to emphasize a coincidence, or two people reaching the same conclusion in any manner at the same time.Rate it:

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grey areaA topic that is not clearly one thing or the other.Rate it:

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grey areaAn area intermediate between two mutually exclusive states or categories where the border between the two is fuzzy.Rate it:

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happy mediumA balanced position between two opposite extremes.Rate it:

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hardenTo become or make a thing resistant or less sensitive.Rate it:

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have it both waysTo have two things which are mutually incompatible.Rate it:

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have one's cake and eat it tooTo seek to have two things which are mutually incompatible (such as eating a piece of cake and yet still possessing that piece for future use).Rate it:

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heads or tailsThe practice of flipping a coin in the air, to choose between two alternatives based on which side lands face up.Rate it:

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heart and soulThe core of a thing; the most essential or important part.Rate it:

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here be dragonsA place/thing that has not yet been ventured; unfamiliar territoryRate it:

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high impactThe striking of one thing against another at a high altitude.Rate it:

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hold with the hare and run with the houndsTo remain neutral by attempting to placate two factions or both sides of a controversy.Rate it:

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horse's assA thing or person which is visually unappealing.Rate it:

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hot messRefers to a person, thing, or situation in such a state of disarray or disapproval by peers, often in reference to physical appearance, perceived to be disastrously embarrassing, pitiful, or beyond repair.Rate it:

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hot shitAn exceptionally impressive person or thingRate it:

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if the shoe fitsIf it has all of the characteristics of a thing, it probably is that thing.Rate it:

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if the shoe fits, wear itIf a description fits something, then it is probably that thing.Rate it:

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in the crosshairsTargeted at the point of intersection of the two perpendicular lines in a gunsight or scope.Rate it:

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it is what it isThis thing has its own distinct nature; this thing is itself.Rate it:

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it's not even funnyUsed to indicate that a person, thing, or situation possesses a described characteristic to an extreme or unusual degree.Rate it:

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já vi esse filmeI've already seen that same thing happeningRate it:

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joustA tilting match: a mock combat between two mounted knights or men-at-arms using lances in the lists or enclosed field.Rate it:

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jump ropeThe activity, game or exercise in which a person must jump, bounce or skip repeatedly while a length of rope is swung over and under, both ends held in the hands of the jumper, or alternately, held by two other participants. Often used for athletic training and among schoolchildren. Variations involve speed, chants, varied rope and jumper movement patterns, multiple jumpers and/or multiple ropes.Rate it:

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keep a close watchto pay careful attention to a situation or a thing, so that you can deal with any changes or problems.Rate it:

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keeping it realKeeping every thing on the level, honest.Rate it:

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la duda ofendeHow could you think such a thing?Rate it:

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la goutte d'eau qui fait d%c3%a9border le vaseThe final thing that is too much and forces a reaction; the straw that broke the camel's back.Rate it:

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leadI would have the tower two stories, and goodly leads upon the top. — Bacon.Rate it:

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less is moreThat which is less complicated is often better understood and more appreciated than what is more complicated; simplicity is preferable to complexity; brevity in communication is more effective than verbosity.1855, Robert Browning, "Men and Women":Well, less is more, Lucrezia: I am judged.1954, "'Less Is More'," Time, 14 Jun.:The essence of Mies's architectural philosophy is in his famous and sometimes derided phrase, "Less is more." This means, he says, having "the greatest effect with the least means."2007, Gia Kourlas, "Dance Review: An Ordered World Defined With Soothing Spareness," New York Times, 3 Mar. (retrieved 22 Oct. 2008):The program, which features two premieresRate it:

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live oneA person, thing, or situation which is particularly interesting, noteworthy, or urgent.Rate it:

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living proofA real-life person or thing which demonstrates the validity of a hypothesis.Rate it:

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lock, stock and barrelA thing in its entirety, with nothing omitted.Rate it:

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long timeUsed as part of greeting of two people who have not been in contact for a long time.Rate it:

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look who's talkingused when someone receives criticism for something by someone else who is guilty of the same thingRate it:

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LVThe ISO 3166-1 two-letter code for Latvia.Rate it:

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make a virtue of necessityC. 1595, William Shakespeare, Two Gentlemen of Verona, act 4, sc.1.Rate it:

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make for????, translator unknown, author Galileo Galilei, Two Chief World Systems.Rate it:

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married sectorAny of two or more flight sectors in an itinerary that can not be rebooked or changed separately from the other sectors, due to fare rules or market restrictions.Rate it:

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marry in haste, repent at leisureTwo things together too soon will lead to problems.Rate it:

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match made in heavenA marriage that is likely to be happy and successful because the two people are very compatible with each other.Rate it:

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match made in heavenA very successful combination of two people or things.Rate it:

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match made in hellA marriage that is likely to be unhappy or abusive and unsuccessful because the two people are very incompatible with each other.Rate it:

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match made in hellA very unsuccessful or conflicting combination of two people or things.Rate it:

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